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Senior Manager, Catalog Marketing


Position:        Senior Manager, Catalog Marketing

Department:   Catalog Marketing 

Location:        Los Angeles, California 


Come As You Are.

As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

*BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain’s publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are’.


Senior Manager, Catalog Marketing



Your Mission at BMG

We’re looking for someone with good knowledge of some of BMG’s key catalogs, capable to embrace BMG’s entrepreneurial approach to Masters Deals.  Candidate will also be asked to monitor sales data, provide reports and analysis and make recommendations as well as have input into how and where the catalog is promoted.  The Senior Marketing Manager will help the SVP of Catalog implement campaigns around key dates and drivers and update the release schedule. Additionally, this person will assist and lead marketing campaigns and will help promote the BMG catalog with key online partners such as Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube and others.  The Senior Marketing Manager will stay on top of art and audio elements and monitor marketing budgets and track spending.


Your Profile

  • You have an interest and experience in catalog recordings and marketing
  • You have familiarity with a variety of music genres and digital audio file formats
  • You are comfortable working in a team and are a self-starter 
  • Your time management skills allow you to meet deadlines easily 
  • You have exceptional attention to detail and the ability to track and follow through on multiple concurrent projects to completion
  • Candidate should have production and distribution experience and a deep knowledge of music


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Plan and manage release schedule to agreed deadlines
  • Prepare and plan launches, campaigns and promotions 
  • Prepare sales tools including solicitation pages
  • Liaise with radio promotion and PR companies
  • Manage all associated administration
  • Help manage and oversee the BMG catalog audio/visual business
  • Maintain budgets and spend tracking



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Basic understanding of Recorded Catalog
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Music industry databases such as Soundscan and MediaView
  • Experience in the music industry specifically with catalog  


What’s In It For You

  • Robust medical/dental/vision packages
  • Two weeks’ vacation in year one; three weeks’ vacation in year two
  • $500 fitness reimbursement
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and access to
  • Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music



About BMG

BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age. That’s why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately. We are not a technology company – though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label – although we offer both services. BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.


Here at BMG we are committed to equal employment opportunity and so all applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

BMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


BMG - est. 2008 - is the world's fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG's pitch is unique - a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG's 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history.

BMG's fresh approach includes production music, films, books, artist management, merchandise, neighboring rights, and live as well as music publishing and recordings off the same service platform. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.


Company: BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: California 

City: Los Angeles 

Postal Code: 90036 

Job ID: 229564

Date:  Sep 10, 2022

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90036

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Marketing Manager, Media Publishing, Audio Visual, Publishing, Marketing, Creative

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