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General Manager BMG Spain


We are seeking a General Manager for our team in Madrid. As the first new international music company of the streaming age, we do things a little differently – putting the interests of artists and songwriters at the heart of all we do.

Your Mission at BMG.
You will develop local talents and acquire catalogues in publishing and recorded while interacting with BMGs global artist and writers network and colleagues.


What You’ll Be Doing.

  • Optimization of the Spanish and Portuguese business within BMG’s global framework
  • Maintaining and expanding the domestic artist roster across Publishing & Recorded Music
  • Leading and developing the team in Madrid
  • Overseeing and managing local Catalogue Acquisitions
  • Building strong relationships with artist managers, artists, and partners for BMG Spain
  • Summarizing recommended actions for superiors
  • Recognizing new trends in the media world and adapting them for our business
  • Building a forward-thinking local music team structure within an international matrix structure
  • Overseeing process and creative/business decisions for BMG Spain
  • Attending and supporting live shows, creative actions, and scouting

Your Profile.

  • You have already gained relevant experience in a similar role in the music, entertainment, and/or media industry and have a strong understanding of the music value chain as well as in-depth knowledge of the music business and relevant/popular artists in the Spanish and Portuguese market.
  • As a strong communicator, you understand how to work with internal and external stakeholders. Collaborating with international teams is an important part of your work. 
  • You have experience in leading and developing teams. You support your team in achieving our shared goal - to make BMG the best international music company to do business with.
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and strive to create a respectful, collegial work environment to maximise success.
  • You are comfortable in a fast-paced environment and have previous experience in business building as well as putting together and building a new division/department. You enjoy juggling a high volume of tasks and setting priorities
  • Fluent English and Spanish language skills complete your profile.


Now let’s see what’s in it for you

  • The unique BMG culture, empowering and driven by strong values
  • A 21st century working environment, collaborative and flexible
  • A commitment to help team members develop long-term careers at BMG with in-house training and the renowned Bertelsmann University 
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for working for artists and songwriters


What you should know about us

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 is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann.


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, colour, 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’.)


Are you interested? Then send us your application and all the convincing arguments why you are the right person to get this job. 


Company: BMG Rights Management and Administration (Spain), S.L. 

Country: Spain 

State/Region: Madrid 

City: Madrid 

Postal Code: 28009 

Job ID: 224164

Date:  Jun 17, 2022

Madrid, MD, ES, 28009

Job Segment: Media Publishing, General Manager, Social Media, Manager, Publishing, Bilingual, Management, Marketing

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