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Manager, Brand Partnerships

 

Position:         Manager, Brand Partnerships 

Department:   Recorded Release Management, Sales & Marketing

Location:        Nashville, Tennessee      

 

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’.

 

Manager, Brand Partnerships

 

Your Mission at BMG 

Your primary mission is to identify partnership opportunities for our diverse roster of artists. You will work with the team to create pitch materials, define deliverables, and shepherd projects from ideation to implementation.  You will be part project manager, part deal maker, and a key part of BMG’s growing global Partnerships team.

 

Your Profile

  • You have a passion for music.
  • You have a natural interest in brand partnerships, activations and brand marketing campaigns.
  • You have experience working with artists, marketing campaigns, or media sales.
  • You will have a good network of music media and marketing partners (particularly in Nashville) and are comfortable working directly with artist management teams. 
  • You enjoy working in a team and as a self-starter, and thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • You have exceptional attention to detail and the ability to track and follow through on multiple concurrent projects to completion.  
  • You are a strong communicator and writer, comfortable at distilling project info into concise reports.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Work with the team on pitching artists across BMG recorded and publishing roster to maximize exposure and potential brand partnership opportunities.
  • Manage workflow from the research and pitch stage to the execution of deliverables for partnership activations.
  • Research and develop new brand targets and relationships while maintaining contact with current clients.
  • Keep apprised of new music partnership initiatives and trends with current clients and new prospects feeding intel into wider team.
  • Create pitch materials including proposals, decks, one-sheets and sizzle reels for internal updates and for external new business outreach.
  • Work with artist managers and internal marketing teams to ensure deliverables are fulfilled including social media posts, event activations, marketing tie-ins, photo opportunities, tickets, meet and greets, etc. 
  • Track KPI’s for brand campaigns and create timely wrap reports when campaigns are completed to share with brand or agency to ensure direct benefits were received.
  • Maintain, organize and update internal database of artist information for pitching purposes.
  • Attend label marketing and A&R status meetings, be the team rep at concerts and industry events.

 

Must-Haves

  • Experience working at a record label, agency, radio network, creative studio or similar media company in a marketing, creative or sales role.  
  • A solid understanding of the music industry and how music-focused brand activations work. You have your finger on the pulse of what’s hot in music and what brands are moving the needle.
  • Ability to create impeccable marketing assets and presentations.
  • Superb written and verbal communications skills and an always can-do attitude
  • Strong organizational, administrative and analytical skills.
  • Direct experience with music licensing or partnership deal making a plus.

 

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.

 

 

About BMG Partnerships

Representing our BBR roster in Nashville and the global BMG roster of artist clients, our Partnerships team takes a data-driven approach to curate and execute meaningful partnerships with the world’s biggest brands, providing amplification for artist release campaigns, while delivering real value for partners. By offering opportunities in product placement, talent endorsements, and sponsorships, BMG partners with brands and agencies to create partnerships delivering genuine synergies for artists and partners.

 

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 Lynda.com
  • 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

 

Are you interested? Follow the link to apply!

 

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. www.bmg.com

 

Company: This is Hit, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Tennessee 

City: Nashville 

Postal Code: 37203 

 
Date:  May 10, 2022
Location: 

Nashville, TN, US, 37203


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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