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Head of Music Partnerships14/12/2017
  • SectorMusic
  • SalaryTBC
  • TypePermanent
  • LocationLondon

Our client, a top talent management agency, is looking for a Head of Music Partnerships to oversee their global music roster.

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Sourcing, brokering and developing strategic commercial partnerships domestically and internationally
  • Creating bespoke sales presentations supported by market research and audience metrics
  • Sourcing long-term partnerships and developing new prospects for each client
  • Developing and delivering proposals for all music clients
  • Handling inbound briefs and opportunities
  • Liaising with the wider Music Management team
  • Working closely with Insight, Digital Strategy, Content and Creative teams to maximise the impact of presentations and pitches
  • Attending activation days after deals are struck to strengthen relationships, ensure the success of campaigns and drive repeat business
  • Attending key industry and networking events
  • Utilising central CRM and collaborating with the wider Commercial team
  • Developing creative initiatives and new ways of selling to brands

The successful candidate must have:

  • Extensive experience in a fast-paced commercial sales environment, sourcing opportunities for music artists within a music label, music rights holder or music promoter
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • A proven track record of reaching sales targets, successfully securing live/tour sponsorships, music sync campaigns, exclusive gigs for brands and corporate partners, endorsement and licensing campaigns, and advertising campaigns
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and relationship-building skills
  • Extensive existing network across brands, advertisers and agencies
  • Strong organisation skills with the ability to prioritise, monitor progress and track prospects with CRM
  • Solid understanding of digital, streaming, mobile and social markets and their role within music and entertainment
  • A willingness to travel abroad to develop business

Please send all applications to helen@themusicmarket.co.uk. Due to the volume of applications, we cannot respond to every candidate that applies for this vacancy. Should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. If you are already registered with us, please contact us directly.

(The Music Market/Arts and Media Ltd is a recruitment agency)

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