Sony Music Entertainment

Manager, Latin Label Management

US-New York
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-6127
# Positions
1
Level
Manager

Overview

Reporting to the Senior Director, International Label Management and working closely with our VP, Southern Europe & Mexico and our SVP, Global Label Management, the Manager, Latin Label Management will be based out of our New York City office. The position will focus on the development of key US and Caribbean based Latin labels and distributed content at the industry's leading global independent music distributor and label services company. The person should have a strong passion and knowledge of Latin music and culture, interest and excitement for independent label development, an understanding of digital retail requirements and opportunities, experience with metadata best practices, a creative spirit, and solid technical capabilities. Spanish fluency is a requirement.

Responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with US and Caribbean based Latin distributed music and video clients
  • Work with the head of global label management, head of global account management, and VP Southern Europe & Mexico to strategize growth of Latin music content in the US
  • Manage clients’ priority release campaign logistics from inception through to analysis, working with other internal departments as necessary
  • Work to develop a strategic partnership with the US and Caribbean based Latin labels to help guide label level distribution strategy
  • Coordinating with the Latin American and Spain teams to ensure relevant content from his labels receives appropriate support in the region
  • Liaise with all internal departments (from finance and marketing to legal and management) to ensure all clients’ business needs are met as the primary point of contact externally to the label and internally representing your labels’ interests
  • Manage client product logistics, ensuring content is delivered in a timely manner and to required specifications, using Orchard technology systems
  • Drive product adoption of The Orchards tools and services across the client base.
  • Lead in business reviews with priority Latin clients 
  • Manage and review Spanish content ad hoc on behalf of the larger client management and client services team as our resident Latin metadata / content expert
  • Assist the client management and account management team with translations as needed

Qualifications

  • 2 + years’ experience within a label or distribution system working with Latin labels or artists
  • Latin music passionate, connoisseur and lover, mostly urban Latin genres (reggaeton, trap)
  • Position is customer service and relationship focused, requiring excellent internal and external communication skills and professional diplomacy
  • Supreme attention to detail, multi-tasking, and follow-through skills required
  • Experience with digital music platforms and digital music best practices
  • Spanish fluency is a requirement

 

The ideal candidate is:

  • A self-driven problem solver and leader
  • Technologically savvy
  • Data driven
  • Patient and empathetic with clients
  • An effective communicator on phone, email, and in person
  • Resourceful and takes initiative - an expert troubleshooter
  • Passionate about the digital music business, and the future of music
  • Deeply knowledgeable about Latin music
  • Bilingual English / Spanish is an absolute requirement

 

The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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