At Ingrooves Music Group, we are committed to powering creativity in today’s dynamic music marketplace by providing the best distribution, marketing, and rights management tools and services to content creators and owners. We develop state-of-the-art, cost-efficient, and scalable technology platforms. Our partners benefit from our experienced, knowledgeable people, unparalleled commitment to customer service, and thoughtful marketing solutions that drive results. We aspire to be the most transparent and solution-driven partner for all of the labels and artists we work with.

What does it take to be successful at Ingrooves

Passion

For Music. For technology that supports music. For making things happen. For collaborating.

 

Business Acumen

The successful candidate aligns with the Ingrooves culture by being solutions-oriented, collaborative, leveraging best practices, and possessing a passion for both technology and music.

 

Interpersonal/Communication Skills

The successful candidate will be open minded with a natural curiosity of internal and external customers, product oriented with an understanding of the development process. Builds and fosters strong relationships and effective partnerships with cross-functional teams.

 

Executing for Results

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to generate strategy, develop strategic planning, and translate into actionable plans with timely execution and accountability.

 

Leadership/Collaboration

Establishes and maintains positive working relationships, operates with integrity, influences and supports others, and remains open to ideas.

 

Problem Solving

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have a demonstrable record of resolving issues and providing solutions. Demonstrates eagerness and ability to learn quickly and leverages a flexible mindset in response to shifting dynamics, adversity and/or change.

 

The Role

Reporting to the SVP, Label Development, the Label Development Manager will focus on the development of key US based record labels. This position will manage the day to day activities for distributed labels, working alongside label partners to develop artists and promote distributed music and video content. A successful candidate will have a strong passion and knowledge of music and pop culture with an excitement for independent label and artist development. They need to be a creative strategist who possess a strong understanding of the opportunities in the digital retail landscape. Preferably, they have experience with metadata best practices and have solid technical capabilities.

The Label Development Manager is based in our Los Angeles office.

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Managing the day to day relationships with US based label partners acting as the primary point of contact externally to the label and internally representing your labels’ interests
  • Work with the SVP, Label Development and Label Development team to strategize on growth of US based music content on a global level
  • Managing, organizing, and overseeing label and release presentations
  • Manage label partners’ priority release campaign logistics from inception through to analysis, working with other internal departments as necessary
  • Implement Best Practices across all release campaigns
  • Ensure the Global Sales and Engagement departments have all the assets and drivers necessary to properly solicit and market priority releases and provide appropriate cross-territory support
  • Work to develop a strategic partnership with the US based labels to help guide label level distribution strategy
  • Liaise with all internal departments including sales strategy, engagement, video, operations, insights & analytics, finance and legal to ensure all label partners’ business needs are met
  • Manage assigned label’s physical and digital product logistics and operations, ensuring content is delivered in a timely manner and to required specifications using Ingrooves platforms and systems
  • Drive product adoption of Ingrooves’ technology platforms and services across the label roster
  • Lead in business reviews with priority US label partners

 

Skills/Qualifications:      

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience within a label, distribution or management company working with labels, managers and artists
  • Passionate about music discovery and a fan of multiple genres of music with the ability to represent Ingrooves in the marketplace
  • Extensive knowledge and relationships in the independent music community
  • Strong relationship builder, creative and resourceful at getting to the finish line
  • Excellent customer service and relationship-building capability — always with a professional demeanor
  • Articulate in written and oral communication
  • Ability to maintain multiple project timelines with close attention to detail while being accountable and responsive
  • Experience with top digital music services, social media applications, and digital music best practices
  • Experience with digital and physical retail distribution
  • Working knowledge of physical production and the physical retail landscape
  • International music business experience a plus

To join the Ingrooves Team – apply here: http://smrtr.io/1CkJ5A