It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music who help make us the world’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.
Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status, background, pregnancy or caring responsibilities. We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought within our teams and are fully committed to embracing the talents of people with autism, dyslexia, ADHD and other forms of neurocognitive variation.
We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email UniversalMusicCareers@umusic.com
The A Side: A Day in The Life
EMI Records is one of the largest and most prestigious record companies in the UK. From its humble roots as a London-based record store, the label has been at the forefront of musical disruption and innovation for 45 years – pop superstars to punk, new romantics to rave, grime to girl-power.
The digital team at EMI are responsible for delivering industry-leading digital marketing campaigns for our artists, with the aim of capturing attention and generating conversation, creating cultural moments and building long-term artist brands. Our work encompasses social media strategy, content creation, digital partnerships, influencer marketing, data insights, digital advertising and much, much more.
The B Side: Skills & Experience
Support in the creation of:
Advertising, digital & social campaigns:
Album & single artwork:
Email sign up forms
Keep up to date with industry news and events
Look for creative solutions to problems and challenges facing the team
Always look for inspiration for ideas both from competitors and other creative industries
Contribute to brainstorming sessions and discussions around campaigns, artist creative, social media, innovation and technology
Provide support to the Artist Content Creative teams in all activities.
Collating and distributing assets – e.g. pack shots, press releases, biogs etc. via Box
Help to organise content & photo shoots (location, equipment, contracts and personnel)
Help build and manage our network of external creative suppliers, including briefing and managing projects
Organise team diaries, meeting invites and room bookings
Manage budgets, raising purchase orders for costs and closing invoices
Prepare documents and information for team and artist meetings
Take minutes in team meetings and following up with notes and action points
Arranging travel and getting travel requisitions approved by finance
Proficient use of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
Mainly Photoshop, After Effects, In Design
Photography and videography skills
Exceptional organisational, prioritisation and communication skills with the ability to multitask
Highly collaborative work ethic. A team player
A digital native and avid social media user who is enthusiastic about creativity, innovation and storytelling
Passionate and knowledgeable about music and culture with a desire to progress within a creative role in the entertainment industries
Aptitude for technical tasks and the ability to learn quickly
Creative flair. Someone with ideas and lateral thinking
Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits
Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
Private Medical Insurance
25 paid days of annual leave
Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
Holiday Purchase scheme
Dental and Travel Insurance options
Cycle to Work Scheme
Salary Sacrifice Cars
Subsidised Gym Membership
Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)
Just So You Know…
The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.