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The A Side: A Day in The Life
Spinnup is Universal Music’s DIY distribution platform for Independent artists. We work as a forward-looking, disruptive segment within Universal Music, connecting independent musicians to the world’s biggest group of record labels whilst distributing their music to platforms around the world.
Working closely with Senior Management the Commercial Manager will provide support across various teams in managing the day to day commercial functions of Spinnup. The successful candidate will contribute to the strategic and commercial planning of Spinnup in order to maintain and improve on the company’s growth within the independent music sector.
The B Side: Skills & Experience
Assistance in planning, managing and co-ordinating new territory launches.
Partner negotiations (Supply chain, Payment service providers, QC and Support etc.)
Assistance in commercial modelling and strategic planning
Ad-hoc Commercial analysis and yearly reviews.
Excellent ability to develop relationships, communicate and influence others.
Liaising with the active territories to build quarterly business review reports.
Working with the marketing and corporate finance departments to ensure accurate and complete year end accrual postings.
Experience of working on own as well as part of a team, and with colleagues at all levels.
Day to Day management of P&L.
Active assistance in Budget and forecasting process.
Cost tracking against submitted budget projections.
Assist as necessary with any local tax filings in active territories.
The Ideal Candidate:
Experience in a similar role.
Exceptional organisational and analytical skills with the business acumen required to work alongside key decisionmakers.
Excellent excel skills.
Commercial knowledge within the music industry.
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
Holiday Purchase scheme
Dental and Travel Insurance options
Cycle to Work Scheme
Salary Sacrifice Cars
Subsidised Gym Membership
Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)
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.