Emma Bharj

Marketing and Product Manager

Level
Mid Level
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

My name's Emma and I'm a Marketing and Music Product Manager with 14 years in the creative industries. Leading marketing campaigns and video strategy across editorial, online and long-form at Universal Music, Abbey Road Studios and BBC Studios. Overseeing all creative and commercial aspects for a range of projects. Known for having a strong creative, design ethos and a deep understanding of digital audiences.   Brands and artists I've worked with include; U2, Kylie, Channel 4, Sigur Rós, Robbie Williams, Ubisoft, Playstation, Edinburgh International Festival, Warner Music, Barbican, Southbank Centre, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

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Skills

  • Creative Brief
  • Content Distribution
  • Commission Content
  • Content Strategies
  • Artist Relations
  • Digital Expertise
  • Marketing
  • Broadcast Production
  • Documentary Video
  • Big Ideas
  • Product
  • Music Branding

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Channel 4

    Channel 4

    • Television
  • Universal Music UK

    Universal Music UK

    • Music
  • B

    BBC Studios

    • A

      Abbey Road Studios

      Work history

      Currently

      Product Manager

      BBC Studios

      Jul 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Working within Demon Music producing a range of vinyl reissues and compilations. Highlights include: UK Top 10 Belinda Carlisle Gold, Trax vinyl comp, Barbara Lynn vinyl comp, Groove Armada 4 CD boxset

      2017

      Marketing and visual assets manager

      Universal Music UK

      Apr 2016 - Dec 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • - Producer: Island Songs, film by Ólafur Arnalds and Baldvin Z - Campaigns for priority album releases: Cecilia Bartoli, Dolce Duello album and Sheku Kanneh-Mason - Website and social media tools: Pavarotti 10

      2016

      Director, Visual Content

      Universal Music UK

      Jan 2012 - Apr 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Was poached to become a key member on a tech start-up project for the world's largest record label. Responsible for creating and implementing the video strategy. Overseeing every aspect from inception to activation (strategy, creative, production, post, seeding). Promoted from Head of Production and Producer.

      2012

      Freelance Producer

      Various

      Mar 2011 - Jan 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Working at Metropolis Studios (Europe's biggest recording studio) ; answering client briefs and producing music video product and iTunes LPs. Working at Maverick Media, an award winning video game creative agency; answering client briefs and producing game trailers on very tight deadlines.

      2010

      Competition and promotions executive

      Channel 4

      May 2009 - Apr 2010
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • As the only production person within the Strategic Sales team, I was creating the on-air Channel branded TV spots and online microsites. The team was responsible for creating innovative cross-platform advertising solutions for the Channel 4 family of stations. Achievements include: Profit of over £1 million in the year through several successful on-air campaigns, in a team of two. Establishing relationships with and producing campaigns for brands such as Nike, Adidas, Universal Studios, Pepsi-co; from initial pitch to sign-off and scheduling.

      2009

      Apr 2002 - Feb 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Learning from the best in the industry on the entire production process of audio and video projects for high profile artists. Each project was delivered to the highest creative and technical standards to maintain the Studios world-class reputation. Achievements include: - Successfully delivered DVDs and interactive projects for U2 Popmart (nominated Best British C&D award), Sigur Ros (winner BVA, Best Authored DVD), Robbie Williams (nominated, BVA awards). Other artists include Paul McCartney, Apple Inc, and Kylie. - Selected from over 160 applicants to join 11 other individuals in EMI Aspire, one-year management course with the aim of internal promotion. Projects included a research presentation to EMI Board of Directors and mentorship by EMI CFO.

      Education

      Currently

      BA (Hons) Marketing

      Bournemouth University

      Sep 1999
      • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      • Includes one year at BMG Records with dissertation focused on digital music