Commercial Manager - Music

Job Title: Commercial Manager - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54254
Contact Name: Jane Bellamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2016 10:32

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is working with a new digital music platform to find a Commercial Manager to join their growing team in West London. Reporting directly to the CEO, key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the CEO to develop the Sales and Commercial strategies and define targets.
  • Working alongside the Marketing and the Product Development teams to create the necessary media inventory and brand partnership assets to package up and take to market.
  • Engaging with media agencies and brand marketing teams to introduce and sell the platform, building long-terms commercial relationships.
  • Ensuring that analytics and reporting systems are in place in order to service client accounts.
  • Working with promoters, venues and artists management companies to build them into larger partnership opportunities.
  • Maintaining relationships with ticketing partners and ensure the platform is optimised to maximise revenues from ticket affiliate deals.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A driven and creative selling ability with a focus on setting and delivering ambitious targets.
  • Demonstrable passion for music (preferably electronic), digital marketing and developments in the content marketplace.
  • The ability to demonstrate proven success at closing new business and generating incremental revenues in a similar environment.
  • Up to date knowledge on trends in the digital media landscape
  • An advertising and / or brand partnership sales background
  • Strong existing relationships with media agencies and also with brand owners and a good understanding of how they operate.

Immediate interview for successful candidates.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.