Platform Manager - Live Music Platform

Job Title: Platform Manager - Live Music Platform
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH55043
Contact Name: Aoife O'Reilly
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2016 15:36

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is working with a growing live music platform to find an enthusiastic Platform Manager. The emphasis of the role will be to increase the profile of artists on the tour and strengthening the platform's commercial value within the music industry and to external brand partners.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and implementing future thinking strategy for the platform
  • Developing and delivering strategies partnerships across the industry with record labels and media houses
  • Providing a consistent, professional client service that meets best standards
  • Measuring and reporting the platform performance against targets
  • Delivering regular improvement plans
  • Managing junior members of staff and interns and provide a clear path
  • Delivering regular engaging blogs
  • Developing and implement press/PR plans that reach local and global coverage
  • Reporting back to senior management teams
  • Managing social media and digital to reach a wide audience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to think outside of the box
  • An extensive network of industry contacts
  • An understanding of the live music industry
  • Solid experience and relations in music PR and media
  • Excellent knowledge and a huge interest in new music
  • Good organisation skills
  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Basic design skills
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings and trips away from home

Immediate interview for successful candidates, please email a CV and covering letter to

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.