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Universal Music Group is Now Hiring a Marketing Director


Music Group is now hiring a Director of Marketing in Santa Monica, California.

Are you ready to join the team? They seek an experienced Director of Marketing to help us create innovative marketing campaigns and artist growth.

At UMG, they are passionate about music and dedicated to artistry, innovation, and entrepreneurship. As a Director of Marketing, you will work directly with artists and their representatives, executive staff, and departments within UMe. You will oversee marketing strategies, collaborate with external partners, recommend solutions for creative objectives, manage budgets for projects and campaigns related to UMe activity, secure partnerships in campaigns, conceive creative marketing plans, and lead an innovative team toward success.

If you have a Bachelor's degree with five years of experience in music marketing (including catalog and frontline artists), strong knowledge of the digital marketplace for consuming music, experience in digital marketing, CRM, audience engagement & analytics, and advertising/media planning – then this position is perfect for you!

They offer so many benefits here at UMG, including comprehensive medical & dental coverage; 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services; well-being reimbursements; a Lifetime Fertility Support Allowance; Student Loan Repayment Assistance; Tuition Reimbursement; 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5%; Flexible PTO; paid holidays; Summer Fridays; generous paid parental leave – oh yeah, this job has it all!

Join them in crafting stories that will live forever. The salary range for this role is $65,250-$146,960. So what are you waiting for? Apply now!

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Director, Marketing

We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world's leading music company. We are committed to artistry, innovation, and entrepreneurship in everything we do. We own and operate many businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans worldwide.

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is the centralized U.S. catalog entity for the Universal Music Group. Working closely in with all of the company's record labels, UMe provides a global frontline approach to catalog management, a concentration of resources, and a emphasis on strategic marketing initiatives and opportunities in new and emerging technologies.

How we LEAD: 

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), is seeking a Marketing Director in the company's , CA location. UMe is the centralized catalog marketing division for UMG, spearheading marketing, brand partnerships, sales, licensing, and ancillary exploitation for the music catalog.

This position is a visible and prominent role within and without the organization. This role will be responsible for working directly with Universal artists and their representatives, executive staff, and departments within UMe. They will recommend, assess, and oversee marketing strategies and their impact on business and creative objectives. They will also work with external partners and be responsible for securing their support and campaign participation.

How you'll CREATE:

  • Work closely with artists and their representatives to define marketing objectives and oversee campaign execution.
  • Be a creative visionary, driving progressive marketing campaigns and inspiring innovation across the team.
  • Collaborate with and drive marketing efforts from other teams at UMe including audience growth, publicity, brand partnerships, , and radio
  • Manage the conception, communication and execution of marketing plans and other marketing strategies.
  • Build, maintain and assess external marketing partnerships.
  • Account for project and campaign marketing budgets relating to UMe activity.

Bring your VIBE:

  • Bachelor's preferred
  • Five years of experience in music marketing
  • Experience working with catalog and frontline artists.
  • Strong knowledge of the digital marketplace for music consumption.
  • Extensive experience in digital marketing, CRM, audience engagement, and analytics.
  • Advertising/media planning experience.
  • Proven ability to build and manage marketing partnerships.
  • Excellent presentation and analytical skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Needs to be a creative but strategic marketer who is driven by innovation.
  • Passionate music fan.
  • Proven strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and operate effectively in a high-pressure environment.


Perks Playlist:

  • Be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization that values authenticity, drive, creativity, relationships, and a competitive spirit
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA options, as well as:
  • 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services
  • Wellbeing reimbursements for fitness classes, spa treatments, meal services, travel, and so much more (up to $720/year)
  • A lifetime fertility support allowance of $30,000 to plan participants
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5% of your contribution on eligible compensation
  • of ways to prioritize much-needed time away from work including:
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) for exempt employees
  • 3-weeks PTO for non-exempt employees
  • 2-weeks paid Winter Break
  • 10 Paid Holidays (including Juneteenth and Wellbeing Day)
  • Summer Fridays (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)
  • Generous paid parental leave for every type of parent

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities subject to change.

All UMG employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of a negative PCR or Antigen test before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law. 

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an E-Verify employer.

For more information, please on the following links.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English / Spanish

E-Verify Right to Work Poster: English | Spanish

Job Category:

Marketing, Streaming & Digital Media

Salary Range:

$65,250- $146,960

The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and from which they will be performing the job. All candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested? Apply Now 

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Megan Diane
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.

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