Music business

Kartel Music Group – Product Manager (UK)

Kartel Music Group is looking for an experienced and passionate Product Manager to join our team. We are looking for a specialist in electronic and dance music. The role will lead the newly formed in-house label imprint EMK (Electronic Music Kartel) and work with a number of priority artist and label services clients across a range of genres with a leaning towards electronic and dance music.


The ideal candidate will have a strong instinct for the record label, distribution and label services environment and be passionate about supporting professional creators in the ever-changing recorded music landscape. They will have hands-on product management expertise and a strong passion for administration, workflow efficiency, digital and traditional marketing, digital and physical distribution, and retail channels. They will have a proven track record of working with release schedules, marketing budgets and be comfortable with metadata and generally be data savvy and confident working on detailed Excel spreadsheets.

The successful candidate must have at least 3 years of experience in a similar role in the music industry within a record label or service/distribution company. They will be experienced in creating and delivering marketing reports and promotions. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail are prerequisites.

  • Work with a list of artist and label clients ensuring they are fully supported in their daily product needs, scheduling, timeline management, product ingestion, metadata administration and asset management.
  • Work closely with internal and external marketing and promotions teams to deliver impactful and scaled campaigns.
  • Diligent management of publication budgets, management of purchase orders, marketing reports and monitoring of sales performance.
  • Preparation of ideas and awareness of current marketing and industry trends and best practices, as well as new and emerging areas of interest.
  • Work with digital/physical sales and distribution teams on business objectives and prepare timely updates and reports. Securing visibility across physical, digital and streaming retail and platform environments.
  • Responsible for converting marketing activity into sales/engagement or other pre-determined campaign goals.
  • Ability to work in a team and to develop clear, efficient and accountable work processes.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and ideas with the extended team and clients.
  • Prepare confident, impactful and engaging presentations of product and campaign details, marketing results and trends, both internally and externally.

This is a unique and challenging opportunity to join an ambitious and versatile music company that is shaping the future of consumer music marketing.

About Kartel Music Group:

Kartel Music Group is a modern music service agency. We provide integrated solutions for marketing, campaign management, distribution and commercial services. Our clients include some of the best emerging and established independent artists, managers and record labels. We are committed to reinventing the music industry for creative entrepreneurs in the digital age. For more information visit:

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter with examples of your recent work, along with your CV and salary expectations for the position to [email protected]. Please include subject: “Product Manager 22”.