Music business

Soundway Records – Head of Sales and Distribution (UK)

Soundway Records is a UK-based independent record label with a global reach.

We are looking for someone to join our team as Director of Sales and Distribution. This posting represents a full-time position. The position is currently remote and open to qualified candidates from any location, with preference given to candidates close to our offices in London, UK or Montreal, Canada.

Duties and functions include:
  • Liaise with physical distribution partners worldwide and independent retailers regarding inventory logistics, sales notes and orders.
  • Build relationships with distribution partners to ensure releases are released properly.
  • Analyze sales statements and liaise with accounting team for invoicing as required.
  • Coordinate the timely transfer of inventory from manufacturing plants to warehouses and distribution partners.
  • Manage worldwide physical release dates against manufacturer delivery times.
  • Monitor and replenish Soundway D2C warehouse stock.
  • Create and upload releases to Soundway Records Bandcamp and Webstore platforms.
  • Submit quarterly mechanical metadata for new releases to MCPS.
  • Liaise with digital distribution partners and DSPs to ensure releases contain all marketing information needed for delivery.
  • Develop playlist strategies and physical marketing campaigns in designated territories, coinciding with releases or sync locations.
  • Helps gather metadata required for digital distribution platforms.
  • The role may expand to include more digital distribution duties once physical distribution competency is established.
Job requirements include:
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Experienced and comfortable with Excel, as well as B2B and CRM systems – Must be self-starter and able to prioritize to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent clear communication and teamwork
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a similar position preferred

Soundway Records is an equal opportunity employer and strives to create a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Sue Snyder [email protected]