Music business

Warp Records – Head of Digital Distribution (UK)

Head of digital distribution

London, UK
Full time

Company Description

For over 30 years, Warp has been synonymous with sonic and visual adventures. We are a leading independent music company representing groundbreaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Kelela, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Nala Sinephro, Autechre, Stereolab and many more across our family of labels, which include Warp Records, LuckyMe, Roya, PLZ Make It Ruinz, On-U Sound and more.

job description

Warp is looking for a Digital Distribution Manager based in London to join our growing global recordings team. This role will manage the digital distribution function, from backend and metadata ingest through delivery to DSPs including Spotify, Apple and Amazon Music, among others. You will work closely with A&R, Campaign Managers, Production and International Sales to ensure accurate delivery of digital assets to DSPs and other digital platforms.

You will also be responsible for managing the metadata of our entire catalog to ensure the information is complete and up-to-date, as well as implementing systems and workflows for the distribution of music and active throughout the company.

  • Oversee and administer metadata and product creation, storage and distribution, digital distribution and catalog management systems
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of assets to DSPs including download, streaming, video services and promotional platforms
  • Gather and ingest metadata into internal systems for all new projects
  • Maintain and distribute release calendars throughout the company
  • Manage bulk catalog delivery to new DSPs as new offers are confirmed
  • Work with COO and distributors to establish robust processes for product creation, metadata ingestion and digital distribution
  • Always looking for ways to improve the accuracy and depth of metadata in our tag catalogs

  • Be very organized and methodical in work
  • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and high quality standards
  • Have experience managing large amounts of data
  • Knowledge of metadata standards such as DDEX
  • Knowledge of audio and video technical specifications
  • Have a mindset focused on processes and continuous improvement
  • Be a team player able to collaborate and forge strong relationships
  • Intermediate skills in Excel/Google Sheets

Further information
  • North London based office with flexible working.
  • Salary according to experience
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Please use the Message to the hiring manager section to provide a full cover letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the position. Applicants who do not provide a cover letter will not be considered.

Closing of applications on 16/10/22

We recognize the importance of diversity within our teams and are fully committed to welcoming all types of talent. Additionally, we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments to the application process that may be required. If there is anything you would like to tell us, please note it at the time of your application.

Thank you for applying and don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away as we take the time to review all applications.