We believe that bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives makes for a healthy workplace, a more successful business and a better world. We value diversity and encourage everyone to come and soundtrack the world with us.
At Epidemic Sound we are reinventing the music industry. Our carefully curated catalog, with over 35,000 tracks, is tailored for storytellers, streaming services, and in-store soundtracks. Countless clients around the world, from broadcasters, production companies, DSPs, and YouTubers rely on our tracks to help them tell their stories. Epidemic Sound’s music is heard in hundreds of millions of online videos daily, across millions of playlist streams, and in thousands of in-store locations. Headquartered in Stockholm, we’re spread across offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Seoul, Hamburg, and Amsterdam. We’re growing fast, have lots of fun, and are taking the music industry with us.
We are now looking for an Artist Services Lead to join our Artist Services team in Stockholm for twelve months on a temporary cover basis (March 23 — March 24).
Within Artist Services, we fuel our music partners and their exposure to storytellers with a wide range of professional services, ranging from product management to curatorial programming. Every month, we release hundreds of new songs across all genres. We’re seeking someone to manage and steer our team of five Artist Product Managers, to help them grow in their day-to-day, support their work enablement, as well as ensuring team and department strategies are met.
As an Artist Services Lead, you co-own and contribute to our wider team strategies by providing insights and suggesting additional layers and structures. You will be responsible for a territorially-defined team and will make sure that all music within said territory gets processed, packaged, and released to all our content partners while reaching maximum exposure for our music creators through Epidemic Sound’s unrivalled legion of storytellers and ambassadors.
As an Artist Services Lead, you will:
Lead a territorially-defined APMs team;
Act as an ambassador and in line with Epidemic values and leadership behaviors, leading individuals and teams, hiring, performance and salary conversations;
Curate tracks into bundled single/EP/LP releases (track order, product type, title, cover art, etc) and make sure that products reach all streaming services together with our in-house release coordinator;
Promote our weekly music output to various services (incl. ES Player) in order to achieve maximum impact for our releases, i.e. generate footprint and exposure for our artist vis-a-vis our storytellers;
Curate micro-marketing opportunities for a wide range of artists, moods, moments, and genres;
Collaborate with your Pod members, Music Marketing, and Graphic Design teams to plan and execute releases and packaging;
Support our music creators base through a host of custom artist services pulling from the team’s own budget, incl. but not limited to strategic rollout advisory, promotional assets ordering, copywriting, multimedia commissions, and others;
Contribute to team OKRs to ensure initiatives, processes, and programs are achieved;
Stay up to date with trends and best practices within the field;
Other duties, tasks, and responsibilities may be assigned at any time.
This is a temporary fixed-term cover position based in our Stockholm office, and you will be reporting to our Head of Artist Services.
What are we looking for?
We are currently looking for someone with previous managerial background in managing personnel, as well as proven value creation in commercializing music, with a skillfully creative mind and very strong knowledge in a multitude of music genres.
You have a proven track record of at least 5 years as a subject matter expert across music publishing and sound recording, working within the music and creative industries as a music editor, supervisor, sync specialist, writer, journalist, curator, online video creator or in a related domain. Previous experience in music supervision, streaming platforms, record labels, publishers, music tech, production companies etc. would be a key edge.
As a person you possess watertight ability to retain composure and level-headedness when under pressure and are creative, friendly, disciplined, self-motivated and results-oriented. You pay excellent attention to detail and have strong organizational skills, coupled with the ability to initiate and drive improvements for both projects and people. You are great at prioritizing work effectively under pressure, as well as maintaining professional decorum. Fluent spoken English language and impeccable writing skills are a must.
Curious to learn more about who we are and what we do? Check out our brand new "About us" page → https://www.epidemicsound.com/about-us/
We have lots of fun soundtracking the world and our annual Spring Bash is an event that captures this perfectly. Take a look at our most recent one, a virtual celebration!
Do you want to be a part of our fantastic team? Please apply, in English, by clicking the link below.