Junior Product Manager

Universal Music Group team


Fonovisa/Disa is currently seeking to fill the role of Junior Product Manager. In this role, the Junior Product Manager is responsible for providing administrative and operational support to the Marketing Fonovisa/Disa Team. The successful candidate will execute and control the marketing strategies of new releases for a specified artist or group of artists.
How You'll CREATE
  • Develop and execute marketing strategy for artists’ music and music-related products across the Fonovisa/Disa roster. These include but are not limited to: single / EP /albums, music videos and video content, merchandise and direct-to-consumer business.
  • Help guide and execute artist branding, creative materials and original content specific to each campaign.
  • Proactively communicate goals and project analysis with all departments inside the company, and to artist management.
  • Regularly interface with artists and management on all aspects of commercial release plan and marketing strategy to insure the success of the project.
  • Understand and analyse the constant flow of streaming, sales, radio and social data and adjust marketing strategies accordingly.
  • Create alternative cost-efficient promotions and advertising for retail and to the consumer.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with designated labels / artists.
  • Communicate all artist related activities (publicity, in stores, etc.) to UMLE to maximize awareness and create the “event.”
  • Work with digital marketing and sales staff to maximize marketing efforts where possible.
  • Assist managers in fulfilling their day-to-day client services across multiple clients.
  • Assist with administrative tasks
  • Manage and maintain calendar; coordinate schedules of artists
  • Schedule meetings & book conference rooms.
  • Book business travel.
  • Assist managers in building digital marketing strategies for clients (across social, paid, email, etc.).
  • Brainstorm and manage online promotions including contests, giveaways, and pre-saves.
  • Manage asset creation, build, and edits of online properties for artists (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, official website and other sites appropriate to artists).
  • Conduct competitive market research to help keep the team aware of new trends within music marketing.
  • Assist with coordinating company events such as listening events, press conferences, media tours and parties.


  • Excellent written, presentation and communication skills
  • Fluent in Spanish (speak, read, write) required
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize, multi-task
  • Advanced product and music knowledge
  • At least 5 years of experience in sales, marketing, and/or music business
  • Strength in creativity and efficient use of resources
  • Excellent follow-through
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and people
  • Strong understanding of DSP trends and emerging streaming business (Spotify, Apple, Soundcloud, YouTube)
  • Social media savvy, with experience on platforms and understanding of associated data
  • Good financial knowledge
  • Experience in music/entertainment business is preferred.
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related digital or music field is required.

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, Two (2) paid weeks for “Winter Break” season, Wellness Fridays
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Employee Developmental Support
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!

How to apply

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Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. Featuring the most comprehensive catalog of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMG identifies and develops artists and produces and distributes the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship, UMG fosters the development of services, platforms and business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans. Universal Music Group's labels include A&M Records, Astralwerks, Blue Note Records, Capitol Christian Music Group, Capitol Records, Capitol Records Nashville, Caroline, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, EMI Records Nashville, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Harvest, Interscope Records, Island Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Label Group, Virgin Records, Virgin EMI Records, as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. UMG's catalog is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). UMG also includes Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide and Bravado, the leading provider of consumer, lifestyle and branding services to recording artists and entertainment brands around the world. Universal Music Group is a Vivendi company.

Job Details

Posted on Nov 8

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Full time