Senior Manager, Creative Synch & Brand Partnerships

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The Senior Manager, Creative Synch & Brand Partnerships will be responsible for proactively and creatively pitching AWAL’s roster for synch opportunities in Film, TV, Advertising, Video Games and all visual media, as well as working with our Strategic Marketing team to bring in brand partnership & creative marketing opportunities in the US.
BACKGROUND AWAL has revolutionized the recording business by putting the creator at the center of everything we do and transforming the way artists release music. Whether an artist is looking for the best digital distribution or a comprehensive global campaign, AWAL has become the partner of choice for innovative artists at all stages of their careers. This has created a high-quality path for artists to achieve success while maintaining ownership of their masters. The leading artists who have already chosen AWAL include girl in red, Jungle, Dayglow, JVKE, Little Simz, Gus Dapperton, Lizzy McAlpine, Lauren Jauregui and many more.
AWAL is currently over 150 people based across 10 offices and we’re continuing to grow. That’s where you come in. If you feel like the fast-paced, rewarding environment of our rapidly growing company is for you – share your story! Apply today and tell us why you are the best addition to our successful team
  • Develop, manage and maintain relationships with music supervisors in the film, television, advertising, and video game spaces
  • Pitch and land synch opportunities for the AWAL catalog with a special focus on creating opportunities for priority singles/albums aligned with release timelines & marketing plans
  • Work alongside the strategic marketing team and creative team to pitch AWAL artists for brand partnership and creative marketing opportunities, particularly where aligned with synch placements or Film/Tv/Advertising/Video Game partnerships
  • Work closely with AWAL artists to create original songs and score for visual projects
  • Negotiate quotes and deal terms and secure approvals for incoming deals
  • Participate in meetings and creative brainstorms with the larger marketing and A&R teams
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal & external stakeholders including artists, artist managers, marketing directors, A&R, etc.
  • Work closely with the AWAL marketing teams and artists team to leverage and maximize all synch placements and creative partnerships


  • 3-5 years experience within a synch department, preferably at a label, publisher or music licensing company
  • Must have an established network of music supervisor relationships and a proven track record of successfully securing synch and/or brand partnership opportunities
  • Must have a passion for music
  • Social and proactive, willing and able to attend shows multiple times a week and regularly entertain clients
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented with a strong ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Very strong artist & client relations skills, leading with empathy and a collaborative spirit
  • Must be a team player
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)

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AWAL is Kobalt's unique alternative to the traditional music label, offering artists and independent labels a range of services without having to give up ownership or control. With local offices around the world, AWAL's services include global distribution, marketing and release management, A&R, funding, playlist promotion, radio and PR, YouTube monetization, and access to real-time comprehensive music data and insights through the AWAL App. AWAL’s roster ranges from new, breaking artists to global successes, including Lauv, R3HAB, Tom Misch, Bruno Major, The Wombats, VÉRITÉ, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Yung Lean, and more. As a Kobalt company, AWAL is at the forefront of technology, empowering artists, and driving transparency across the industry.

Job Details

Posted on Jan 14

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time