VP Brand Partnerships

Universal Music Group team


The Vice President of Brand Partnerships is responsible for creating and managing relationships with Fortune 500 companies with Universal Music Group North America. The primary goal is to develop strategic marketing partnerships to drive incremental revenue for the company. The ideal candidate will have extensive business development experience within music & brand marketing with a track record of building successful partnerships within the music space.
How you’ll CREATE:
  • Develop strategic marketing partnerships to create new long-term revenue streams
  • Work with Insights / Creative team to build customized presentations for prospective partners
  • Collaborate with potential partners to define opportunities tailored to each company situation
  • Drive process of negotiating complex partnerships
  • Create program P&L to maximize profitability and measure ROI
  • Manage efforts between Universal Music Group Labels and partners to ensure successful execution of programs
  • Proactively communicate with brand, agency, property, and media to explore on going opportunities


Bring your VIBE:
  • Experience in strategic/partnership marketing pertaining to music industry
  • Demonstrated experience in bringing concepts to life through written presentations
  • Demonstrated success in driving the new business process from concept, sale, and execution
  • Experience in media, entertainment, brand and/or agency industries required; music industry experience a plus
  • Strong organizational and time management skills: Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, will take initiative with new projects, with ability to make cold calls
  • Professional demeanor in dealing with clients and co-workers
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Ability to travel as needed for partner meetings
  • 4-year college degree

Benefits & Perks

Perks Playlist:
  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Winter Break”, Summer Fridays
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Employee Developmental Support
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!
Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All UMG employees are currently required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law.

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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 Jan 14

New York, NY, USA

Full time