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Warner Music Group Director, Community & Content, Warner & Parlophone Records in London, United Kingdom

Director, Community & Content, Warner & Parlophone Records

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

  • Music is Everything : Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.

  • Global Growth, Local Expertise : Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.

  • Innovation and Insight : Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.

  • Empowered by People : Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sex or sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, and any other protected characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

Job Title: Director, Community & Content, Warner & Parlophone Records

A little bit about our team:

Warner & Parlophone Records is home to some of the most ground-breaking and exciting artists in the world, including Dua Lipa, PinkPantheress, Coldplay, Foals, Nines, David Guetta, Gorillaz and many more. We are an ambitious, close-knit team who are passionate about music, developing talent and breaking artists. We are looking for an experienced, forward-thinking music person to lead our Community & Content team, who lives and breathes internet culture and is excited by bringing artists and fans closer together.

Your role:

The role of Director, Community & Content will lead on overseeing and guiding the strategy, development and growth of our online communities and short-form content initiatives. As a key leader of our team, you will lead on driving fan engagement, fostering a strong sense of belonging and ensuring the success of our artists through creating fandom.

Here you’ll get to:

  • Lead the digital campaign on Dua Lipa.

  • Oversee and develop the Community and Content & Creator teams in delivering best in class campaigns for artists across the label.

  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure community and content initiatives are aligned with overall artist campaign objectives.

  • Work closely with artists and managers to develop community and content based strategies in their campaigns.

  • Support your team on turning audiences into fans by translating artist discovery into passion.

  • Monitor and analyse community and content performance metrics, providing recommendations to senior leadership.

  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends, emerging platforms, and competitor activity to ensure Warner & Parlophone Records remains at the forefront of community engagement and content creation.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with partners, creators and platforms to drive collaboration and artist opportunities.

  • Develop and implement best practices for community management and content creation, mentoring team members to ensure their ongoing growth and success.

About you:

  • Experienced leader with a track record of impact in the music and digital space.

  • Loves to tell artists stories and bring fans closer together.

  • Ability to inspire, motivate and guide a team towards success.

  • You understand different fan behaviours and can develop campaigns that appeal to them.

  • Expert of community and creator platforms and how they can be used by artists.

  • You live and breath internet culture.

  • Immersed in online communities and desire to develop them.

  • Effective at deepening fandom and commercialising that passion.

  • Curious about the future of the internet and how it applies to music fans.

  • Cutting edge knowledge of emerging consumer trends, technologies and platforms.

  • Self-starter who’s capable of leading autonomously in a fast paced, high expectation environment.

  • Strong knowledge of the music industry and how to work closely with artists and their teams.

About us:

As the home to Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

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Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religion or belief, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or any other characteristic protected by law.