Music Industry Jobs in New York

Universal Music Group


Full Job Description

We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.
Bravado is a diverse team of passionate people who connect artists and brands through innovative products, and curated experiences for fans around the world. Bravado is a global merchandise company, providing a broad scope of services, including eCommerce, Tour, VIP, Fan Clubs and Retail Branding. Bravado works in close partnership with both emerging artists and the biggest superstars in the music industry, to help ensure their brand reach the most fans globally.
Our products are being sold through the artist’s official e-commerce shops, through online marketplaces and in thousands of retail and e-tail locations around the world. We also service our artists on the road, providing merchandise and VIP experiences at live shows. We take great pride in constantly finding new ways to push innovation through products and partnerships. The company maintains offices in London, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney.
How we LEAD:
We are currently seeking an accomplished eCommerce Planner to support the busy and dynamic Planning department of Bravado, UMG’s merchandising division.
As a manager, eCommerce you will manage the Direct to Consumer (D2C) planning for our Bravado online shops, working closely with Brand Management, Marketing, Creative, Finance, Production, Operations and Consumer Engagement. This role is a vital part of the eCommerce growth and will partner with Brand and Product Development on innovation and full strategy including product and trends, analytics, and individual store forecasts.
A high level of personal integrity, discretion in handling confidential information, and professionalism in dealing with executives inside and outside the company is essential. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful, creative, adaptable, and have solid experience in effectively supporting an executive team within fast past ambiguous environment.
How you’ll CREATE:
  • Manage inventory across eCommerce stores, reviewing on hand quantities and determining stock positions based on weeks of supply, current sell through, seasonal trends and artist life cycle
  • Project sales and inventory of core products based on sales history and forecasted growth
  • Identify items for promotional and marketing strategies and determine lifecycle of each item
  • Communicate inventory needs with brand management, operations and production teams to plan against upcoming product lines and marketing
  • Work with analytics team and prepare a data analysis that identifies excess inventory around holiday planning
  • Initiate buy – gaining financial approve and processing with in-house production team
  • Communicate incoming buys and timelines to key stakeholders for each store. Ensuring logistics teams adjust for incoming inventory
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with in-house production team, working together to research and resolve vendor issues, delays and purchases
  • Track orders to ensure the timely delivery of merchandise to the distribution center
  • Partner with logistics team to make sure incoming orders are received in properly
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any order issues and discrepancies.
Bring your VIBE:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; extremely detail oriented
  • Exhibit a professional demeanor and good judgment
  • Follow up on assignments until completion
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and is resourceful; takes ownership of tasks and projects
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to interact with outside partners and executive management
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple assignments; work well under pressure
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
Salary Range: $61,200 – $146,900
The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. All candidates are encouraged to apply.
Perks Playlist:
  • 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!

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