Brand Manager - Monstercat

Posted on:
July 3, 2018
Apply by:
July 31, 2018


Monstercat, Canada’s largest independent electronic music label, has an exciting opportunity for a Brand Manager to lead the development of its energetic, explosive, and hard-hitting brand, Monstercat Uncaged.   

Reporting to the CEO, this is an amazing opportunity for a driven player in the electronic music community to use their artist relations to build and develop a core artist roster for the Uncaged brand. In this role, you will be the face behind the music – the overall brand strategy and marketing plan will be your masterpiece. In partnership with the CEO, Music, Marketing, and Events teams, you will be the conduit that brings together the execution of a brand strategy that personifies the label and launches the new and fan-favorite artists in the Uncaged brand to unparalleled heights in the electronic music industry.

The Opportunity…

  • Develop and nurture a core artist roster comprised of developing, community, and A-list artists 
  • Champion, plan, and oversee the execution of the overall Uncaged brand strategy, ensuring consistent and effective execution in collaboration with the marketing, music, and events teams 
  • Craft and communicate a strategic marketing vision driven by data and compelling creative 
  • Develop and oversee an outbound promotion plan for brand releases across various digital and social platforms as well as with direct industry publications to support artist and Uncaged brand growth 
  • Collaborate with various internal stakeholders to create promotion and development opportunities for Uncaged artists using new and existing resources 
  • Develop strategic partnerships with external partners (DSPs, etc) to create opportunities for artist and brand growth and maximize exposure, artist and song performance 
  • Drive communication with artist managers regarding promotion strategies as well as artist development opportunities 
  • Oversee and develop the Uncaged marketing and promotional team

About You…

  • 5+ years’ experience in music brand and artist development (electronic music preferred) 
  • Extensive knowledge of the music industry (gained through working in the music industry) (N. American and International), including knowledge of current market trends, consumer preferences, music history, digital music, and a demonstrated understanding of the interplay between airplay and marketing efforts in driving revenue 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Strong project management experience, including the ability to take input from a variety of stakeholders and maintain up-to-date documentation 
  • Capable of handling multiple complex projects at once, structure work-flow, prioritize, and deliver on multiple deadlines with composure amidst changing priorities in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment 
  • Very organized, thorough, and detail-oriented 
  • High level of ownership, accountability, and initiative 
  • Must be a tenacious self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a part of a team 
  • A passion for music, technology, and new media 
  • Critical thinking, strong planning, and execution 
  • Ability to generate ideas, articulate a vision, and execute it 
  • Strong intuition and problem-solving skills with the ability to think out of the box 
  • Strong understanding of digital trends and the social media landscape including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube 
  • Willing to work nights, weekends and travel as needed  

Why join Monstercat? We offer the opportunity to…

  • Work with smart, driven, and inspiring people in a fun and collaborative environment 
  • Work at the forefront of music innovation 
  • Be creative & strategic 
  • Be rewarded with more opportunity and bi-annual company performance bonuses 
  • Work a flexible work week in our creative Railtown Vancouver office with freshly ground coffee, a fully stocked kitchen, and regular company events 
  • Utilize a comprehensive health and dental benefits package 

About Us…

Monstercat is Canada’s largest independent electronic music label. From the heart of downtown Vancouver, we’ve mastered the art of innovation to award-winning levels. We connect an unparalleled roster of chart-topping artist with fans worldwide, all the while partnering music with distribution players and partnerships that maximize impact. Powered by a collection of creative music lovers and tech aficionados, we’ve successfully forged into the realms events, apparel, and gaming with signature style. Monstercat - it’s where team members become friends, and friends become family.

How to Apply…

On our website, click “Apply for this Job”. To be considered for this role, please include:

  • Your resume 
  • A cover letter telling us how your experience, skills, and passions are a perfect match for this role.

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