HIRING: XL Recordings Project Coordinator/Office Manager - LONDON 7 March 2020

XL Recordings are recruiting for a Project Coordinator / Office Manager to join the team in the London office.

The role will split between ensuring the smooth running of the XL office and monitoring the front desk as well as providing support to the XL / Young Turks Project Management team.

-All office management and front desk tasks, including opening the office, ordering supplies, greeting guests and coordinating XL events as required.
-Work closely with the Project Managers to provide support with artist promo trips (UK and International), including booking travel and hotels and producing schedules.
-Collate reports and research projects as requested.
-Build relationships with artist managers and overseas teams to ensure effective communication.

-Previous experience in an office environment with administration responsibilities.
-Some exposure of event planning, including being responsible for staying in budget, would be an advantage.
-A knowledge of and passion for the XL roster.

To apply:
Send a CV and covering letter, telling us why you’re the person we’re looking for, to [email protected]
Closing date: Friday March 13th


HIRING: Beggars Group Radio Part-timer - NEW YORK29 February 2020

Beggars Group is looking for a temporary part-timer (15 hours per week) to support our US radio department.

Key Duties + Responsibilities:
-Assist in developing one sheets, including: pull quotes from press updates, tour updates, recent interviews etc.
-Learning and regularly using radio-related databases in an effort to interpret and utilize radio spins, sales and streaming data for weekly and daily marketing materials.
-Listen to Beggars albums for FCC violations
-Pulling format specific radio spins and assist with weekly radio reports for each label
-Update radio touring calendar w/ all new dates announced
-Keep Mailchimp contacts up to date
-Keep Physical Mailing lists up to date in Drive & UPS account
-CD/Vinyl mailings as needed (maintain spreadsheet)
-Supports the coordination of album release one sheets
-Keep track of radio dept holds for upcoming shows (weekly email listing all holds)
-Collect/organize receipts for expenses
-Other admin tasks as needed (printing, scanning, etc)
-Assist with in-house mailings and other administrative tasks as needed.

Nuts and Bolts:
-Preferred days of availability (but flexible): Tuesdays and Fridays
-Looking for someone based in or in proximity to NYC.
-Someone who is familiar with basics of radio/promotion and passionate about our artist roster is...


HIRING: Junior Designer - LONDON27 February 2020

London, UK
We are looking for a talented designer to join our team for an initial three-month contract. You should have both digital and print skills and will work across a range of artist and label projects. A strong aesthetic and a good eye for design and detail are essential.
Creation of engaging social content and video ads / clips / animated product shots. A familiarity with various social formats is essential.

Layout of promotional material across different media including print. Directly liaising with head of creative and label product managers.
Ensuring promotional print / digital ads / point of sale, are delivered on time to the correct specifications. This includes communicating with marketing dept and publications both print & digital.

Product photography.

Long format video editing.


Must have a knowledge of Premiere Pro, and be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator). Equipment familiarity with stills and video cameras & competence in photographic lighting (preferred)

Knowledge of print production and creative artwork processes.
Good communication and organizational skills are important.

Strong time management skills are a must and the ability to work as part of an International team.

A love of music and...


HIRING: Beggars Group Metadata coordinator - LONDON18 February 2020

We’re looking for a Metadata Coordinator to join the team based at our offices in Wandsworth, London.

You will be the specialist metadata resource within the group, bringing an obsessive attention to detail and accuracy and at least 2 years experience working in a fast paced, deadline driven digital music supply chain environment.


• Working with our labels to source, enter, maintain and validate metadata for all types of releases and products as needed into the Groups master metadata systems
• Creating releases, products, recordings as needed by our labels.
• Work with Digital Production Managers to make sure data available is up to required spec, complete and approved in a timely manner to achieve desired release dates
• Work alongside the wider team to review data processes and help to write and communicate data best practice process guides and support rolling these out to the business


• At least 2 years in digital music supply chain role, label, aggregator / distributor or DSP
• Good working knowledge of metadata and its use in respect of digital music supply chain though to DSP’s, MLC’s and wider
• Knowledge of Content ID supply and best practice.
• Understanding...


HIRING: Web Developer/Designer Consultant 31 January 2020

New York, NY

Beggars Group is looking for a Junior Web Developer/Designer consultant for a three-month contract assignment. The Junior Web Developer/Designer consultant will play a key role in the creation and maintenance of a variety of web-based properties supporting our artists across all of the labels within Beggars Group. We’re looking for someone with strong foundational knowledge of front-end coding, who’s passionate about our music and has the ability to cohesively translate our artists’ visions across web and social media formats.

• Create Wordpress sites from scratch while overseeing and managing theme additions and edits across all labels’ artists’ websites
• Manage inbound content edit requests on sites with no CMS (eg. artists pages)
• Ability to create thought-provoking assets for social media (eg Instagram layouts, snapchat filters, etc.)
• Take existing materials and assets (packaging and other marketing web-specific materials and translate into a cohesive web-based design for websites and other web properties
• Support Marketing department with all web-based create and development initiatives for label projects
• Prepare mock-ups, work examples for US marketing meetings/presentations
• Own the development and set-up of marketing mailing lists: develop templates design/builds, manage list audits and new user set ups, and...


HIRING: Beggars Group - Junior Manager, Streaming - NEW YORK31 January 2020

Beggars Group US is looking for a Junior Manager for the Streaming department to be based in our NYC office. The Junior Manager will report into the Head of Streaming for the US and will assist the streaming team globally.

The Streaming department role is multifaceted as it touches all entry-points for Beggars into the digital streaming ecosystem. This includes but is not limited to developing campaign strategies for new releases and the Beggars catalog, analyzing + forecasting streaming performance, monitoring industry trends, and ensuring the label group is ahead-of-the-curve with any major changes to the digital streaming landscape.

The Junior Manager will be responsible for a number of departmental duties and will have an opportunity for growth within the team based on their individual skillset and expertise. As an integral part of the team globally, candidates should be an organized individual with a passion and depth of knowledge of the Beggars catalog and the ever-changing digital music space.

Responsibilities Include:
• Provide Support to Global Streaming Team
• Analyze Sales and Streaming Performance
• Preparing Weekly Pitches for Digital Services
• Assist with Development and Execution of Digital Streaming Campaign Objectives
• Monitoring and Circulating Campaign Positioning and Performance Updates


HIRING: Beggars Group Senior Finance Manager, US - NEW YORK22 January 2020

Role: Senior Finance Manager, US

Beggars Group is looking a Senior Finance Manager to be based in our New York offices. Reporting into the Group’s Financial Director and locally to the President of Beggars US, the Senior Finance Manager will be the key person responsible for US local finance operations and taxes. The position will also be accountable in managing the US finance team. The ideal candidate will be a highly analytical, proactive, self-starter and have demonstrated experience with audit, tax, and systems working within a global team. Experience within the music industry, with royalties and/or supporting leadership in a highly creative environment is advantageous and preferred.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Monthly financial close and reconciliations
o Management of US finance monthly close
o Ownership of US company P&Ls and balance sheet reconciliations
o Oversight of bank and preparation of 4-weekly cash forecast
o Analysis for President, Beggars US and President, Matador US (example: explain Project P&Ls)
o Manage relationship with tax advisors, ensure deadlines are communicated and met
o Ensure all local, state and federal requirements are met through timely and accurate supply of relevant data, including P&L forecasts.
o Review and check bi-weekly payroll prepared by HR Director
o Run reports from Fidelity payroll...