HIRING: Junior Product Manager - Matador Records - LONDON 2 August 2022

Matador are looking for a Junior Product Manager, based at their offices in Wandsworth, London.

You will be responsible for supporting the development and execution of innovative and creative UK and International marketing and promotion campaigns that fulfill artist’s visions for projects.
Working closely with international colleagues within the label and wider Beggars Group staff within the UK, the JPM will develop a strong understanding of the global music market and become comfortable executing plans that take advantage of the physical and digital marketplaces while paying attention to new areas of development and how these can inform marketing practices.
Product Managers execute and drive artist campaigns and must take a global overview of their implementation.

Responsibilities include:

- Working with Senior PM, alongside NYC label team, to formalise international campaign planning
- Working with the Senior PM to coordinate delivery of assets to UK and international teams
- Helping to schedule and execute UK and international press engagements
- Assist with coordinating UK and International promotional visits with scheduling, travel and accommodation
- Maintaining up to date project reports for each campaign
- Produce regular updates for label and international teams
- Overseeing tour stock requests
- Attending regular department, label and territory meetings


HIRING: Warehouse Coordinator – Matador Direct – NEW YORK 2 August 2022

Beggars Group is looking for a FULL-TIME Warehouse coordinator in our NYC office.

This is a full-time, entry-level position at Matador Direct.
Matador Direct is part of the Beggars Group of Labels; 4AD, Matador, Rough Trade, XL Recordings, and Young.
The Warehouse Coordinator will assist the Warehouse Manager in all aspects of the job.
Must have strong attention to detail, pro-active work ethic & the ability to multi-task and prioritize their workload.
Must have a working knowledge of the Beggars Group roster of artists.
1-2 years experience in the music industry preferred but not necessary.

Duties include but not limited to:
-Organize warehouse and all storage spaces, helping the Warehouse Manager to plan ahead based on release schedule
-Pull, check, pack and process shipment of all store orders, band sales and stock transfers
-Troubleshoot mis-ships and damaged shipments with stores/venues/mail clients
-Coordinate international shipments with mail clients/freight forwarders
-Sign out all promotional stock via the Promo Log
-Help conduct annual physical inventory
-Help conduct scraps on deleted product
-Help order shipping supplies for the warehouse regularly
-Help distribute promo allotments to all Beggars departments
-Process store and band returns
-Re-work stock to meet criteria of the Sales...


Hiring: US Radio Part-Timer – Beggars Group – NEW YORK25 July 2022

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: Sales Representative - Matador Direct – NEW YORK12 July 2022

Matador Direct, the in-house distributor of the Beggars Group of labels is actively looking to hire a full-time Sales Representative to be based out of our New York office. The position plays a key role in building and maintaining strong relationships with Matador Direct’s retail accounts. The Sales Representative will promote and solicit label group physical releases (new release and catalogue reissues) and will provide excellent customer service to our retail accounts with order placement and payment collection. Reporting to the Head of Sales, the Sales Representative will maintain a deep knowledge and understanding of our retail accounts needs and will provide key insight to Matador Direct and label staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:
· Oversee and manage a number of Matador Direct’s relationships with our key retail accounts, providing unparalleled customer service with orders and consistent communication in soliciting and promoting physical releases across the label group
· Serve as the go-to point of contact for assigned accounts by taking and processing orders, returns and payment collection
· Actively manage, process and working collaboratively with warehouse colleagues to confirm and fulfill retail orders.
· Communicate key updates and information regarding assigned accounts to Head of Sales and colleagues at Matador Direct...


Hiring: In-house recording engineer – XL Recordings – NEW YORK28 June 2022

XL Recordings seeks an experienced, self-sufficient sound engineer based in our NY office. Reporting to the Head of US, XL’s NYC in-house engineer will be tasked with maintaining and running sessions in our private full service recording studio, overseeing Studio A (full live room) and B (writing and production). This will involve running recording sessions for our signed artists and prospective signings. Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of various technical areas listed below.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Must be highly proficient in Pro Tools, Logic and Ableton
• Provide a high-level of proficiency in trouble shooting computer audio systems and interfaces
• Ability to create and maintain an organized file structure with multiple backups
• Must have a high-level of experience recording vocals
• Some experience with recording bands and / or live ensembles required
• Familiarity with Dolby Atmos mixing a plus

Skills and Experience:
• At least 2 years’ experience in professional studio settings, especially regarding session management and session etiquette
• Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate clearly with artists, managers, and our A&R teams
• Time management skills needed with an extra focus on punctuality
• Exceptional organizational skills, with a strong ability to balance multiple priorities
• Exhibits passion, knowledge...