Job Listing: Creative Project Manager

Job Listing: Creative Project Manager

Summary

Fame House, a Universal Music Group company, is seeking a Creative Project Manager to oversee all work produced by our award winning in-house creative department. This person will manage a wide range of projects from website builds and video editing to logo and merchandise design from our headquarters in Philadelphia. To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to bridge the gap between creative work and business goals.

Job Functions

  • Oversee a team of graphic designers, developers, and video editors.
  • Set and manage all creative project timelines.
  • Scope out and monitor creative project budgets.
  • Manage client relationships as it pertains to creative work.
  • Manage a network of freelance contractors to outsource creative work to as needed, including identifying and on-boarding new contractors.
  • Pitch clients on new creative work.
  • Be responsible for quarterly revenue goals and reporting back to senior management on departmental performance.
  • Work closely with the strategy and merchandise departments to funnel incoming projects and supervise their completion.

Job Requirements

Skills + Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple project deadlines and requirements simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • High-level understandings of the design and development process for websites, social graphics, video work, merchandise design, and ecommerce store development.
  • Experience setting and managing project budgets.
  • Experience assembling quarterly department reports.
  • Collaborative, detail oriented, analytical thinker who is able to quickly and calmly react to changing needs and deadlines.
  • Expert-level organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic proficiency of Adobe InDesign.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Mac OS.

Experience:

  • 3+ years working in digital project management, client needs, budgets, and creative deliverables.
  • Experience working within a fast paced creative environment.
  • Background in pitching new business, specifically in a creative field

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, business, or a related field.

 

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a Full Time Role.
Benefits are competitive (medical, dental, 401K, etc.).

Interested candidates must apply through the UMG Careers Website.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

Job Listing: Jr. Financial Analyst

Job Listing: Jr. Financial Analyst

Summary

Fame House, a Universal Music Group Company, seeks an Analyst to assist the head of finance with finance and accounting responsibilities.

Job Functions

  • Assist in maintaining records and supporting schedules
  • Coordinate Purchase Orders and Accounts Payable
  • Monthly Billing and Revenue recognition activities
  • Able to deliver on time in a fast-paced team environment
  • Attentive to time sensitive tasks

Job Requirements

Skills + Abilities:

  • Strong computer aptitude and proficiency with Microsoft Office, with especially strong Excel skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and work with large amounts of complex information.
  • Outgoing personality and ability to establish rapport and work efficiently with different business stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to present analysis and findings in both verbal and written formats.
  • Must be flexible and willing to take on any additional tasks as needed
  • Must have a positive attitude, be willing to learn new things and train others as needed

Experience:

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

 

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a Full-Time Role.
Benefits are competitive (medical, dental, 401K, etc.).

Interested candidates must apply through the UMG Careers Website.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

Job Listing: Junior Video Editor

Job Listing: Junior Video Editor

SUMMARY

Fame House, a Universal Music Group company, is seeking a Junior Video Editor/Motion Graphics Designer to assist the Senior Video Editor in day-to-day creation of short form videos for various clients. Candidate must be comfortable creating a wide variety of video content including short form social media posts, GIFs, sizzle reels, and full length lyric videos. Job also includes product photography with some light editing. Must know how to design for video (i.e. create Photoshop/illustrator projects to be translated to after effects compositions.) Must possess expert knowledge of video codecs, formats, and exporting procedures. Candidate must also possess excellent communication skills and be able to articulate design concepts to client.

Job Functions:

  • Assist senior video editor with day-to-day content creation
  • Design text overlays, chyrons, bumpers, lower thirds
  • Review, organize, and/or log footage
  • Acquire and organize assets for video creation
  • Product Photography with light editing (clipping/color correction, etc.)

Job Requirements:

Skills + Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
  • Experience with on-site shooting (lighting, audio, camera operation)
  • Working knowledge of linear editing software (Adobe Premier, Final cut x)
  • Knowledge of video formats/codecs
  • Knowledge of best practices for posting to various social media platforms
  • Highly creative and collaborative with excellent communication skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a Full-Time role.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Benefits are competitive (medical, dental, 401K, etc.).

Interested candidates must apply for this position through UMG’s Career Website.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

Job Listing: Digital Marketing Assistant

Job Listing: Digital Marketing Assistant

Summary

Fame House, a Universal Music Group company, is looking for part time Digital Marketing Assistants to join our team in Philadelphia, PA. As a Digital Marketing Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most successful artists and entertainment companies in the world, and to work with emerging digital music and entertainment technologies. You will support our Account Teams by assisting in the management of our clients’ digital properties and execution of digital marketing campaigns on behalf of our clients.

Job Functions:

  • Write and execute content calendars for client social channels.
  • Execute community management across client social channels.
  • Curate and design visual assets for content calendars, as needed.
  • Execute tour marketing across digital channels.
  • Audit and optimize clients’ digital channels on an on-going basis.
  • Help to compile reports on campaign and overall digital performance.
  • Assist with administrative tasks for accounts.
  • Conduct market research specific to client or project needs.
  • Contribute ideas to marketing plans for upcoming client milestones such as music releases, product launches, video premieres, tour announcements, public appearances, etc.
  • Keep abreast of evolving music industry and digital marketing technologies.

Job Requirements

Skills + Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written abilities.
  • Strong knowledge of social media, emerging platforms, and associated marketing tools, particularly within the music industry.
  • Drive and confidence to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Self-starter attitude capable of owning tasks and seeing them through to completion.
  • Strong passion for marketing and the music industry.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and an ability to make informed decisions based on data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Mac OS.
  • Familiarity with WordPress, email marketing/CRM tools (e.g. ExactTarget, Mailchimp, Fanbridge), social and analytical tools (e.g. Simply Measured, Next Big Sound, Google Analytics).

Experience:

  • 1-2 years interning in a digital marketing position, preferably within the music industry.
  • Experience managing business/brand profiles on social networks, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Tumblr, etc. is a major plus.
  • Basic HTML, Photoshop, and Basecamp experience is a plus.

Education:

  • High School Diploma; some college required.
  • Coursework in marketing, music business, or a related field preferred.

 

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a Part-Time Role.

Interested candidates must send their resume and a brief cover letter to contact@famehouse.net.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

Job Listing: Digital Marketer, Brand Partnerships

Job Listing: Digital Marketer, Brand Partnerships

Summary

Fame House, a Universal Music Group company, is looking for a Digital Marketer to join our Brand Partnerships team in Philadelphia, PA. You will work with the Senior Manager and Manager of Brand Partnerships to help conceive and execute marketing campaigns that drive exceptional results for our Brand Partner clients. You will work with some of the most successful artists, entertainment companies, and brands in the world.

Job Functions

  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. UMG Brands, the client’s team) to conceive and achieve marketing objectives for each partnership through digital and direct-to-fan marketing campaigns:
    • Develop and contribute to marketing strategy for upcoming brand partnerships campaigns such as sponsored events, product launches, content series production, public appearances, etc.
    • Contribute to and execute marketing plans and content strategy for client and distribution partners’ digital and direct-to-fan channels, including but not limited to social media, email marketing, paid media, websites, web stores, and mobile apps.
      • Contribute original ideas regarding the creative use of emerging technologies to drive our clients’ digital and business goals.
      • Write and execute content calendars for client social channels, as well as community management. Curate and design visual assets for content calendars, as needed.
      • Audit and optimize clients’ digital channels on an on-going basis.
    • Assist in day-to-day communications with brand partner, artist, and label teams to ensure campaign activations are executed successfully.
  • Report on campaigns and overall performance of clients’ digital and direct-to-fan properties:
    • Audit client and artist digital properties to identify partnership and marketing opportunities.
    • Analyze real time performance of our campaigns to assess impact against partnership and client KPIs (e.g. brand lift, awareness, etc.).
    • Translate data-based insights into specific action items for marketing plans and campaigns.
  • Keep abreast of evolving music industry and digital marketing technologies:
    • Must be able to speak to key new trends and to research new technologies on an ongoing basis, particularly as requested by clients and/or his/her manager.
    • Experiment with new tools and technologies as suitable for client / brand partnership needs.
  • May supervise Marketing Assistants and/or Interns, or be offered the opportunity to formally mentor interns and/or new team members in order to groom management and leadership skills.

Job Requirements

Skills + Abilities:

  • Impressive verbal and written abilities — client communication skills are essential.
  • High level of comfort presenting to groups both over the phone and in person.
  • Deep knowledge of social media (including paid media), emerging platforms, and associated marketing tools, particularly within the music industry.
  • Drive and confidence to take on new responsibilities.
  • Must be proactive and willing to accomplish tasks with little oversight.
  • Self-starter attitude capable of owning important responsibilities and seeing them through to completion.
  • Ability to stay calm and collected under pressure, and to be accountable for meeting deadlines.
  • Strong passion for marketing and the music industry.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and an ability to make informed decisions based on data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Mac OS.

Experience:

  • 1-3 years interning or working in a digital marketing position, either with brand partner clients and/or managing music marketing campaigns.
  • Experience managing business/brand profiles on social networks, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Tumblr, etc.
  • Experience managing or executing media campaigns.
  • Experience in WordPress, email marketing/CRM tools (e.g. ExactTarget, Mailchimp, Fanbridge), social and analytical tools (e.g. Simply Measured, Next Big Sound, Google Analytics).
  • Basic HTML, Photoshop, and Basecamp experience is a plus.

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in music business, business, marketing, or a related field.

 

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a Full Time Role.
Benefits are competitive (medical, dental, 401K, etc.).

Interested candidates must apply through the UMG Careers Website.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

White Paper: The Fame House Stack

White Paper: The Fame House Stack

Today, we’ve released our latest white paper: The Fame House Stack. In it, we share some of the lesser known pieces of our music marketing and e-commerce stack in an effort to share our technology tools beyond our walls, and to open a dialogue with other marketers and artists about the tools they are using within the new music business.

The Fame House Stack details our go-to e-commerce, marketing, and web development tools, as well as our methodology for finding the right solution for each unique client and campaign. You’ll also find an in-depth case study on how we leveraged our stack to create a comprehensive marketing and e-commerce campaign in support of DJ Shadow’s recent acclaimed album, The Mountain Will Fall.

Follow our Product Hunt collection to see our full stack.

Download the white paper for free by signing up for the Fame House newsletter:

The Fame House Stack:  Marketing & E-Commerce Technology for the New Music Industry (Download on Hive.co)

 

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2 Fame House Campaigns Selected for Music Ally’s Best Music Marketing Campaigns

2 Fame House Campaigns Selected for Music Ally’s Best Music Marketing Campaigns

Two Fame House projects were selected by Music Ally for their annual year-end issue, “The Year’s Best Music Marketing Campaigns.”

Our Make America Rave Again campaign, with Disco Donnie Presents, and award-winning JeffBuckleyCollection.com, with Sony and the Jeff Buckley Estate, were among 40 campaigns featured from across the industry’s best:

 Subscribe to Music Ally to see the full list.

 

JeffBuckleyCollection.com Recognized by the W3 Awards, MarCom Awards, and Music Ally

JeffBuckleyCollection.com Recognized by the W3 Awards, MarCom Awards, and Music Ally

From Bob Dylan to Sly and The Family Stone, Jeff Buckley amassed an eclectic record collection through the years. Fame House partnered with the Jeff Buckley Estate and Sony to bring his record collection to life through an interactive website.

The project’s launch was covered by Fast Company, BillboardRolling Stone, Mashable, Entertainment Weekly, Noisey, The AV Club, and more. The project was named a Silver Winner in the 2016 W3 Awards in 2 categories, as well as receiving an Honorable Mention for General Best Website at the MarCom Awards. It was also selected as one of 2016’s Best Music Marketing Campaigns by Music Ally.

Experience the collection at jeffbuckleycollection.com.

Explore The Sound of The Get Down

Explore The Sound of The Get Down

Fame House worked with RCA Records to help bring to life the soundtrack to Netflix’s acclaimed new series, The Get Down.

Leveraging Spotify’s API, TheGetDownSoundtrack.com takes you into the world of the show, set in the South Bronx in the 1970s. The interactive site allows visitors to stream the show’s soundtrack as well as playlists from each episode through a digital boom box:

The Get Down

Get the full experience, including video content from the show, at thegetdownsoundtrack.com.

 

 

Job Listing: E-Commerce Store Manager

Job Listing: E-Commerce Store Manager

Summary

Fame House, a Universal Music Group company, seeks an E-Commerce Store Manager to work across our clients’ stores to ensure best-in-class merchandising services are executed for our clients. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most successful artists and entertainment companies in the world, and to work with emerging digital music and entertainment technologies. You will have opportunities to submit ideas and processes for the company to utilize into the future.

Job Functions:

  • Store Management:
    • Lead project management for several FH-managed Ecommerce shops
    • Maintain positive working relationships with clients and partners
    • Oversee the setup and launch of new client stores and products, including successful completion of the appropriate setup/checklists as needed
    • Update products, descriptions, images, and other customer facing information o Ensure the store front end functionality is optimized
    • Coordinate product restocks
    • Manage logistics for pre-order projects
    • Lead on select D2C Accounts as needed
    • Handle one off platform wide updates to all shops as needed
  • Logistics and Order Management:
    • Continually monitor shipping rates for accuracy
    • Work with fulfillment partners and customer service team to provide efficient customer experiences
    • Manage comp shipment requests
    • Manage inventory levels and inventory reporting
    • Work with several warehouses to ensure timely, effective product delivery
    • Communicate effectively with the customer service team any expected issues, new projects etc. to ensure they are properly equipped to handle in-bound requests on managed stores
  • Reporting:
    • Conduct periodic reports for each client
    • Conduct weekly inventory reports
    • Use sales reports to make recommendations to drive revenue for clients
  • Merchandise Production:
    • Work with Merchandising Production Manager on Product sourcing
    • Logistics, ordering, PO creation
    • Coordinate shipping & handling of merch production runs
    • Coordinate product re-orders
    • Seek out partnerships with appropriate production & specialty merchandise companies across all clients
    • Work with marketing account teams to ideate and create unique, topical merchandise for clientele

Job Requirements:

Skills & Abilities:

  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Intermediate knowledge of inventory and sales reporting
  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Excel & Microsoft Office
  • Self-starter who can complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Some experience or knowledge of various e-commerce platforms including Shopify, Magento, and PayPal
  • Very strong communication skills
  • Works well with a team
  • Highly organized
  • Good with tight timelines and strict deadlines
  • Motivated, takes initiative, and is looking to grow within the company
  • Easily adjusts to shifting priorities
  • Photoshop experience is a plus
  • Trustworthy with sensitive information

Experience: 

  • 1-3 years of experience in merchandising, e-commerce, supply chain, music business or a related field required.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, merchandising, or a related field.

 

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a Full-Time role. 
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Benefits are competitive (medical, dental, 401K, etc.).

Interested candidates must apply for this position through UMG’s Career Website.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.