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Manager, Asset & Archive

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Universal Music group
London

It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music who help make us the world’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.
 
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We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email UniversalMusicCareers@umusic.com
 
The A Side: A Day in The Life
The purpose of this role is to ensure the timely and effective supply of the digital assets required to fulfil orders and to manage the team responsible for doing so. You will primarily supply production masters/artwork for manufacturing and other digital files requested by internal departments (Sync, Licensing, etc).
 
The B Side: Skills & Experience
 
Be Organised
 
Promptly and accurately supply all requested manufacturing parts, supporting all territories
Ensuring that all orders are completely fulfilled - reviewing and delegating incomplete orders

 
Be Analytical
 
Reporting KPIs to VP of archive to demonstrate performance of Parts Order team
Evaluating current processes and enhancing efficiencies across the archives;
Supporting restructure of department, roles
Supporting development of future strategy and vision of department
Feedback and UAT for ASPEN rollouts and other tools

Be Collaborative

Responsible for the overall management of the parts order service and team, delivering a prompt and complete service level
Resolve escalated issues from team members, raising to archive leadership team when necessary
Liaising with other departments and labels, advising on their digital asset management needs
Project Work – e.g. working with Supply Chain to transfer lists of 1000+ Products between different suppliers
 
Person Specification
 
Necessary
 
Full working knowledge of required Universal systems, including R2, CPRS, Sony Ci, Box, StudioHub & ASPEN.
Ability to manage own workload and work to deadlines
Ability to work collaboratively to tackle complex problems and make decisions
Good IT skills – proficient in Outlook & Excel
Good attention to detail
Ability to quickly develop the capacity & processes to meet developing key priorities of the supply chain and archives
 
Desirable
 
Previous experience/track record in an order fulfilment role; and/or physical supply chain department
Knowledge of music and video physical product formats, including graphic packaging elements
 Experience in managing and leading a team
 
Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits

    Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
    Private Medical Insurance
    25 paid days of annual leave
    Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
    Holiday Purchase scheme
    Dental and Travel Insurance options
    Cycle to Work Scheme
    Salary Sacrifice Cars
    Subsidised Gym Membership
    Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

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Employer: Universal Music group (@UATUMG)
Location: London
Posted Date: 22/07/2021
Expiry Date: 22/08/2021
Type: Full-Time
Categories: DAM User / Operator, Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist
Ref: DN-JB-475
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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