XL RECORDINGS Press Officer (LONDON)15 January 2016

XL Recordings are looking for a press officer to join their in-house UK PR team.

You should be an enthusiastic, motivated music lover, with excellent communication skills and a strong understanding of the ever-changing modern media landscape.

Please send a CV and 250 words explaining how you fit the bill to:

Salary is dependent on experience.


BEGGARS GROUP Director of Licensing (NEW YORK) 5 January 2016

Beggars Group is looking for a Director of Licensing to work from our New York office, reporting to the US President and the UK-based Head of Licensing

– Actively pitch music under the Beggars Group umbrella (XL Recordings, 4AD, Matador Records, Rough Trade Records, True Panther Sounds, Young Turks, catalog titles (and represent some non-Beggars Labels for Commission Based deals) in respect of Ads and Video Games
– Work with our Labels and A&R staff to obtain advance music, assets and instrumentals and also coordinate with our publishing company Beggars Music.
– Coordinate with the Marketing and Sales Departments regarding new Artist campaigns, attend Marketing meetings and related Artist-specific planning meetings. Work closely with the Marketing Department on campaign initiatives and brand partnership opportunities to maximize sales and syncs during the life-cycle of a record.
– Set up upcoming albums releases within the licensing community, both to create awareness and also to look for pre-release / early opportunities.
– Send out email blasts and other forms of promotion in coordination with the Licensing Assistant.
– Develop and build on close relationships with Music Supervisors, Ad Agencies, and Video Game companies.
– Represent Beggars Labels and...