Manager of Media and Label Services
San Francisco SymphonySan Francisco, CA
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The Media and Label Services Manager is responsible for the strategic planning and managing day to day operations of SFS Media, the in-house recording and media label of the San Francisco Symphony. In partnership with the Head of Digital Innovation, the role is responsible for identification, planning and execution of commercial audio and video recording and distribution projects and media initiatives that support the mission and vision of the SF Symphony, and distribution, licensing, and revenue strategies of
the label's 20-year catalogue of audio and video product. The position oversees all aspects of media distribution, licensing, revenue and expense modeling, royalty payments, accruals, and financial planning of the Orchestra's wide variety of media projects past and present across all platforms to meet artistic visibility, strategic, and revenue goals.
Developing and managing a portfolio of recording projects and media products to support the mission and vision of the San Francisco Symphony.
Maintaining and driving the long-term strategic plan for SFS Media; developing business plans for future SFS Media commercial products and distribution strategy.
Building and maintaining national and international distribution of past, current, and future SFS Media product releases (in all relevant formats, physical and digital).
Leading a cross-divisional working group for coordination of all activities related to production, marketing, promotion and financial management of recording projects created for SFS Media.
Managing all aspects of project management for each recording, from budgeting, revenue projection, production planning, post-production audio, design, marketing, and distribution strategies to revenue and royalty payments.
Analyzing existing media products and platforms to identify areas of improvement and/or redesign, and driving those projects accordingly.
Acting as the primary point of contact for all SFS Media products
Overseeing all finances for SFS Media, including budget creation, projection exercises as well as preparation of sales and royalty reporting to artists and union organizations as required.
Pays SFS Media invoices, sales reports, and ensures that other payables/receivables are received and paid on time. Leads and calculates all sales and royalty reporting for payment to artists,
Managing all licensing for audio and video products; including Synchronization and PRO affiliate licensing execution. Working with external legal and consultant teams in congruity.
Scheduling and driving agendas and work of the Media Oversight Committee (MOC), a working group of staff and musicians, addressing all rules and regulations around developing and adhering to union recording agreements
Manages work of and engages media consultant and intellectual property attorneys as needed for union and private licensing and production agreements
Working closely with international distributor Warner Classics on all elements of distribution of 50+ product lines across platforms including product management, inventory levels and supply-chain logistics.
Working closely with partner labels in new projects outside SFS Media label in crafting agreements, managing approvals, and alignment of distribution strategies.
Managing content on streaming service platforms, creating, building, and maintaining playlists and the social/promotional presence on Spotify, Apple, Amazon, Google and all DSPs.
Calculates all sales and royalty reporting for payment to artists, copyright agencies, and union organizations.
Production of promotional materials for SFS Media such as creation of video clips, webpages, graphics, and materials to support licensing and distribution of SFS Media products
Building and broadening media and licensing partnerships around streaming channels, and strengthening the SF Symphony's reach with new, innovative projects and content for the SFS.
Conduct job functions and activities in alignment with the principles of the SFS's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work, and support the organization's DEI work through participation in working groups and other initiatives as possible.
The ideal candidate will have:
Proven experience in media and/or record label management, media production, project management, media product management, and/or directly relevant experience.
Business background or equivalent experience running a business unit in a small to medium sized organization.
Candidate must be able to prioritize projects to improve productivity in dynamic fast-paced environment.
Experience in managing production and/or distribution of media, agreement negotiation and partnerships such as Apple, Spotify, Pandora, GooglePlay, as well as physical distributors
Experience with the American Federation of Musicians Electronic Media Agreements is a plus, but not required
Experience in audio/video project management
Up to date knowledge and interest in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work and institutional change
Experience with financial planning, budgeting, sales analysis, reconciliation, revenue share and royalty payments.
Music knowledge a plus. Familiarity with the classical repertoire a strong plus.
Able to work independently and well under pressure.
Strong organization and administrative skills.
Vendor management experience helpful.
Non-profit management experience helpful.