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A&R Manager at Warp Records (UK)

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Job Description

We are looking for an energetic and passionate music obsessive to join our A&R team. This team forms the creative heart of the label and are responsible for both working with our existing roster and finding, signing and nurturing new talent to be their creative best. You will have a proven track record of working with artists, supporting them through the recording process and over-seeing music and visual creative across release campaigns. You will be immersed in music across genres, the visual arts and have an in-depth knowledge of contemporary music culture and its history. You will hold an excellent knowledge of Warp’s current roster and legacy and have well formed ideas about the future of the label.

Responsibilities

  • Working with a roster of our existing Artists to support them through the complete A&R cycle of a record.
  • Managing the recording process, including managing budgets, finding collaborators, managing studios and keeping detailed records.
  • Discovering and signing new Artists to the label.
  • Overseeing creative and visual material for release projects including photography, design, video and more.
  • Inspiring internal and external teams around our Artists’ music and setting the creative tone for our release projects.

Requirements

  • Energy and passion for music and visual arts.
  • A great communicator, able to speak confidently to Artists, management, staff and partners.
  • A collaborative approach, able to get people on side.
  • A self-starter, able to manage time effectively to get results.
  • Highly creative with the ability to create a vision for a project.
  • Experience of working with Artists is a must.
  • A good business sense and an understanding of record deals and basic intellectual property law.

Job Summary

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London (UK) Location
Salary Competitive

About

For over 30 years, Warp Records has been a synonym for adventures in sound and vision. We are now a leading independent label representing ground-breaking and influential artists, including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Kelela, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Nala Sinephro, Autechre and many more.

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