Playlisting Manager

Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Drive revenue from increasing streaming performance of company’s track business across all UK labels. Build excellence in play listing strategy across diverse genres and audience segments to meet forecast revenue targets.


  • Deep understanding of all client labels’ release schedule, maintain strong dialogue with key A&R and marketing teams to identify and maximise opportunities
  • Work closely with International marketing team to achieve revenue targets and assist in supporting label relations
  • Playlist road mapping for each release to build successful streaming strategies
  • Build strong relationships with marketing and sales teams in all key markets
  • Develop thought leadership and share best practice
  • Build and maintain key relationships with DSPs both centrally and in key markets
  • Develop strategy for Sony to become destination centre of excellence in global streaming targeting and performance. Over index in genres in which we are currently underperforming
  • Regular reporting/communication of results
  • Build confidence with labels that we understand and can deliver on tracks to optimize potential.
  • Help turn track success into artist development stories.

Person Specifications


  • Background in music – label, digital partner, live entertainment or artist management.
  • Interest in working with diverse international markets
  • Strong understanding of streaming, playlisting and consumer behavior across dance, urban, pop and rock genres
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience preferably in highly pressured and people facing environment
  • High EQ essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Results and delivery orientated
  • Ability to work with and understand different cultures
  • Must be passionate about music and open minded about different genres
  • Ability to share that passion and teach others
  • Must be a team player
  • Collaborative


  • Digital native with fluent knowledge of diverse media streaming platforms and audience behavior


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