We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.
Def Jam Indonesia is a division of Universal Music Indonesia (UMI) in association with Def Jam South-East Asia. Def Jam began as a maverick independent label inspired by downtown New York City’s vibrant street culture and the emerging sound of hip-hop, pioneered by iconic stars like LL Cool J, Slick Rick, The Beastie Boys and Public Enemy. After single-handedly shaping hip-hop in America in the ‘80s and urging it into its current world-conquering, the beyond-influential institution now shines its light on South-East Asia. Today we are the biggest hip-hop label in both Indonesia as well as South-East Asia with a stellar roster of hip-hop legends, superstars and exciting upcoming hip-hop acts alike.
The Country Representative for Def Jam Indonesia is primarily responsible for developing existing talent on the label, securing songs for creative projects, as well as seeking new talent to add to the roster. They will be an expert in specific genres and have a deep understanding of and relationships with those genres’ key players and marketplace trends. They will have forward-thinking ideas on how to select and guide artists to success. Additionally, being an all-round product specialist, they will be working closely with the New Business team to develop relationships with Brands as well as exploring creative ways to drive brand deals and sponsorship revenue to the business. This position will be Jakarta-based.
About the role:
To perform this job to the standards of Def Jam Indonesia, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.
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Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries.
Featuring the most comprehensive catalog of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMG identifies and develops artists and produces and distributes the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship, UMG fosters the development of services, platforms and business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans.
UMG's catalog is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). UMG also includes Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide and Bravado, the leading provider of consumer, lifestyle and branding services to recording artists and entertainment brands around the world. Universal Music Group is a Vivendi company.