WE’RE HIRING AN OPERATIONS MANAGER

 

 

Founded in 2000, Six Shooter Records is a full-service music universe with label, publishing and management companies built on a mandate of working with artists committed to a lifetime career in music. Our primary goal is artistic excellence. With over 20 years of experience, Six Shooter pushes the boundaries of art and innovation with a critically acclaimed roster that defies classification, a growing team that values integrity, expertise and professional advancement, and a steadfast commitment to artist development and longevity. Six Shooter Records is headquartered in Toronto, read our full land acknowledgement here and our Code of Practise here.

 

Ours is a fast-paced, friendly environment with an enterprising culture. We seek a full time member of our operations team. Responsibilities will be as follows:

 

PRODUCTION & DISTRIBUTION

  • New release set up and maintenance for digital and physical releases with distributors.
  • Communicate with distributors to activate and maintain song and video clearances, upload and sync lyrics/tags for all new releases and back catalog, submit IP copyright claims and corrections for incorrect listings.
  • Coordinate physical production of all CDs and Vinyl with artist managers, manufacturers and distributors.
  • Maintain inventory management system for all Six Shooter and distributor stock, coordinate represses as required with Director of Operations, order CD stock from distributors for artist tours and webstore needs and act as main point of contact for all physical unit purchase orders and shipments needed from distributors’ warehouses.
  • Research, suggest, and execute new merchandise ideas for both Six Shooter and roster.
  • Proactively suggest and, once approved, execute campaigns (within Shopify), manage the content and deliver proper reporting to the marketing and finance departments.
  • Direct the Fulfillment Manager (and provide support for when needed) on the execution of mail orders, customer service, and promotions, as well as the organization and maintenance of storage spaces and units.
  • Research and apply for artist awards for label roster.
  • Service singles to radio such as CBC, Sirius XM, College Radio, and PlayMpe (as needed).
  • Assist with retrieving information for upcoming grants such as ship and sales history as well as providing assistance to multiple departments during grant completion.

 

INTERNAL OPERATIONS

  • Schedule, attend, and take notes at all marketing meetings, be the central communication hub for the department (internally & externally), and follow up with team members to ensure tasks are completed.
  • Provide deadlines to marketing and art departments during pre-release period for artwork needed for physical releases, metadata needs, release schedules to ensure smooth releases.
  • Research, build and maintain key marketing databases and customize targets for each release, as well as update new release data and maintain existing data in metadata software.
  • Coordinate and execute all promotional mail-out duties for domestic & international radio, press, and industry mail-outs including updating databases, ordering materials (envelops, stamps, CDs), manufacturing CDs domestically and abroad.
  • Coordinate newsletter distribution.
  • Assist the Director of Operations in event management such as procurement of materials for album release events, coordinating catering, event tech requirements, logistics of our annual staff conference, coordinating travel and accommodations for out of town staff, etc.
  • Direct the Office Manager (and provide support for when needed) on office tasks and organization, communication, database management, onboarding of new staff, and events.
  • Provide support to the marketing department when needed.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in the Canadian music industry for 2+ years
  • Self-starter who brings a diverse perspective, with exceptional attention to detail, solid time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize, while staying ahead of deadlines in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with top social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, etc.)
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Suite, Dropbox and Slack
  • Experience with online newsletter logistics and distribution

 

ATTRIBUTES

  • Education related to the music business or other related field
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Suite of products, Notion, Monday.com, and Shopify (including Shopify supported apps)
  • Proficiency with various funding bodies
  • Optimistic minded with positive energy and outlook
  • Passionate about music with a solid grasp of the Canadian music scene and willingness to keep up with industry events and news
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment; a team player, willing to pitch in whenever needed

 

JOB SPECS:

 

Position: Operations Manager (Full-Time, permanent)

Reporting to: Director of Operations

Start Date: Available Immediately

Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00AM – 6:00PM (EST)

Location: Toronto, ON

Compensation: Salary range from $40,000K-$55,000 to be determined commensurate with experience, and health benefits.

Application Deadline: Sept 9th, 2022

 

Please click here to apply and please attach a resume and cover letter in one PDF in the Resume upload section.

 

No phone calls please.

 

We invite applications from all qualified candidates, especially from people who identify as racialized, Indigenous, differently abled, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act for applicants invited to an interview.