Senior Director, Business Affairs Wanted – VP Records 

Detailed Job Description/ Responsibilities:
* Evaluating potential arrangements, negotiating and drafting agreements with artists, producers and licensees, including audio/video master use licenses, recording agreements, producer agreements, distribution agreements, finished goods agreements and video production agreements
* Managing ongoing contractual relationships and handling business affairs matters for catalogue artists.
* Monitoring compliance with contractual obligations.
* Rendering general business and legal advice to departments within the company, including identifying and addressing legal and business issues that arise from product development plans
* Reviewing and clearing creative material, including program content for video exploitation, audio releases and related marketing materials
* Researching and interpreting existing contracts; preparing contract summaries
* Reviewing royalty statements, and managing and responding to audit claims
* Other general legal research, particularly related to intellectual property rights
* Such other duties as reasonably may be required

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Competencies/Skills:
* J.D. or equivalent
* At least 5 years of experience working specifically on projects relating to the acquisition and exploitation of rights in musical recordings
* Prior experience working for a record label strongly preferred
* Strong drafting/writing skills
* Demonstrated ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment.

Send resume to: hr@vprecords.com


Phone Sales Representative – VP Records / Riddim Driven Clothing Co. – Miramar, Florida

Candidates Must Have:
Positive Attitude!
Knowledge of Reggae/Caribbean music
Past Sales Experience!
Good Work Ethic!
Willing to give 110%
Ability to follow directions!
If you are looking to start a new career or are just looking for the right product to sell, please email your resume to davidd@vprecords.com or fax to (954) 966 8766

To view our catalog, visit www.vpreggae.com and www.riddimddrivenclothing.com

Salary: based on experience

No phone calls!!!!


DIGITAL SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER – MID – LEVEL VP RECORDS (NY) – Queens, NY

VP Records is an independent label and music publisher that specializes in reggae and Caribbean music. The company maintains a catalogue of over 1,200 albums and 15,000 tracks and releases an average of 30 new albums per year. VP Records has offices in Jamaica, New York, Kingston, Jamaica, Miami, London, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg.

We are now seeking a digital sales account lead to work in our Queens, New York offices.

Responsibilities include:

*Point person for distribution partners and DSPs including; iTunes, Google Play, Pandora, Radio, Deezer, Spotify, YouTube, etc.

*Develop marketing strategies for VP new releases and catalogue campaigns with digital partners, pitching for features
*Evaluating analytics across various platforms – interpreting data to strategize and evaluate campaign results.

*Monitoring sales activity, product positioning and sales statements from partners to maximize sales potential for VP products.

*Collaborate with digital team in the creation of digital advertising campaigns

Job requirements:
• 2 to 4+ years digital sales / digital strategy or related experience
• Strong knowledge of social media and developing online platforms for monetization
• Established relationships with the primary digital service providers (iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, VEVO, etc.) and key developing accounts
• Marketing and pitch experience to effectively secure digital placements and opportunities
• Familiarity with D2C platforms (pledgemusic, bandcamp, etc.) and campaign experience
• A basic knowledge of reggae and Caribbean music preferred
• Ability to work well in a team environment.
• Ability to identify and achieve individual goals.
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task and remain organized within a fast paced environment.
• Excellent written, communication and reporting skills.
• Some domestic travel required US and Caribbean to support projects and company efforts.
• Must be well organized and an ambitious self-starter.
Salary based on experience


MARKETING/PRJOECT MANAGER (MID-LEVEL) – VP RECORDS (NY) – Queens, NY

VP Records is an independent label and music publisher that specializes in reggae and Caribbean music. The company maintains a catalogue of over 1,200 albums and 15,000 tracks and releases an average of 30 new albums per year. VP Records has offices in Jamaica, New York, Kingston, Jamaica, Miami, London, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg.

We are now seeking a marketing/ project manager with a focus on non-Caribbean reggae, ‘Jam Band’ and world music expertise is preferred, to work in our Queens, New York offices.

Responsibilities include:

*Label point person with artists and management for assigned projects.

*Planning, budgeting and implementing global marketing plans for assigned projects, with regular updates based on performance.

*Manage quarterly project budgets for assigned projects.

*Coordinate costing and creation of marketing tools (real and online) to support product campaigns.

*Contribute to the design and creation of artists’ digital assets, including video content.

*Negotiate rates and terms for third party marketing services within assigned budgets (i.e. music videos)

*Support general company-wide marketing efforts including: strategic marketing initiatives, catalog development initiatives.

Job requirements include:
• 3 to 5+ years label or related experience
• Strong knowledge of social media and developing online platforms for promotion
• Ability to work well in a team environment while achieving personal goals
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task and remain organized within a fast paced environment.
• Outgoing and pleasant demeanor
• Regular travel to support projects and company efforts
• Must be well organized and an ambitious self-starter
Salary based on experience