The UK’s music publishing sector is hugely dynamic – covering a wide range of roles, from creative to legal, across all genres of music.
The Music Publishers Association is seeking a General Manager to implement a clear strategy which will deliver the best possible results on matters of music copyright protection and industry related policies. The work of the General Manager will influence long term sustainability and an awareness of the importance of music publishing on behalf of its members within the UK. The role will include constant engagement with members, politicians, policymakers, industry stakeholders and with the general public, when necessary, on the MPA’s work on policy, professional development, education and membership & outreach activities.
The General Manager will implement the MPA’s strategic and operational plans and lead, motivate and develop a small, but dynamic team to provide the MPA’s Membership with the best possible service and results.
The successful candidate must be an experienced manager, with a passion for music publishing and experience of working in the industry. They will support the growth of our Membership, oversee the effective delivery of a multitude of member meetings, projects and long-standing initiatives, as well as proactively seeking out new opportunities for the organisation.
The successful candidate will be a strong, focussed leader with significant experience in managing teams. They must have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with individuals from all levels of the music industry, forging strong relationships and demonstrating excellent diplomatic skills to bring together diverse views to obtain consensus. They will have a capacity to thrive under competing demands on time and to enjoy prioritising a demanding workload with meticulous attention, able to set and action short, medium and long-term company strategies.
The successful candidate will be joining a young, lively team at an exceptionally exciting moment in the history of music publishing and this role sits at the centre of it all.
To apply please send your CV together with a covering letter to Lorna Greenwood – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note you must have the right to work in the UK. We are unable to consider applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.
Download the full job description >MPA General Manager (April 2019).
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