Senior Marketing Manager, Events

Position Description

Title: Senior Marketing Manager, Events
Department: Marketing & Industry Engagement
Reports To: Director, Brand Marketing
Supervisory Role: No
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Remote


SoundExchange is the premier music tech organization on a mission to power the future of music. The organization collects and distributes digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 560,000 recording artists’ and master rights owners’ accounts and to date has paid more than $9 billion in distributions. Through unparalleled innovation of financial tech products and services, it distributes royalties to creator groups, advocates for fair pay across platforms, and creates systems that improve how the industry operates. Its proprietary fintech solutions help turn data into accurate revenue for creators and include Music Data Exchange (MDX) and International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC) Search.

Position Summary

Lead, develop and execute event and experiential strategies that create “WOW” experiences amongst creators while driving deep and meaningful engagement and loyalty.

Essential Functions

  • Lead, project plan and execute complex events that build upon SoundExchange’s core values and strength and reach Creators in a direct and meaningful way
  • Ideate and create unique branded events, proprietary experiences and stunts that are fresh, unique, relevant and drive Brand affinity
  • Drive entire project lifecycle- event vision, concept, budgets, vendor, and sponsorship negotiation, creative, execution, promotion plans and report back summaries
  • Create and manage detailed project plans, drive complex timelines, and ensure stakeholders are briefed and aware of deadlines and deliverables
  • Create, manage, and administer event logistics, including registration, venue contracts, show flow, entertainment
  • Liaison with Industry Engagement group and Communications to book artist talent and industry speakers
  • Work with outside agency to develop paid media plans, execute media buying, across paid social, search, print, digital radio, Out of Home
  • Manage creative asset development: creative briefs, execute assets, ensure accuracy, provide final sign off
  • Collaborate with Communications team and develop organic strategies to build local audiences and extend the reach of SoundExchange events
  • Identify and propose strategic partnerships to amplify events and activations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs)

  • Knack for creative and out of the box campaign ideation
  • B2B and B2C event marketing experience and project ownership
  • Ability to develop ‘360 Marketing plans to promote the event
  • Paid digital and social media experience
  • Ability to multi-task in a high-pressured environment.
  • Experience in the digital music/entertainment space.
  • PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Asana project management skills
  • Adobe Creative Cloud experience preferred

Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required (or equivalent experience)
  • Seven+ years of event marketing/agency experience

ADA Specifications

  • The person in this role must be able to position him/herself (ex: kneel, crawl, crouch down) to fulfill the essential functions of the role less than half the time
  • The person in this position must be able to maneuver (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) 15 – 40 lbs.

Travel Requirements

  • This position requires overnight domestic travel 50 – 75% of the time
  • If hired remote, this person is expected to travel to the Washington DC corporate office as needed (3-4 times per year).

DEI Statement

At SoundExchange, we empower creators and help share the future of music. One way we do this is by respecting diverse voices, varied perspectives, and distinct backgrounds of all of our team members. We are intentional in creating an inclusive culture where we recognize that equity is greater than equality and all employees have the opportunities and support needed to thrive. We strive to create teams that reflect the music community we serve – every individual’s unique attributes and abilities are valued, and are part of how we innovate, create, and deliver experiences to the creators we champion.

COVID-19 Policy

Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. Employees who are not fully vaccinated will not be permitted to access SoundExchange offices until they are fully vaccinated. As a condition of employment, all SoundExchange employees will be required to be fully vaccinated. SoundExchange will provide reasonable accommodations for employees who cannot be vaccinated because of a disability or sincerely held religious belief. Accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to [email protected].

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.