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Music Marketer

Application Deadline: 20 June 2024

The Role…

Monstercat is looking for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Music Marketer to join its project management team. This role oversees the marketing lifecycle for a roster of music releases – from marketing planning, creative ideation, and budget allocation, to execution, monitoring, and reporting. This individual is responsible for developing and delivering creative marketing strategies that align with artists' visions, maintaining strong lines of communication internally and externally, and delivering streaming and revenue results in line with Monstercat’s performance goals. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and creative thinker, a fan of electronic music, and can demonstrate previous success as a project manager.

This position is remote but the candidate is required to be located in B.C. or Ontario, Canada.


What You’ll Do...

Product Coordination & Strategy

  • Develop comprehensive marketing campaigns (singles, EPs, and LPs) that align with Monstercat’s and artists’ strategic objectives.
  • Work cross-functionally with internal departments including Design, Digital Marketing, A&R, Streaming and Radio, and Sync & Partnerships, ensuring cohesion across upcoming releases.
  • Ensure all public-facing assets and communications are in line with Monstercat’s brand identities.

Marketing Planning

  • Manage per-project budgets and recommend appropriate media mix for active campaigns.
  • Compile and distribute release notes, marketing collateral, and timelines for upcoming releases.
  • Ensure timely delivery and distribution of release assets, content, and information, both internally and externally.

Analytics & Reporting

  • Use data from DSPs and Monstercat’s analytics tools to monitor release performance and flag upward streaming trends.
  • Evaluate the growth and engagement of artist’s official channels, using data to inform future content marketing strategies for social, community, and direct messaging.
  • Conduct competitor analysis, remaining up to date on Electronic Music trends and sharing new opportunities with internal teams.

Relationship Management

  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with artists, their management teams, and external partners to ensure successful collaboration and alignment with Monstercat’s strategic goals.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for artists and their teams, providing regular updates and addressing any concerns or feedback promptly.
  • Ensure artists feel supported and valued throughout their collaboration with Monstercat, promoting a positive and productive working environment.


About You...

  • 3+ years experience in project management, marketing, artist management or related music industry position.
  • Strong project management and prioritization skills with the ability to meet hard deadlines in a high volume environment.
  • Successful experience managing project budgets, recommending media mix, and ensuring timely delivery of release assets.
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with artists and their management teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Business, Project Management, or Marketing/Communications is preferred; or a combination of education, training, and experience.
  • A love of music is essential; experience or expertise in Electronic music culture a strong plus.
  • Must maintain an active passport - this position requires occasional travel.


About Us…

Monstercat is one of electronic music's most influential independent record labels, leading the movement towards artist sustainability. Founded in Waterloo, Canada in 2011, Monstercat has since expanded its global footprint with offices in Vancouver, Los Angeles, and Singapore. Championing a roster of world-renowned artists including Marshmello, Kaskade, DIESEL (Shaquille O’Neal), WHIPPED CREAM, and Sullivan King, Monstercat celebrated over 20 Billion streams in 2023 with five releases a week across its Uncaged, Instinct, and Silk brands. The label has topped radio and streaming charts worldwide, offering a diverse range of genres across bass, dance, pop, house, chill, electronic, and more. Beyond recorded music, Monstercat channels the undeniable power of its brand into live events, ecommerce, gaming partnerships, digital collectibles, and sync deals. Backed by passionate employees, driven artists, and the dedication of fans worldwide, Monstercat proves that independent labels have the ability to reshape and reimagine the music industry landscape.


Monstercat Culture in a Beat… 

“P[l]ay it forward” - Our mission goes beyond distributing and promoting our product, we’re empowering artists to do what they love for a living. Our passionate staff, from A&R, Marketing, and Partnerships, to Operations, Finance, Technology, and People & Culture help move this mission forward every day.

“We’ll support your tour” - Flexibility supports our diverse team to live and work at their best. Flexible work hours, remote work (office option in LA), a working holiday benefit, and paid parental leave are just a few of the flexible working options that support your individualized work experience.

“We provide the decks, you make the music” - Our company culture is rooted in an entrepreneurial spirit - staff are encouraged to be creative, try new things, and always have opportunities to suggest and implement new ideas. We believe that innovation thrives in an environment where there is minimal red tape, which is why we empower staff to take ownership of their role and recommend improvements that align with our values and drive positive change.

“Be featured on the remix” - Monstercat staff use their unique strengths to add value and contribute to the company’s growth and development - taking on new challenges, participating in company-wide initiatives, and pursuing continued learning opportunities are all encouraged. Individually we’re strong; together we’re unstoppable. 


Salary Range…

CAD$65,000 - $85,000 per year. Within the range, individual pay will commensurate with skills, experience, education and/or training. The salary range reflects base pay only and does not include all of the fantastic benefits that we offer. Some examples include: remote work, flexible hours, Health Savings Account, and an “essentials-only” end of year wind down period we call our “Winter Hibernation Period”.


How to Apply…

On our Monstercat careers website, click “Apply for this Job”. To be considered for this role, please include:

  • Your resume


We serve a global community and we need a diverse team to do that successfully. Women, Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, members of the LGBTQ2S+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.