We're seeking a Label Administrator to assist in aspects of the label’s day-to-day running, and to oversee all stock control including shipment and fulfilment of Distributor and direct orders.
The post requires a minimum of 7 hours per week (preferably undertaken on a Monday), with flexible working hours if the need arises. Based in Wallyford, East Lothian, this position would best suit a candidate who is looking to supplement a portfolio of other work or study. Occupied by a motivated and self-driven candidate, this is a role which will present multiple opportunities for career growth and development within the record industry.
Based near Edinburgh, Delphian produces around 28 albums per year in a number of venues across the UK. Our catalogue contains everything from ancient bone flutes to string quartet with Highland bagpipes, and plenty in between. With a reputation for particularly high production standards and an innovative approach to programming , 75% of Delphian’s 2020 releases won Editor’s Choice or five-star reviews in the national and international press.
Delphian Records is made up of a small team of 11 creative freelancers, led by Managing Director & founder Paul Baxter, Creative Director Will Coates-Gibson, and Recordings Manager Elaine Craig.
Receiving stock from the manufacturer and storing it in Delphian’s warehouse, maintaining a tidy and organised environment
Ensuring stock is organised and stock figures are up-to-date (including overseeing annual stock-take) and maintaining Delphian’s sales database
Anticipating and responding to distributor needs, picking and packing orders as required and organising international courier delivery
Registering of all new releases for PRS/PPL certificates and overseeing quarterly MCPS report
Organising promotional copies of CDs to be sent to classical music press
Maintaining Delphian office supply levels
Responding to general or artist enquiries as required
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Excellent attention to detail, especially with regards to data entry
Ability to work to strict deadlines and maintain clear team communication should deadlines fail to be met
Ability to use own initiative, to respond quickly in changing circumstances and to think creatively
Availability and means to travel to Wallyford (12-min train from Waverly Station) once weekly, and to undertake some physical work with stock as required
Some knowledge or experience of classical music, with an interest in working in the record industry
This role is offered on a freelance basis.
Location: Wallyford, East Lothian (12-minute train journey from Edinburgh) Salary: £12 p/h, minimum 7 hours per week (to be agreed) Closing Date: Wed 22 Oct 2020
Please send your CV and a covering letter detailing your interest in the position to Will Coates-Gibson (Creative Director) at firstname.lastname@example.org 5pm on Friday 22 October.