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!K7 represents a varied roster of artists, those signed to the label and those who release music elsewhere. Drawing on 30 years of music industry experience and knowledge of the global music market, !K7 offers credible and informed guidance to artists. Current clients are Tricky,  LafawndahNiklas Paschburg, Hania Rani, Lotic, Bad Breeding, DJ Tennis, Nathan Micay, The Juan Maclean and Marquis Hawkes.

 

!K7 represents the catalog of wide variety of independent labels and artists for sync licensing internationally. Areas of specialty include electronic music, world music, vintage disco and funk, neo-classical/ambient and much more.
1-stop and easy clear catalog available.

For all synch licensing inquiries, please contact synch@k7.com. Most songs clearable within 48 hours.

Previous Sync Reels on Vimeo:
!K7 Music Sync Reel 2018

!K7 also offers clearance services for compilations on your behalf. Please send any compilation clearance inquiries to licensing@k7.com.

 

Junior Artist Manager (Berlin) 

(Aug 30th, 2019)

!K7 is looking to hire an junior manager for their growing artist management department, preferably situated in the Berlin office. The ideal candidate will have proven knowledge and at least 2 years’ full time experience of the music industry, and will be eager to grow their skills and responsibilities in day-to-day artist management.

Tasks include:

  • Assisting the team in the varied day-to-day activities and responsibilities for !K7 Artist Management roster
  • Tour budgeting, advancing and tour completion accounting – or coordinating with external crew for such roles.
  • Monthly management commission and expenses accounting assistance
  • Liaising internally and externally with core team members across areas of live, marketing, merchandising, recording and other projects related to the artist and their business.
  • Assistance in administrative tasks (collection societies, filing and diary management) as well as maintenance of social media and concert listings.

At !K7 we value within our team:

  • Proven ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work within a team of advisors and to contribute as one to achieve the goals of our artists and business together
  • Interest in ever improving our systems and working practices collectively at the company
  • A moral-minded, professional and forward thinking outlook for the businesses of our artists and therefore of !K7.

Skills needed for this role:

  • Excellent communication skills (Fluent english required)
  • High organisational and planning skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Knowledge of the varied roster of !K7 Artist Management and passion for independent music
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Excel an advantage
  • Minimum 2 years’ music industry experience (assistant experience preferred, or within an artist management company) and sound knowledge of the various areas of an artist’s business

 

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@k7.com

Junior Label Manager (Berlin)

!K7 has been offering Artist and Label services since 2002 in order to provide a worldwide sales, distributions, and marketing team. Today, we offer a boutique-style service to a focused roster of labels and artists, providing an expert team, infrastructure and resources to fully realise the potential of their releases.

We are looking for a junior label manager in our Berlin office to assist in the day-to-day operations of the label service team.

Tasks will include:

  • Day-to-day running of client record labels, including 
    • managing manufacturing process
    • Setting up releases for digital and physical distribution
    • Preparing release announcements
    • Coordinating all information / updates between labels, artists, PR and booking agencies
  • Gathering sales figures and data for sales analysis
  • Assist senior label managers in day-to-day operations 

 Skills needed:

  • 2 years relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High organisational and planning skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • In-depth knowledge of the labels on our roster is a plus

If interested, please send a CV and cover letter to jobs@k7.com by 28 August 

Strut – Product manager (Full time / London, UK)

We have an immediate opening for a product manager to help manage the day-to-day operations of the label and its releases.

Strut is one of the UK’s leading record labels dedicated to unearthing the lost gems of dance music past, covering music from hard funk, underground disco, original breaks and Nigerian Afrobeat to old skool hip hop and forgotten music library classics. Known for uncompromising high-quality packaging, our releases cut no corners, bringing together killer dancefloor tracks as well as giving a full context to the music, telling the story of the characters behind the tunes, the clubs and the scene of the time. The albums are mastered from original tapes wherever possible and feature extensive sleevenotes, researched and written by respected journalists, rare photographs and memorabilia.

Tasks will include:

  • Manage product logistics, ensuring content is delivered in a timely manner and to required internal specifications.
  • Proof metadata on all incoming releases and provide feedback where necessary.
  • Strategise and manage release campaign logistics from timely inception through to analysis, working with other internal departments as necessary.
  • Work cross-functionally to create compelling pitches and campaigns for retail.
  • Liaise with various departments, from finance and marketing to licensing and management to ensure all business needs are met.
  • Assist in developing the label release schedule and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Assist in finding licensors for obscure tracks and track down rights owners.
  • Develop artwork concepts and create solid design briefs, researching additional information around particular releases and sourcing content.
  • Assist in and source the creation of campaign assets
  • Day-to-day management of album campaigns, including: setting timelines and ensure deadlines are met; communication with external PR teams, artists, and artist management; feed results back to internal marketing and sales teams,
  • Handle logistics of merchandise and offer support to touring artists.
  • Handle logistics of record fair sales.
  • Administration and organisation of label catalogues and master tape recordings.
  • Handling of D2C communication.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a relevant position
  • Solid working knowledge of Strut label and the overall market for these areas of music
  • A strong understanding of physical retail packaging and manufacturing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail is crucial

Send your CV and cover letter to jobs@k7.com by 28th August

 

Internships

We offer internships in our Berlin and New York offices, 6 months as part of your studies is preferred but we can offer 3 month internships for non-students in some cases.

We require:

  • Self-motivation and organisational skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as in a team
  • Good English skills
  • Strong interest in music and the music industry

We offer:

  • Deep insight to the fast paced digital music business
  • Knowledge on the role of physical formats (CD/Vinyl) in the modern market
  • Working with a wide range of musical genres & labels
  • Collaborating as part of an international team
  • Freedom to work on new structures and to shape your work environment
  • Great coffee! ☕

Licensing Intern

The internship includes tasks in the following areas:

  • licensing of !K7 repertoire for external DJ compilations
  • updating sync database (uploading & tagging tracks)
  • handling day-to-day administrative tasks (keeping track of expired licenses, setting up new releases)
  • preparing promotional sync mailouts
  • research
  • registration of !K7 repertoire with collecting societies

Duration: 6 months, part-time (3 days a week), as part of your studies only

Start date: as soon as possible

Please send a mail with all necessary documents to jobs@k7.com

Internship Digital Distribution

The internship includes tasks in the following areas:

  • support in all aspects of the digital distribution chain, from setup, promotion & marketing to reporting
  • supporting the Label Services department, b2b communication between labels, label managers and digital outlets
  • content management
  • help set up & monitor global marketing campaigns
  • creation / management of artist profiles and product Information
  • playlist creation / management

Required:

  • knowledge of digital music platforms
  • experience with MS Office and Google docs
  • good communication skills
  • attention to detail
  • basic Photoshop skills are a plus

Duration: 6 months, full time, as part of your studies preferred (3 months if not studying). Please send a mail with all necessary documents to jobs@k7.com. Start date: February 2020. 

DEMO POLICY

Hello, if you have music which you think might fit !K7, please contact us via the form. Also please tell us something about yourself, how we can contact you and why you think your music is special. Please acknowlegde that we can’t reply to everyone. We will get it touch if we think we should work together. Thank you! !K7

!K7 Records GmbH

Berlin head office:
Gerichtstr. 35
13347 Berlin
Germany
p: +49 (0) 30 469 05 05 – 0
f: +49 (0) 30 469 05 05 – 19

!K7 New York:
55 Washington Street
Suite 734
Brooklyn, NY 11201
USA

!K7 London:
217, Chester House
Kennington Park
1-3 Brixton Road
SW9 6DE, London
UK