Manager, Inventory, Catalog & Hits

Warner Music Group | Nashville, TN

Posted here February 25

Job Description

With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville; Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the groundbreaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

A Little Bit About Our Team

Distribution Operations is responsible for all physical supply chain processes across the entirety of product lines under WEA Distribution. The department’s core focus is to work cohesively with all WMG divisions and departments globally, as well as outside vendors, carriers, and label partners, to ensure that the highest quality of products are distributed to customers in a timely manner. Key functions shared by the Distribution Operations team include inventory management, manufacturing, order fulfillment, compliance, and logistics.

Why This Could Be Your Next Big Break

If you possess a historical knowledge of sales trends in music and believe in the continued life of physical music as a whole, this is your new home. The Inventory Manager, Catalog and Hits, is at the hub of the supply chain process working with teams across manufacturing, labels, logistics and accounts to ensure our entirety of products are readily available for fulfillment. Communication with our Sales and Marketing teams is the core to success in this role. When new generations discover yesterday’s classics and today’s hits become tomorrow’s catalog, you are there to ensure availability to the masses.

Here You’ll Get To

  • Manage inventory levels for the finished goods catalog across all WEA and ADA products.

  • Review data and analyze market demands in order to place product Purchase Orders.

  • Monitor Purchase Orders for on time deliveries and complete quantities.

  • Act as Production, Manufacturing, and Label Liaison covering supply chain product related issues including but not limited to recalls, quality control, and product deletions.

  • Research and manage product related issues, initiate changes or corrections for system maintenance required to resolve issues.

  • Manage arrival schedule of goods in conjunction with warehouse deadlines and campaign required-by dates by collaboration with the Director of Logistics and Scheduling.

  • Manage allocation of orders as necessary due to stock limitations.

  • Work with Sales, Labels and Finance to ensure inventory levels are maintained.

Rockstar Candidates

  • You have outstanding organization skills with ability to prioritize workload

  • You are an independent decision maker

  • You are research oriented, have an acute attention to detail, and stellar problem-solving skills

  • Are articulate and outgoing with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • You thrive in a fast-paced work environment, are resilient at multitasking and possess excellent time management skills

  • You are a dedicated team player

  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

It would be music to our ears if you also had:

  • Social Media proficiency

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in related field or equivalent industry experience

  • You have 3+ years Inventory Management experience

  • You have 3+ years Music Industry experience

View full listing and apply here.

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