Dirty Hit – Tour Merchandise Manager (UK)

Tour Merchandise Manager – Dirty Hit

Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Dirty Hit as Touring Merchandise Manager. Dirty Hit is an independent label based in West London, home to The 1975, Beabadoobee, Rina Sawayama and many more.

Tour Merchandise Manager will be responsible for managing global merchandising for the Dirty Hit Tour. Work closely with the UK and Global teams, including Commercial Director and Product Managers, to plan, manage and deliver touring merchandise for the Dirty Hit international roster.


what you gonna do
  • Liaise with artists, management and artist touring teams to establish future touring needs and product designs.
  • Research artists’ previous product lines and determine quantities and sizes based on current demographics.
  • Communicate with Managers and Product Managers on art finalization and supply, sizing and quantities to meet production deadlines and reduce stocking/spacing issues.
  • Coordinate production/shipping/logistics for multiple touring artists.
  • Ownership of tour merchandise inventory, tracking and adjusting daily as needed.
  • Forecast merchandise sales, plan budgets and manage costs from planning to the end of a tour, including creating a template to review all tour sales, taxes, venue sharing, fees suppliers, expenses, shipping costs, etc.
  • Oversee product shipping and logistics, from cost budgeting to domestic and international shipment tracking.
  • Project road manager expenses/fees, if any.
  • Determine the selling capabilities of the sites.
  • Travel to concerts and music festivals to meet touring crews, oversee quality control and logistics.
  • Provide excellent customer service and build relationships with vendors.
  • Collect settlements, venue money, money for bills due, credit cards and expense reports to report to the finance team in a timely manner.

What we are looking for
  • 3+ years of music/touring experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Polite and professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Quick and proactive thinking in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in managing financial budgets
  • Strong technical knowledge of all areas of a leading music products company

In return, the Tour Merchandise Manager can expect a great working environment, a competitive salary and great benefits, including 28 days annual leave, plus holidays.

Dirty Hit is passionate about encouraging the best and most talented people to join the team, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or political beliefs.

If you like the sound of what you see, we’d love to chat. Please submit your CV and a note explaining why you think you are the person we need to see!