🚀 Internship

Commercial Intern

🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


  • It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music who help make us the world’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.
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Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


The A Side: A Day in The Life

  • The Commercial Intern will work alongside the Commercial Manager providing support and assistance to them and the department as necessary.

The B Side: Skills & Experience

Be Administrative

  • Collate weekly marketing & production info for Commercial Manager
  • Help prepare any documents for weekly meetings – i.e. Streaming reports, OTC, Charts / mid-week reports, pre-order reports, chart markers, competitor schedule, as well as other relevant Sales info reports
  • Update and maintain ticketing register
  • Update e-Commerce forecasting document
  • Collate all detail required for launching D2C album pre-orders and provide assets to Central e-Commerce team
  • Assist in the preparation and publish the sales notes for each of the releases
  • Collating and preparing weekly pitch documents for streaming partners
  • Checking Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming partners’ playlists and streaming data on a daily basis
  • Maintain EMI sales schedule and keep the sales team informed of all release date changes
  • Ensuring PO’s are raised by the marketing team when required
  • Collate weekly updates for Business Partners and monitor profile across these partners
  • Order physical stock for the department and monitor physical ship quantities
  • Ensure label releases are correctly set up on O.C.C. website
  • Send Artwork / Assets etc to Business Partners when setting up pre-orders

Be Collaborative

  • Work alongside digital team to provide copy / assets and links for all ticketing and e-Commerce mailers
  • Support Commercial Manager in setting up ticketing pre-sales, working with promotors and ticketing agents to maximise sales
  • Send regular updates to relevant departments i.e. Marketing, Sales team and label
  • Attend regular label and planning meetings with Commercial Manager and take notes and document key information
  • Liaise with artists / managers / promoters requiring physical stock
  • Send out promo CD’s to indie retailers for each new release
  • Assist Commercial Manager when required
  • Additional ad hoc duties when required
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  • Passionate about music with a desire to progress in the industry
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • Self-motivated, hard-working and enthusiastic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Flexible and able to prioritise own workload
  • Excellent numeracy skills and commercial awareness
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good computer skills i.e.: Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint


  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Experience using SQL, BigQuery and/or analysing data
  • Good Understanding of e-Commerce
  • Good understanding of HTML
  • Experience working in ‘music’ (personal or professional)
  • Desire to work within sales
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  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)
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