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Manager, Branding

Website Sony Music Entertainment - Essential Music Publishing

As a Manager, Branding for Essential Worship (, you will play a key role in managing the overall branding of Essential Worship (“EW”) through content creation, execution of marketing plans and initiatives in tandem with Essential Worship team for song promotions, partner events, project releases, and other EW initiatives.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead branding direction for all social media platforms and manage all social media in conjunction with EW Digital team.
  • Design and develop materials that support general marketing efforts as needed (social graphics, images, banners, copy, etc.)
  • Develop forward-thinking marketing strategies in effort to grow brand impact and awareness
  • Create, design, and execution of weekly newsletter and site features.
  • Oversee all aspects of Song Session video shoots including booking venues, production teams, securing insurance, Artist/BA approvals and any other responsibilities along with direction of video shoot and delivering final audio and video in spec to all Digital Service Providers.
  • Responsible for creative direction including imaging, video content, project artwork (including albums, playlists, streaming compilations and other releases), Essential Worship merchandise, social media creative.
  • Responsible for visual direction on all Spanish content including imaging, artwork and social creative.

Who you are:

  • Prior experience and working knowledge of worship community, church, worship songs, and Christian music
  • Proficient in graphic design (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator or others).
  • Experience in all aspects of coordinating and directing video shoots and project management with internal and external partners to deliver final content.
  • Strong network of freelance partners such as graphic designers, video producers, audio engineers as well as local and nationwide studio contacts.
  • Ability to work effectively and relate well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the company; ability to exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Excellent understanding with social media sites sand proficient in video editing software. Efficient in Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc); ability to learn new software packages.


What we give you:

  • You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
  • Our Hybrid with Flexibility approach combines the flexibility of remote working with the benefits of in-person collaboration whenever we need to come together to do our best work. Managers will partner with their teams and employees to establish work arrangements that meet the business, team, and individual needs.
  • An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
  • Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
  • We invest in your professional growth & development
  • Time off for a winter recess

This position requires the use of the CLEAR Health Pass App to access the office and off-site work events. While COVID vaccination is highly encouraged, vaccination is not required for employees based out of our Tennessee offices, although COVID-19 testing may be required. Please do not include proof of vaccination or any other indication of vaccination status when submitting your application materials.  If applicable, at the time of a candidate’s onboarding experience, the Company will follow up directly to share the company standards around using the CLEAR Health Pass App and provide instructions for safely entering our TN offices.  Please note, employees are required to be fully vaccinated to enter our offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Atlanta. An employee will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine).

Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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