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Head of Music (m/f/x)

Carhartt Work In Progress
Berlin (DE)
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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PR & Communications
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Carhartt WIP is part of the WIP Trading AG. Our family-owned business group started as a licensee and European distributor of the US workwear manufacturer Carhartt in the early 1990s. Since then, it develops its own collections based on workwear originals.

Carhartt Work In Progress aims to continuously progress and evolve, without ever losing sight of its origins. Over the course of the past two decades, our business has developed organically, along with its customers, the culture that surrounds the brand, and its employees who have helped shape what Carhartt WIP is today.

We are looking for an experienced, highly organized Head of Music to join the marketing department at our office in Berlin. This role entails working across marketing, as well as digital and social media channels, to uphold Carhartt WIP’s musical identity on a global scale, drawing on your own deep rooted knowledge of music and subculture.

Head of Music (m/f/x)

Your Responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of music-related marketing activities and product collaborations.
  • Finding creative ways to authentically place and activate the brand in musical contexts.
  • Maintaining the brand’s global artist relations.
  • Activating product placement and seeding activities.
  • Consulting on local music activities, and connecting with Carhartt WIP's marketing teams in Europe, APAC, and North America.
  • Planning, controlling, and managing the global music marketing budget.
  • Overseeing editorial work for Carhartt WIP’s website and social media channels.
  • Regular presentation and reporting of the above. Co-curation and development of Carhartt WIP Radio. 

  Your Profile:

  • Strongly rooted in music culture with expert knowledge in various global subcultures and scenes.
  • Solid sense of project management and organization (e.g. negotiating fees and budgets, experience in dealing with artist management and PR agencies, music law, licenses, and contracts).
  • High level of self-organization, communication, multitasking and improvization.
  • Affinity with the brand and a strong understanding of its identity.
  • Connected to new technologies, with a strong interest in digital/social media.
  • Enjoy working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Fluent in English and German.

Your Benefits:

  • Be part of the progress - find your place in our unique WIP culture.
  • As part of the WIP-Crew you have the chance to connect at our events or just have fun.
  • Your closet benefits from our staff discounts.
  • Your future, our upgrade - we subsidize your company pension scheme by 100%.
  • Your well-being is important to us - we contribute to this with free beverages.

Your Location:

Berlin / Germany


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