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Head of Music and Voice - Vancouver

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Head of Music and Voice

Chicago, IL

Part-time - Contract 

With our continued expansion into North America, we require a talented individual with a highly tuned ear for composition. You’ll be responsible for the delivery of our unique Brand-Sound™ package, visiting clients across Greater Vancouver area to conduct the interactive Music and Voice Workshop. This will give you a unique insight into their brand – allowing you to effectively brief our composers.

The Head of Music and Voice is a unique role that requires an exacting combination of commercial ingenuity and artistic flair. With previous experience in the creative music industry or in an advertising agency, you’ll equally balance the needs of the business, the client and the creative talent. And as a true people person, you’ll have the innate ability to liaise with people at all levels – as well as the confidence to present to leading company figures.

This role represents a unique opportunity to spearhead the success of Brand-Sound™ in Canada, and expand the Music and Voice team in this territory. Therefore, it offers strong potential for movement into management, so experience in this field would be desirable.

Responsibilities of Head of Music and Voice:

  • Leading interactive Music and Voice Workshops that add value to the Brand-Sound™ product
  • Analyzing creative content to ensure each track accurately represents the brand
  • Providing strategic and artistic direction for composers and voiceover artists through the creation of a brief
  • Conducting face-to-face meetings with valuable clients
  • Understanding and meeting the audio requirements of leading brands
  • Continual development and enhancement of a roster of creative talent
  • Building strong relationships with clients and departments
  • Developing thorough knowledge of our products to maximize personal effectiveness

Skills and Attributes of Head of Music and Voice:

  • A thorough understanding of the use of music in a commercial setting
  • Confident and comfortable at presenting
  • A strong knowledge of the mechanics of production and song writing
  • The ability to establish the appropriate voice and music for different brands and audiences
  • A visionary thinker who can act and lead strategically
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Creative, ambitious, driven and highly organized
  • The capability and commitment to manage ongoing professional development
  • Ability to work under pressure with a constantly positive outlook

Perks of working at PHMG:

  • Flexible part-time work schedule
  • Spectacular company events
  • Fully paid travel
  • Quarterly bonus incentives

Company profile:

Established in 1998 in the UK, PHMG has become the world’s leading audio branding agency – and is now a company in hyper-growth. From our North American HQ in a prime North Michigan Avenue location, we’re expanding across the continent and beyond, making us one of Chicago’s fastest growing media companies. 

We work with 36,000 clients in 39 countries across the globe, and this expansive client list includes household names of the caliber of Samsung, Audi and Adidas, as well as SMEs in every sector of the global market. We give each of them a stellar production that combines creative copy, world-class voice artistry and an exclusive Brand-Sound-Track™ - strengthening their business identity in the most memorable, emotive way. 

We do all we can to make PHMG the best place to be, so we offer all our staff a complete portfolio of PH Perks. This extensive list of benefits includes free gym membership, in-house barber, beautician and bar, subsidized travel, CSR initiatives and many more exciting rewards. We do all we can to make PHMG the best place to be – and our commitment to giving something back to our staff has earned us multiple awards: 

  • A Chicago Tribune Top Workplace (2018)
  • Best and Brightest Companies to Work For (2018 and 2019)
  • Great Place to Work certified company, earned following an in-depth survey of our staff (2019)

PHMG is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.  

All applicants must possess current US work authorization.  


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Location

Right next to the Apple Store, PHMG’s 25th and 28th floor offices boast spectacular views of Lake Michigan and the metropolis of Downtown Chicago.

An Insider's view of PHMG

What’s the vibe like in the office?

PHMG promotes a great company culture, and that’s reflected in the internal relationships you develop. Professionally, it’s awesome to work in an environment that supports and motivates – and personally, the friendships make happy hours on Fridays even better.

Lindsey

Audio Brand Consultant

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m not just recruiting top talent here at PHMG, but building a culture with a winning mentality that rewards hard work. Seeing the team double in size, and knowing I played a part in that, is an amazing feeling.

Toni

Senior Talent Acquisition Executive

How does the company support your career growth?

PHMG allows me to focus on closing deals so I am truly able to be my best, maximize my earnings and progress in my career. The leadership stands on the front line with you to help you deliver world-class results – and brings out the best in their sales professionals.

Michael

Business Development Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

At PHMG, we’re lucky to offer an inherently creative product which can’t fail to inspire. The ingenuity of our copywriters, composers and producers is felt by staff across the company, influencing them to create in every aspect of their role.

Ben

Director of Music and Voice

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

PHMG is unlike any organization I’ve ever experienced – you’re not only a team member, you’re family. All parts of this company collaborate for the good of our company and our clients, and it’s great to see how everyone works together.

Eric

Business Development Manager

What are PHMG Perks + Benefits

PHMG Benefits Overview

It’s the people that make PHMG – so it’s only right that we give them something back. Split across five distinct categories of Finance, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle, CSR and Special Moments, our vast portfolio of PH Perks rewards staff with benefits that are more than just freebies – they make a valuable difference to their working life.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We’re proud to volunteer with SOS Children’s Villages – helping out at their graduation day, and inviting their young people to our office as part of our shadowing program.
Partners with Nonprofits
Our dedicated charitable initiative – the PHMG Foundation – raises vital funds for worthy causes across the globe, as chosen by our staff.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
We provide short term and long term disability.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
All PHMG employees are automatically enrolled into a 401k, helping them save for their future.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Top performers across every department are rewarded at PHMG, earning cash bonuses, luxury nights out, trips to exciting destinations and even Rolex watches.
Match charitable contributions
Every year, we work to a fundraising target. If we reach this figure, it’s matched by the company – allowing us to make a huge difference to our chosen charities.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We want to make sure you never miss those special moments, so our staff enjoy additional time off for their child’s first day of school and holiday play.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At PHMG you're given 18-20 days PTO and up to 7 federal holidays.
Paid Volunteer Time
All staff are entitled to take two volunteer days to support causes they’re passionate about, beyond their 18 - 20 days PTO and up to 7 federal holidays.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
We help our staff save on travel with Ventra Transit Benefits, Water Taxi discounts and half-price Divvy bike rental.
Company Outings
Every month, our top performers dine out at the finest restaurants as part of our exclusive President’s Club. And twice a year, the whole company unites at our holiday events.
Free Daily Meals
PHMG staff start the day right with our Breakfast Club, enjoying a selection of free cereals every day.
Game Room
Our dynamic breakout spaces are filled with ping pong, foosball and pool tables, giving competitive staff a chance to go head-to-head.
Stocked Kitchen
There’s always a treat to be found in the PHMG kitchen with unlimited tea and coffee, soda, energy drinks, and snacks – along with ice cream Fridays in the summer.
Some Meals Provided
New starters enjoy lunch on us – and our top performers are rewarded with winners’ dinners on Mondays.
Happy Hours
Cheers: Happy Hour takes place regularly at PHMG – when drinks at the office are followed by team nights out at the host of bars on the doorstep of our Downtown Chicago office.
Recreational Clubs
Joining PHMG means you’re part of a team in more ways than one. Our softball, kickball, soccer and volleyball teams play throughout the year in leagues across the city.
Relocation Assistance
PHMG offers relocation assistance, including home finding, temporary housing, moving costs and travel expenses reimbursement for certain roles.
Fitness Subsidies
Free gym membership is given to all our staff, either in the on-site fitness center at our Chicago office, or for our on-the-road employees, subsidized at a gym of their choice.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We’ll give you all the support you need to progress, providing comprehensive inductions, training programs and a specialist Sales Academy.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

PHMG values employee recognition through our career development program and quarterly awards conferences. We also encourage team collaboration at charity events via the PHMG Foundation including skydiving, Santa Hustle, Warrior Dash, and other team events.

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