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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.

Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status, background, pregnancy, or caring responsibilities. We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought within our teams and are fully committed to embracing the talents of people with autism, dyslexia, ADHD, and other forms of neurocognitive variation.

We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email UniversalMusicCareers@umusic.com.

The A Side: A Day in The Life

This exciting position is within UMG for Brands, the Brand Partnership division of Universal Music Group, where you will join an international team of 5-people specializing in Business Development and Innovation and diversification.

Within UMG for Brands, the Brand Partnership Intern works on country support and new business initiatives.

The B Side: Skills & Experience

Be Collaborative

  • Support team members in their day-to-day duties, logistics and coordination
  • Manage project follow up, support best practices creation, creative concepts formulation, design marketing and commercial offers for UMGB central and local teams

Be Commercial

  • Day-to-day market support (focus on Europe, Asia, MENA and Africa) – become the central resource for all local markets regarding information, pitches, insights and international artists
  • Market research and analysis, collating competition intelligence with the aim of identifying diversification opportunities
  • Research and identify potential partners/sectors/products at international scale
  • Participate in strategic thinking about new business development opportunities

Person specification


  • You will be proficient in MS Pack Office with a focus on creating clear, structured and visually compelling PowerPoint presentations
  • You will have excellent analytical and research skills
  • You will be open to learning new skills and comfortable in working collaboratively
  • You will be confident and comfortable in presenting your work to the wider team
  • You will have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • You will have the ability to prioritize, work to tight deadlines and have a strong sense of initiative
  • You will have a passion for the music and entertainment industries
  • You will have a clear understanding of the social media landscape and trending content
  • You will be autonomous, highly resourceful and have excellent relational skills

Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just so you know

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive, and exhaustive statement.