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Sharlotte Ritchie – Director Global Communications, Universal Music Group

After graduating with a First in Music Management Branding & Promotion (BA Hons) from Bucks New University, Sharlotte started her career in communications at Viacom International Media Networks (now ViacomCBS), after interning across a variety of fashion marketing and PR roles. During her time in the VIMN UK & International comms team she progressed from intern to senior communications executive. Alongside her role in comms Sharlotteco-chaired the Fusion employee resource group, addressing, celebrating and informing on ethnic minority history and experience both in and out of the office. 

Initially joining Universal Music Group as global communications manager, and now director, Sharlotte’s London based team looks after internal communications and external media relations for all markets outside of the UK and US. She also sits on the UK Task Force for Meaningful change, UMUK’s driving force for social justice and equity.

Speaking: How To Steal My Job

12:00 – 13:00

This discussion will not only equip you with a deeper understanding of the music industry, its structures, and how it relates to an artist, you will also get to hear from an exclusive lineup of Music professionals and brightest insiders.Expects an insightful discussion with our illustrious panel, finding out what role each of them play in an artist’s career, their career path and tips for anyone looking for a similar industry job.


Speakers

Jasmine Dotiwala – Multimedia journalist, broadcaster and inclusion leader

Sharlotte Ritchie – Director Global Communications, Universal Music Group

Ella-Bonai Gordon, Artist Manager & A&R Consultant

Shauni Caballero – Music Publishing, The Go 2 Agency