United Talent Agency (UTA) has hired marketing expert Sean Hill as Director of Tour Marketing within the company’s music division.
Hill (pictured) will be based in UTA’s London office and focus on tour marketing and promotional initiatives for UTA’s music clients worldwide excluding North & South America.
Hill has spent the last five years at ATM Artists, working with founder Amy Thomson.
He was initially hired as Head of Digital in 2012, working across the company’s live agency and artist management divisions providing digital and social strategy to all artists including Swedish House Mafia, Alesso, Axwell Ingrosso. Following a 50% acquisition in 2014 by Azoff MSG Entertainment, Hill relocated to LA to set up the US Office.
He returned to London in 2016, briefly leaving ATM for a consultation role with Syco Music, however soon re-joined ATM as Head of Marketing. In this new role, Hill was responsible for the whole marketing team and oversaw all tour marketing, recorded music marketing and partnerships for clients including Swedish House Mafia, Axwell Ingrosso, DJ Snake, Chase & Status and Seal.
“We are thrilled to have Sean join our expanding global team.”
Eddie Clemens, UTA
Eddie Clemens, Head of Tour Marketing for UTA said; “We are thrilled to have Sean join our expanding global team. His wealth of experience working on marketing initiatives across both labels and management is hugely beneficial to the new role and we look forward to being able to add value to our clients’ campaigns out of the London office”
Previous to ATM, Hill worked at leading music promotions company Lucid Group where he worked on digital promotions for Mama Group, Epic, EMI, RCA, Island and Syco Music. The Business was acquired by Sony Music Entertainment in 2010 which led to a period in house at RCA Records working on Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, Pink and Alicia Keys.
Hill began his career in 2007 at Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (UK) assisting the theatrical marketing team at the European Head Office based in Hammersmith, London. He worked across titles including Pirates of The Caribbean, Ratatouille and Sin City.
Hill graduated from Cardiff University where he received a BSc Hons in Business Administration, he currently lives in Canning Town, east London.Music Business Worldwide