Sara Dempsey

Sales Dir
Partisan Records

Sara Dempsey is an experienced media and entertainment professional with extensive global expertise in music, film, and television distribution. She is currently director of sales at independent label Partisan Records, who count amongst their roster acclaimed artists such as Cigarettes After Sex, IDLES, and Sylvan Esso. Prior to joining Partisan Records, Sarah held a number of roles at ABKCO Music & Records where she coordinated the label’s sales and marketing strategy with considerable commercial success, working with the likes of HBO and The Rolling Stones. Previous experience also includes time with The Orchard, Snag Films, and Interscope Records.



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