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Red Bull GmbH Salzburg, Austria
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
In this role, you will create strategic content programming plans to maximize the growth of and engagement with our key target audience for music. For that you will collaborate with countries, align with our internal music audience team, and have an eye on analytics. AREAS THAT PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS #SET THE STRATEGY   Your responsibilities will include defining a content programming strategy to reach a global music audience and establishing strong alignments and collaborations between channels & content creation teams to ensure release strategy success. Drawing from your knowledge of music you will ensure credibility in our programming plans, identify content offering gaps and opportunities for both live and non-live content, and provide recommendations for adjustments.   #COLLABORATION Another aspect of this role will be to evaluate country local programming and release plans and elevate them for better local and potentially international exploitation. You will provide countries with programming bundles and recommendations and establish strong collaboration with markets to understand local priorities and needs. You will work closely with the Red Bull Media House teams managing our channels and producing our content.   #AUDIENCE INSIGHTS You will work closely with the analytics teams to translate audience insights into practical guidelines for programming and content. You will understand and describe the audience and their behavior and evaluate these results. Translating the learnings from release plans into long-term strategies and educational resources and providing regular updates on audience development will be part of your role as well. You will report on results and suggest release strategies through a strong education program. YOUR AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE 3+ years of experience in a creative-based role (editorial, record label, agency, management, etc.) Experience working directly with music artists on deadline-driven projects Clear understanding of global entertainment, music, and culture industry Excellent knowledge of social and digital media Strong understanding of audience profiling and able to translate data into practical recommendations Ability to create strong relationship across departments Well organized team player with the ability to work under pressure Excellent English
Red Bull GmbH Salzburg, Austria
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Our mission at Red Bull is to give wings to artists and music scenes around the world. The scope and scale of the music program is vast and as Music Communication Manager you’ll play a strong role in communicating what we do in the realm of music to the world. AREAS THAT PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS #MUSIC AUDIENCE Your role will require you to understand the wide variety of music audiences and their media consumption behaviours. You will identify ways to maximize the impact of our artist and artist content projects working with your HQ colleagues and the Red Bull country network. You’ll advise upon and implement activation strategies for our projects, provide regular updates on audience development, support and provide countries with guidance on their projects and develop education initiatives to increase specialised communications knowledge and competency across the Red Bull network.   #EARNED MEDIA In this role, you’ll lead the earned media promotion of music and artist-based content projects including digital, moving image and audio products and some event related projects. You’ll be responsible for developing and managing the earned communication strategies for these projects, as well as project managing the development, launch and activation of the projects in collaboration with the content, programming, social, marketing and artist teams.   #PROJECT MANAGEMENT You will manage the activations of artist and music content projects in collaboration with your counterparts, defining messaging and media angles around these projects, leading the earned media outreach with country communication teams, identifying opportunities for social influencer outreach and collaborating with the social media team to meet objectives on assigned projects. #COLLABORATION By working closely with the insights team, you’ll analyse and evaluate projects and provide meaningful learnings to the business. You’ll establish strong collaboration with markets, to understand local priorities and needs. Furthermore, you’ll evaluate local market communication plans, identify local optimization potentials and global release opportunities. Translating results and learnings from release plans into long term strategies and educational resources will be another focus of yours. YOUR AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE 3+ years’ of experience in a music-based communication or PR role Experience working with music artists and entities Clear understanding of global entertainment, music and culture industry – including best practices around audio and video campaigns Ideally relationships in the global music and entertainment media landscape Superior project management skills Strong understanding of audience profiling, able to build relationships & to lead a network of consultants, agencies and counterparts Well organized team player with a strong editorial and media understanding Fluent in English
Bar 25 Music Berlin, Germany
Sep 20, 2019
Part time
We are looking for a Social Media Manager fluent in English with a music label experience for two days a week. If you have a good knowledge in online marketing management, a sense of responsibility and editorial skills we would be happy to meet you. 
Surefire Agency Remote (San Francisco Bay Area, CA or Los Angeles, CA)
Sep 17, 2019
Freelancer
Job Purpose As a Booking Agent, your main role is to provide performance opportunities to artists on a roster established prior to engaging with the agency as well as artists procured or assigned after engagement. Expert knowledge of the music industry and keeping in touch with current music trends is essential, as is amassing an applicable network of contacts in the music industry as it pertains to Surefire Agency’s roster and perspective.  Duties & Responsibilities Scout and represent a roster of performing artists. Solicit and negotiate performances primarily in the American territories (US, CA, LATAM). Build touring strategies to increase your roster’s exposure within the music scene and industry. Work closely with promoters and artist managers to execute best event strategy for artists. Provide sales goals & projections aligned with company mandate. Assist operations in issuing contracts, collecting deposits/balances and circulating artist promotional materials. Maintain sales records and tour books, report earnings. Attend weekly Friday agents meetings. Attend weekly 1on1 meetings with Senior Agent. Attend bi-weekly Surefire All Hands meetings. Attend industry events & conferences with the goals of representing the agency, extending our network, and fostering business relationships. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree preferred (in Music, Music Business or Communications) At least 2 years of prior Booking Agent experience In-depth knowledge of electronic music landscape is a MUST Existing roster of applicable and active artists preferred Experience in the American territories is mandatory (US, CA, LATAM) work in other parts of the world is preferred. Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills Able to thrive under pressure and adapt to a changing environment Technologically fluent and familiar with Google Suite applications, booking CRM software, Slack, Asana, and Airtable (preferred) Working Conditions   Must be available on Slack to answer team messages Must have a working personal laptop and phone Physical Requirements May be requested to work some evenings (i.e. meeting a client before & during a show, nighttime networking events) Must be able to travel for important industry and Company events Living in SF Bay Area or Los Angeles preferred
Focusrite High Wycombe, UK
Sep 17, 2019
Full time
Project Manager Salary: Depending on experience Full time, High Wycombe, UK We're looking for a highly motivated Project Manager to join the Operations Team. The right candidate must be organised, a quick learner, and able to lead cross-functional teams that include members of Product Design, Engineering, Sales and Marketing. You will be part of a small and enthusiastic team of project managers, delivering industry leading sound recording and music production equipment, in an exciting company which is committed to grow and evolve. The successful candidate will:- Be responsible for managing the development and delivery process for new electronic hardware and PC/Mac/iOS software products, across the Focusrite and Novation portfolio, ensuring consistent excellence in quality, ease of use, and reliability. Contribute towards wider business change by identifying and implementing process improvements across multiple departments. This involves working with stakeholders to expose and document requirements, generate and propose solutions, and help facilitate meaningful change. Apply and leverage our PRINCE2 derived project management framework to deliver successful project outcomes, generating project delivery plans, project documentation, and detailed stage plans with deliverables and review gates. Work closely with the cross functional delivery teams, managing priorities, resolving work load conflicts, and planning and coordinating the stage deliverables from product concept validation through to mass production. Project ownership will be for the entire development process “End to End”, including deliverables from Product Management, Engineering, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service. Be responsible for estimating project costs, tracking the project performance measures (schedule/cost/quality) across the programme, and reporting status regularly to the Programme Manager. Take ownership of project risk management: exposing, documenting and ensuring mitigation plans are successfully implemented as part of their projects. Qualifications and Experience At least 2 years’ experience delivering projects: Able to demonstrate capability to deliver multiple projects simultaneously. Demonstrable ability to understand and assess the schedule and risk in the planning and delivery of consumer hardware and software projects. Able to manage multiple priorities, identify critical path activities, and resolve resource constraints. Excellent problem solving skills. Familiar with Microsoft Project and proficient with Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business is set up to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits.
Focusrite High Wycombe, UK
Sep 17, 2019
Full time
Marketing Manager - Novation Based: High Wycombe, with potential for some home-working Term: Full-time, permanent Rate: Up to £50k base, depending on experience As the Marketing Manager - Novation, you will own the marketing strategy for Novation, covering all segments in which the brand operates. You will have the ultimate goal of building and maintaining the best possible understanding of our customers and market trends in order to deliver an effective campaign roadmap to meet the ambitious sales and growth targets of the business. Core responsibilities include; Lead and drive the execution of an engaging Novation marketing strategy to grow our core user base, expand into new markets and increase lifetime value of our customers; ultimately delivering against agreed revenue targets Responsible for creating and maintaining a campaign and activity roadmap to deliver this strategy. This will include launching new products, sustaining existing products already in market and building brand awareness and advocacy. Develop a thorough understanding of our customer groups and champion this across the business. Work closely with the Product team to create and continually optimise our product messaging. Review marketing assets to ensure they deliver on the original brief, represent the brand accordingly Ensure clear and effective communication of the Novation marketing strategy and roadmap to the whole company, with a focus on our Territory Sales & Marketing and Product teams. Working alongside our communications team, continually track, analyse and optimise campaign and content performance, to ensure we are achieving the highest ROI possible. Regularly track over time, give updates on, and lead key presentations around our marketing performance to date, market trends, customer/behavioral trends and upcoming plans. Lead the Novation marketing budgeting process annually, and report of progress against this throughout the year. Constantly monitor product performance with the Sales Team using all data available and quickly identifying products that are underperforming vs. our expectation, putting in place plans to remedy this. As a leader, look to continually drive improvement across the wider Marketing team. What we’re looking for: 3+ years marketing experience in a similar role, within the MI industry Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) in marketing or related field Strong understanding of and passion for the music-making industry, our target customers and our product ranges Demonstrable experience of delivering successful demand generation and growth marketing campaigns A track record of balancing strong story-telling with the commercial needs of the business Hands-on, practical experience with all major marketing channels Experience in analysing multiple data streams (quantitative and qualitative) and translating into actionable insight Exceptional communication, influencing and collaboration skills A proven leader with the and ability to drive actions through others A self-starter and determined problem solver who is not afraid to challenge in the right way About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business is set up to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits.
Free From Sleep Hackney, London, UK
Sep 17, 2019
Full time
About us Free From Sleep   is a Talent Booking company which bridges the gap between independent electronic music brands and London’s increasingly competitive events market. As a platform with a wide knowledge of how to help labels and collectives fulfil their potential in London by creating sell-out events, we’re looking to add an enthusiastic individual with extensive knowledge of social media and electronic music to our close-knit team. Working with some of the biggest venues in London from Steelyard, Village Underground, fabric and Egg LDN to smaller, intimate spaces like Pickle Factory, Free From Sleep is on hand to create bespoke events for both established and emerging brands. Covering a range of sounds from long-running imprints Metalheadz, Virus Recordings, Technique, Sentry Records to up-and-coming platforms Deeprot, MOTZ and many more, Free From Sleep nurtures a wide spectrum of the UK’s electronic music collectives. Artists including Four Owls, Bcee, Hybrid Minds, Ocean Wisdom, Mala, Youngsta, Channel One, The Heatwave, Randomer, Manni Dee and Clouds are just some of the producers and DJ’s on the FFS repertoire from the UK’s drum’n’bass, dubstep and techno realms. The role of Book Keeper is currently open for application. What we look for in you: You will be highly organised with excellent attention to detail, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and proficient in both Xero and Excel. Free From Sleep uses Xero software with multiple entities for its bookkeeping. The business uses Excel to plan and track projected P&L’s for its projects and events and a large part of this role is to record transactions and monitor v the Excel P&L’s. Responsibilities include: Posting purchase invoices, credit card expenditure and staff expenses in Xero Raising sales invoices in Xero Managing credit control, ensuring debts are collected in line with credit terms given Bank, petty cash and credit card reconciliations Maintaining event P&L’s in Excel and reconciling to Xero post-event Preparing information for the MD and FD as requested Providing administrative support to the MD and wider team as required Additional bookkeeping duties as designated by management Management and regular reconciliation of numerous intercompany loan accounts Prepare a weekly reporting pack to be reviewed by the MD/FD, to include: Aged payables report Aged receivables report Bank balances report Hours and place of work 30 hours per week You will be required to work from our office in Hackney. Job Type: Full-time Salary: £20,000.00 /year
Xceed WeWork offices, Carrer de Tànger, Barcelona, Spain
Sep 17, 2019
Paid Internship
Who we are Xceed is a venture-backed startup headquartered in Barcelona, on a mission to facilitate the interaction between people and businesses around music experiences and to transform the way over 3 million people access nightlife events worldwide. Recognised as the Apple top 100 Apps of 2016 in the world and the fastest growing start-up in Spain last year according to Tech5, our team puts Technology & Design at the core of the company culture. As such, every member of the team is involved in the product development activities having a real impact on the company. Who we need Currently, we are on the lookout for a hardworking and passionate intern, ideally with first industry experience, to work and learn alongside our Data team at our winning HQ in Barcelona. Xceed Discover Program The Xceed Discover Program is an accelerated development path for top undergraduate and graduate students composed of three modules - initial three months of learning for those with little or no experience, following three months where you will be able to add more value (six months of internship), after which you would be granted a full-time contract should you be successful. With monthly critical metric and soft skills evaluation with your internship mentor, you will receive continuous feedback to know if you are on track to be part of the Xceed family. What you will do We understand an internship as a quid pro quo relationship. You will learn first-hand how a Data and Business Intelligence department in a tech startup works and you will help the company to complete various tasks you are capable or willing to learn how to do. For this specific internship program, we are looking for a person who will help our Business Intelligence department to transform data into meaningful conclusions to be used in decision-making processes. On the other hand, with your support, we will start leveraging data to provide our B2B clients the reports and guidelines on how to better manage and organise their events to maximise profits. For this reason, we are looking for an analytical profile that would like to use their technical data skills while you learn about the business and how data is managed in a top VC-backed startup. You’ll report directly to the Chief Data Officer and interact with several of the company’s departments. Your skills and attitude • Passion for the field is hugely important in this or any other of our roles • Results orientation - you understand that analysing data is important primarily with the goal of helping the business with the decision-making process • Excellent problem-solving skills • Strong communication skills and business acumen • Proactive attitude and critical mind • Deep understanding of relational databases • Proficiency with SQL • Working knowledge of R/Python • Any experience with BI tools (Tableau, etc.) will be a bonus point • Bachelor’s degree in a field linked to Data Engineering, Business Analytics, Applied Mathematics or Computer Science, Statistics. PhD or a Master’s Degree are strongly preferred. • It is mandatory to be able to make an internship agreement with your school for at least 6 months What we value • A real teammate spirit with the ability to dedicatedly participate in international & multi-functional teams • Ambition, high-achiever mentality - you never settle for mediocrity and strive to excel • Flexibility - we love challenges and adapt to business needs - when necessary, we are able to work under stress and multi-task to meet our goals, and have fun when the times are easy! Why Xceed will be your favorite team • Ambitious, dynamic and fun company culture with linear management and short decision-making lines • A hardworking, curious and passionate team that is also friends outside the working hours • Casual, young and multicultural mindset • Ticket Restaurant (a restaurant card) • Flexible working hours with the possibility of remote office several times per month • A new, trendy and luminous office located at 22@ - The Innovation District of Barcelona • A premium WeWork membership – access any WeWork office around the world • Free breakfast every Monday, free coffee, tea and beer all week • Happy Hour every Thursday • Yoga, external speakers and other activities in the building • Relax areas, table football & a rooftop terrace • Free tickets for every party in town • Team Getaways & other team activities • Autonomy, vast opportunities to learn and grow • Space to give your ideas and experiment At Xceed we offer equal opportunities - all qualifying applications will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
boxout.fm New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sep 17, 2019
Paid Internship
boxout.fm is an online radio station built on highlighting homegrown talent across India and beyond. We are currently seeking a graphic design intern who will work closely with our Design Team and will be expected to take upon various roles. The Role: We’re looking for a Graphic Design Intern to join our team in New Delhi. As a graphic design intern you will be supporting the design team on numerous projects ranging from Social Media campaigns to Editorial Layouts and everything in between. Creativity is key to what we do at boxout.fm and we are looking for someone who can capture the attention of the target audience and communicate the right message. For this you need to have a creative flair and strong ability to translate requirements into design. Responsibilities will include:    Assist design team with design of promotional web graphics, surveys, flyers, banners, posters, invitations and other advertising and marketing materials. Content for social media and website uploads including film and event texts, images, press releases, sponsor logos, videos etc. Prepare rough drafts and present ideas Offer creative input in meetings Assist in managing file organisation on drive, forms and sheets Amend designs after feedback Liaise effectively with team members Support the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects Skills and Attributes you are expected to have:   A passion for creating stunning visuals for a range of media. A portfolio that includes this would be a plus. Knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Office Suite. Knowledge of video editing - Final Cut, After Effects,  Wondershare - and 3D softwares - Cinema 4D, Blender - is a plus and preferred. Ability to self manage their time and meet deadlines in a high pressure environment Ability to work independently, and as a team member and participate in cross-functional teams. Excellent written and verbal communication skills Voracious consumer of digital media, including news, social, and streaming content on multiple devices A background in working as part of a design team is a plus From time-to-time design intern may need to work hours that aren’t typical, so a flexible approach is needed to get the best from the job Benefits: We offer a culture of personal development and role growth. You will work with a lean, but growing team that punches above its weight, offering you the opportunity to explore ideas and expand on your role. We pay interns on an enhanced expense basis to cover travelling and daily expenses, while offering a myriad of benefits such as a cultural working environment with flexible work schedules (as per project) and opportunities to grow. Access to some of the best events in the city. This post is suitable for prospective and fresh undergraduates seeking meaningful commercial experience to enhance their career prospects.
Mixcloud London, UK
Sep 17, 2019
Full time
  The Role: Reporting to one of the Cofounders, this role offers the opportunity to help build the world’s leading fan-to-creator business in audio. As the Product Leader, you will have the chance to shape the growth of our audio streaming platform and oversee all phases of development as we build out and refine the Select product offering. Our ideal candidate has managed a product team that has built and maintained a scaled consumer internet application, with technical skills current enough to command the respect of the team. We are looking for someone with proven experience leading and driving a shared vision across design, engineering, research and community teams. You are a great team leader, able to define and guide the product strategy roadmap, translating requirements and helping the team align on goals and long term vision. This position requires you to be a self-starter with the ability to take ownership, work with tight timelines, handle various tasks simultaneously while maintaining a positive attitude. Ultimately, you will ensure that the product team’s output contributes to our company’s long-term success If you are interested in making an impact, driving audio culture forward, and helping creators around the world earn a living from their craft, come join us! About Mixcloud At Mixcloud, our purpose is to amplify culture and community. Mixcloud is a global audio streaming platform with a unique catalogue of over 15 million DJ sets, radio shows and podcasts handcrafted by expert creators. We’re not just building a music streaming platform. We're on a mission to supercharge the relationship between audio creators and their biggest fans; to enable fans to directly support their favourite audio creators, emotionally and financially. With Mixcloud Select, our pioneering fan-to-creator subscription offering, we’re carving out a better ecosystem for audio culture. We believe in championing creators, artists and the music industry – fairly and sustainably. What you will do: Lead a small team of product managers and work closely with engineering, design, research and community teams to turn great ideas into great products. Use MVPs and experiments to learn quickly and make data-driven decisions. Drive for collaboration between different teams, influence stakeholders and create consensus on team goals. Plan and prioritize roadmaps for your teams, with a focus on clearly articulating trade offs. Explore and identify the needs of our creators and subscribers to deliver innovative features that champion real connection. Own delivery of key projects on the roadmap, from ideation, through development, to launch, growth, maintenance and evaluation of success. Help shape Mixcloud’s product development process while we grow, as part of the leadership team. Who you are: Required Qualifications 6+ years Product Development experience, including at least 2 years of managing a team of world-class Product Managers. You have worked as a Product Manager for a consumer-facing product at scale Leadership & Management skills: Exceptional ability to inspire and develop high impact teams, effectively communicating and ensuring alignment on the product goals and long term vision. Self-starting with a bias towards outcomes as opposed to activity. Passionate about design, research and creating delightful user experiences Technical aptitude through education or experience; able to evaluate different approaches to implementing product features. You are a strategic thinker that can break down complex problems into relevant, actionable steps. You are passionate about Mixcloud and creating connected communities. You are a strong writer and enjoy presenting your ideas. You are a great listener and are able to build consensus. Preferred Qualifications Prior experience working on a revenue, memberships or subscriptions team. Engineering / CS background: You are able to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences. BENEFITS: We live the culture we champion. We’re a culturally active bunch, with many of us pursuing our passions as DJs, producers, radio hosts, promoters or creatives. We host DJ lessons in the office, cater weekly lunches and host social team mixers. We offer a great benefits package that includes unlimited holiday, stock options, flexible working, a healthcare plan and a kitchen packed with healthy snacks. Wellness at work matters to us, and our team also organises meditation sessions, yoga and a running club. Mixcloud is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed.
Real Tone Agency Remote
Sep 17, 2019
Remote
ROLE: We are seeking an extremely organised Personal Assistant to act as right hand to the owner and be an exemplary representative of the agency and related entities on all fronts. Candidate must be reliable, self-disciplined and motivated with excellent grammar and writing skills and proven professional experience. RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain executive and team calendars including scheduling meetings, calls and appointments on a priority basis. Manage day-today schedule of the owner including up to the minute call and meeting reminders and agenda updates. Prepare and brief owner with meeting and call related documentation. Join calls, attend meetings and take notes/minutes as required. Manage, review, sort, forward and respond to mail on behalf of the owner. Draft emails, messages and assorted written communication on demand based on dictation and direction from the owner. Action and liaise various conversations daily on behalf of the owner. Supervise, plan and book personal travel arrangements and logistics. Performing additional duties as needed/requested. SKILLS REQUIRED: 2+ years assistant experience in the entertainment/music industry Highly professional written and verbal communication skills Proficiency with MS Office, Google Drive, Adobe Acrobat and Dropbox Ability to work well independently and within a team environment Exceptional organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail A high level of energy, motivation and initiative is essential Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment A high level of confidentiality, discretion, and judgement Flexibility to work long hours and/or weekends as the job requires Knowledge of the touring industry is an asset
Real Tone Agency Remote
Sep 17, 2019
Remote
ROLE: We are seeking a Logistics Assistant to support the agency across the function of artist logistics and advancing. The position entails liaising with promoters and venues across the globe to advance performances, organise travel and accommodation and generate itineraries for artists. RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate booking of all travel (flights, ground transportation and hotels) in collaboration with the travel agency. Manage the travel quotation, approval and booking process and facilitate invoicing and payment. Monitor and review of artist reservations for quality and accuracy and proactively attending to errors. Gathering, entering and updating data across internal records and databases. Liaising with promoters to create artist itineraries for each show Managing ad hoc problems with travel and accommodation arrangements. Performing additional duties as needed/requested.  SKILLS REQUIRED: Fluent English (written and spoken) Proven communication and teamwork abilities Logistics and/or travel co-ordination experience Google Drive, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat and Dropbox proficiency A high level of energy, motivation and initiative is essential Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment High levels of accuracy and attention to detail are essential Ability to handle confidential information with total discretion Preferred but not mandatory: Entertainment industry background/experience  
Real Tone Agency Remote
Sep 17, 2019
Remote
ROLE: We are looking to fill the position of day-to-day Finance/Accounting Assistant to support our music and artist agency across the functions of accounting and payroll as well as analysis of sales, earnings and other music industry related finance indicators. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide assistance with all aspects of accounting and payroll. Assist with tracking and recording payments. Manage tracking and analyzing monthly artist earnings and statistics. Performing additional duties as needed/requested.  SKILLS REQUIRED: Fluent English (written and spoken) Accounting and Payroll experience Proven communication and teamwork abilities Advanced Google Spreadsheet and Excel proficiency Google Drive, MS Word, Dropbox and Adobe Acrobat proficiency Ability to compare and analyze sales, earnings and documentation High levels of accuracy and attention to detail are essential Ability to handle confidential information with total discretion HTML skills would be advantageous Preferred but not mandatory: Music industry background/experience  
Real Tone Agency Remote
Sep 17, 2019
Remote
ROLE: We are looking to fill the position of day-to-day Operations Assistant to support the agency in the functions of contracting and paperwork as well as office administration and artist logistics. RESPONSIBILITIES: Contract administration: Managing all aspects of the contracting process including issue, review and editing of artist contracts. Invoice administration: Calculation, issue and administration of invoices to buyers, promoters and/or venues. Directly communication with buyers, promoters and/or venues regarding contract amendments. Monitoring the status of and communicating paperwork updates to the team. Facilitating and tracking payments with clients. Review of all incoming client payments for accuracy. Entering and/or updating data internal records and databases. Proactively monitoring of all payments and flagging missing payments, delays and issues to the team, agents/assistants and/or clients. Assisting with general artist logistics and travel emergencies. Performing additional duties as needed/requested. SKILLS REQUIRED: Fluent English (written and spoken) Proven communication and teamwork abilities Advanced Google Spreadsheet and Excel proficiency Google Drive, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat and Dropbox proficiency Logistics and/or travel co-ordination experience Ability to compare and analyse documentation High levels of accuracy and attention to detail are essential Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment High level of energy, motivation and initiative is essential Ability to handle confidential information with total discretion HTML skills would be advantageous Preferred but not mandatory: Entertainment industry background/experience
Ableton AG Berlin, Germany
Sep 15, 2019
Full time
Your mission As Delivery Manager, you will work with the Head of Hardware, Product Owners and their teams to get products delivered. You will be responsible for communicating decisions across the Hardware Team and sub-teams and sharing critical project information to ensure transparency and create a shared view of what’s going on in each project. Our teams are agile, self-organized and cross-functional. Good collaboration and partnership with the Product Owners and their teams is vital for success in this role. Your role You will deliver products by developing, analyzing and executing the project plan, scope and schedule You are responsible for communicating decisions and critical project information to the teams You will keep an eye on timeline issues and coordinate between software and hardware You evaluate and establish tools and rituals for the planning and cross-functional collaboration You will continuously look for process improvements and remove impediments You are responsible for tracking and controlling project costs You will collaborate with our commerce unit to coordinate the release planning Your profile Proficient with project management and planning techniques and tools on the intersection of agile and waterfall development Highly organized, solution-oriented and self-sufficient working style Strong communication and mediation skills Experience with delivering integrated software and hardware products Strategic and diplomatic approach to work Collaborative mindset and interpersonal skills Ability to maintain delivery in a constantly evolving environment Experience with risk management and budgeting Fluency in English What would make you stand out Experience in the music industry German language skills Your application If you like the sound of this role, please send us your CV and a motivational letter. We kindly ask you not to include a picture in your application documents. Thank you for your interest!
Motion Bristol, UK
Sep 13, 2019
Full time
Job Title: Graphic Designer Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday Contract: Permanent upon completion of a satisfactory 3-month probationary period
 Location: Bristol, BS5 0TL Here at Motion, we’re inspired by the people who work for us, and it’s why the personal development and growth of our staff is at the centre of what we do. We aim to create jobs that people enjoy, giving our employees a platform to build the career they dream of. We are searching for a self-motivated, hardworking team player with a creative and entrepreneurial mindset to join our marketing team. The correct applicant will have a genuine interest in electronic music with a strong background in Graphic Design as well as knowledge of Video Editing software. They will work on the design team in branding and marketing tasks for both online and print. EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: • A degree in design, or related discipline supported by a strong portfolio. • Proficiency in Adobe CC, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator. • Proficiency in either Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro. • Excellent organisational skills. • An understanding of how various social media channels work (e.g. Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Twitter) • Strong typographic skills, typesetting abilities, sensitivity to images and attention to detail. • Ability to work collaboratively in a fluid environment under tight deadlines. • Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time. • A creative person at heart. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Creating visual design content for online and social media including social advertisements (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram), promotional videos, banner advertisements and email marketing. • Branding regular events, building the aesthetic from its conception to its launch. • Creating and organising printing for design within the venues, including flyers, posters and street furniture. • Maintaining visual brand identity. • Developing media in a number of different sizes and formats to cater to a variety of different marketing platforms. • Working alongside the promotional team to contribute to the overall running of events.
SoundCloud New York, NY, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We’re looking for an energetic, passionate, super-organized  Business Administration Partner (Executive Assistant)  to join the team in New York for a temporary 5 month contract as maternity coverage.   The Role: In this role you will be providing administrative support to our General Counsel and SVP, Subscriptions and Marketing. You will keep things moving and enhance productivity through daily scheduling, responsibility for professional travel arrangements and being very proactively involved in coordinating key projects. You organize meetings and documentation and are comfortable with researching and preparing briefings on a wide variety of topics. Fluidity with Google’s G Suite productivity and collaboration tools and Microsoft’s PowerPoint and Excel is generally preferred. You know how to handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature, and interact comfortably and skillfully with people at all levels inside and outside of the company. You can balance hectic calendars by analyzing, suggesting and maintaining a reasonable schedule for a truly international team, across multiple time-zones. Scheduling and calendar management of very hectic schedules. Gatekeeping where necessary Arranging meetings, providing reminders, setting up conference calls and video conferences, both internally and externally Arranging travel schedules and itineraries, working across multiple time zones Processing of expenses in iExpense (monthly credit card statement, cash reimbursements) Assisting with signing and filing (photocopying, printing, faxing, scanning, archiving) and structuring internal documentation Create PowerPoint/Google slides Act as a proxy for other Executive Assistants (during their vacation) Screening enquiries and requests, handling them appropriately Liaising with counterparts in Berlin and other international offices Manage meeting room bookings and guests Dealing with incoming email and post Help coordinate dinners and team offsites In addition you will support logistics planning for large scale workshops and meetings   About you: Empathy drives your ability to be flexible and adaptable whilst you bring a hands-on mentality to the job; even under pressure you turn complexity into simplicity. With extensive experience providing executive assistance and a feel for operations, you bring organizational excellence and know your way around in a tech savvy environment. With minimum 5 years of experience, you have previously supported a C-level executives. You are interested in what makes a company truly effective and keeps it on track whilst fostering an inclusive company culture. The ability to effectively plan and organize tasks in a high volume environment Project Administration experience Excellent time & schedule management skills Experienced with PowerPoint/Google slides The ability to work under limited direction/supervision Very good written & oral communication skills Proficiency in Google Apps of benefit Self-motivated and driven to deliver in a timely manner with the ability to take on projects and complete with limited direction/supervision Flexible and mature approach Calm and non-confrontational personality Eye for detail and accuracy Willingness to work late/early/out of hours when required Proactive approach to calendar management Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines A good deal of common sense, etiquette and an ability to think on one’s feet Discretion and confidentiality Positive, ‘can do’ attitude – happy to take on tasks not immediately within your job role  Did we just describe you? Let us know by sending over a CV and outline of what motivates you most about becoming part of the EA team at SoundCloud. Diversity at SoundCloud SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. SoundCloud is looking for a talented digital media lawyer to join its Business & Legal Affairs team in Berlin.  This is a rare opportunity to work right at the cutting edge of digital media, at one of Europe’s most successful startups.  You will face unique challenges, work with amazing people, and take on a role that will ultimately shape the way that music is created and consumed around the world. The Role This is a role within the Business & Legal Affairs team, and will support SoundCloud’s Creator & Listener teams, a critical part of SoundCloud’s Product organization.  The Creator & Listener teams focus on delivering the best possible experiences for all SoundCloud users, and you will be working in close partnership with the product managers and others within the team. Your responsibilities will include:   Product Compliance   You will provide legal advice and guidance to the team throughout the product development process.  This will involve consideration of a wide variety of issues from GDPR/data protection compliance to copyright laws to platform trust & safety . You will be expected to build strong and collaborative relationships with the product team, and to help them find solutions to difficult problems.  You will need to be patient, solution-oriented and have a clear sense of acceptable compromise.   SoundCloud Go/Go+   You will support the product team in the international roll-out of SoundCloud Go/Go+.  This will include advice regarding the localisation of the product, and in particular those compromises that need to be made in order to comply with local consumer protection, data protection and similar laws. You will work with other lawyers in the Business & Legal Affairs team, and with outside counsel as required, to deliver the advice needed to continue building SoundCloud Go/Go+ into the world’s leading music subscription service.   Product Marketing   You will advise on product marketing initiatives targeted at listeners.  This may include performance marketing, email marketing , push notifications and other similar initiatives. You will report initially to the Company’s General Counsel in New York.   Your qualifications Qualified lawyer* with at least 5 years’ relevant experience Good understanding of ecommerce, digital music rights and the privacy landscape in Europe and the US Experience of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Creative problem solver Comfortable dealing with uncertainty and ambiguity Pragmatic, risk-based approach to problems Self-aware and values driven Excellent communication skills Fluent in English EU citizen, or right to work in Germany * qualified in the US, UK or any European civil law jurisdiction If you’re interested in discussing this further, let us know and we’ll set up a time to talk.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
SoundCloud is the world's leading audio platform, enabling everyone to discover original music & audio content, connect with each other and share what they hear. Our teams enable listeners to find the most relevant and engaging content through data-driven products such as search and recommendations. As an engineering manager of one or more of the Listener teams, you will be responsible for managing and developing a group of talented software engineers working with Spark, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Go and Scala. You'll also collaborate with Product Managers to plan, direct and ensure the delivery of Listener products and features. If empowering people to discover hidden gems, find their favourite artists and enjoy endless hours of listening is music to your ears, we'd love to hear from you! Read more about engineering at SoundCloud here:  link Diversity at SoundCloud: ''SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.''
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
This is a full-time role in SoundCloud’s Community Operations team located in Berlin. As Community Support Specialist, you will work with our Listeners and Creators directly to help and enable them to have an incredible support experience when using SoundCloud. Your focus will be on providing customer support to the SoundCloud community, primarily via written channels (e.g. email) in English.  The entire team supports all areas of the product and your focus will be on providing customer support to our community. We help you become an expert in all areas of SoundCloud from troubleshooting to noting feature requests and help bring the voice of the customer to the full SoundCloud team.  About You You like to be the one who gets problems solved. You enjoy delving into the technical details to troubleshoot issues, find a resolution and help get reported problems with the site resolved promptly. You value the importance of excellent customer support, and are interested in acting as a passionate internal advocate for our diverse, growing community. You have knowledge of current music, digital and industry trends. You’ve previously worked in a customer service environment (min. 1 year experience, knowledge of Zendesk a plus) and thoroughly enjoyed it  You’re extremely well organized Others describe you as, tech-savvy and the go-to-person for solving user issues.  You’re self-motivated (especially when encountering difficult situations), considerate, detail-oriented and know how to prioritize. You take initiative and ownership, if it needs doing, you do it.  You have a degree or equivalent, native-level English and your writing is clear and simple. Other languages are always a plus.  You’re an active-listener with a strong desire to learn If you’re excited about working with us on supporting the SoundCloud community we’d love to hear from you. Please  record a 2 minute audio message, upload it as a private track on  Soundcloud.com  and introduce yourself . Reflect on the points above and tell us why working on the Community Operations Team at SoundCloud is the perfect fit for you. Tell us how you can contribute to and improve our customer support framework Use the timed comments to link us to your profiles on the web (your blog, Twitter, etc).  Then apply with your  resume and cover letter, including the secret link to the recording  in your application. Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize SoundCloud correctly. We are lucky to receive many applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out Diversity at SoundCloud: SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud New York, NY, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We’re looking for an experienced Designer to join our marketing team and play a crucial role in providing support for our partnerships team. The Designer will work directly with our Creative Director to manage the details and processes that are required to bring creative ideas to life.  Responsibilities:   Collaborate with partnerships team on ideation and execution of all pre-sale pitches and post-sale executions Develop scalable design solutions for all partner programs including (but not limited to) native advertisements, display advertisements, microsites, videos, album artwork, social, and events Apply and ensure consistent brand voice and brand style across all executions Design and manage internal sales resource repository including decks, one-sheets, icons, photo library, and templates Ability to align our partner’s strategy and goals with SoundCloud’s to create innovative co-branded programs Requirements: Strong work ethic and a passion for design, the music industry, and start-ups Portfolio that includes digital, print, and video design samples Strong understanding of digital advertising and best practices Exceptional design skills including layout, typography, product, photo retouching, illustration, and ad optimization 2+ years as a graphic designer, production designer or similar role Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and other design tools Experience with Final Cut Pro, After Effects or equivalents a plus Technical understanding of the web development process and basic understanding of  HTML and CSS Experience creating and/or managing media in a digital-focused environment Experience producing print assets pop-ups and events Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects in a deadline driven environment Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and communication skills Willingness to work in an extremely collaborative environment Ability to effectively communicate design decisions and rationale Ability to execute pixel-perfect production assets Experience conceptualizing and executing art direction for photoshoots is a plus Diversity at SoundCloud: “SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.”
SoundCloud New York, NY, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We're looking for exceptional Data Scientists to join our Data Science team in New York. As a keen analytical intellect and sharp commercial mind, you will work closely with key leaders across a broad array of impactful topics and directly help shape SoundCloud’s Product and Business Strategy.   About the role You will be part of the Strategy & Analytics team at SoundCloud which focusses on informing company strategy through in-depth understanding of user behaviour/product/content dynamics and generating strategic value from SC’s vast data asset. You will be responsible for conducting behavioral analyses, designing, running and interpreting experiments, creating analytical frameworks, designing dashboards and building predictive models in order to inform decision making in a series of complex product and business problems and ultimately elevate SoundCloud’s ability to compete. On a daily basis you will help guide decisions with quantitative insights into user behavior, content and product dynamics. Our stack includes a wide variety of technologies such as BigQuery, Python, Spark and Tableau. Some topics you might be working on: Explore user engagement and retention to underpin growth strategies; Analyse A/B tests for new feature development or business model evolution; Develop foundational analytical frameworks to optimize lifecycle management for our subscription businesses; Work hand in hand with engineering teams to define data driven tracking for our new features.   About You You are an experienced Data Scientist with minimum 3 years experience who excels at analytical thinking, and brings strong commercial and product intuition along with sound technical knowledge and fantastic storytelling skills. You feel comfortable writing SQL queries and Python code and you are willing to embrace new technologies. You have a background in a quantitative field (mathematics, computer science with strong academic record preferred) and a track record of applying statistical inference and engineering in real world data science problems (ideally in a global b2c product in the digital space). You enjoy working closely with teams and you want to make a real impact on the company, in the world of music and creative expression. Diversity at SoundCloud: SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute. Read more about engineering at SoundCloud  here .
SoundCloud Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Repost is the music industry’s fastest growing music distribution service. As a business, we enable musicians to monetize their music on platforms such as SoundCloud, Spotify, iTunes and many more. We also provide our users with transparent revenue reporting, as well as promotion opportunities.  As a culture, we believe that the world of streaming music is changing, and while anyone has the ability to build their own audience, they should also have the ability to make a living from that audience.  We’re looking for a qualified software engineer to help us build out artist tools for creators. Candidates should be excellent problem solvers and passionate about writing clean, efficient code. Responsibilities:  REST API development API Integration Automated data processing Requirements:  3-5 years production experience with Java and Spring Deep understanding of REST architecture   Bonus:  Spring Boot Angular MongoDB AWS (ECS, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, Kinesis, S3, Lambda, etc.) Please follow up with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you. Diversity at SoundCloud SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Repost is the music industry’s fastest growing music distribution service. As a business, we enable musicians to monetize their music on platforms such as SoundCloud, Spotify, iTunes and many more. We also provide our users with transparent revenue reporting, as well as promotion opportunities. As a culture, we believe that the world of streaming music is changing, and while anyone has the ability to build their own audience, they should also have the ability to make a living from that audience. We’re looking for a qualified product manager to help us build out artist tools for creators.    Key responsibilities Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner Communicate vision and strategy for your area Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories Assist in developing long-term product roadmap Required skills and experience Bachelor's degree or work experience in a relevant field with 3+ years of product management experience as well as experience with agile methodology. Proven track record of wins and learnings Familiarity with best practices for modeling, accounting, and driving sustainable user growth. Experience with leading analytics, CRM and Experimentation vendors is a plus Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions Thorough, detail-oriented and organized. Able to manage multiple parallel projects Outstanding verbal and written communication, as well as a high level of comfort leading workshops and presentations with a diverse group of stakeholders and teams. Diversity at SoundCloud SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. Repost is the music industry’s fastest growing music distribution service. As a business, we enable musicians to monetize their music on platforms such as SoundCloud, Spotify, iTunes and many more. We also provide our users with transparent revenue reporting, as well as promotion opportunities. As a culture, we believe that the world of streaming music is changing, and while anyone has the ability to build their own audience, they should also have the ability to make a living from that audience. We are looking for an ambitious, highly motivated Director of Sales, A&R to join our team. This role is responsible for driving the enterprise sales process from discovery to close and contributing to the overall advancement of company revenue goals. The right candidate is an energetic person with prior management skills who can excel at any task. They will have 5+ years of sales experience that includes services driven contract sales. The Senior Manager of Sales, A&R must operate proactively and be deeply committed to our vision of helping musicians make a living through their audiences online.   RESPONSIBILITIES Exceed 100% of quarterly and yearly sales goals Execute sales process through discovery, solution/demo, pricing, negotiation, and close Management of department wide KPI’s and sales metrics CRM Strategy and management Sales bonus tracking and planning Oversee all day to day lead generation efforts Accurately forecast new business in weekly sales meeting Collaborate with engineers on funnel improvements to ensure systems are in place to acquire, implement, and support new customers Mentor other team members through demonstrated leadership   REQUIREMENTS BS/BA Degree or higher 5+ years working within or leading an enterprise sales organization Highly self motivated Rigorous attention to detail Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to manage competing priorities, work in a fast-paced startup environment and identify broader opportunities to meet/exceed the business plan deliverables Music industry background BONUS Masters degree in related field A love for electronic music and/or hip-hop A product or technical background   Diversity at SoundCloud SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We’re looking for a Data Platform Technical Product Manager to join our team in Berlin. Working with a world-class engineering team, you’ll be responsible for determining the future of how SoundCloud stores, processes, and consumes data to serve its consumer base of millions. You will be working with our Data Engineers to determine how SoundCloud thinks of data infrastructure and establish a world-class set of tools and services to enable our engineers to deliver great product experiences for our listeners and creators. Key responsibilities: Communicate product vision and strategy for the Data Platform internally and externally Prioritize and refine Data Platform features, improvements and bugs based on engineering impact and business goals Define success metrics to enable high-impact product development with data infrastructure Determine best areas of improvement, taking into considering implementation time, return on investment and trade offs Engage with infrastructure vendors and partners Coordinate with other product managers, engineering, and business teams Evolve the capabilities of our data platform to meet feature initiatives and company objectives Required skills and experience: 3+ years of product management and/or engineering experience, experience with agile methodology and ideally distributed teams. Proven record of delivering successful products & services at scale Experience working with some of; A/B Testing and data driven product development, modern data infrastructure and platforms, data-driven products, such as recommendation systems and business intelligence You’re familiar and keep up-to-date with different distributed data technologies including streaming (Kafka), storage (GCS, S3, HDFS), parallel processing (Apache Crunch, Spark), data warehousing (BigQuery, Redshift) You’re comfortable working with a variety of teams and determining how different teams query and process data. Even better if you are familiar with Data Science techniques You’re comfortable determining trade-offs of when to build an in-house solution versus buying an external solution and working with vendors for the latter You inspire and dazzle your colleagues with your depth of knowledge and ability to impart it, and are able to communicate it well in both writing and presentations Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions Extremely thorough, detail-oriented and organized with ability to manage multiple parallel projects Ability to translate user needs and strongly cooperate with engineering on scoping and executing projects and finding compromises between technical and product concerns Diversity at SoundCloud: SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our User Auth team. The User Auth team at SoundCloud develops and supports the protocols, APIs, services and databases at the heart of our authentication systems. As a member of the team you will work on designing and developing new features and improvements related to security, performance and functionality to protect and empower our users. Your contributions will help all engineers to integrate easily with these systems, and continue to keep our users safe. Our work involves large-scale distributed systems- keeping account credentials secure and globally consistent. We actively improve our tools and processes to support collaboration and productivity. We cultivate an environment where we can all learn and grow. You have solid backend engineering skills and are motivated to work in areas of protocol design, security, system resilience and data processing. You’re proactive and have experience collaborating closely with other teams. You enjoy crafting simple solutions to complex engineering problems and are able to communicate them to other team members. You’re an independent thinker, but thrive in a tight-knit team. You’re committed to the products you work on. If this describes you, we’d love to chat!    Prior experience with microservices, JVM languages, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, OAuth2, Open ID automated testing, and continuous delivery are all highly valued.   Diversity at SoundCloud: SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We are looking for an impact-driven embedded Data Scientist to solve exciting problems in search using Machine Learning. As a Data Scientist on Search at SoundCloud you will take the lead on refining the search experience using your expertise in information retrieval and machine learning. You will work closely with other data scientists and engineers to find opportunities, build, tune, instrument, and evaluate machine learning models. Our Data Scientists work on a wide range of products and problems, embedded with engineering teams having direct impact on our millions of daily active users. We want people that come equipped with an open mind, creativity and a get-it-done attitude. About the role In this role you will be responsible for leading the efforts to build data products and internal solutions for some of the hardest problems, mainly in search and recommendations. You will see projects through from start to finish performing research, prototyping solutions, production deployment at scale and A/B testing to validate your solutions. We love specialists with deep experience, and we expect to use that experience alongside a Data Scientist’s ability to be general and tackle a wide range of problem areas. Some projects you might work on include: Build and evaluate ranking models to improve the search experience of our users; Analyse user journeys and derive success metrics to support product decisions; Applying natural language processing (NLP) techniques to search queries to better understand user-intent and misspellings; About You You are a Senior Data Scientist with a curious analytical mindset, experience with software engineering, and a track record of shipping search solutions at large scale. You have a broad toolkit that spans languages and runtimes, and you can get up-to-speed with new tech stacks quickly. You enjoy working cross-functional with Engineers, Product Managers and peer Data Scientists. You have: You have a Ph.D. or M.Sc. in a quantitative field (Statistics, Machine Learning, AI, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, etc.) or demonstrated industry experience productionizing machine learning algorithms. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a full-time industry position (not academic). A deep understanding of the lifecycle of a Data Science project, with experience in research, solution development, tuning and inspecting models, etc. Experienced with Elasticsearch and wrangling very large datasets by writing and maintaining data processing pipelines with Hadoop, Spark, BigQuery, Redshift, or similar. Strong engineering background, with experience with Scala, Python or similar languages that are used to ship production models and systems. You have solid analytical capabilities; you know not just how to solve problems with machine learning but also where and when. An ability to tell a story about data, to explore and reveal patterns, and to communicate to stakeholders about your discoveries and hypothesis. Worked in cross-functional teams and are able to work in multiple parts of a tech stack. You value the soft-side of applied research (e.g. communication, mentorship, team-work). You are excited by the opportunity to directly impact the daily experience and happiness of millions of people around the world. Diversity at SoundCloud SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.
SoundCloud Berlin, Germany
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
What's next in music happens on SoundCloud first. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio. We are looking for an impact-driven Data Scientist to solve exciting problems in recommendations and personalization using Machine Learning. Our team builds and maintains systems that empower our users to actively and easily discover SoundCloud's huge and unique catalog of music and audio. You will lead efforts to improve the discover experience with respect to recommendations algorithms, user assistance and user interface in order to enable listeners to discover hidden gems. Our Data Scientists work on a wide range of products and problems, embedded with engineering teams having direct impact on our millions of daily active users. We want people that come equipped with an open mind, creativity and a get-it-done attitude. About the role In this role you will be responsible for leading the efforts to build data products and internal solutions for algorithmic discovery. You will see projects through from start to finish performing research, prototyping solutions, production deployment at scale and A/B testing to validate your solutions. We love specialists with deep experience, and we expect to use that experience alongside a Data Scientist’s ability to be general and tackle a wide range of problem areas. Some projects you might work on include: Iterate on existing recommendation products to improve quality (e.g. SoundCloud Weekly, More of What You Like, Artists You Should Know) Build recommendation models to empower curation at SoundCloud Advance existing recommendation models by fueling them with curated data Harness the power of the ever increasing data at SoundCloud to build new personalized products Work closely with the Search team on discovery / personalization topics Analyse user journeys and derive success metrics to support product decisions About You You are a Data Scientist with a curious analytical mindset, experience with software engineering, and a track record of shipping solutions at large scale. You have a broad toolkit that spans languages and runtimes, and you can get up-to-speed with new tech stacks quickly. You enjoy working cross-functional with Engineers, Product Managers and peer Data Scientists. You have: A Ph.D. or M.Sc. in a quantitative field (Statistics, Machine Learning, AI, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, etc.) or demonstrated industry experience productionizing machine learning algorithms A minimum of 5 years of experience in a full-time industry position (not academic) in implementing, evaluating and optimizing recommender systems in different domains. You understand the different objectives a recommender system might have and the best approach for each scenario. A deep understanding of the lifecycle of a Data Science project, with experience in research, solution development, tuning and inspecting models, etc. Experience wrangling very large datasets by writing and maintaining data processing pipelines with Hadoop, Spark, BigQuery, Redshift, or similar Strong engineering background, with experience with Scala, Python or similar languages that are used to ship production models and systems You have solid analytical capabilities; you know not just how to solve problems with machine learning but also where and when Worked in cross-functional teams and are able to work in multiple parts of a tech stack You're able to research and implement the appropriate state of the art algorithms/solutions to the business problems at hand You value the soft-side of applied research (e.g. communication, mentorship, team-work) You are excited by the opportunity to directly impact the daily experience and happiness of millions of people around the world. Diversity at SoundCloud SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform and global community where anyone can create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.