Amazon Music

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians.  We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives. 

Amazon Music São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Mar 18, 2020
Full time
Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more. Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year. Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives. Come innovate with the Amazon Music team! We are seeking an experienced candidate to join our Label Relations team in Brazil to develop local relationships with labels. In this role, you will collaborate with our major label partners to provide the best music experience for our customers. Label Relations handle the existing music relationships, contribute to collaborative efforts internally and externally around content launches, events, and promotions. Label Relations Managers work closely with Marketing, Merchandising, Content vendor management, Operations, and International teams. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial attitude, must be highly analytical, able to work extremely effectively in a matrix organization, strong background in fostering relationships, and adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality products that customers love. Key responsibilities: Work with labels and other content owners to improve and expand Amazon’s content offerings to customers. Develop relationships with labels and content owners to create opportunities for new music content promotions. Share expertise and best practices with other territories. Act as Amazon’s ambassador among labels, the artist community and the larger music industry, educating them through compelling presentations and product demonstrations. Identify new approaches for improving selection and category awareness to better manage the performance of the category over the long run. Document results and prepare business reviews for the Amazon Music organization and external partners Exceptional project management skills, including an ability to take inputs from a variety of internal and external sources and maintain up-to-date documentation Partner with Artist Marketing, Social Media, Content, Programming, Editorial, PR, Product, and Marketing teams to rally resources, content, and development needs Provide local input to defining the customer experience and represent that to senior executives Translate label relations metrics into actionable plans as determined by different inputs which drive performance. Create sustainable process improvements for Digital Music leadership which drive year-over-year progress. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 5+ years of experience in the music industry in a function involving sales, account management, business development, deal-making, and/or licensing. A proven track record of setting and exceeding goals; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, experience, and judgment Proven negotiating skills and influencing abilities with small and large label partners, artists, and artist managers Extensive industry network with broad music industry awareness Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management and meeting deadlines Strong quantitative analysis, problem-solving and project management skills Strong and successful communication skills which include the ability to write compelling, concise documents. Proven English and communication skills – both verbal and written. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience working in a global environment Ability to make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; ability to deal with ambiguity with strong bias for action Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution Ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously and drive projects to completion Analytical and quantitative skills, ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases. Ability to clearly communicate these data insights to others. High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously. Proactive attitude; willingness to roll up sleeves and dig deep to achieve goals Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state, and federal laws. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page. 
Amazon Music Madrid, Spain
Mar 18, 2020
Full time
Amazon Music is searching for a Curator to help drive engagement with our streaming services in Spain, based in Madrid. The Curator will be part of a wider Programming Team, responsible for creating, managing and optimizing exclusive musical content for listeners, including playlists and stations. (1 year contract). Experienced in music curation, the ideal candidate will need to be music-obsessed with in-depth knowledge of the current Spanish music scene, crafting great playlists which reflect the best in new music, from the biggest current hits to the tracks and artists set for future success. They will also need extensive grounding in catalogue music across a range of styles, both Spanish and global, and an understanding of how music plays a part in peoples’ lifestyles. As well as relying on their own instincts, they will have a proven record of optimizing their work based on listener behavior data, and will be comfortable owning entire workstreams end-to-end: developing strategies and managing delivery of projects. Your Responsibilities: The Curator will contribute to key parts of the music experience of our service. This person will: Use data, research, and expert-level knowledge to create and refine curated content Be the voice of new music releases and trends internally and externally across several genres Gather, analyse, report, and act on listener engagement and content usage data Contribute to strategic workstreams, and deliver added value projects Obsess over the quality of the music experience of our service, identifying, influencing and actioning improvements for listeners BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Proven work experience in music programming, editorial, A&R, or a related role Demonstrate in-depth knowledge about a variety of music styles and genres, both Spanish and global, new and catalogue, mainstream and cutting edge. Industry-leading knowledge in one or more key genres Demonstrate proven success in delivering results in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment Consistent use of data to drive improvements for end users Ability to create content for a specific audience without ego PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Exhibits excellent judgment Has relentlessly high standards Is able to manage multiple deliverables and deliver on-time, at pace Results-oriented Flexible and nimble, able to swiftly react to a shifting landscape Knowledge of current trends and history in both music and the music industry End-to-end project management to strategic level >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page. 
Amazon Music London, UK
Mar 01, 2020
Full time
We are seeking a Music Coordinator to join the dynamic music team supporting the studios original TV productions in London, France, Italy and Spain. Amazon Studios are building an effective way to develop commercially viable feature films and episodic series globally. Music Coordinator will work closely with the Head of Music and be an integral part to the music team located in London. The successful candidate will be highly organized and have experience in TV Music Production and Music Supervision with a robust knowledge of the Film and TV music industry in the UK and Europe. The role requires an understanding of music licensing; the management and tracking of music budgets, talent deals, composer deals, scoring process; and tracking of actual productions in these territories on behalf of the studio. You will be expected to leverage strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to partner effectively across divisions and with external partners. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to broaden their entertainment experience at a growing studio. Our team culture is goal orientated and fast paced. We are motivated by the challenge and success to produce premium content in the ever changing digital entertainment business. RESPONSIBILITIES: creating policies and systems to manage music assets tracking and reporting music budgets tracking and reporting music licensing collecting cue sheets and ensuring third party publishing information is accurate implementing cues sheets on Rapid Cue assisting in the coordination of other music operations as needed providing administrative support to the UK music team BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience Relevant music coordinator experience at entertainment studio and or production company Experience in Mac OSX, Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Rapid Cue, and Power Point PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Goal Orientated and self-motivated Film & TV Music Supervision Experience in the UK and Europe Demonstrated commitment to customer service Strong verbal and Communication Skills Highly organized with a keen sense to detail Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment Adept at learning new software and web based tools Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page.