Business Operations Manager - Traffic Monetization

  • Linkfire
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jan 14, 2021
Full time Business Development

Job Description

Linkfire is looking for a full-time Business Operations Manager to oversee and support our business development and partnership team in LA. You will join a company with roots and heart in music. We’re a team of designers, engineers, product managers, and more, drawn from every corner of the globe.

The common denominator? Music—we live and breathe the stuff. 

The Role:

The right candidate will find this role to be a chance to play a central and active role in the next chapter of scale for Linkfire. You will take on core projects and guide our teams through the execution of strategic deals that will reinforce our position as well as expanding upon it.

Your responsibilities will cover daily operations with the team on location as well as collaboration with stakeholders in the other Linkfire offices. You will report to the Chief Business Development Officer.

We are looking for your strong support on the business unit that deals with our growth area of traffic monetization and partnerships. In support of our CBDO, you will assess and help execute go-to-market strategies for new initiatives and ensure operational execution amongst cross-functional teams and the broader organization. You will work with teams and projects that are focused on creating direct strategic partnerships and affiliate/advertising opportunities with leading businesses in the technology and music industry.
You will interface with a wide range of stakeholders and senior management within the organization.

In your current role or past experience, you have probably worked in business consultancy or in a demanding financial position. You have a high degree of critical and strategic thinking as well as solid business understanding. You are punctual, structured, and precise, you thrive building environments that function efficiently. You create value by enabling the teams you work with, you lead, create processes, and keep the finger on the pulse of performance. You have a multi-disciplinary understanding of business and can help interpret multiple inputs into insights and execution.  You’re ready to embark on your next journey into the music and tech industry and apply your background to the opportunities of this fast-evolving industry.

 

Responsibilities:

Operations:

  • Be responsible for the day to day operations of the business unit and lead the operational plans that are in line with the strategic vision for the company;
  • Create business insights that support strategic decision-making and oversee reporting for the business unit with the BI team;
  • Lead business process improvement internally for the business unit as well as “externally” for the collaboration with the broader organization.
  • Improve processes to minimize complexities and optimize to promote effective operations.

 

Cross-functional management:

  • Cross-functional collaboration with other teams and business units to ensure the delivery and prioritization of projects across the organization;
  • Facilitate feasibility checks for early-stage projects or initiatives;
  • Track and stay up-to-date on the status and evolution of ongoing operations projects;
  • Build consensus among cross-functional teams and influence decision making with the leadership team:
  • Forge productive and positive relationships across the organization at all levels. 

Abilities and Skills:

  • You have experience in operations with a strong aptitude for data;
  • Your experience covers a management role with accountability to the achievement of KPIs and leadership of complex, cross-functional initiatives or new market exploration;
  • Proven ability to develop operating frameworks and employ analytic and creative strategies for problem-solving. You create solutions that improve both efficiency and quality;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of personalities;
  • Strong relationship building and influence skills; highly effective at partnering with and earning the trust of your coworkers to gain consensus on the path forward;
  • Outstanding work ethic, great attention to detail, and solid analytical skills.

About us:

Linkfire was founded as a response to the increasingly complex nature of digital music marketing. Listeners the world over are streaming through different services—so how do you connect to all of them at once, simply and smartly?

Our technology links fans directly to the content they love in their favorite app. At the same time, we empower everyone from major labels to independent artists with unparalleled audience insights.

Since we started, we’ve become a trusted partner to the music industry’s biggest names, as well as thousands of soon-to-be biggest names. We’re headquartered in Copenhagen, with offices in Lisbon, NYC, and LA. Every day we help artists we adore to realizing their potential through the power of music data.

Underpinning our culture is collaborative, agile processes, and something we like to call the ‘Nordic spirit.’ It means working together with transparency, respect, and honesty. And that goes for the way we do business too. 

What’s in it for you:

  • The opportunity to create the must-have product for the music industry and ensure that every month over 170+ million music fans get the best experience;
  • An open, informal entrepreneurial startup working environment;
  • A truly international spirit, with 4 global locations and over 25 different nationalities; 
  • Generous paid time off plans and a Scandinavian work-life balance right here in LA
  • We offer an employee warrant scheme and employee health benefits
  • Enjoy paid daily lunches with your colleagues
  • The chance for your work to impact the music consumption of millions of music enthusiasts all over the globe

 

Music has the unique power to unite us all. It transcends cultures, languages, and borders.

Every day, we help artists from around the world connect with their fans, and we’re immensely proud to count such a diverse range of creators as our users.

We embrace this diversity inside our offices too. At Linkfire, we want you to find a place to belong and feel encouraged to be your authentic self. We, therefore, do not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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