Chief Community Officer

  • Beatport
  • Hybrid (London or Los Angeles)
  • Jan 11, 2023
Full time Operations

Job Description

Chief Community Officer /CCO

 

Location: London, England or/ Los Angeles, California, United States 

 

Full Time

 

Compensation: $125k-$150k +  annual target bonus

                           £100k-£125k +  annual target bonus

 

Seniority: Senior Leadership /C-Suite

 

About The Beatport Group

The Beatport Group is the worldwide home of music for DJs, producers, and their fans.  Founded in 2004, The Beatport Group's family of companies includes Beatport, the preeminent store for electronic music DJs, Beatsource for the open-format DJ community, Loopmasters,Loopcloud, and Plugin Boutique for music producers, ampsuite and LabelRadar for streamlining label management and demo submissions, and Beatport Media Group for brands and fans of DJ culture.

 

The Beatport Group’s portfolio of products includes an array of high-quality audio solutions to choose from, including full song downloads, exclusive content from leading labels, a streaming music service seamlessly integrated into DJ software and hardware (Streaming), and exclusive sound packs and plugins.  All of the content is expertly curated on a weekly basis by a global team that helps define DJ culture. The Beatport Group has its main offices in London and Los Angeles, along with a significant presence in Berlin and Denver, where it was founded.

 

Working at Beatport, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work for an industry-defining brand, in a professionally structured start-up environment where employees work within highly collaborative teams across the globe on products and services that change the way DJs and fans experience music.

 

Start date: March 2023

 

We are currently seeking a Chief Community Officer. The ideal candidate would be passionate about music, our technology and of course the community we serve. If you are self motivated, resilient, a great communicator, and very well organised, keep reading:

 

Role:

  • Report to the CEO and oversee the Company’s press & communications efforts, sourcing of global partnerships, expansion into emerging markets, management of community/non-profit partnerships, and the overall development of the Company’s relationships with the diverse communities it counts as customers
  • Has the strategic vision to be an integral member of the senior leadership team
  • Able to build a strategic plan around new business and partnership opportunities, and provide necessary insights between those considered initiatives and the financial implications to the business
  • Build and manage a globally dispersed team, utilising KPIs to monitor progress
  • Develop detailed analysis on the prioritisation of Company’s goal of expanding its presence in key emerging markets including: MENA, South Africa, Latin America, SE Asia and Australia.
  • Collaborate with other group leaders to share resources, execute projects, and deliver a minimum return on investment to the business
  • Represent the Company at industry conferences and events, and leverage your network to amplify the Company’s standing in the global music industry
  • Coordinate all interactions with social justice companies seeking to leverage the Company’s unique position in the music industry to drive awareness for their platforms
  • Play a leading role in the Company’s “Diversity, Inclusion and Social Action” Committee, that helps set internal and external standards, policies and best practices

 

Ideal Candidate will have: 

  • 10-15 years of relevant experience, minimum
  • Prior experience at a music or media company working in Global Partnerships, Business Development or Corporate Development
  • Significant experience managing globally dispersed teams and a proven track record of delivering tangible value for the organisation
  • Some experience working with community/non-profit organisations preferred
  • Ideally some knowledge of, or training on, diversity and inclusion best practices
  • Someone who has experience working in developing/emerging markets would be an asset
  • Developing, structuring, leading, and coaching high performing teams
  • Able to manage and adapt to teams from different cultures

 

 

Benefits: 

We offer a responsible and exciting proposal with an international range. The position is within a highly motivated leadership team with a positive working climate that will allow you to express your talent fully. In addition, we offer appropriate remuneration and excellent development chances within a dynamically growing enterprise. Beyond this, the position provides an intensive integration into the international music scene and the metropolitan city of London.

 

  • Remote work options
  • Parental and Family Leave
  • Pension
  • Private Health Insurance (US Only)
  • MHFA Internal Support Network
  • A professional environment with room for creativity and fun
  • VIP Access to select music events & Livestreams
  • Focus Days
  • Flexible PTO
  • Workers' Compensation (US Only)

 

 

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

Beatport strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the discrimination act.

 

Hiring Practices:

 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Beatport’s recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Beatport may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

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