Vice President, Business Intelligence

  • Warner Music Group
  • Paramount Plaza, 1633 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, USA
  • Jul 11, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Job Description:

 At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses: 

  • Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.

  • Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.

  • Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.

  • Empowered by People: Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

Job Title: Vice President, Business Intelligence


A little bit about our team:

WMG’s Business Intelligence team (BI) uses data analysis to inform WMG’s strategy, vision, and day-to-day operations. The BI team works with various departments across Warner Music’s Central Functions, Recorded Music, and Music Publishing divisions to understand the trends and dynamics that drive the constant evolution of our business. Our goal for this role is to develop deep, actionable insights and strategies that support our global network of labels and operators in more than 40 countries in their pursuit of breaking new artists and expanding WMG’s global reach and impact. We work with operators to observe and learn about the trends and factors that influence the music industry and listener behavior around the world. BI also works closely with WMG’s leadership team to empower stronger performance measurement and strategic decision-making. 

Your role:

Intelligence is the lifelineLed of today’s music business, and in this role you’ll get a chance to apply your creativity and problem-solving skills to help our labels and artists connect with consumers across an array of media and mediums. Because the BI team works closely with departments across the company, you will have the opportunity to see the inner workings and influence decision-making within a global music company through thoughtful intelligence work. We’re a highly collaborative team that loves learning new things, sharing ideas, thinking about the future of the music industry, and helping our company get there.


Here you’ll get to:

  • Manage a team of six analysts that support WMG’s Recorded Music (RM) and Music Publishing (MP) segments. 

  • Cultivate an environment that champions continuous improvement.

  • Lead all aspects of your team’s project roadmap and lead their daily capacity, ensuring timely delivery of actionable insights and data products that meet deadlines set with business team members.

  • Work closely with the SVP, Business Intelligence in quarterly planning sessions with partners across RM and MP segments, ensuring BI is hearing the needs of the business and appropriately prioritizing its resources.

  • Develop and manage relationships with senior partners from RM and MP, acting as both a thought leader and bridge to central BI.

  • Lead complex or high-priority projects that use your expertise in the music business and analytics to provide valuable insights and recommendations to partners.

  • Work with senior leaders across the company, including segment CEOs, CFOs, and other C-level executives, providing actionable data-driven insights. 

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, standard processes, and new technologies in analytics more broadly. Find opportunities to improve processes that will enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the team.


About you:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the music business, entertainment, sports, and/or business analytics.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in leading people or teams with a demonstrated ability to mentor and develop talent.

  • A charismatic thought-leader that can inspire and build confidence with direct reports and stakeholders.

  • Experience working and directly communicating with senior leadership teams, including C-level executives and division leaders.

  • Consistent track record of success in identifying and communicating actionable insights from complex datasets.

  • Extensive experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Looker, or PowerBI), programming languages (SQL, Python, or R), and analytics programs (Alteryx).

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., Statistics, Business Analytics, Finance, Economics), advanced degree preferred but not required.

  • Highly independent, self-motivated, and accountable.


About us: 

As the home to 10K Projects, 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Warner Music Group is also home to ADA, which supports the independent community, as well as artist services division WMX. In addition, WMG counts film and television storytelling powerhouse Warner Music Entertainment among its many brands.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

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Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.


Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.


Thanks for your interest in working for WMG.  We love it here, and think you will, too.


This position will require being in the office 4 days a week.  We believe that an in-office presence is critical for talent development, collaboration and building strong relationships.


Salary Range

$200,000 to $230,000 Annually

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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