Head of Commerce

Los Angeles, CA +1

SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans, and thriving communities. As one of the world’s most influential cultural platforms, SoundCloud holds a singular market position as both a music-streaming service with the largest catalog of music, and an artist services and distribution business to help artists grow long-term, successful careers.

 

SoundCloud is looking for a full-time Head Of Commerce. This role is based in our Los Angeles or New York office. The position will oversee the roster’s execution of digital marketing strategies tailored to individual artist campaigns, and educate the team on the latest developments in the digital space. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years music business experience in marketing with emphasis in the digital and streaming ecosystem. Familiarity with Soundcloud’s voice, ethos, fan base and our artists’ music is essential. This position reports to the Head Of Marketing.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and present new opportunities for artists at DSPs and with other digital partners and help coordinate pitches and strategy for pursuing these opportunities.
  • Build and maintain relationships with DSPs such as Spotify, Apple, YouTube, Amazon, Deezer, Tidal, Soundcloud etc. In addition, help our artists and staff understand the current streaming and digital landscape.
  • Develop and maintain systems for measuring analytics to optimize ROI
  • Analyze streaming data and advise regarding strategy and opportunities.
  • Oversee implementation of best practices
  • Interface with artists, managers, publicists, booking agents, radio promotion and other 3rd party partners.


Experience and Background:

  • 5+ years professional experience at record label or equivalent with focus in digital marketing and streaming
  • Strong work ethic and organization skills with ability to thrive in high-paced work environment, multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong relationships with digital partners and platforms, in the US and internationally


The salary range for this role is $150,000-$200,000 annually. The final salary offered will be determined based on relative experience, skills, internal equity, and location. We also offer a generous total rewards program - read more about additional benefits and perks below! 


About us:

  • We are a multinational company with offices in the US (New York and Los Angeles), Germany (Berlin), and the UK (London)
  • We provide a flexible work culture that offers the opportunity to collaborate and connect in person at our offices as well as accommodating work from home
  • We are deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels of our organization and fostering a community where everyone’s voice, perspective and experience is respected and heard
  • We believe a strong team is made by investing in employees through mentorship, workshops and enrichment opportunities

Benefits:
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as mental health resources
  • Robust 401k program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Generous professional development allowance
  • Interested in a gym membership, photography course or book? We have a Creativity and Wellness benefit!
  • Flexible vacation and public holiday policy where you can take up to 35 days of PTO annually
  • 16 paid weeks for all parents (birthing and non-birthing), regardless of gender, to welcome newborns, adopted and foster children
  • Various snacks, goodies, and 2 free lunches weekly when at the office

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SoundCloud

SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us lead what’s next in music by understanding and empowering our creators and fans, no matter their identity. We acknowledge the challenges in the music industry, and strive to influence an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute respectfully and thrive, especially the historically marginalized communities that many of our creators, fans and SoundClouders identify with. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment at SoundCloud for everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, migration background, national origin, age, disability status, or care-giver status.


At SoundCloud you can find your community or elevate your allyship by joining a Diversity Resource Group. Diversity Resource Groups are employee-organized groups focused on supporting and promoting the interests of a particular underrepresented community in order to build a more inclusive culture at SoundCloud. Anyone can join, whether you share the identity or strive to be an ally.

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