There are some massive jobs at the moment up for grabs on the planet of digital music streaming.
For the function, which, may be primarily based in both New York or Los Angeles, Daniel Ek‘s firm is in search of somebody with at the least eight years’ expertise within the music trade, ideally in a content material or artist growth function with a worldwide and worldwide remit.
This individual, in accordance with the advert, will “bridge international music tendencies to spotlight rising artists and sounds from all over the world”.
They may also be required to observe new entries into the Spotify ecosystem pre-release and determine the very best candidates for international new music help primarily based on collective editorial intent to program.
The chief will report back to Spotify’s World Head of Editorial, Sulinna Ong, who was promoted to the function in October.
The recruitment for the brand new function follows the departure of Ned Monahan, who left Spotify in November to be part of Joie Manda’s new LA-based firm Encore Recordings.
Previous to his departure, Monahan held the function as Head of World Hits since 2019. He joined Encore as Basic Supervisor, as of January 1, 2022.
Spotify isn’t the one distinguished music streaming firm hiring for a doubtlessly influential international function: SoundCloud at the moment on the hunt for a brand new US-based World Head of Music .
This senior govt has a giant job to do, being required to “set the technique and course of SoundCloud’s positioning within the international music ecosystem”.
SoundCloud is in search of an exec with at the least 10 years’ expertise within the music trade, with a background in administration, A&R, artist and label partnerships, technique, operations, advertising or promotions.
Based on the job advert, this individual will want have a “knack for constructing relationships with international music communities”, and “particularly with artists, managers, brokers, labels, attorneys and impartial creators”.
Their remit may also embody spearheading what the platform calls “the identification of high-potential native SoundCloud artists” and to what SoundCloud says are “revolutionary, artist-friendly methods” to put money into their development.
The function may be primarily based in both New York or Los Angeles.