Sony Music Entertainment

  • Head of Content

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/30/2018 5:11 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-6708
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    New Media - Content Management
    Level
    VP
  • Overview

    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

     

    Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

     

    We are looking for a dynamic leader to inspire & lead Legacy Recordings’ content team.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead and shape a high performing team of content managers and creators to build & create dynamic, relevant and engaging content
    • Cultivate a healthy balance between creating dynamic marketing tools that reflect the current needs of the market-place coupled with the business needs of managing content budgets as well as work-flow efficiencies
    • Ensure a collaborative approach with marketing and sales teams to help support revenue goals for the label
    • Bring an innovative, positive, entrepreneurial and creative passion to the role with an unyielding drive to experiment, learn, adapt, collaborate and succeed
    • Partner as a thoughtful member of the senior Legacy team and collaborate with other departments to drive the business forward and accelerate growth of our artist’s catalogue
    • Dynamic motivator and hands-on leader who has a long track record of successfully managing workflows of content and design teams

    Qualifications

    • 10+ years of leadership experience with digital content creation & managing a team - ideally coming from an agency, music label or similar entertainment field
    • Deep passion and knowledge of music & artists and a strong understanding of how & where fans engage with songs, albums, playlists and artists
    • Collaborative personality who is comfortable with change and has a hunger to learn & experiment
    • Exceptional people management skills as well as the ability to prioritize, multitask, focus, lead, influence and delegate while working under stressful and demanding situations
    • Ability to think independently and create and develop ideas that lead to positive change/improvements
    • Balances macro-thinking with hands-on execution
    • Strong knowledge of content creation/project management tools and platforms
    • Well organized with exceptionally strong communications skills that is adaptable to different personality styles and situations
    • Strong mentorship skills, being able to share information and educate others

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