Pandora is hiring an

Industry Relations Manager

Sydney, Australia

THE GIG

At Pandora, we're a unique collection of engineers, musicians, designers, marketers, and world-class sellers with a common goal: to enrich lives by delivering effortless personalised music enjoyment and discovery. People—the listeners, the artists, and our employees—are at the center of our mission and everything we do. Actually, employees at Pandora are a lot like the service itself: bright, eclectic, and innovative. Collaboration is the foundation of our workforce, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us. Be a part of the engine that creates the soundtrack to life. Discover your future at Pandora.

The Music Maker Group is responsible for delivering on Pandora’s promise to strengthen the bonds between artists and their fans. Teams spanning Industry Relations, Custom Content, Events, Promotions, and Analytics work collaboratively to identify, source, and deliver compelling artist programs with their fans on Pandora.

As a member of the Industry Relations team, you will be responsible for the campaigns and initiatives for major labels and Pandora. You will nurture professional relationships and constantly be on the lookout for new opportunities for Pandora to engage with labels. You will work in coordination with labels and other internal teams to ensure the seamless execution of artist-driven events, promotion, and custom content programs. You have a strong understanding of industry dynamics, including but not limited to artist marketing & promotion, label-artist dynamics, and the online music space.  The ideal candidate will be excited by the opportunity to shape the future of Pandora’s music industry relationships in the face of ambitious growth plans.


THE SET LIST

  • Maintain relationships with music rights holders
  • Evangelize Pandora’s ability to add value to label partners
  • Help build partnerships between labels and Pandora across events, branded content, marketing, and curation opportunities
  • Plan artist media campaigns and artist marketing programs for labels on Pandora
  • Understand business objectives of the music industry, listeners, advertisers, and Pandora’s cross-functional departments


SOUNDCHECK

  • 3-5 years of label related experience working in marketing and a firm understanding of label’s prioritisation systems and requirements
  • Prior relationships and working experience with labels
  • Digital media sales experience and understanding
  • Deep understanding of music industry practices and norms
  • Proven ability to think ahead, engage proactively and take initiative
  • Tactical and strategic awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Outstanding planning and process abilities
  • A collaborator, a team player and a problem solver
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills

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