Head of Music Programming & Editorial

JP-13-Meguro
9 months ago
Job ID
478561
Amazon Japan G.K.

Job Description

From our earliest days as an online bookseller to the advent of the Kindle to our recent success with Amazon Echo, we've spent the better part of two decades innovating to improve the way people consume and enjoy entertainment. Amazon Music seeks a passionate, self-motivated, and talented Head of Programming & Editorial Conent to be a part of that history of innovation by helping take Amazon Music's streaming playlists and stations to the next level.

Key activities include:
  • Establish goals, plans and related metrics, track progress, and manage through obstacles to achieve program objectives
  • Author business documents and reports to communicate state of the business or recommend new content business initiatives
  • Create reporting and dashboards for key metrics to illustrate progress against goals to support team activities and report to management on weekly/monthly basis
  • Work cross functionally with the content licensing team, label relations, finance, marketing and product team to document and define initiatives and drive them through execution

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is required in business, finance, marketing or related fields
  • 10+ years work experience in music programming, music supervision, editorial, A&R, and/or running an editorial calendar
  • Demonstrated success in delivering results in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to work with business owners to define key business questions and to build data sets that answer those questions
  • Demonstrated success in leading a team to achieve aggressive short, medium and long-term goals; Effective in developing people and setting up their employees for success

  • Strong leader who can prioritize well and communicate clearly, both verbal and written, across all levels of the organization with a proven ability to influence others

  • Demonstrated bias for action with strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in a deadline driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss business and technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas

  • A passion for music content, brands, and digital media

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Has relentlessly high standards
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
  • Thinks big and has convictions
  • Ability to set aside personal biases to create content for a specific audience without ego
  • Demonstrated experience in driving process and tool improvements
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