Music Content Manager

TikTok | Los Angeles, CA

Posted here October 22


About TikTok

TikTok (including musical.ly) is a destination for short-form mobile videos. Our mission is to capture and present the world's creativity, knowledge, and precious life moments, directly from the mobile phone. TikTok enables everyone to be a creator, and encourages users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos.

About Bytedance

Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok, is one of the first companies worldwide that apply AI Machine Learning technology to main products on a large scale. Alongside its flagship product Toutiao, the largest news aggregator platform in China, Bytedance has also developed a diverse portfolio of products that are popular around the world, including Douyin, one of the largest mobile video apps in China, TikTok (including musical.ly), TopBuzz and Vigo Video.

Job Description

We are looking for Music Manager to manage the in-app music operation and production, including the management and creation of music, playlist and recommendation, as well as artist partnerships management. This role will work closely with the Content team and Music Licensing team to improve the music content ecosystem in the product.

Responsibilities

  • Observe, follow and predict the trends in the music industry, and work closely with the Music Licensing team for content acquisitions

  • Oversee in-app music operation including music database management, recommendations, and playlist curation for users

  • Develop, maintain, and manage relationships with established and emerging artists and identify collaboration opportunities

  • Promote, create, and produce original music for the product through the collaboration with the music artists

  • Work closely with the Content team to coordinate music content campaigns and initiatives

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years experience in a music-related position with successful track record

  • Comprehensive understanding of the music industry, with a focus on trending genres and artists

  • Familiarity with a wide range of music and different types of audience groups

  • Superior relationship building skills and established connections with artist networks necessary to encourage the growth of the product’s music portfolio

  • Understanding of the creative process of music creation from composition to production

  • Experience with managing music campaigns and initiatives from conception to completion

  • Basic knowledge of music licensing

Even Better If 

  • Experience working with international partners at different time zones

  • Understanding of the landscape and new developments in new media, tech and/or millennial brand and/or entertainment industry

  • Experience working in a fast-changing, hands-on work environment

View full listing and apply here.


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