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SVP, New Business

Company: Universal Music France
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world's leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.How we LEAD: - We are currently seeking a talented and innovative digital business development executive, focused on new business opportunities, to join our Digital Strategy team. -This Senior Vice President will play an integral role in driving UMG's efforts to cultivate the digital music ecosystem and develop new business models and revenue streams as technological change transforms the music and media landscape. This executive will lead engagement with early-stage sector/start-ups/digital entrepreneurs with a focus on the investment community. The position will partner with the Department leadership team, UMG's corporate management structure, and key stakeholders throughout UMG's global operations to ensure cohesive integration of new business development initiatives within UMG's overall digital strategy.How you'll CREATE:

  • Lead business with a focus on Web3 and Metaverse development and deal negotiation with emerging entrepreneurs and new business categories,
  • Further develop comprehensive processes to target new opportunities, develop and a systematic approach to executing partnership models and licensing deals within them
  • Identify, plan and execute new strategic opportunities to help drive long-term growth
  • Communicate sector and deal analysis to key stakeholders within UMG and to senior management
  • Provide expertise and fluency in emerging categories to support global digital strategy and lead communications efforts to integrate and align throughout UMG in the US and around the worldBring your VIBE:
    • Established capability to network within tech sector and investment community to uncover key trends, developments, entrepreneurs and category opportunities
    • Sophisticated understanding of technology innovation, with an emphasis on forthcoming transformation through Web3 and Metaverse, as it relates to music business transformation
    • Proven ability to engage senior stakeholders and build strong, collaborative relationships
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Exceptional analytical and negotiation skills
    • "Big thinker" with extensive digital/platform knowledge
    • Entrepreneurial orientation, motivated by innovation, excellence and a competitive spirit that inspires the creation of strategies that lead the industry
    • Results driven with a relentless desire to be best in industry and support UMG's company vision and commitment to move culture
    • High degree of comfort operating independently and remotely
      • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate professional experience required
      • MBA or JD a plus
      • Extensive Music Industry Experience Preferred
      • Early-stage and Emerging Technology Sector Experience Strongly Preferred
      • Deal Development and Negotiation Skills Critical
      • Established capability to network within tech sector and investment community to uncover key trends, developments, entrepreneurs and category opportunities
      • Sophisticated understanding of technology innovation as it relates to music business transformation
      • Proven ability to engage senior stakeholders and build strong, collaborative relationships
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Exceptional analytical and negotiation skills
      • "Big thinker" with extensive digital/platform knowledge
      • Entrepreneurial orientation, motivated by innovation, excellence and a competitive spirit that inspires the creation of strategies that lead the industry
      • Results driven with a relentless desire to be best in industry and support UMG's company vision and commitment to move culture
      • High degree of comfort operating independently and remotelyPerks Playlist:
        • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
        • Paid Time Off - Paid Holidays, "Winter Break", Summer Fridays
        • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
        • Employee Developmental Support
        • Annual Gym Reimbursement PackageUniversal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity EmployerAll UMG employees are currently required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of a negative PCR or Antigen test before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law.Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

Keywords: Universal Music France, Santa Monica , SVP, New Business, Other , Santa Monica, California

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