Facebook – North America Music Publishing Business Development Lead (US)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a Lead for North America Music Publishing Business Development who is passionate about the changing music ecosystem, technology and supporting our goal of connecting people through social media, the mobile eco-system and business strategy. This role will lead Facebook’s strategy and negotiations with music publishers and societies in the Americas, as well as collaborate with our product and media partnerships teams to ensure a coordinated and best-in-class licensing structure. The position is full-time and based in our main office in Menlo Park.

Responsibilities
  • Lead music publishing licensing strategy and negotiations with rights holders in the Americas
  • Work with Facebook product and partnerships teams to ensure a comprehensive music strategy that supports our efforts to make the world more connected on Facebook
  • Represent Facebook in meetings with music industry executives from other companies in the Americas
  • Be a source of deep insights about the music ecosystem and partners to our executives
  • Execute in an intense, fast-paced, and highly iterative environment
Minimum Qualifications
  • 8+ years of music partner relationship management experience
  • Digital music negotiation experience for musical compositions
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proven track record of leadership and hands-on deal experience in music licensing for global organizations
  • Proven commercial leadership with business development and operational experience with technology companies
  • Highly strategic and capable of driving internal stakeholders to a consensus on important issues
  • Extensive knowledge of digital business models and technology
  • Proven track record with high standards of professionalism
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships inside and outside Facebook
  • Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to meet multiple objectives in an entrepreneurial environment with little supervision

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