TikTok – Music Content Investment Manager (US)

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok’s global headquarters are in Los Angeles and Singapore, and its offices include New York, London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.

Why Join Us

Creation is the core of TikTok’s purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.

Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy – a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.

To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.

At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That’s how we drive impact – for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.

Join us.

About the Team:

The TikTok Music Content Investment Team is a newly formed team that focuses on partnership or acquisition opportunities in the music content space on a global level. The team will work with TikTok music content strategy team and operations teams in evaluating market opportunities, executing partnership or acquisition projects, performing detailed financial analysis and valuations of music content and related assets that would helping shape the future of TikTok music businesses. Together, the team works with higher management on setting overall strategic direction, and be responsible for the results of partnership and acquisitions.

  • Develop and implement investment strategies for acquiring and managing music content
  • Evaluate music content acquisition strategy by conducting rigorous industry research, closely monitoring ongoing music investment landscape, and presenting relevant analyses and insights with actionable recommendations to senior management
  • Research and work on strategic frameworks for evaluating potential investment targets that are aligned with TikTok’s music content strategic priorities
  • Work cross-functionally with legal, BD, product units across operational teams in TikTok, conduct due diligence and support negotiations
  • Prepare financial valuation models for target companies in the wider music ecosystem, including market size and growth assessment, financials projection, and synergies evaluation
Minimum Qualifications:
  •  Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Economics or relevant fields
  • 3+ years experience at a reputable investment bank, management consulting firm, or private equity firm
  • Strong corporate finance knowledge and valuation modeling skills
  • Demonstrated experience in thinking strategically about issues and working cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders
  • High performer with commitment to operational excellence, strong data sense, and experience in investment acquisition and development – A team player with a positive and humble attitude
  • Well organized with outstanding attention to detail and the ability to plan and deliver on tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with global music content, including artists, tracks, trends, asset valuation, trend drivers etc.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong music industry network
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and proactive in identifying and solving problems
  • Passion for music with a deep understanding of TikTok and music trends
  • Knowledge of digital music distribution, music industry trends across all genres

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at https://shorturl.at/cdpT2

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