North America Music Publishing Business Development Lead

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. 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 empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — 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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