Netflix

Manager, Music Business Development, Kids & Family/Animation

Netflix

July 27, 2021

    Los Angeles, California
    Production Services and Technology
Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 200 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen.
The newly formed Music Business Development team leads Netflix’s global original music distribution strategy (i.e. soundtracks) partnering closely with teams across Music Creative Production, Music Business and Legal Affairs, Marketing, Publicity and others to identify ways to make the great music in Netflix films and series around the world come to life outside of our ecosystem. Working closely with internal and external partners to further the brand equity of Netflix titles through the power of music while creating member joy.
Our Music Business Development team in Los Angeles is looking for a Music Business Development Manager, Kids & Family who shares our passion for music and great content. We are seeking someone that thrives in an environment where freedom and responsibility are a tenet, and passion, innovation and curiosity are mandates. This unique and exciting role will focus on developing opportunities around our rapidly growing portfolio of original music in the Kids & Family space. The role requires the successful candidate to manage and grow a wide number of external relationships in order to develop key partnerships for Netflix, whether with music publishers, record labels, touring companies, DSPs, talent management agencies, lifestyle brands, etc. to help further establish Netflix as the premier content destination for families around the world leveraging the power of music. This role will deliver and execute cohesive Kids & Family (including preschool to young adults) music release strategies for key audience groups via streams, playlisting, social footprints, live experiences, and partnerships.
This role would require alignment & close working relationships with the Marketing (to explore ways of using our music to help drive conversation and increase performance of our K&F titles), the Business & Legal Affairs Music and the Music Creative Production. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Lead the UCAN soundtrack and original music release strategy to support Netflix’s Kids and Family content (preschool through Young adult) for Netflix Original Films
  • Maintain and optimize a high volume, complex workflow of soundtrack orchestration from inception to completion and how it comes to life in market across all platforms
  • Manage all aspects of soundtrack/ single release promotion on assigned releases, working effectively and timely with internal and external teams to build out the overarching Kids & Family soundtrack release strategy in close collaboration with Music Creative Production, Marketing, Publicity, Content, etc.
  • Oversee, manage, and deliver music release assets & marketing materials to all the relevant teams both internal and external, while monitoring and enforcing strict deadlines.
  • Act as day-to-day project lead on assigned releases, leveraging internal and external resources to ensure projects receive the appropriate level of off-platform support
  • Partner closely with external partners from labels, artists, management teams, touring companies, etc.
  • Data tracking on original music releases (streams, playlisting, social footprints, etc.) to help identify ancillary music opportunities via consumption, SOV, etc.
  • Skills and Experience
  • Broad experience in the entertainment industry is a must with a Minimum of 7 years professional experience
  • Experience in building an overarching strategy and the ability to gain buy-in from stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and ambiguous environment
  • Ability to work within complex data sets to extract key insights and recommendations to continuously evolve original music workflow
  • Experience in live experiences and creating cultural launch moments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with great judgment
  • Well versed in Google suite
  • Ability to be discreet, use good judgment and maintain confidential information
  • Deep Knowledge of the music business and audience trends, along with good knowledge of the competitor landscape.
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