Our client, a music (K-pop) and mass media company has an immediate need for a DSP (Digital Service Provider) Streaming Director at their Los Angeles headquarters.
In this role the DSP Streaming Director will work in the R&R Department which is responsible for leading the company’s efforts in establishing and maintaining strategic partnerships with digital streaming platforms (DSPs) for optimal music distribution and promotion. In addition, the R&R Department develops and executes a comprehensive strategy to maximize the company’s presence on various DSPs, enhancing streaming numbers and revenue generation.
Responsibilities for the DSP Streaming Director
- Manage the global DSP/ streaming dept KPI and reporting system.
- Major Label Partnerships: Interface with major label partners and HQ teams to collaborate and drive global DSP and streaming strategies.
- Lead the company’s efforts in establishing and maintaining strategic partnerships with digital streaming platforms (DSPs) for optimal music distribution and promotion.
- Oversee a team of professionals responsible for pitching the company’s music catalog to DSPs, ensuring strong placements and visibility.
- Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to maximize the company’s presence on various DSPs, enhancing streaming numbers and revenue generation.
- Foster and nurture relationships with key stakeholders at DSPs, negotiating terms, securing playlist placements, and exploring promotional opportunities.
- Collaborate closely with A&R, marketing, and artist management teams to align music release schedules with DSP pitching strategies.
- Stay current with industry trends, platform updates, and consumer behavior on DSPs, adapting strategies to capitalize on new opportunities.
- Analyze data and metrics to measure the impact of DSP partnerships on the company’s performance, providing insights for continuous improvement.
- Lead high-level discussions and negotiations with DSP representatives, advocating for the company’s artists and music in a competitive landscape.
- Develop creative promotional campaigns and initiatives tailored to each DSP platform, maximizing engagement and visibility.
- Provide strategic guidance on the creation of exclusive content and releases that resonate with DSP audiences and drive subscription growth.
- Collaborate with legal and business affairs teams to ensure all agreements and partnerships are compliant and mutually beneficial.
- Attend industry events, conferences, and networking opportunities to expand the company’s presence and influence in the music streaming space.
- Manage budgets and resources related to DSP partnerships and pitching, optimizing investment for maximum return.
- Regularly report to senior management on the progress, successes, and challenges of DSP partnerships and pitching efforts.
- Mentor and develop team members, fostering a high-performing and motivated group focused on achieving ambitious goals.
Requirements for DSP Streaming Director
- Must have previous experience with all responsibilities listed above at a Senior Manager or Director level.
- K-Pop knowledge and background.
- Must have existing relationships with DSPs.
- English speaking, Korean a plus.
- Ability to work 10 am to 7pm.
This is full-time, permanent opportunity in the $100k to $150k range DOE. Position is on-site in their Los Angeles office for the first 2-3 months, can transition to hybrid if preferred. Qualified candidates please submit resumes to email@example.com for an immediate reply.