Principal Content Acquisition Manager - Digital Music

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Amazon Music

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!

Amazon Digital Music is looking for an experienced content acquisition executive to join our Content Acquisition Team. The executive will maintain and drive Amazon's relationships with key content partners. The Principal Content Acquisition Manager will be responsible for developing content strategy, securing new content and additional rights, and performing competitive monitoring. The ideal candidate will have experience negotiating complex licensing agreements, developing new business models, and delivering results in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key content providers at decision-making level

  • Negotiating license agreements to secure content from content partners and expand existing agreements as needed

  • Collaborating with the legal team to review contractual terms and conditions relating to content licensing agreements

  • Monitoring the competitive landscape to help inform strategic planning

  • Performing content strategy analysis to ensure our customers have the broadest selection of content available, regardless of territory

  • Developing and analyzing business models for new content types

This position can also be located in LA.


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