What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the worlds largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners & curators who share, discover & influence whats new, now & next in music & audio.
We are looking for a BD Analyst to join our Strategy + Business development team to help grow & define the overall roadmap for our creator & listener businesses.This person will play a significant role in the growth of the business by working with all of the divisions in our organization, & to help build & drive revenue growth.
Your ultimate goal will be to partner closely with the VP of Strategy to define & evolve the BD roadmap for Soundcloud's Creator + Listener Businesses. You will actively monitor the competitive landscape & help identify commercial, & strategic partnership opportunities. You will conduct competitive, strategic, market, & financial analyses of business development solutions. Additionally, you will lead the execution & scope of opportunities from origination to launch by liaising with senior stakeholders throughout the company. You will help create & maintain frameworks to monitor the success of BD partnerships, along with regular reports + updates for Senior Management.This is a highly cross functional role that requires working with stakeholders across all of our SoundCloud offices in New York, Berlin, LA, & London.
Who you are:
- BA Degree in Economics, Business or Finance
- Minimum of 3+ years experience - preferably with an investment banking, management consulting or corporate strategy background
- Well-developed communication skills with the ability to concisely summarize data & complex findings to build compelling analysis & engaging presentations to executives/senior management
- Excellent strategic thinking, ideally paired with familiarity of the music and/or media/entertainment industry
- You have the ability to conduct research, analyze data, develop robust business cases with relative autonomy & attention to detail
- Excellent business judgment; ability to handle complex situations with clarity & confidence & thorough analysis
- Self-starter with pragmatic, solution oriented mind-set, must be able to work independently & comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
- Excellent ability to build relationships & networks with multiple functions, regions, & at all levels of the organization
- Strong resiliency & ambition to get things done despite an often-changing market & competitive situation
- Excellent stakeholder management skills with business audiences
- Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail
Diversity at SoundCloud
SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity & open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us build a social platform & global community where anyone can create, discover, & share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, & strive to develop an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute.