Senior Manager, Independent Label Relations

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What's next in music is first on SoundCloud. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud is powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who share, discover and influence what’s new, now and next in music and audio.

We're looking for a Senior Label Relations Manager with responsibility to develop, maintain and nurture  relationships with SoundCloud labels and grow their use and understanding of the SoundCloud platform. You will provide key insights into label and distributor needs on the platform, with a focus on expanding SoundCloud's relationships with the music industry. You will also serve as an evangelist for SoundCloud and work across internal teams.

The ideal candidate will be a clear, confident communicator with deep music industry knowledge, exceptional relationships - and significant experience working directly with the label and distributor community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, building and maintaining relationships with key label & distributor partners in the music community
  • Day-to-day management of SoundCloud’s existing relationships with a designated cohort of music industry partners.
  • Drive business analysis of key performance indicators for managed partners and rightsholders.
  • Representing SoundCloud to the label communities through meetings, check-ins and updates on a regular basis.
  • Responsibility for communicating how the creative community can best use SoundCloud to grow their career, engage with and grow their fanbase, and monetize on the platform.
  • Problem solving for members of our label & distributor community.
  • Working cross-functionally with Artist Relations, Creator, Product, Brand Revenue, Marketing, PR, and other teams within SoundCloud to represent the voice of the creator community.
  • Using data and industry knowledge, work to identify partners for further engagement
  • Working closely with Marketing and Content Strategy teams to identify and develop new opportunities to surface content in outbound consumer and brand marketing/franchises.


  • At minimum eight (8) years of relevant experience working directly with labels and distributors.
  • Strong connections and contacts in North America, especially on the east coast
  • Deep knowledge of current music, digital and industry trends, and are a passionate SoundCloud user.
  • Digitally savvy, with a passion for new technology and an ability to think creatively about partner needs.
  • You’re a confident and personable self-starter.
  • You can easily carry conversations with industry leaders
  • Superior attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management.
  • Exceptional written/verbal communication skills and interpersonal/team skills.
  • You are able to work under pressure in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, across various time zones.

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Senior Manager, Independent Label Relations
SoundCloud Inc.