Job Description

JOB TITLE: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - PLATFORM
LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA
OUR STORY:
JioSaavn is South Asia?s leading music streaming service. We are over 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite songs across languages and genres. In early 2018, a merger between JioMusic and Saavn was announced; creating a combined entity valued at over $1 billion.
We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Shazam - to name a few - JioSaavn reaches more music fans across the world. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world?s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world?s most successful institutional investors and global media companies as well as a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, they are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.
OUR CULTURE:
At JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.
JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experiences ? from in-office performances by some of the world?s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are one of the few digital companies to provide employment opportunities that meet the Silicon Valley benchmark ? right here in Mumbai! Figures, since we?ve got Silicon Valley covered, too.
Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our global team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.
With listeners speaking multiple languages in almost every country in the world, we like to think we have the most diverse user base on the planet. This has only been made possible because of the value we place on radical inclusivity in our offices across the globe. We believe different is wonderful, and what sets us apart is also what brings us closer. JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.
If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you.
ROLE: Associate Director, Platform Team
The Platform team connects consumers and producers by facilitating their interactions through JioSaavn?s Platform. It reduces operational costs and frictions while enabling externalized innovation by third-party producers. A strong platform facilitates the organization to cultivate an ecosystem of creators, developers, partners, users, and other collaborators who contribute to, and drive, innovation to add value to the organization?s bottom line. The team controls how the organization interacts operationally within intra and inter entities and teams (JioSaavn & non-JioSaavn). They define and develop the organizational roadmap in collaboration with key stakeholders.
This role directly reports to the Chief Platform Officer.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Develop strategic relationships with internal and external partners and business teams to collaborate on product development and business processes.
+ Represent JioSaavn (B2B, B2C) with partners and platform holders in the tech ecosystem including Jio, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon.
+ Assist in defining how participants such as creators, advertisers, and retailers engage with the platform while generating value for themselves as well as adding value to the JioSaavn user experience.
+ Identify new partners and negotiate first-of-their kind business and technical terms with them across a va