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Senior Associate – OEM Partnerships

JOB TITLE: SENIOR ASSOCIATE - OEM PARTNERSHIPS 

LOCATION: GURGAON, INDIA

OUR STORY:

Saavn is the world’s largest South Asian focused music streaming service with millions of monthly active users. We are 150 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite music across all languages and genres. 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, Facebook, Twitter, and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans than any other South Asian service. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, The Times of India, CNBC, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies, including Tiger Global Management, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Liberty Media, Mousse Partners, Quilvest, and a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, these 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 Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for hundreds of millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists, and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your thinking to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

ROLE:  

Saavn is seeking a Senior Associate - OEM Partnerships who will be responsible for managing and identifying company-wide growth goals. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker, someone who thrives in fast-paced, real-time creative environment and able to provide clear and articulate documentation to define growth objectives, business requirements and acceptance criteria.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help find web and mobile performance issues, device coverage and any issues regarding product performance in general
  • Work with data team to understand, develop data and analysis
  • Support various aspects of internal development including data dashboards, and many backend processes, which directly impact our OEM clients
  • Pinpoint problems as they happen, while working across teams to actively solve those problems
  • Identify trendsetter ideas by researching industry, related events, publications and announcements
  • Track individual contributors and their accomplishments
  • Locate or propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners, discovering and exploring opportunities
  • Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluate options and resolve internal priorities
  • Develop negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations
  • Examine risks and potentials; estimate partners' needs and goals
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements
  • Develop and negotiate contracts; integrate contract requirements with business operations
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations
  • Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests
  • Explore opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA or related field is ideal; MBA degree is not mandatory, passion is
  • 2-3 years of Business Development experience
  • Ability to create and manage extensive spends and growth charts
  • Report on all weekly activity with relevant details in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documents and processes 
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve ambiguous problems with attention to detail
  • Crisp and clear editing skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, creative, innovative technology environment with a history of results
  • A scrappy, entrepreneurial attitude and the ability to get high-quality projects done quickly
  • Excellent communications skills including ability to communicate clearly, professionally, both verbally and written, and at a level suitable for a variety of audiences
  • Excellent listening skills, inquisitive, positive, team-oriented, enthusiastic approach

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too.

  • Group Mediclaim
  • Fun Fridays
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches & snacks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings
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