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Manager - Social Media

JOB TITLE: MANAGER - SOCIAL MEDIA

LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA

OUR STORY:

Saavn is South Asia’s leading music streaming service with over 22 million active million users. We are 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 Jio Music 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 - Saavn 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 Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for 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 vision to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

ROLE:  

Saavn is seeking an energetic and passionate Social Media Manager who can create and execute Saavn's social media strategy across various social platforms and channels. This role reports to the AVP of Brand & Communications and is responsible for integrating the social strategy into Saavn's overall brand and communications plan. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with some management experience. He/she should want to work in an ever-changing and exciting environment and have a passion for music.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute Saavn’s social media strategy
  • Lead the Social Media team and agency
  • Develop creative and innovative social media campaigns and integrations
  • Craft, publish and track posts across multiple social media platforms
  • Manage Saavn’s presence on social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.
  • Manage Saavn’s lifestyle blog OnRecord
  • Build partnerships with other digital platforms
  • Analyze and interpret users' comments and monitor social media performance and traffic data
  • Engage with users proactively across all social media channels to support positive two-way communication
  • Work closely with the Marketing, PR and Brand heads
  • Monitor social media performance and traffic data

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The ideal candidate will come from a Communications background; Bachelors degree from premier institute is an added advantage
  • 5-9 years of proven experience in a social media strategy role
  • Excellent writing skills in English and at least one Indian language
  • Strong awareness of new and emerging social media platforms and trends
  • Solid understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram; and analytics and metrics associated with each
  • Passion for Indian or international music industries

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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