Music Operations & Data Analysis Manager

Job description

bitbird is a record label and creative company spearheaded by San Holo, headquartered in The Netherlands with team members distributed worldwide. We provide record label, publishing and apparel services. We want to inspire others to create forever.


As Operations & Data Analysis Manager you will be responsible for supporting activities that optimize bitbird's label, publishing and apparel operations. These include music distribution, data entry, analysis and visualization, maintenance of key performance indicators (KPIs), contract management, YouTube Content ID, catalog and office management. You'll be working closely with our Label Manager, CEO, A&R & Sync Manager, Biz Dev Manager and CEO, assisting them wherever possible. You will be the backbone of our label operation and use data to help us be a smarter, better team.


Responsibilities:

  • Catalog and asset management: Maintenance of all the data and assets pertaining to records and songs in our databases and with our key partners and DSPs (streaming stores). Maintaining release schedule.
  • Music distribution: Collection and ingestion of release assets to DSPs and social platforms via FUGA.
  • Data analysis and visualization: Maintenance, visualization and optimization of datasets that drive our business, which range from key performance indicators (KPIs), objectives and key results (OKRs) and financial performance of our company.
  • Legal operations: Working with our legal team, Label Manager and CEO to facilitate the drafting, contracting, negotiation and administration for label and publishing signings and misc. deals.
  • Strategic research: Executing research assignments on new markets, technologies and relationships.
  • Assisting A&R & Sync and Biz Dev Managers: With research, outreach and execution of our strategies to improve our efforts in these departments and expand our network.
    • Assisting Label Manager and CEO: Assisting with the improvement of the company's operations, HR and reporting flows.
    • Assisting Finance Manager: Assisting with bookkeeping, chasing debtors, maintenance and optimization of company.
    • Note taking, scheduling: Taking minutes of team meetings, relaying to team and ensuring compliance, scheduling meetings and arranging logistics and hospitality for team retreats and occasional travel of staff.
    • Office management: Shipping parcels, running groceries, misc. activities around office.


    Requirements

    • Passionate about music.

    • Open and excited about occupying the key supporting role within our team. You're not afraid to jump in and volunteer to take work off others' plates.

    • Love for numbers, data and visualization thereof. You're excited by spreadsheets, formulas and budgets and can help us improve how we administer and learn from this data.

    • College / University background.

    • Precise, methodical systems thinker with ability to handle large data sensitive projects.

    • Great with spreadsheets (Excel / Google Sheets).

    • Excellent command of the English language (Dutch is a bonus)

    • Eager to learn, willing to take feedback and excited to work in a start-up environment.

    • Affinity with electronic music and the music industry is a bonus.

    • Able to work 40+ hours/week.

    • Ability to come into our offices in The Hague, NL.

    We are looking for someone who has the characteristics and willingness to thrive in this role and are open to taking someone without experience and training them to succeed. We are a young team that highly values self-development and transparency and are committed to making long-term investments in our team members and allowing people to grow together with the company.


    Do you have what it takes? Submit your resume and motivational letter in English where you describe why you are the ideal candidate, why you'd fit the bitbird team and the biggest operational task you've ever done. We will get back to you if we like your application.