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Job ad: Venice – Streaming Lead (London)

By | Published on Monday 14 June 2021

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Venice is looking for a Streaming Lead to join the team in London. Q&A is a fast-moving, progressive, inclusive and pioneering music company, combining key pillars of artist management, distribution tech and record label. Q&A recently introduced Venice, a music distribution platform with premium services available for playlisting, strategic, creative marketing and artist development – offering artists a new approach to development, empowerment and releasing their music.

At this role, you will be working directly with the global Venice team – predominantly our A&R and Audience and Culture teams, to help strategise and effectively execute effective DSP campaigns as well as working with all digital platforms and streaming partners across the industry. 

You are fascinated by audience development across DSPs, the streaming/playlisting ecosystem and how artists and their teams can leverage streaming strategy to help develop, build, break and level up. 

You will be working closely with external partners across the music industry and digital landscape and will be key in building and fostering relationships with artists and their teams. You will be creative yet methodical and pragmatic in your approach and thrive working as part of a team; who you are and what you stand for is just as important to your teammates as your experience. 

Emotional intelligence, empathy, creativity, open-mindedness and kindness are equally important as experience and skillset. 

We work across genres and cultures; with an international roster of artists and label partners and we are committed to building a team that represents and encourages the brilliant difference in all of us.  You must be eager to work across all genres of music, with an understanding of and respect for the audience and cultures that they speak to and thrive in. 

Our company mission is to empower and support the global artist community – through expertise,  invention, information, innovation, equal opportunity, passion and understanding. 

What you’ll be doing 
• You will be a key part of brainstorming, conceptualisation and execution of innovative, unique and bespoke artist campaigns – focused on streaming strategy and execution across all key DSPs and streaming platforms 
• You will direct and elevate Venice’s streaming strategy across our partner roster 
• You will drive and refine our internal and external reports – encompassing all key growth and vital stats in streaming,  recaps on campaigns, wider partnerships and new opportunities 
• You will lead on building and managing our network of DSPs and third party partners
• You will be involved in some channel management and housekeeping for artists on key streaming platforms 

Who You are 
• You have  5+ years of streaming experience
• You have strong and current relationships with UK (and beyond) DSPs 
• You have a fluent understanding of wider music marketing and digital channels, platforms and basic strategy around each
• You love data, it’s reflection of audience and how to interpret it to make the most effective decisions for our artists 
• You have an active interest in music, tech, culture and global trends
• You have ahead-of-the-curve trend intuition; especially as it relates to music and the music industry 
• You are passionate about supporting the artist community and artist development 


About Venice
Music distribution no longer needs to be a commodity. Labels aren’t only looking to get their music from A to B; they want to simplify their workflow and their records to succeed. Venice was the brainchild of music execs who found distribution platforms unnecessarily complicated and their services unhelpful in driving success. Our answer is an elegantly designed and highly intuitive interface that enables labels to distribute music, manage their artist roster, and track splits & payments. Venice also has a Premium Services team for playlisting and strategic, creative marketing available upon request.

About Q&A 
Q&A is a modern music and technology company co-founded and launched in 2019 by Troy Carter, Suzy Ryoo, and J. Erving. Q&A powers the business of music through intuitive technology and premium services.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to suzy@venicemusic.co



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