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Saavn Student Manager_New York University

JOB TITLE: SAAVN STUDENT MANAGER

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY  

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 energetic and dynamic students who will be our very own brand ambassadors and help us grow the Saavn brand among students in your university.  You will be the face and influencer of Saavn at your university.  The ideal candidate will be extremely passionate about Saavn and, of course, music, have stellar communication skills, and is heavily involved with campus activities. If you’re a sharp quick thinking student looking to be challenged, gain exposure to the tech and music scene, and have an impact on a product used by millions of people across the globe, this is the right role for you! 

PLEASE NOTE: This is part time position requiring up to four (4) hours per week throughout the course of the 2017 academic year. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and grow Saavn’s brand at New York University
  • Distribute Saavn Swag and Saavn Pro codes to students to grow our brand
  • Identify student events and organizations that Saavn can sponsor and partner with on campus
  • Design and build Saavn snapchat filters for relevant on campus events
  • Provide insights for communications, content, product, and design to Saavn based on student feedback
  • Constantly communicate emerging trends around students’ music preferences e.g., popular artists, songs, genres, applications
  • Build relationships with key influencers and South Asian organizations on campus
  • Work with our Marketing Team to create tailor-made campus marketing plans
  • Help recruiting users for user research studies

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in process; all fields of study welcome! 
  • Extremely passionate about Saavn and music
  • Knowledge and interest in Bollywood music and culture is huge plus
  • Heavily involved in on-campus initiatives and is knowledgeable about events and organizations
  • Tech savvy and active on social media platforms
  • Stellar interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication 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 and enthusiastic approach
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting in a fast paced environment

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.

  • Competitive monthly or biweekly stipend based on industry standards
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches, snacks, and drinks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings
  • Exposure to a high-tech global organization
  • Networking opportunities with Saavn employees and other Saavn Student Managers across the United States
  • Free Saavn Pro
  • Free Saavn Swag

 

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