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Music Research Intern - Telugu

JOB TITLE: MUSIC RESEARCH INTERN - TELUGU

LOCATION: MUMBAI, 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 looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated music experts with strong collaborative skills to do extensive music research!  A successful candidate will be someone who consumes a lot of music and has a keen interest in its various aspects such as the artists, genres, eras, moods, instrumentation and so on.  

So if you think you are obsessed with music, can work as part of a team, and are eager to learn about music you know nothing about, you could very well be one of our Music Researchers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Suggest valuable inputs to increase the knowledge base of Music at Saavn
  • Add Tags / Meta to Music
  • Keep abreast of new Music styles and trends

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Deep interest and knowledge of domestic and international music and films
  • Musical knowledge in more than one language would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of multiple Genres, Moods, Instrumentation and Categories of Telugu Music is a must
  • Familiarity with the digital music space
  • Strong Internet research skills
  • Bachelor's degree in any stream
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent listening skills, inquisitive, positive, team-oriented, enthusiastic approach
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects in an organized manner
  • You should know a lot (really a lot) about music..!
  • Overall a great personality

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.

  • Monthly Stipend
  • Work days: Monday to Friday (weekends off)
  • Work hours: 10 am to 7 pm
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches, snacks and drinks
  • Fun Fridays
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