Utopia – Analyst/Business Development Manager (FI/SE/DE/FR/ES/AT/US)

WELCOME TO UTOPIA

The music is amazing. He can excite hundreds and unite thousands. But as an industry, it’s been slow, complicated and patchwork. As the world of technology has looked to the future, the music industry continues to be shaped by the inefficient systems of the past. At Utopia, we believe there is a better solution. This is why we are now undertaking to transform the whole industry; create new revenue streams, consolidate data and declutter administration. Unlocking the full potential of the industry by unifying it all in a truly holistic space. Some might call it a utopia.

Surprisingly, so are we. Welcome to Utopia. Where the music lives.

WHAT UTOPIANS DO

The open secret is that the music industry is grappling with the very basics of music accounting: what was played, when and where? Who should be paid and how much?
Utopia Music bridges the data divide by connecting global consumption, accurate metadata, and fast payments to a trusted, industry-wide platform. Our goal is to unlock creative value and enable Fair Pay For Every Play to create a better world for music. The solutions we offer do not threaten to usurp the role of incumbents from the industry – it is about bringing transparency to the industry and supporting effective royalty collection for all.

THE ROLE

As an analyst/manager within Utopia’s corporate development team, your responsibility will be to create and track the value proposition for each incoming acquisition. To be successful, you must gain a deep understanding of Utopia’s business to analyze how we can add the most value to incoming businesses.

It is important that you have a deep understanding of the market and are willing to develop an understanding of Utopia’s operations and incoming businesses to properly map synergies and maximize transaction value. Moreover, creativity will be a crucial aspect to find the opportunities that are not so clear. Analyst/Manager titles will be based on your experience.

  • Assist the business development team in all areas from market analysis to value creation and integration efforts.
  • Support the daily work around the M&A process and the post-acquisition value creation work.
  • Be a key player in drafting value creation plans for the upcoming acquisition.
  • Play a lead role in ensuring the high quality of content delivered.
RESPONSIBILITIES

As an analyst/manager within Utopia’s corporate development team, your responsibility will be to create and track the value proposition for each incoming acquisition. To be successful, you must gain a deep understanding of Utopia’s business to see where we can add the most value to incoming businesses. A close relationship with the technical, product and engineering teams will be necessary to understand how they work.

It is important that you want to develop a thorough understanding of the market, Utopia’s operations and incoming businesses in order to properly map synergies and maximize transaction value. Moreover, creativity will be a crucial aspect to find the opportunities that are not so clear.

  • Assist the business development team in all areas from market analysis to value creation and integration efforts.
  • Lead the day-to-day work around the M&A process and post-acquisition value creation work.
  • Facilitate interaction between analysts and team managers.
  • Train and assist analysts in the team.
  • Play a lead role in ensuring the high quality of content delivered.
TERMS
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 1-4 years of relevant work experience creating value in the music industry. Ideal candidates will have experience in business development, strategy or management consulting. It is important to focus on creating value after the acquisition.
  • A good understanding of the music industry and the issues it faces.
  • Fluency in English is essential, other languages ​​are a plus!
  • Excellent communication skills: written and verbal.
  • A solid understanding of strategy, planning and organizational development.
  • Have a creative mind to find innovative ways to maximize value.
  • Very organized.
IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • An attention to detail to ensure that the material produced is of high quality.
  • Humble and a positive addition to the Utopia culture.
  • Proactive team spirit and “let’s go” attitude.
  • Good judgment and decision making.
  • Methodical and determined in your approach to problem solving.
  • A creative mindset to find innovative ways to solve complex problems.
  • Fast-paced and innovation-minded for on-the-job training.
  • Proactive attitude and ability to stay focused while working with high volume tasks and under pressure.
  • An understanding of mergers and acquisitions, technology and/or product organization is beneficial, but not required.
  • Humor and positive attitude – we are about to change the world of music!
  • The position is accessible remotely and therefore we are accepting applications from our European locations and the US East Coast (UK, Switzerland,
  • Finland, Sweden, Germany, France, Spain, Austria and the US East Coast
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Good atmosphere – we live, love and breathe music and technology!
  • Work in a team focused on impact and an inclusive company culture.
  • An experienced team to learn from, with a proven track record at multiple startups and large tech companies.
  • Our flexible remote policy offers utopians the freedom to work either in one of our inspiring offices or from home.
  • We celebrate being an international and multicultural company.
  • Competitive advantages ; packages are location dependent. You will receive more details about this during the interview process.
  • We are only recruiting from the UK for this role, preferably in the South East as this person will need access to our London office on a flexible basis. We can only go forward with applicants who are already based there and who are eligible to work in the UK.
UTOPIAN

As we want to bring transparency, trust and clarity to the music industry we serve, we know that change comes from within. Utopia is a transparent, trust-based organization that strives to think clearly and do what we set out to do.

We execute with urgency and innovate to grow faster. We ship things that make a difference today, so we can make them better tomorrow. We embrace fairness and are all responsible.

Strictly diverse and inclusive. We are an equal opportunity employer.

We celebrate our diverse backgrounds and invite anyone who identifies with the above to apply. Welcome to Utopia – Where Music Lives!

We are impatient to meet you ! 🙂

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