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Community Lead [Hip Hop]



Airtime's Mission:

Airtime’s mission is to empower people to create thriving online communities around shared interests, experiences, and passions. Our values are inclusivity, creativity, and spontaneity. 

In this role:

If you are someone who lives, breathes Hip Hop, and loves to create on social platforms, we want you. We are looking for a Hip Hop expert who possesses strong relationships and will find opportunities with the industry’s personalities and new talent. This person will be an entrepreneurial, hard-working, critical thinker, who is motivated by a competitive passion for digital content and community building. As a tastemaker in the Hip Hop space, you will focus on signing up-and-coming and established artists to Airtime and ensure your roster’s community grows and thrives.

This role is a unique blend of talent scouting and development, digital strategy, and community management with an emphasis on Hip Hop talent. You will be expected to quickly accelerate your vertical expertise to best source talent and communicate growth strategies that expand the audience for them. To be successful in this role you must have experience in Hip Hop and be passionate about unearthing undiscovered artists and constantly monitor emerging trends within and related to the Hip Hop space. You should be energized by the idea of a fast-paced environment at the nexus of the social media and entertainment spaces with the ability to influence and connect with a Gen Z audience. You should have a passion for and connections in the Hip Hop space and the ability to leverage your connections to build innovative, vibrant communities on Airtime.

What you’ll do:

  • Identify, scout, and sign emerging/established Hip Hop and other artists in the Hip Hop vertical
  • Team up with Content Production to ensure the creator’s expectations are managed and met.
  • A creator at heart who is comfortable concepting creative ideas alongside our Content Programming team
  • Communicate with digital artists and their representation.
  • Manage the talent onboarding process from end-to-end
  • Meet and exceed monthly KPIs
  • Strong focus and research skills to identify market trends in real-time
  • Solid understanding of the online video landscape,  creator creative and monetization trends, and diverse Gen Z audiences.
  • Evangelize Airtime as an inclusive space for diverse communities and artists.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 4+ years experience in the Hip Hop focused on talent relations, social media services, or other areas of the industry directly relevant to this role
  • Existing relationships with content artists and demonstrated ability to manage and influence artists and representation towards collaboration individually and at scale;
  • Demonstrated success in process management and developing client relationships;
  • Digital media industry expertise, with an understanding of online influencers, digital video, and social platforms;
  • Start-Up and/or Event management experience preferred
  • Research skills required. Detail-oriented and process-driven with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and go above and beyond
  • Strong relationship-building skills and are apt to see win-win opportunities
  • Flexibility to handle changing market conditions and workload under tight deadlines.
  • Well-organized, highly self-motivated, optimistic, and positive attitude.
  • Enjoys working at a high level of intensity, acting with a sense of urgency without sacrificing excellence.
  • Have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding expectations to support and fulfill the strategic objectives 
  • Above all else, this role requires critical thinking, constant learning, and an entrepreneurial, hands-on style with a strong bias towards action, and a passion for the space.
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Airtime Media, Inc

Our mission

To empower people to create thriving online communities around shared interests, experiences and passions.

Who we are

Our company was founded by Sean Parker and is backed by Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fund, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, and a host of other incredible partners. We have a world-class team in the Bay Area and Brooklyn led by our leadership team (see bios below). We're well-funded, running at full sprint, and always looking for extraordinary people who want to help us build a new way to use the Internet—together.

Airtime leadership

Sean Parker, Founder & Executive Chairman
Daniel Klaus, President
Steven Cutler, Chief Operating Officer
Prakash Ramakrishna, VP of Engineering

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