Principal, Content Acquisition, Record Label Licensing Amazon Jobs – Brooklyn, NY Services LLC

Amazon jobs in New York State, United States – Apply for Principal, Content Acquisition, Record Label Licensing Amazon Jobs – Brooklyn, NY. See the job description, requirements, and the link to apply.

Job ID: 2285416

Job Title: Principal, Content Acquisition, Record Label Licensing.


Job summary
Amazon Music reimagines music listening by enabling customers to unlock millions of songs, podcast episodes, and thousands of curated playlists and stations with their voice. Amazon Music provides unlimited access to new releases and classic hits across iOS and Android mobile devices, PC, Mac, Echo, and Alexa-enabled devices including Fire TV and more. With Amazon Music, Prime members have access to ad-free listening of 2 million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Listeners can also enjoy the premium subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited, which provides access to more than 75 million songs and the latest new releases. Amazon Music Unlimited customers also now have access to the highest-quality listening experience available, with more than 75 million songs available in High Definition (HD), more than 7 million songs in Ultra HD, and a growing catalog of spatial audio. Customers also have free access to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations on Amazon Music. All Amazon Music tiers now offer a wide selection of podcasts at no additional cost, and live streaming in partnership with Twitch. Engaging with music and culture has never been more natural, simple, and fun. For more information, visit or download the Amazon Music app.

Amazon Digital Music is looking for an experienced Principal, Content Acquisition to join our Record Label Licensing Team. The executive will lead global licensing negotiations and strategy, including leading negotiations with major record labels, driving/building complex models to forecast business metrics, evaluating the impacts of negotiated royalty structures and proactively performing analytic deep dives across a variety of key performance indicators. The executive will maintain and drive Amazon’s relationships with key record labels and will be responsible for developing content strategy, securing new content and additional rights, and performing competitive monitoring.

Key job responsibilities
• Determine record label licensing strategy in relation to new projects and initiatives
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with key record labels at decision-making level
• Negotiate license agreements to secure all necessary rights from record labels, and expand existing agreements as needed
• Perform analysis to quantify the impact of royalty models, and other terms that are negotiated terms with record labels globally
• Collaborating with the legal team to review contractual terms and conditions relating to licensing agreements
• Partner with internal Finance/Content Analytics teams to evaluate our deal terms across service tiers and territories
• Audit business metrics, perform deep dive analysis on problems to understand root causes and making decisions based on data
• Monitor the competitive landscape to help inform Amazon Music’s strategic priorities and expansion opportunities



  • 8+ years of relevant experience in account management, business development, content licensing, or finance
  • 8+ years of experience negotiating license and/or business development agreements
  • Bachelor’s Degree

• 6+ years’ successful track record of negotiating complex record label licensing agreements
• 6+ years’ experience developing BD or acquisition strategies
• 6+ years’ experience using hard data and metrics to drive opportunities and back up assumptions
• Relevant experience within the music and/or digital service provider industries
• Ability to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Effective verbal/written communication skills and attention to detail
• Experience with SQL, Tableau and Excel 


• Bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Sound business judgment and demonstrated ability to think and act both strategically and tactically
• Self-starter who is customer obsessed, detail-oriented, and an enthusiastic team player
• Nimbleness and comfort with ambiguity; ability to respond rapidly to evolving threats and opportunities
• Experience in writing detailed, and data-supported documents
• Understanding of digital music services and business models

The base pay for this position ranges from $132,600 per year in our lowest geographic market up to $246,700 per year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Apply Also for similar jobs like this…
  1. Professional Services Cloud Consultant Intern Amazon Jobs – Seattle, WA
  2. Senior Technical Program Manager, ProServe Security Amazon Jobs – US, Virtual
  3. Sr. Security & Risk Consultant, ProServe Security Amazon Jobs – US, Virtual
  4. Sr Business Operations Manager, AWS Professional Services, Operations Amazon Jobs – Texas
  5. Data Science Manager, DSP Ranking Science Amazon Jobs – Palo Alto, CA
  6. Software Development Engineer, India Consumer Business (ICB) Technology Amazon Jobs – Austin, TX
  7. Data & ML Engineer – Nationwide Opportunities, ProServe SDT-Data & Analytics Amazon Jobs – US
  8. Associate DevOps Consultant, AWS SDT ProServe A2C, A2C ProServe Amazon Jobs – US, Virtual
  9. Associate Security Consultant, AWS Professional Services Amazon Jobs – US, Virtual
  10. Sr. Software Development Manager – Alexa Shopping, Alexa Shopping Amazon Jobs – Sunnyvale, CA

See More: 1,000+ Amazon Jobs in USA – Updated Daily

How to Apply

See more: , , , ,

To apply for this job please visit

Related Jobs