Northern Europe Instagram Partnerships Lead

London, United Kingdom

Instagram is seeking to strengthen it’s Northern Europe Partnerships team with a Strategic Partner Manager who is passionate about creators and the music industry and has a proven track record in executing high profile artist activations & content strategies across multiple video surfaces. The Media Partnerships team manages strategic relationships with the Creators who push culture forward. The person in this Strategic Partner Manager role will lead our Northern Europe team in engaging with top strategic partners across Music, Digital Creators and Culturally Relevant Talent to execute activations for both high profile up & coming superstars and meaningful cultural moments. This includes partner relationships, account management, product education/launches and event planning/execution. The person in this role will have the opportunity to work directly and independently with relevant contacts in partner organizations and execute short form video content strategies for Instagram’s regional priorities. In addition to working with external partners and the broader Media Partnerships team, this role will also interface and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams such as Partner Marketing, Communications, Policy, Editorial, Data and Media Operations teams. This is a full-time position based in London.

Responsibilities

  • Managing the Uk Talent industry ecosystem by engaging with and account management for top strategic partners and up & coming stars
  • Lead and manage a high performing local team
  • Help define and shape Instagram’s UK and Northern Europe Creator strategy
  • Lead outreach efforts and inbound assistance for public figures and industry influencers providing bespoke short form content strategy
  • Establish new processes to improve current workflows in order to drive strategic growth and scale to a high volume of partners.
  • Create innovative and strategic talent programs that ladder up to company goals.
  • Cultivate, nurture and maintain deep Industry relationships including management, labels, and artists.
  • Handle partner account issue problem solving, on-boarding guidance and day-to-day inbound from partners.
  • Track, analyze and communicate industry trends.
  • Serve as an internal advocate within Instagram for partners by working with Sales, Product and other Outreach teams.
  • Support/lead team projects and events (eg. the BRITS)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in the Talent industry with trusted & effective industry relationships (music talent, agencies, labels, or relevant industry).
  • Proven track record in high profile artist activations & content strategy execution.
  • Self-motivated and experience operating in a rapidly changing work environment.
  • Proactive solution-oriented team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of the Instagram ecosystem - tools, surfaces, and opportunities.
  • Effective presentation, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience thinking strategically and creatively about complicated issues, creating rational recommendations and action plans.
  • Data-driven thought leader, experience interpreting data, identifying problems, and coming up with constructive solutions.

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