Songtradr, Inc.

Why Songtradr, Inc. IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

…setting up project groups, task forces, or communication channels as needed (Slack, Google Meet, and Zoom are supporting technologies). These can be within teams, departments, or cross-functional, underpinned by a culture and philosophy that sharing the right information will help everyone work better, more efficiently, and smarter. In-person working sessions are also making a return and are proving productive and illuminating!

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

…they believe in our mission to transform the music industry for good, through transparency, creativity, and technology. We do this by providing greater monetization opportunities to rights holders and simplifying access to the world’s music for those who wish to license. We are also building and innovating a business that is at the forefront of music technology and creativity.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

We believe firmly in providing employees with a strong sense of autonomy and empowerment supported by collaboration and openness. Our Ideas Submission Portal, company Wiki, newsletter submissions, and all-hands meetings, are just a few examples of channels through which voices can be heard. Internal Comms is intentionally separate from external to enable the right internal focus and priorities. Our People team supports all regardless of seniority. Respect is baked into our core values i.e. Consciously Collaborative which asks us to embrace each others’ uniqueness, cultural diversity, or viewpoint. We expect our managers to lead with respect, and performance assessments are 360. We have a diversity calendar of events plus we promote employee recognition and engagement through company-wide shoutouts, #core-values-shoutouts, #engage-and-elevate, and #people-alerts to celebrate internal mobility.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

…providing formal and self-driven training through the Team Member Power Bank, our centralized learning resource. Anyone can access professional development surveys and plans, subject matter handbooks, and more. Our EAP (Employee Assistance Program) provides readily available, confidential support from qualified professionals for personal, family, and work-related issues. We train everyone on clear performance assessment processes, including resources to guide tough conversations, direct feedback, and recognition. We also ensure each team member is sitting in the best seat for their skills and capabilities.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

…these values are baked into our culture, philosophies, policies, job descriptions, performance assessments, and the way we conduct ourselves. Our job interviews include a culture and values check, and we do not condone disrespectful behavior at any level. We maintain our values through partnerships, ways of working, and the employee lifecycle.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

…our internal mobility program where we look to hire or promote from within and celebrate excellence through our #core-values-shoutouts Slack channel and newsletter. Our company Wiki (“Wikitradr”) is employee-led and managed by Wiki Keepers for centralized resource sharing. The Product Innovation Wiki page includes our Idea Submission Portal, Ideas Currently Submitted, and Idea Management Process. Employees can work on exciting new initiatives in an innovation-first organization. Our Pride at Songtradr Slack channel provides a safe and welcoming space for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees. Other channels are #new-music, #shamelessselfpromotion (employee music releases), #engage-and-elevate (well-being, company brand, DEIB)

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

…promoting them through his company updates and connecting them to strategic business decisions as well as high-level partnerships or collaborations. He takes part in solving complex business challenges, which enables him to continuously be connected to the organization, not just as a leader, but as a direct contributor and innovator. Furthermore, he does not tolerate disrespect or arrogance from his leaders and expects they will model the same behaviors to their teams. He is a confident yet humble leader who is calm and pragmatic and is never afraid to be vulnerable or call out his own mistakes.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

…our flexible work philosophy that is attuned to the current environment where people value a choice of where they work so we offer flexible working environments. In support, we also facilitate alignment conversations and provide materials to seamlessly transition team members and their collaborators to adjusted ways of working. Our approach promotes work-life balance including personal situations requiring alternative temporary or permanent working situations, or those returning from parental leave who need additional support. We Offer above-statutory family leave and a large number of our employees have a stake in the company through stock options.

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About the Company

Songtradr is the world’s largest B2B music company, providing brands, agencies, artists, and rights holders with a complete tech-enabled solution to solve all their music needs. Through our diverse family of brands, including Bandcamp and two of the world’s most-awarded creative music service agencies, MassiveMusic and Big Sync Music, we work with everyone from the world’s biggest brands to local independent artists. Combining creativity and technology, we offer the only total music solution where brands, agencies, and more can access pre-cleared music, develop a complete sonic strategy, craft bespoke music, or license any song from the world’s music.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

8605 Santa Monica Blvd, PMB 40672, West Hollywood, California 90069-4109 US

Company Headquarters

Industry:

Music Tech

Company Headquarters

Company CEO's name:

Paul Wiltshire

Company Headquarters

Number of employees:

0 - 1000

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