Warner Music Group has been making a lot of moves in the Web3 space over the past 12 months. For example, just recently, the major announced a partnership with prominent NFT marketplace OpenSea, which WMG said will provide a platform for “select WMG artists to build and extend their fan communities in Web3”. Now, WMG is recruiting for an experienced executive to lead its metaverse strategy.
The company is hiring for a Senior Director, Metaverse Development, to join its New Business & Ventures team in New York.
According to a job ad for the role, this team “is responsible for developing strategic initiatives and executing partnerships, content license deals, digital experience development, and investments to grow WMG’s distribution network and revenue beyond core music streaming by engaging music fans in scaled, culturally relevant digital platforms and communities through social and gaming use cases as well as immersive experiences”.
WMG says that this individual will be responsible for leading its metaverse strategy, “including the development, co-funding, and project management of music entertainment experiences in metaverse and gaming“. Full story here