GROWTH ENGINEER | BOSTON, MA

We’re Sofar Sounds, your global music community. We bring people together in unexpected spaces in over 400 cities around the world. We’re artists, music lovers and organisers. We’re a company of musicians for musicians.  We create, perform, listen and work to make intimate live music experiences that connect us all. Every show is focused on the artist.

THE ROLE

We’re looking for a Growth Engineer to join our engineering team, working with Product Managers, Designers, and stakeholders across the company to develop solutions that allow users to discover Sofar Sounds and continue to engage.

Sofar has worked with over 30,000 artists, hosted over 1,000,000 fans at shows around the world, and engages with millions more online each month. None of which would be possible without our amazing community of crew, hosts and concert organizers.

You’ll work on a wide variety of projects that serve fans/ audiences, artists, and concert organizers, as well as create a platform that will allow us to bring more people into the Sofar community.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Partner and embed with data, marketing, and content teams to identify, build, and measure functionality which grows and retains our user base
  • Integrate internal and external platforms, data sources, and tools to provide a cohesive self-service toolset to drive user acquisition and retention
  • Create and scale a data driven experimentation infrastructure

WHO YOU ARE

  • Demonstrable commercial experience working across the entire stack in modern web application and data environments
  • Can define a technical vision for our growth and marketing platform
  • Comfortable visualizing conversion funnels and identifying optimization opportunities
  • Passion and knowledge of AB testing
  • Flexibility to work in a a lean, agile manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for music and entertainment

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of digital marketing tools (Google/Facebook Ads, Broadcast Email Systems, etc.)
  • Experience in React and Ruby on Rails
  • Heroku / AWS or other cloud hosting experience
  • Experience working in a startup
  • Experience mentoring junior team members

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

We are proud to have a global workforce and strive towards having a diverse workplace. We have an Equity Council, Employee Resource Groups and ongoing learning and development in this area - DEI is important to us and our culture.

COMPENSATION, PAY EQUITY & BENEFITS

Our people and global communities are precious - we aim to treat them as such. At Sofar we feel strongly about the compensation and benefits that we provide across the board so that no matter your skill set or experience you’re paid fairly according to market rate, plus your health and wellbeing is supported through our local benefits packages.

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

We invest in your learning and development and strive to create a learning culture through formal and informal workshops, training, and a personal L&D budget and learning path.

HIRING JOURNEY

We’ll work with you closely to support you throughout the hiring process. If your CV/ resume shows that your skills and experience have synergy with the job description, then we’ll hop on a call to say “Hello” and to start getting to know one another.  If it’s not the right opportunity this time, we’ll always let you know. 

Typically our hiring process takes a maximum of 4 weeks end to end. You’ll be guided through the process by our Talent team and an interview panel of lovely humans who will give you support and feedback throughout - we’ll do our very best to create an interview environment that brings out the best in you and sets you up for success. 

If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you - come on in.

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