Dream Job Edition: Hip Hop Analyst at Pandora

March 31, 2016 Startups

Who’s in your TOP 5? Who’s the G.O.A.T? Would Biggie still be great if he was still alive?

If you can emphatically answer these questions, and your discussion points have charts and citations, we’ve found your dream job. Pandora is hiring for a Hip Hop Music Analyst. Yes, that’s people who get to listen to Hip Hop for a living.

The internet radio company, based in Oakland, CA is looking to add to their current staff of musicians, designers, engineers, and marketers. The job description reads:

Pandora is looking for a Bay Area Music Analyst to work out of our Oakland office.  The candidate should be a musician (or be able to demonstrate knowledge equivalent to ) with a four-year music degree.  The primary focus for this role is on analyzing Hip Hop tracks.

According to indeed.com, the average salary for a music analyst is about $60,000 annually. You’ll be based in Oakland, the hometown of legendary hip hop artists Too Short and Digital Underground.

If you have a deep passion for hip hop and also can identify time signatures, chord qualities, melodic intervals, formal structure by ear only — you should hit up Pandora.