Content Programming Manager, Moods and Moments

Spotify | New York, NY

Posted here May 7

Job description

We are looking for a broadly experienced Music Programmer to join Spotify’s Shows and Editorial team in New York. You will identify and curate first rate music playlist listening experiences for a multitude of our moods, moments, and genres and demonstrate a passion for performance-oriented analytics. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What You’ll Do

  • Identify and substantiate playlists hypotheses for specific moods, moments and activities such as – but not limited to – Workout, Cooking, Chill, Focus or Sleep.

  • Curate and maintain a large number of playlists, for a global audience

  • Review catalogues of music across a multitude of genres and evaluate programming potential

  • Stay up to date with trends and culture, and translate them to compelling music propositions

  • Using quantitative and qualitative data, analyse and understand consumer behaviour especially pertaining to mood and moments programming

  • Initiate, execute and follow up on strategic content initiatives and bets, and work with other editors across all markets

  • Working with our Global Editorial Team, and other cross-functional teams in the company, to progress towards various content objectives

  • Work from our office in New York

Who You Are

  • You have at least 5 years of previous experience from working in the music or entertainment industry

  • You have experience from programming music (preferably functional), making compilations, or as a music supervisor

  • The ideal candidate has previously worked with music for film, TV or commercials or as an A&R

  • Passionate about all kinds of music – from a wide array of genres, styles and eras – specifically non-mainstream artist and genres

  • For US applicants: knowledge about latin music and genres is meriting

  • You probably already obsessively make playlists to fit all situations and moments in your own life

  • The ideal candidate has in-depth knowledge of music composition and instrumentation

  • Ability and willingness to work with and respond to data and analytics

  • Strong propensity to take initiative and thrive on change

  • You care about attention to detail and organization, have a team spirit, strong work ethic, and a friendly, warm attitude

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