Editor, Music Culture & Editorial

Spotify | Toronto, CAN

Posted here June 24

Job Description

The North America – Music Culture & Editorial team is looking for an Editor to join their Toronto team reporting into the Team Lead, North America. The editor will be responsible for the development and promotion of culturally relevant, topical programming across genres, moods, and moments.

What you’ll do

  • Identify and substantiate playlist hypotheses for Canada (i.e. the perfect music for a dinner party with friends or the best running playlist.)

  • Curate and maintain a large number of playlists in a variety of genres for a variety of audiences, moods, and moments for Canada.

  • Utilize analytics and data to inform curation decisions.

  • Listen to music from a wide range of genres and identify appropriate programming opportunities.

  • Collaborate with a global editorial team on a variety of projects and programming initiatives.

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to develop playlist brands, marketing campaigns, and many other initiatives.

  • Provide a strong, unbiased editorial voice to create a first-class user experience.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

  • Experience in music programming/curation, or in an audience-focused role, is required.

  • Knowledgeable of music trends across Canada, including Quebec, both currently and historically.

  • Fluency in English and Canadian French preferred.

  • Adept at assessing, evaluating and categorizing large amounts of new music in all genres

  • A keen sense of what music is appropriate for any situation.

  • A strong understanding of, and experience with, Spotify as a user and fan.

  • Team spirit and excellent work ethic.

  • A friendly and warm attitude…we are a very close-knit family!

  • Exceptional verbal communication and organizational skills. Keen attention to detail.

  • The ability to comprehend and productively respond to analytics.

  • A strong propensity to take initiative and absolutely thrive on change.

  • The ability to excel in individual work as well as with cross-functional, worldwide initiatives toward mutual objectives.

  • Technical proficiency with common Mac/iOS/Google/Android software.

  • Ability to travel when needed

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