Employee Experience and Marketing Manager

Pandora | Oakland, CA

Posted here November 26


At Pandora, we're a unique collection of engineers, musicians, designers, marketers, and world-class sellers with a common goal: to enrich lives by delivering effortless personalized music enjoyment and discovery. People—the listeners, the artists, and our employees—are at the center of our mission and everything we do. Actually, employees at Pandora are a lot like the service itself: bright, eclectic, and innovative. Collaboration is the foundation of our workforce, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us. Be a part of the engine that creates the soundtrack to life. Discover your future at Pandora!

The Employee Experience and Marketing Manager develops and drives Pandora’s employee engagement strategy, including: growing Pandora’s talent brand, positioning Pandora as an employer of choice and nurturing an experience for our employees that reflects Pandora’s vibrant and inclusive culture.


  • Shape and evolve Pandora’s Employee Value Proposition (EVP)

  • Develop and deliver Pandora’s employee experience and marketing strategy

  • Cultivate and extend Pandora’s talent brand through social and experiential channels to tell the story of our culture and promote Pandora as a great place to work

  • Amplify Pandora’s “Life at Pandora” talent brand through internal and external channels to drive attraction, engagement and retention

  • Contribute to talent brand and cultural social media channels (e.g. Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.)

  • Project manage employee experience programming and events

  • Manage event calendar and budget tracking for SWAG, employee programming and events

  • Contract and negotiate with venues, production partners, activation vendors for all types of events

  • Full-cycle event planning and production including: stage management, acting as the on-site contact for artists, determining run of show and building staffing plans

  • Build a strong understanding of the competitive landscape and how innovation trends affect our business and culture

  • Support the development and delivery of inclusion programming intended to deepen employee engagement and drive productivity through common connections and an inclusive work environment

  • Demonstrate value by establishing metrics and regularly reporting on the impact of all employee experience and marketing programs, events and efforts


  • 7+ years of business experience with exposure to marketing, event management, project management and cultural programming. Previous people management experience is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience articulating a vision, translating it into executable strategy and driving cross-functional teams to deliver against the plan

  • Skilled in translating external and internal trends into innovative and creative practices

  • Possess a deep understanding of technology and/or media industries

  • Passion for driving diversity and inclusion practices as a cultural competitive advantage

  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) exhibited at all levels within an organization

  • Skilled at using data and analytics to develop insights, drive decisions and measure impact

  • Stellar project management skills with exceptional attention to detail and discipline to organize and prioritize

  • Keen ability to transform, align and inspire during times of change in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent technical and social media skills

Critical Competencies:

  • Strategic Mindset: Sees the big picture, constantly imagines future scenarios and creates strategies to sustain competitive advantage

  • Values Differences: Seeks to understand different perspectives and contributes to a work environment where differences are valued and supported

  • Customer Focus: Builds strong customer relationships and develops customer-focused solutions

  • Directs Work: Provides direction, delegates and removes obstacles to get work done

  • Resourcefulness: Marshals resources (people, funding, materials, support) to get things done, orchestrates multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish a goal and gets the most out of limited resources

  • Builds Networks: Builds strong networks across a variety of functions and locations and draws upon multiple relationships exchange ideas and drive delivery of strategy

Qualities and Characteristics:

  • Motivation: an inner drive and fierce commitment to excel in the pursuit of business goals

  • Curiosity: a penchant for seeking out new experiences, knowledge and candid feedback and an openness to learning and change

  • Insight: the ability to gather and make sense of information that suggests new possibilities

  • Engagement: a knack for authentically using emotion and logic to communicate a persuasive vision and connect with people

  • Determination: the wherewithal to fight for difficult goals and bounce back from adversity in the face of challenges

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