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Spotify

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Sep, 21

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Lead, Instrumental Music

We are looking for a broadly experienced Lead for Instrumental Music to join Spotify’s Music team in Stockholm, London or remote (EMEA timezone). You will identify and curate first rate music playlist listening experiences for a multitude of our leanback experiences covering a broad array of moods and activities. You demonstrate a passion for performance-oriented analytics and strategic thinking.

Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you’ll do

Initiate, execute and follow up on strategic content initiatives and bets, and work with other editors across the global Music team
Identify and substantiate playlist hypotheses for specific moods and activities such as - but not limited to - Chill, Focus or Wellness
Review catalogues of music across a multitude of genres and evaluate programming potential
Using quantitative and qualitative data, analyse and understand consumer behaviour especially pertaining to mood and moments programming
Working with our Global Editorial Team, and other cross-functional teams in the company, to progress towards various content objectives
Stay up to date with trends and culture, and translate them to compelling music propositions

Who you are

You have 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
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 and a background/deep knowledge of piano music
The ideal candidate has previous leadership or coaching experience
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

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 365 million users.

Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 365 million users.