Account Manager (Media Planner) Japan


  • Full Time

Sell what you love. For us and millions of users across the globe, that’s Spotify. Join the Sales team and you’ll build the relationships that help grow our business in existing markets and beyond. We don’t just sell creative solutions to our clients and partners, we help to shape them; using our expert knowledge of ad products, sales channels and the industry to impact the way the world experiences music and podcasts.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Account Management team. In this role, you will support the sales cycle from RFP submission to wrap, with a focus on providing consultative client service.

This role includes strategic planning, consultative selling, project management and data-led storytelling. You will be a reliable and key team member who can anticipate client needs. Above all, your work will change the way the world experiences music.


What you’ll do


  • Deliver outstanding customer service to Spotify’s advertiser and agency partners
  • Field client questions all through the sales process across all buying channels
  • Lead the RFP response and media plan creation processes across all channels
  • Prepare key data points for client meetings and recommendations for media plans
  • Regularly participate in client meetings to deepen client relationships together with the Sales team
  • Partner with cross-functional internal teams to deliver campaign results
  • Facilitate campaign activation and the creative production processes
  • Partner with the Campaign Manager to handle campaign performance and ensure success
  • Provide ongoing, comprehensive campaign insights and key takeaways to clients
  • Lead brand measurement initiatives and present findings to clients
  • Proactively identify and close incremental and renewal opportunities
  • Own the post-campaign analysis with findings and recommendations to drive repeat business
  • Adhere to internal best practice guidelines, processes and operating cadences 

    Who you are


  • You have a minimum of 4 years experience in digital media, planning and/or buying
  • You have strong industry knowledge and a desire to grow within the digital media industry
  • You come with a reputation of providing extraordinary customer service
  • You can translate client requests into recommendations that meet business objectives
  • You have the ability to craft impactful sales rationale stories by using data and research
  • You are a highly organized and focused multi-tasker with strong attention to detail who can work independently within a team-focused organization
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment and have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • You have excellent dexterity in excel and power point and have experience working within CRMs, OMSs, ad servers and other digital media tech systems





    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.
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