Project Manager, Music Product Strategy

Spotify

  • Full Time

With millions of users in 178 countries, Spotify has transformed the way people access, discover, and enjoy music and podcasts. We are now looking for a Project Manager to drive initiatives that create more meaningful connections between artists and fans.

The Music Product Strategy team acts as the “bridge” between the Music Content team and Product teams, and the Artist Experience team’s mission is to evolve the way artist’s express themselves on-platform. We’re looking for someone that’s confident, can think independently, and comfortable acting as a leader in projects who can build the project management infrastructure, work with internal team members and take ownership of several groundbreaking audio/video projects. Your counterparts will primarily be teams in Product and Partnerships, but you will also deal with Marketing, Legal, Data Science, Design etc.

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

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Manage strategic projects in collaboration with the Music Team, R&D, and Product Marketing that help artists better build audience & express themselves on Spotify
  • Ensure Music Team alignment with product roadmap and funded initiatives
  • Help define and create product market fit for new artist-facing tools & programs
  • Recommend and operationalize recruitment strategy and comms – connecting product to both internal and external subject matter experts
  • Build systems for managing partner relationships and collecting feedback in partnership with User Research
  • Translate technical product solutions into clear and concise narratives for Spotify’s partner facing teams in partnership with Product Marketing
  • Run effective meetings, remove blockers, and hold workgroup members accountable for their action items
  • Help the Music Product Strategy team keep track of projects through excellent organization and prioritization.
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    Who you are

     

  • Previous experience from a project management or operations role in music, media, or entertainment, from a consultancy firm, or from another complex business setting
  • You have led cross-functional projects from start to finish, and are well versed in models, methods, and frameworks to efficiently do so
  • Experience inspiring change and impact in a constantly evolving environment, and collaborating with team members across different disciplines and time-zones
  • A strong individual contributor with a natural ability to build relationships with and instill trust in other people
  • Able to translate business requirements into technical requirements and vice versa, and to clearly and confidently communicate with stakeholders at all levels
  • You are highly analytical, experienced in sourcing and interpreting data, and confident making decisions based on it
  • A great storyteller – you share information in an inspiring, coherent, and compelling way
  • Eager to attack unfamiliar problems with curiosity and tenacity, with a great appetite for learning
  • You have a genuine interest in the music industry at large, the mechanics of a streaming company, and the impact it has on the creator community
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    Where you’ll be

     

  • We’ve introduced Work From Anywhere to give you more options!
  • Post COVID, while we will ask you to pop into the office from time to time, we are giving you the flexibility to work from home should you choose to do so.
  • Working hours? We operate within the local timezone for collaboration
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    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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