Senior Manager, Content Strategy & Business Development


  • Full Time

The Senior Manager, Content Strategy & Business Development will serve as a key resource to the senior executive team for the Content Business Unit. The role spans across Spotify’s Music, Studios, and Marketplace functions and will help to identify, evaluate, and support the operationalization of new business growth opportunities. This role is a unique opportunity to deeply immerse oneself in the content business side of the music and audio streaming industry.

The position will be based in New York and will report into the Director, Content Strategy & Business Development.


What you’ll do


  • Drive strategic planning projects and processes by developing 3-year and 5-year strategic plans to grow the business
  • Identify and develop plans for new business opportunities
  • Build data-driven, scenario-based models to evaluate business impact of all types of strategic and business development initiatives (e.g., new business models, partnerships, investments, acquisitions, etc.)
  • Design succinct and impactful presentations and memos for the Chief Content Officer, Head of Content Business, and other senior Content Business stakeholders
  • Scope go-to-market strategies and support pilot efforts for new business initiatives
  • Identify and monitor key market and competitive trends
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure strategic alignment 
  • You will work out of our New York office 

    Who you are


  • You have a minimum of 8-10 years of work experience
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience in a top management consulting firm or investment bank
  • You preferably have an MBA
  • You have experience in the tech, media or content-creation industries, preferably in a strategy or corporate/business development role
  • You are a strategic thinker and creative problem solver with the ability to transform goals into actionable plans
  • You have extensive experience leading strategy projects and developing implementation plans
  • You comfortably maintain balance between attention to detail and swift execution
  • You like getting into the details and solving complex problems
  • You have experience building complex, multi-year business plan models
  • You are an excellent written and verbal communicator
  • You are able to network and develop deep relationships across the organization





    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 345 million users.
    This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.