Senior Product Manager – Personalization

Spotify

  • Full Time

The Personalization team makes deciding what to play next easier and more enjoyable for every listener. From Daily Mix to Discover Weekly, we’re behind some of Spotify’s most-loved features. We built them by understanding the world of music and podcasts better than anyone else. Join us and you’ll keep millions of users listening by making great recommendations to each and every one of them. We ask that our team members be physically located in Central European time or Eastern Standard/Daylight time zones for the purposes of our collaboration hours.

Spotify is in search of an experienced and motivated Senior Product Manager to join the Personalization team! Our team focuses on predicting user value and content value using machine learning, and pushes the state of the art of content personalization and recommendations to drive long-term success. 

Our work is strategically important, influencing fundamental decisions with leadership and driving novel user experiences. Join us and you’ll connect millions of creators to hundreds of millions of people, by making the perfect recommendation to each and every user.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Partner with closely with engineering, machine learning, analytics, and design teams to regularly ship new algorithmic experiences
  • Identify and define new requirements from stakeholders, and partner closely with engineering and Product Insights teams to prioritize and deliver these requirements
  • Engage with product, marketing, and user research teams to identify needs of listeners across music & podcast recommendations
  • Collaborate with Engineering Managers and leads to scope projects and objectives, and program manage timely delivery to landmarks
  • Define, supervise, and analyze metrics for launched products, and feed takeaways back into the development process
  • Combine creativity with thoughtful experimentation and iteration to find the ideas that resonate with users
  • Clearly communicate product plans, benefits, and results to a wide range of audiences, from internal partners to all Spotify employees
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    Who you are

     

  • 5+ years of product management experience, with proven experience in recommendations, personalization, or machine-learning based products
  • Possess a consistent track record of delivering impact through engineering teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to turn ambiguous problems into clear solutions
  • Experience communicating complex topics to audiences with different backgrounds
  • A passion for the audio space and cultural equity and impact
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    Where you’ll be

     

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location and is within working hours. 
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration and ask that all be located in that time zone. 
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.
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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 with a community of more than 381 million users.