Content Programming Manager, Moods and Moments

We are looking for a broadly experienced Music Programmer to join Spotify’s Shows – and Editorial team in Stockholm. You will identify and curate first-rate music playlist listening experiences for a multitude of our moods, moments, and genres and demonstrate a passion for performance-oriented analytics. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you’ll do

  • Identify and substantiate playlists hypotheses for specific moods, moments and activities such as – but not limited to – Workout, Cooking, Chill, Focus or Sleep.
  • Curate and maintain a large number of playlists, for a global audience
  • Review catalogs of music across a multitude of genres and evaluate programming potential
  • Stay up to date with trends and culture, and translate them into compelling music propositions
  • Using quantitative and qualitative data, analyze, and understand consumer behavior especially pertaining to mood and moments programming
  • Initiate, execute and follow up on strategic content initiatives and bets, and work with other editors across all markets
  • Working with our Global Editorial Team, and other cross-functional teams in the company, to progress towards various content objectives
  • Work from our office in Stockholm

Who you are

  • You have at least 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
  • 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.

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