Editorial Manager, Owned Platforms

The Editorial Manager, Owned Platforms will help drive Spotify’s multimedia storytelling on For the Record and across corresponding channels. A member of the Global Communications team, s/he will be responsible for storymining, content development and amplification. Successful candidates will have a strong grasp of channel-specific strategy, demonstrated success in a fast-paced environment, as well as a global mindset.

Reports To: Global Editorial Lead, Owned Platforms

Focus Areas:

  • Supporting data-driven content strategy, ensuring narrative priorities come to life across the digital ecosystem
  • Proactive storymining with a wide array of teams, functions, and geographies
  • Developing multimedia content for For the Record and social channels
  • Liaising closely with partners to maintain Editorial Calendar and consistent publishing volume
  • Supporting social media and other amplification channels, such as newsletters

Key Success Factors:

  • Creative
  • Collaborative
  • Well-versed in multimedia content creation

What you’ll do

In coordination with the global team, you will:

  • Help facilitate the editorial process, from ideation to publishing and amplification
  • Maintain consistency in quality, voice, and tone of published pieces
  • Manage global editorial calendar (both short and long lead) and analytics reporting (monthly and quarterly)
  • Ensure timely coordination and execution of content deliverables for relevancy
  • Partner closely with Comms Teams members and various key stakeholders across the company
  • Seek out the latest trends in culture and storytelling to ensure we’re putting forth the most compelling stories in the most engaging way
  • Manage agency relationships and regular standing meetings
  • Exemplify Spotify’s mission and values in daily work
  • Ensure ecosystem is consistently populated with relevant, dynamic and strategic content that reflects Spotify’s global reach and integrates strategic priorities of the business.
  • Manage a timely, yet quality-driven process that considers the pace of the work and landscape
  • Help Owned Channels team consistently meet monthly KPIs and, ultimately, 2019 goals

Who you are / What you have

  • 5-7+ years relevant communications with direct experience working in Consumer PR, digital, media, entertainment and music industry PR, or in the tech industry
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to work in a fast-paced, global environment; public company preferable
  • Proven ability to develop and execute strategic PR campaigns
  • Solid media contacts and relationships in entertainment, music and tech community
  • Well-versed in narrative, storytelling, communications channels and writing for a variety of audiences
  • Motivated self-starter with hands-on attitude
  • Team player who thinks and acts globally, even when directly dealing with local challenges
  • Ability to multitask and work in a hectic and extremely fast-moving industry and the environment without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Ability to work across all levels, no task is too big or too small
  • Ability to effectively manage and professionally develop team members across the region
  • Strong project management and agency management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Of course, an ever-enthusiastic representative of the Spotify brand :)

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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