Music Editor – Hip-Hop/Urban

At Spotify, we’re focused on providing the right music for every moment. We’ve connected millions of people to their favorite songs and created a service that people use to discover and share music they love. We’re currently in 61 markets and growing fast!

We are looking for a hungry and passionate Editor to join Spotify’s Music Culture & Editorial (MC&E) team in Berlin. You will identify and curate first-rate music playlist listening experiences. You feel at home in the genre of urban music and hip-hop, especially German hip-hop (Deutschrap). You’re a music enthusiast and will demonstrate a real passion for analytics. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you’ll do

  • Identify and substantiate content hypotheses primarily for the GSA region, especially in urban music and local hip-hop (Deutschrap)

  • Play an editorial role in Spotify’s music culture strategy

  • Curate content including a large number of genre and mood music playlists

  • Analyze analytics and performance indicators of your own work

  • Represent Music Culture & Editorial (MC&E) in cross-functional projects within the Company

  • You will present and follow up on strategic and creative projects and bets

  • Work closely with the global MC&E teams as well as other cross-functional teams, to progress towards various content objectives

Who you are

  • You live and breathe music every day

  • You are a specialist in urban music and hip-hop/Deutschrap

  • You have experience in the music industry, maybe as a programmer for TV, radio, or other media networks, where connecting and serving audiences with artists, creators, and music in today’s music landscape has been an integral part of your job and missions

  • You’re able to demonstrate a deep understanding of – and experience with – Spotify as a user and fan

  • You care about attention to detail and organization, have a team spirit, strong work ethic, and a friendly, warm attitude

  • You have a story that demonstrates your real passion for urban music that you can tell us about

  • You possess a flawless level of written and spoken English and German

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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