Product Manager – Editorial Tools

We are looking for a passionate Product Manager to join the User Engagement mission to evolve the suite of products for content curation.  Our job is to provide the Editorial teams at Spotify with a toolset that allows them to create, manage, program and monitor the performance of Spotify’s editorial playlists. Working with a multitude of internal stakeholders, spanning all disciplines within the company, your work will have a huge impact on Spotify’s ability to deliver the right content to our users.

What you’ll do

  • Form educated beliefs, backed by data and research around the content curation domain
  • Manage the product vision for the team, set qualitative objectives and quantitative goals with a deep understanding of Spotify’s mission and strategies
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
  • Clearly communicate product plans, benefits and results, as appropriate, to a wide range of audiences, from internal stakeholders to all Spotify employees
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the organisation to make sure that you and the team drives what’s needed to fulfil the company’s short- and long-term goals
  • Work relentlessly to make sure your team is doing the right things, while not spreading too thinly. A healthy balance of innovation, support and maintenance is key for all successful teams at Spotify.
  • Manage your own and the team’s availability – given stakeholders across the globe, we sometimes need to join/host meetings outside typical office hours.

Who you are

  • You are an interdisciplinary thinker, skilled at blending different perspectives in pursuit of a mission
  • You get stuff done!  As demonstrated by working as a product or project manager in high performing teams that have built, deployed, and iterated-on software applications
  • You have excellent leadership and relationship building skills
  • You are an excellent communicator and storyteller, engaging with your audience on a personal level
  • You have a proven track record of developing and managing world-class software products, preferably using agile development methodologies
  • You are structured and give close attention to details
  • You’re entrepreneurial and driven, but you’re also a gifted diplomat who can influence cross-functional teams without wielding formal authority
  • You have a proven ability to influence decision-making at all levels within an organisation, and in a variety of contexts
  • You are persistent and rational in that you put facts above speculation

Bonus skills

  • Familiarity with large scale Content Management Systems (CMS).
  • Domain knowledge of the music industry and/or online entertainment.
  • Domain knowledge of machine learning and music personalisation.

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.

Psst! If this job is your perfect match and you want some inside tips before you apply, read this blog post by our Head of Talent Acquisition Fredrik Johnsson.

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