Director of Product - Core Marketplace Platform (Remote Eligible - Americas)


April 1, 2021

We are looking for a creative, passionate, and experienced Director of Product to join the Marketplace team – Spotify’s division that is dedicated to helping artists thrive. Marketplace’s mission is to build tools that help artists and their teams build an audience, monetize their fans, and live off their work. At the heart of making this happen is a series of platforms that enable our customer facing teams to move fast and with purpose to enable our mission, which we call Core. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
As the Director of Product for Marketplace Core, you will lead Product Management and Product Strategy for this Core platform, taking responsibility for developing end-to-end product vision, strategy and roadmaps for the platform in collaboration with cross-functional partners across our business units. Building and leading a team of highly-talented Product Managers, you will have a direct impact on the future of creativity, through building the foundational platforms that the supply-side of Spotify relies on.
What you'll do
  • Drive the product vision and strategy with innovative product managers, engineers, designers and insights teams to deliver outstanding products to internal customers and end users
  • Build and manage a team consisting of Sr. Product Managers and Product Managers who in turn lead the product development of their respective full stack teams
  • Make Marketplace Core a great platform partner to other Spotify teams and business units and enable our platform to scale
  • Define, communicate and debate strategy with senior executives across Spotify

Who you are
  • You're a seasoned leader with experience managing leaders and multiple teams. You can grow, inspire and encourage a team of product managers
  • You understand deeply what it means to build platform products as opposed to consumer products, and how to build products that enable other teams to move with speed to solve their own needs
  • You understand the importance of the developer experience to improve impact, distribution and success for those building on top of your product.
  • You’re experienced with cross-functional leadership and are a consummate collaborator across multiple domains
  • You can clearly define success metrics the organizational level, and articulate how teams and projects are contributing to them
  • You have a deep understanding and articulation of industry movements, threats and opportunities
  • You possess a strong business sense and use those instincts to help inform strategic business decisions
  • You are able to motivate senior leadership and partners around insights and strategies developed
  • You have a strong bias for execution and ensure that all teams are consistently shipping product and delivering customer value
  • You've got a strong intuition based on a broad range of experiences, but you take a critical approach to your own ideas and are ready to be challenged by colleagues of all levels
  • You are motivated by a burning desire for excellence but take a pragmatic approach to achieve your goals

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
  • 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
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration

Perks of being in the band
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse. Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success. Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents. All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub. Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs. Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
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 345 million users.