Head of Music - GSA


March 24, 2021

    Content Music
As the Head of Music GSA you’ll ensure that every artist, manager and label within the genre sees Spotify as the #1 partner for artist development and monetisation by creating and deploying impactful strategies and by upholding best in class industry relationships as well as being responsible for the Spotify owned local playlist network, the local editorial strategies and playlist flagships. Location Berlin Job type Permanent This position is based in Germany reporting to the General Manager Europe. You will own the Artist and Label Partnerships team as well as the Editorial team to develop the local music strategy in addition to executing against the Global content strategy and support key aspects of company-wide objectives.
What You'll Do:
  • Develop new content strategies that build long-term and measurable value for Spotify
  • Build strategic and mutually profitable relationships with key industry partners
  • Oversee exceptional artist marketing campaigns
  • Work cross functionally with other internal teams to fulfill company strategic goals
  • Manage, develop and inspire the team building a fruitful team culture that combines creativity with data-driven decision making
  • Advocate for your market’s needs at senior levels internally
  • Explain and champion the Spotify business model with partners across the artist and label

Who You'll Be:
  • Significant experience of successfully managing a diverse team and having a track record in successful agile/change management
  • Experienced in excelling in fast growing, dynamic technology driven environments
  • Excellent negotiating and people skills with deep experience in change management
  • Experience in the entertainment industry, preferably music
  • Strong growth approach with proven track record
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to analyse and interpret data, using it to set performance targets and develop long-term strategy
  • You are well organised, with the ability to plan and deliver on tight deadlines and pay exceptional attention to detail

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.