Product Director, Freemium


June 10, 2021

The Freemium R&D team oversees the entire user journey on Spotify and ensures we engage with people in innovative ways, every step of the way. Our team grows Spotify’s audience by finding future listeners around the world and delivering the right value to them, at the right time. With research, product development, product design, engineering, and marketing all collaborating in one organization, we’re able to quickly create meaningful features and services for millions of people around the world, resulting in joyful, long-lasting relationships with Spotify.
New York or Remote Americas
Job type
Permanent We are looking for an experienced Product Director to join the group responsible for innovating and scaling our product-led content marketing efforts, such as our yearly Wrapped campaign and our recently shipped Only You campaign. You will partner with our Brand & Creative, Music, Original Content, Marketing and Product teams across Spotify to help build exciting content-driven storytelling products and use machine learning technology to scale the impact of our marketing efforts.
In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for developing end to end product vision for the group, in collaboration with key partners across our business units. You will build and lead a passionate team, and you will have a direct impact on one of the world’s largest audio platforms. We are expecting you to help us take this incredible business to the next level.
What You'll Do
  • Own product vision, goals, strategy and roadmaps for the group, and be accountable for a clear set of business and product metrics
  • Hire, manage and strengthen a team of product managers, who in turn lead the product development of their respective full stack teams
  • Work closely with Engineering, Design, Product Insights and Product, within your team, and business partners across the organisation, to set goals and develop strategies for reaching them
  • Develop positive relationships with senior leaders and partners, effectively gaining consensus of strategy
  • Partner with the Product Insights team to commence qualitative and quantitative research, product analysis and market insights to craft impactful growth strategy
  • Make sure that your product team is strong & healthy - including capabilities, happiness, resilience and personal growth.

Who You Are
  • Proven product leadership and relationship building skills in a cross-functional team environment, with business partners to help advise strategic business decisions
  • Proven track record of formulating product vision, defining and executing product strategy to launch consumer products
  • 3+ years experience in hiring, managing and growing a diverse team of Product Managers and Product Leaders
  • 6+ years experience in building and shipping consumer internet products together with teams of designers, engineers and data scientists resulting in significant business impact
  • Deep understanding of consumer internet products, marketing and customer lifecycle to analyze opportunities and develop impactful strategies
  • Experienced in making hard data-informed decisions (A/B experimentation, user testing, data analysis, competitors and market analysis, defining metrics)
  • Highly creative problem solver, with a passion for coming up with new ideas on how to do things better
  • High integrity and sense of purpose, you care about building real value over perception

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
  • We ask that our team members be located within Central Standard time zone, Eastern Standard time zone, or Brasília time zone for the purposes of our collaboration hours
  • 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
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. 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.