Product Manager - Podcast Monetization (Remote Eligible - Americas)


March 10, 2021

We work at the intersection of advertising and messaging technologies to connect millions of brands to billions of fans. As part of the Advertising team, we’re paving the way for a sustainable global Spotify business that allows even more creators to make a living off their art. Come join us and help build the platform that powers promotion at Spotify. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
A rarity in digital media, podcast advertising drives results for advertisers, allows creators to profit and (when done well) entertains listeners. Spotify — through its growing ads business and ongoing investment in original audio content — has the outstanding opportunity to amplify and scale what’s great about podcast ads by building the first truly digital podcast ad experience.
We are looking for a hardworking and experienced Product Manager to define the next great podcast ad experience. In close partnership with sales, product marketing, content creators, and creative solutions, your team will develop outstanding tools and insights for advertisers, delightful formats for listeners and powerful monetization options for creators.
We are working towards a world where more creators can profit from their craft and advertisers can depend on podcasts as a core channel to reach their customers.
What you'll do
  • Build new podcast ad experiences that tie what’s great about podcast ads today with the power of digital advertising platform
  • Develop a point of view of the current advertisers, creator, and listeners podcast experience and how you hope to impact it
  • Collaborate with product, engineering, design, and data science teams to gather feedback and requirements and better understand the future of the product
  • Ensure the squad understands the vision and roadmap; collaborate with engineering to break down and prioritize the work into a backlog
  • Influence strategic direction for the whole organization
  • Define and measure OKRs
  • Establish user feedback cycles and partner with design to plan and run user research sessions
  • Collaborate with other product managers and leads in the organization to achieve cross-squad outcomes

Who are you
  • You have 5+ years of experience working as a product manager, or similar role, in high performing, cross functional teams that have shipped products at scale
  • Experience managing and building ad experiences
  • Experience analyzing and working with advertising campaign data
  • Confident in your sophisticated technical knowledge of advertising and large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience building consensus across large organizations
  • Passionate about helping drive decision making with data inside a complex organization
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, communication and relationship building skills
  • A great teammate with a proven ability to work cross functionally
  • You crave responsibility, but are willing to step back and support your team to achieve success; you lead by exampleYou have an ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams in situations of ambiguity, with only high-level direction
  • You are passionate about continuous improvement of products, processes, and teams

Where you'll work
  • 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.