We are looking for a highly motivated Manager to join the global Commercial Partnerships team in New York City. This team runs business-critical relationships with major/indie labels and drives cross-functional strategic initiatives. Your role will include an exciting combination of strategy, operations, business development, data analysis, and project management. Your work will impact the way the world experiences music.
What you’ll do
Deliver outstanding client service to major and indie labels
Become deeply familiar with a range of products and business processes at Spotify to be able to advise labels, field functionality and capability questions, and resolve issues
Rely on your strong communication skills to appropriately position Spotify’s capabilities and value in a way that drives excitement and engagement with our tools and services
Regularly attend and participate in formal and informal external meetings to deepen label relationships as a trusted and valued partner
Maintain solid understanding of the evolving music industry to inform dialogue with partners
Lead global business reviews; identify and execute opportunities to drive growth for both our platform and our partners’ core business
Collaborate closely and develop strong relationships with cross-functional internal teams including R&D, Legal, Licensing, Sales, Product Marketing, and Artist & Label Partnerships to deliver cohesive outstanding service to labels and to advance the Spotify mission
Report to Senior Manager of Commercial Partnerships
Who you are
You have at least five (5) years of experience in the music business, product management, corporate strategy, or management consulting
MBA or Master’s degree in a management, technical, or engineering field is a nice-to-have
You are well-qualified for client services and/or partner relationship management
You demonstrate consistent ability to quickly master complex topics, think creatively, proactively problem solve, and drive results
You feel very comfortable analyzing and applying data to craft strategies and make decisions
You have excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills (which includes mastery of PowerPoint)
You have successfully led and executed complex strategic and operational initiatives at medium and/or large organizations
You have experience partnering with and advising senior partners
You are collaborative and have a stellar ability to work cross-functionally with internal teams across various functions and levels
You are highly organized, attentive to detail, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
You are passionate about Spotify’s mission
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 brilliant. 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 opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by 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 271 million users.