Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


We are looking for a broadly experienced Music Programmer to join Spotify’s Shows – and Editorial team in New York. You will identify and curate first rate music playlist listening experiences for a multitude of our kids and family offering and demonstrate a passion for performance-oriented analytics. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What you’ll do
Identify and substantiate playlists hypotheses for specific audiences and different segments
Curate and maintain a large number of playlists, for a global audience
Review catalogues of music across a multitude of genres and evaluate programming potential for our youngest users
Stay up to date with trends and culture within the family segment, and translate them to compelling music propositions
Using quantitative and qualitative data, analyse and understand consumer behaviour
Create fun and creative content themes and concepts tailored for Kids and families.
Working with our Global Editorial Team, and other cross-functional teams in the company, to progress towards various content objectives
Work from our office in New York
Who you are
You have previous experience from working in the music, media or entertainment industry
You have experience programming content, making compilations or as a music supervisor
The ideal candidate has previously worked with music for gaming, film/TV or commercials
Passionate about all kinds of music – from a wide array of genres, styles and eras
The ideal candidate speaks at least two languages fluently. Portuguese, Spanish or German are particularly interesting
For New York applicants: knowledge about latin music and genres is meriting
Previous experience in Gaming or from a Kids/Family app developer is valued highly.
Ability and willingness to work with and respond to data and analytics
Strong propensity to take initiative and thrive on change
You care about attention to detail and organization, have a team spirit, strong work ethic, and a friendly, warm attitude
We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

About the company

Spotify is a Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service that provides digital rights management-restricted[4] content from record labels and media companies including BBC, Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal.[5][6] Music can be browsed or searched by artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label. Paid "Premium" subscriptions remove advertisements, improve audio quality and allow users to download music for offline listening.[7]

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