Senior Director, Head Of Content Strategy & Operations

Spotify New York , NY 10007

Posted 11 months ago

We are looking for a passionate and seasoned strategic and operational leader to join our team. You will help us build and run a world class organization, executing strategy across functions and helping our entire team be effective and engaged.

The Senior Director, Content Strategy and Operations role will serve as a key resource to the senior executive team for the Content Business Unit, by managing a team that provides strategic and analytical support to help operate and grow the business. This role is a unique opportunity to become immersed in the content side of the music and audio streaming industry. The position will be based in New York and will report into the VP, Head of Content Business.

What You'll Do:

  • Build and lead a central team that supports and improves the operations of the Content BU

  • Coordinate with the other operations groups in the Content BU and throughout Spotify to ensure that our operational and financial goals and strategies are aligned

  • Drive strategic planning projects and processes by developing 3-year and 5-year strategic plans to grow the business

  • Identify and develop new business opportunities

  • Build data-driven, scenario-based models to evaluate business impact of all types of strategic and business development initiatives (e.g., partnerships, investments, acquisitions, etc.)

  • Oversee the creation of presentations and briefing documents for regular meetings for the Chief Content Officer and the Head of Content Business

  • Shepherd the overall goal-setting and planning framework

  • Operationalize and help manage the organization's budget and hiring plan

  • Identify and monitor key market and competitive trends

  • Work closely with analytics, HR and FP&A teams to monitor performance metrics

Who You Are:

  • 15+ years of work experience preferred

  • You have proven experience managing Strategy, Business Development and/or Finance departments

  • You are a strategic thinker and problem solver with the ability to transform goals into actionable plans

  • You are experienced in implementing strategic and large-scale initiatives projects in a change-oriented, fast-paced environment

  • You like getting into the details and solving complex problems

  • You have extensive experience building complex, multi-year business plan models

  • You have had demonstrated success managing P&L's

  • You have a knack for coordinating multiple teams towards achieving a common goal

  • You have a balance between attention to detail and swift execution

  • You are an excellent communicator

  • You are able to network and develop deep relationships across the organization

  • You have experience in the music or content-creation industries

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.

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