Head of Music MENA


The Head of Music will be responsible for Spotify s music goals and targets, and the operating plans and execution required to reach them. Above all, the Head of Music will push Spotify to be the premier music offering and will drive the way Middle East & North Africa experiences music.Qualified candidates should have significant experience leading a large business organisation in the music and/or entertainment media space, and be strategic, knowledgeable and networked in the local music industry. A strong candidate will possess outstanding leadership skills, evidenced by a track record of successfully leading accomplished and diverse teams, and be comfortable operating at the C-level within a matrixed environment.What You’ll Do��� Drive development of new music and content strategies and champion critical initiatives!��� Support strategic artist partnerships and marketing campaigns��� Support music programming and editorial strategies��� Collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams to fulfill strategic goals and advocate for market needs internally��� Conduct pro-actively strategic and operational analyses to drive insights and evolve strategies for long-term planning of music team investments and people management��� Track and measure performance and investments of the music operation��� Provide direction on annual and quarterly planning!��� Explain and champion the Spotify business model to partners across the artist and label community and broader local and international industry��� Lead, develop and inspire all functions in the regional Music organisation��� Ensure clarity of purpose, speed of delivery and empowerment to execute in teams��� Assess, coach, mentor and train team members based on competency profiles and develop talent at all levels helping them move from good to great��� Disseminate the Spotify culture, crafting an environment for people to learn and grow; encourage and motivate cross functional teams in the regionWho You Are��� You have significant management experience with an established digital music service, record label, media company or artist management company��� You are a strong people manager who is invested in team development and able to champion a healthy team culture��� You have experience building and running teams in a hyper growth environment��� You are able to build close working relationships with peers and management across a broad and complex geographic region��� You have experience in marketing, strategy and operations, music and technology��� You are a strong communicator with excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills��� You possess strong analytical skills, have the ability and drive to continuously source, analyze and interpret data, using it to set performance targets and long-term business goals��� You are well organized, with the ability to plan and deliver on tight deadlines��� You have a focused approach to managing processes and streamlining workflows��� You have an extensive network of music industry contact including rights holders, managers, agents, promoters, and artists

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