Editor Maghreb

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 2 months ago



The Spotify Editorial team is looking for an outstanding music professional to join their team in Dubai. In this role, you’ll identify and curate the best in music listening and programming experiences for a multitude of moods, moments, and genres; demonstrate a passion for analytics and collaboration; and will have your ear to the ground in the music community. Your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

What You’ll Do

  • Editorial work & oversight of flagship, frontline, catalogue and mood & activity playlists
  • Develop and co-create editorial strategy for the MENA(?) editorial team
  • Identify content gaps and consequently substantiate playlists hypotheses
  • Lead cross-functional projects from an editorial perspective
  • Listen to music from a wide range of genres and identify trends
  • Use cultural expertise to build new programming efforts
  • Analyze analytics and performance indicators of your own work
  • Read data to understand the value of the team’s work
  • Provide a strong, candid editorial voice to build an outstanding user experience

Who You Are

  • 4+ years minimum experience in music programming/curation, or in an audience-focused role, is required
  • Experience crafting and developing editorial strategy
  • Experience leading teams of curators and creatives
  • Passionate about current and past music trends in the MENA region
  • Strong understanding of the music mainstream, industry and culture of the MENA region
  • A keen sense of what music is appropriate for any situation
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good communicator/teammate who can easily work cross-functionally
  • The ability to comprehend and efficiently respond to analytics
  • A strong understanding of, and experience with, Spotify as a user and fan
  • A friendly, low ego and warm demeanor. We are a very tight-knit group!
  • A strong propensity to take initiative and absolutely thrive on change
  • Ability to travel when needed
  • You possess a fluent written and spoken Arabic, English and French

To apply for this job please visit www.careerjet.ae.

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