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Head of Crime & Justice - Gimlet
Posted on 2/2/2022
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A strong track record of producing exceptional journalism that is rigorous and fact-based
  • Excellent taste and ability to identify talent with great creative instincts
  • Proven track record of creating, inspiring and leading large creative teams
  • Experience building and overseeing content budgets that accommodate creative risk while delivering business results over the long term
  • Ability to work with and get buy-in from a wide range of partners across an organization
  • High degree emotional intelligence
  • Proven track record of building inclusive and accountable culture
  • Familiarity with audience data and enthusiasm for helping show teams achieve their maximum growth potential
  • Comfort operating in ambiguous environments full of change, and ability to create clarity for your team in such environments while managing a wide variety of complex projects
  • Extensive experience managing teams in a creative content organization
  • Background in creating incredible content
  • Manage a slate of successful franchises, helping them to achieve new growth while maintaining the highest standards of journalistic and storytelling excellence
  • Develop new programming that complements and builds upon our existing slate of shows in this category
  • Maintain Gimlet's existing creative culture of quality, while also helping to imagine the kind of audio we can make for new and evolving audiences
  • Collaborate with editorial leads to create an equitable, humane and creative workplace for employees
  • Recruit and develop a diverse group of creative talent who can produce compelling work that resonates with large audiences
  • Collaborate with cross-functional colleagues including but not limited to Marketing, HR, Operations, Legal, Finance, and Sales on seasonal and new show launches
  • Partner with these stakeholders to drive Gimlet content priorities and achieve growth goals including listenership, engagement, and revenue

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music and podcast streaming platform
Company Overview
Spotify's 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 it. Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 406m users, including 180m subscribers, across 184 markets.
  • Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse
  • Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents
  • Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs
  • Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success
  • All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub
  • Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events
Company Values
  • Innovative: We move fast and take big risks
  • Sincere: We have no time for internal politics
  • Passionate: We revel in what we do
  • Collaborative: We recognize that we're all in this together
  • Playful: We don't take ourselves too seriously