Global Category Development Officer
Tech & Telco
Posted on 4/5/2023

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music & 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.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A min of 10+ years of direct, (global) experience working in the category's advertising and marketing space, leading and designing strategy and driving measurable results
  • Deep domain expertise, working in or with category leaders
  • A collaborator who has expertly navigated complex, matrixed organizations, demonstrating their ability to influence others and build trust
  • Strong analytical skills, with a forensic understanding of industry data and the ability to translate it to actions Spotify Advertising clients should take
  • Strong executive presence with decision makers and C-level executives, inside and outside of Spotify
  • Proven track record in finding 'pockets of growth' and translating them to revenue plans
  • Comfortable building alliances and collaborations without owning the direct reporting line
  • Engaging speaker and storyteller
  • Influence buyer behaviors across Spotify's global client base within the category
  • Define Spotify's strategic approach to the category with a focus on subcategory nuances
  • Describe category trends and implications and translate this into concrete plans that help you steer sales (leadership) - but also Product and Marketing - in the right direction
  • Maintain Spotify's category narrative in partnership with marketing teams and find new areas of focus throughout the year
  • Align with product marketing and measurement teams to build scalable product solutions
  • Provide strategic client engagement and industry thought-leadership
  • Understand global category needs and refine regional strategy as needed
  • Be the voice of Spotify category expertise at key client events and industry speaking engagements
  • Provide leadership and direction for the category largest partnerships