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Global Category Development Officer - Tech & Telco
Posted on 3/16/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • 10+ years of experience working in the industry's advertising and marketing space, leading and designing strategy and driving measurable results, preferably at a key Telco or global Tech brand
  • Deep industry domain expertise, working in or with category leaders at the CMO level
  • Ability to interpret and action marketing analytics and insights and succinctly translate this into actionable recommendations and plans
  • Strong analytical and business intelligence skills with a strong foundation of data and communicating the benefits of marketing opportunities to brands
  • Creative problem solver who is highly adaptable to change
  • Deep collaborator who has expertly navigated complex, matrixed organizations, demonstrating their ability to influence others and build trust
  • Comfortable with key decision makers and C-level executives, inside and outside of Spotify
  • Easy navigator of tools like Google Slides, Salesforce, Slack and proficient in using these to get stuff done
  • Frequent regional travel, some global travel required
  • Highly motivated to achieve results in a team environment
  • Comfort navigating the grey areas of a changing landscape
  • Operates with honesty and sound judgment
  • No ego; high level of humility and sense of self
  • Relates well to all levels of an organization
  • High level of agility; comfort with ambiguity and constant change
  • Strong self-starter; able to set a vision for how they operate within Spotify
  • Gain and maintain a holistic view of the categories performance: revenues, formats, markets, as well as other KPIs you deem necessary for decision making for you and other leads
  • Influence buyer behaviors across Spotify's appropriate vertical client base
  • Help define Spotify's strategic approach to the respective industry
  • Maximize revenue to the vertical through the creation and marketing of products and services targeted specifically to industry needs
  • Strategic support to local verticalized sales teams framing narrative and activation strategies
  • Report on industry trends and buyer insights from relevant research and use that to underpin your recommendations
  • Maintain Spotify's sales narrative in partnership with Spotify Advertising Business Marketing
  • Align with R&D and product marketing teams to build scalable product solutions
  • Provide strategic client engagement, thought leadership, and solutions to core client needs
  • Understand global category needs and refine regional strategy as needed
  • Support defined regional Spotify leadership teams, providing commercial support, strategic guidance and category leadership
  • Be the voice of Spotify category expertise at key client events and industry speaking engagements

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