Senior Product Manager - Personalized Playlists Platform

Boston, MA

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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The Personalization team makes deciding what to play next easier and more enjoyable for every listener. From Daily Mix to Discover Weekly, we’re behind some of Spotify’s most-loved features. We built them by understanding the world of music and podcasts better than anyone else. Join us and you’ll keep millions of users listening by making great recommendations to each and every one of them.
We are looking for a passionate Senior Product Manager to join our team. Our vision is to make Spotify playlists easy to create and change and mindfully influence at scale leveraging ML technologies. We want to make sure we can create the best possible listening experience for our listeners while helping artists to grow their audiences. In this role you will build our next generation playlist platform that is easier to use, scalable and more intelligent to understand our user needs. 
As a Senior Product Manager, you will work with a cross-functional team from Design, User Research, Data Science, and Engineering to define the roadmap for the platform that matches Artist and Fans in a personalized and relevant way . You will partner with stakeholders across our Mobile, Partner Platform, and Personalization teams as well as Marketing and Business Development.

What You'll Do

  • Build a roadmap for your team by understanding Listener, Artist, Spotify , and Editor needs, utilizing data insights and working closely with stakeholders.
  • Define metrics and KPIs for the features that your team builds
  • Prioritize new features based on user needs, Spotify short term and long term business goals and technical platform scalability.
  • Make sure your team is strong and healthy- including capabilities, happiness, resilience and growth

Who You Are

  • You want to change the music industry by helping artists to reach out to their fans and build connections with them
  • You have 8+ years of experience in building and shipping platform products together with teams of designers, engineers and data scientists resulting in significant business impact
  • You have built internal tools in the past. You are comfortable with prioritizing user needs and you understand the trade-offs between tactical user needs vs. strategic features. 
  • You are comfortable with making data based decisions and you have experience in A/B tests, user research and data analysis
  • You are passionate about bringing clarity into the product. Ambiguity doesn’t scare you. 
  • You know how to inspire and motivate people and get things done


You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our 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 chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 320 million users.
Job tags: Engineering KPIs Research User research
Job region(s): North America
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