Junior Editor, Canada (Francophone)

  • Spotify
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jul 12, 2021
Full time Streaming

Job Description

What you'll do

  • Identify and substantiate playlist hypotheses for Canada (i.e., the perfect music for a dinner party with friends or the best running playlist.)
  • Curate and maintain a large number of playlists in select genres for a variety of audiences, moods, and moments for Canada - with a focus on Francophone content.
  • Utilize analytics and data to inform curation decisions.
  • Listen to music from select genres and identify appropriate programming opportunities.
  • Collaborate with a global editorial team on varying projects and programming initiatives.
  • Provide a strong, unbiased editorial voice to build a first-class user experience. 

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in French required.
  • Strong understanding of the Francophone music scene, across genres and eras.
  • Knowledgeable of music trends across Canada, both currently and historically.
  • Adept at assessing, evaluating and categorizing large amounts of new music in all genres
  • Experience in music editorial/programming/curation is required.
  • A keen sense of what music is appropriate for any situation.
  • A strong understanding of, and experience with, Spotify as a user and fan.
  • Team spirit and excellent work ethic.
  • A friendly and warm attitude…we are a very close-knit family!
  • Exceptional verbal communication and organizational skills. Keen attention to detail.
  • The ability to comprehend and productively respond to analytics.
  • A strong propensity to take initiative and absolutely thrive on change.
  • The ability to excel in individual work as well as with cross-functional, worldwide initiatives toward mutual objectives.
  • Technical proficiency with common Mac/iOS/Google/Android software.

 

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