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Senior Editor, Audiobooks - Dutch


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Location: The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam St, London WC2N 6AG, UK Posted: May 17, 2024

Job Description

At Spotify, our vision is to provide the perfect recommendations for every moment. We’ve already connected millions of people to their favorite songs and podcasts, and created a service that people use to discover and share the content they love. We are now growing our world-class Audiobook editorial team, looking for individuals who can connect amazing stories with the just right moods, moments and genres to listeners who will love them. Spotify is seeking a Senior Editor, Dutch language, to join our Audiobooks team to build and manage editorial programming for our Dutch-language storefronts, including strategic collaboration with multiple cross-functional teams to help support key marketing campaigns and celebrate unique cultural moments.

What You'll Do

    • Build and execute on editorial strategy for audiobooks across Dutch-language markets.
    • Manage ongoing editorial updates, hypotheses, and playlists.
    • Collaborate and implement editorial plan recommendations, based on a clear understanding of business goals, to attract new and diverse audiences.
    • Program editorial content on platform as needed.
    • Build out the editorial calendar(s) for Dutch-language markets.
    • Manage day to day relationships with sales representatives at major Dutch-language publishing houses.
    • Collaborate cross functionally with wider Spotify organizations—such as growth, marketing, PR, product, engineering, and operations — to highlight and champion audiobooks.
    • Collaborate closely with our French-language editor to execute on high quality, data-informed editorial for relevant storefronts.
    • Use research, cultural insights, and data analytics to continually enhance and elevate the right editorial lens for our audiobooks platform.

Who You Are

    • Fluent in Dutch and English, and an ability to collaborate with global teams, as well as Dutch publishers daily.
    • You have 5+ years of editorial and/or merchandising experience at a digital first platform, a publishing house, or for a major books' retailer.
    • You have significant hands-on experience working with Dutch-language publishers, and a keen understanding of the Dutch publishing landscape.
    • You are immersed in Dutch culture and trends, particularly as it relates to the book industry.
    • You have the ability to drive excitement and recommendations around Dutch authors, unique genres, narrators, and local cultural moments and programs.
    • You have experience building and implementing diverse recommendations that provide representation of cultures and people globally.
    • You bring the ability to balance commercial recommendations with diverse programming.
    • You have a keen sense of what makes titles appropriate for different situations, and an ability to quickly identify authors, series and titles to recommend.
    • You have a deep passion for books and connecting readers with great content.
    • You are passionate about the evolution of audio and enjoy consuming spoken word content.
    • You are comfortable using quantitative and qualitative data to craft and drive strategy.
    • You are a strong communicator and able to work with cross-functional teams.
    • You are highly organized and detail oriented.

Where You'll Be

    • This role will be based in our London office
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