Artist & Label Partnerships Manager (Christian & Gospel Specialist) South Africa
5d ago

Artist Marketing

We are looking for a specialist Christian and Gospel (C&G) Artist & Label Partnerships Manager. In this role you’ll ensure that C&G artists, artist managers, and labels see Spotify as the #1 partner for artist development, promotion and monetization.

Focusing on the Sub-Saharan music landscape, you will work closely with the local team to implement pivotal initiatives as well as with your international counterparts on multi-market campaigns.

Our ideal candidate has fun at work and a desire to make a positive impact on the music industry.


This role is based in Johannesburg.

What You'll Do

  • Build and maintain outstanding partnerships across the artist and label community and advocate for Spotify’s interests externally within the creator community
  • Support and educate key partners on Spotify tools and resources to encourage them and increase their daily business
  • Understand and gain insight of content consumption, user engagement and behaviors by analyzing data and analytics
  • Work with the Lead Editor to define and implement a clear C&G music strategy, sought at super-serving users, identify and substantiate playlist hypotheses for the C&G music sub-genres, curate, analyze and maintain many playlists for a variety of audiences, moods, and moments.
  • Build and implement programming / promotional strategies based on performance indicators

  • Ensure Spotify has the best possible content offering in the market, and use this to further Spotify’s appeal to existing and new users
  • Ensure priority releases in your territory are available on Spotify from day one
  • Collaborate with the global music teams, as well as local and global editorial teams, to ensure content strategies are localized and successfully executed
  • Work cross-functionally to fulfill strategic company goals
  • Prioritize virtual and live conferences, attend events and conferences. Some travel required
  • Who You Are

  • 5+ years’ experience within an established digital music service, record label, or at a media company in South Africa.
  • You possess a flawless level of written and spoken English
  • Consistent record in music marketing and operations, a deep understanding of the local music industry, and have built relevant contacts with labels and artists
  • Strong music and technology background; you are fully conversant in the latest digital marketing techniques and adept at analyzing and interpreting data and using it to set goals
  • Familiar with content management systems and supply chain processes
  • Well organized, dedicated, with the ability to plan and deliver on tight timings and pay outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent negotiating, presentation and social skills
  • Finally, you're an excellent teammate and always have a positive and low ego demeanor
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    Our global benefits

    Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.

    Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.

    Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.

    All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.

    Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.

    Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.

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