Senior Product Manager, Personalized Listening Experiences


New York, NY

Full time

Nov 2

The Listening Experiences team (LEX) makes your next audio session more enjoyable for every listener. From Discover Weekly, to year-end “Wrapped” playlists, to radio-inspired music + talk experiences like Daily Drive, we’re behind some of Spotify’s most-loved features. We build them by understanding audio content and consumers better than anyone else, and using that understanding to build phenomenal products. Join us and you’ll connect millions of creators to hundreds of millions of people, by making the perfect recommendation to each and every user. 

As part of this mission, we’re developing next-generation listening experiences -- interactive sessions that automatically get better in real-time and over time. We’re doing this by crafting intuitive two-way user experiences that delight listeners, built on top of sophisticated machine learning algorithms that infer what you want next based on every action you take. We’re looking for a Senior Product Manager to accelerate these efforts and expand upon our existing offerings, in order to attract and retain an ever-broader audience of music & podcast lovers to Spotify.  

What you'll do

  • Partner with closely with engineering, machine learning, analytics, and design teams to regularly ship new algorithmic experiences
  • Define, supervise, and analyze metrics for launched products, and feed takeaways back into the development process
  • Engage with product, marketing, and user research teams to identify needs of listeners across music & podcast recommendations
  • Combine creativity with thoughtful experimentation and iteration to find the ideas that resonate with users
  • Work collaboratively with the team and partners to develop a roadmap and a coherent product backlog that supports it. Continuously maintain, prioritize and iterate on this backlog
  • Clearly communicate product plans, benefits, and results to a wide range of audiences, from internal partners to all Spotify employees

Who you are

  • 5+ years of product management experience and a consistent track record of delivering impact through engineering teams
  • 2+ years shipping consumer-facing technology products at scale, with proven experience in recommendations, personalization, or machine-learning based products
  • A proven ability to translate strong user empathy into something tangible that people love
  • A belief that data is a powerful tool for informed decision-making 
  • Experience running experiments and interpreting quantitative and qualitative findings
  • Familiarity with iterative development principles and practices, including breaking large product goals into small, achievable slices for early and frequent delivery
  • Comfort driving projects from start-to-finish, with a predictable cadence and involving multiple partners from diverse subject areas 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and sensitivity to the needs of a geographically-distributed team
  • A passion for the audio space and cultural equity & impact

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