Spotify – Podcast Client Partner Pop-Culture/Culture (US)

Sell what you love. For us and millions of users across the globe, that’s Spotify. Join the Sales team and you’ll build the relationships that help grow our business in existing markets and beyond. We don’t just sell creative solutions to our clients and partners, we help to shape them; using our expert knowledge of ad products, sales channels and the industry to impact the way the world experiences music and podcasts.

We are looking for an outstanding Client Partner to join our Podcast Team. We’re looking for someone with a proven record of revenue generation and a deep interest in podcasts and audio innovation. We want someone who is passionate about podcasts and knows how to communicate their value to clients and partners. Above all, your work will impact the way the world engages in audio experiences.

What You’ll Do
  • Work with The Ringer and Spotify Studios content teams to create unique and compelling integrated sponsorship opportunities for clients.  You will specialize in either Sports or Pop-culture and spend time with podcast hosts at The Ringer and Spotify Studios to understand their passion points and what brands they love
  • Create strategic, GTM plans for new shows within Pop-Culture and ideate on how advertisers can partner with us at launch
  • Lead client and agency presentations showcasing how our integrated ideas come to life
  • Partner closely with the Spotify frontline sales to tailor ideas for specific verticals and clients
  • Partner internally with sales support, marketing and Spotify Studios teams to ensure our ideas are operationalized
  • Focus on brand sell, educating and inspiring our clients to leverage Spotify podcast content to enhance their business goals and outcomes
  • Meet and exceed revenue expectations attached to specific podcasts.
  • Attend weekly and monthly NA Sales Meetings to showcase ideas that will help create enthusiasm with clients
  • Represent Spotify at specific events and serve as a brand ambassador
  • Manage activity and other internal systems
Who You Are
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree
  • You have 8+ years of experience in a media agency/online sales role; podcast and/or content sales preferred
  • You are passionate about The Ringer and Spotify Studios podcasts and have a deep understanding of our hosts
  • You have knowledge of online and offline media and have the ability to be creative with audio and digital client solutions
  • You have strong negotiation skills and the ability to present effectively and close the deal
  • You have the ability to build a pipeline and proven track record of exceeding goals
  • You have a deep understanding of digital ecosystem
  • You are a team player, smart, adapt well with change and have a positive attitude
  • You are able to work in a fast-paced, exciting environment and across external and internal teams to deliver creative, fresh campaigns
Where You’ll Be
  • This position will be based in Los Angeles
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.

Learn about life at Spotify

The United States base range for this position is $125,558 to $179,368, plus equity, plus bonus or commission. The benefits available for this position include health insurance, six month paid parental leave, 401(k) retirement plan, monthly meal allowance, 23 paid days off, 13 paid flexible holidays. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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