Senior Editor, Audiobooks, French



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Senior Editor
Audiobooks - French

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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.


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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, French language, to join our Audiobooks team to build and manage editorial programming for our French-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 French-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 French-language markets.
  • Manage day to day relationships with sales representatives at major French-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 Dutch-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 French and English, and an ability to collaborate with global teams, as well as French 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 French-language publishers, and a keen understanding of the French publishing landscape.
  • You are immersed in French culture and trends, particularly as it relates to the book industry.
  • You have the ability to drive excitement and recommendations around French 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 also 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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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

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 with a community of more than 500 million users.