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Communications Manager – Advertising Business

Communications Manager – Advertising Business

Full-time
From $115,356 To $164,794

Posted 2 weeks ago

New York, NY / Los Angeles, CA
Public Affairs – PR & Communications /Permanent /Hybrid
Spotify is looking for a Communications Manager to join our Global Communications team. We are looking for someone who has experience in the media/entertainment/tech industry and a deep understanding of advertising, marketing, and youth culture.
In this role, you’ll play a key role in driving awareness of our Advertising business priorities through integrated communications. We want someone who is creative, solutions-oriented and understands the ever-changing digital landscape.

What You’ll Do

    • Collaborate with seasoned London-based Communications Manager as well as the Advertising Business Marketing team to develop innovative and impactful communications strategies that drive advertiser demand for Spotify’s global advertising business
    • Lead development and execution of campaigns for Spotify Advertising’s newest revenue streams, branded live events and AUX, Spotify’s in-house music advisory for brands, including on-the-ground support
    • Craft compelling press materials including media pitches, press pitches, talking points, briefing docs and much more in alignment with brand voice and objectives
    • Build and maintain relationships with advertising, tech and marketing reporters, social media editors, thought leaders and influencers in the United States and Canada
    • Create and sustain FOMO of Spotify’s advertising offering among marketers, media buyers and business decision-makers globally through data storytelling, research, trends reports and case studies across earned, owned and social
    • Strengthen industry profiles of advertising sales and marketing leaders in the United States and Canada via press interviews, social media campaigns and speaking engagements
    • Co-manage U.S. based PR agency with clear prioritization, direction and ongoing guidance to deliver on communications goals
    • Be a communications counselor and adviser for the Advertising organization
    • Partner with international communications teams to identify opportunities to pitch proactive stories and secure media coverage globally that drives our narrative forward
    • Support ad product communications as needed

Who You Are

    • At least 6 years’ relevant communications experience at a tech or media brand; in-house experience is preferred
    • Possess exceptional writing and communication skills to craft compelling materials including media pitches, communication strategies, talking points and much more in alignment with brand voice and objectives
    • Own existing and reliable relationships with industry journalists, influencers and thought leaders, with a proven track record of securing traditional and social media coverage
    • Demonstrate a genuine passion for pop culture, tech, advertising, marketing and storytelling
    • Strong knowledge of the industry including key players and trends
    • Experience with communications supporting a global company in a fast paced environment
    • Proven ability to develop and implement integrated PR campaigns
    • Motivated self-starter with hands-on attitude
    • Excellent writing skills and presentation skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong project management and agency management skills
    • Ability to multitask and work in a hectic and extremely fast-moving industry and environment
    • Collaborative individual who enjoys partnering closely across teams and departments to create and distribute the most impactful communications possible
    • Strategic thinker and resourceful problem-solver
    • Ability to balance evolving short- and long-term priorities
    • Eager to deliver original, out-of-the-box communications strategies and a willingness to color outside of the lines.
    • Of course, an ever-enthusiastic representative of the Spotify brand!

Where You’ll Be

    • Hybrid role based in our New York or LA office (average 2 to 3 days a week required)
The United States base range for this position is $115,356-$164,794, plus equity. 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, paid sick leave. These ranges may be modified in the future.

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