Global Head of Podcasts & Audiobooks

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

Just hack it !

Deezer is a global music streaming service with over 53 millions of tracks and a leading presence in over 180 countries, with 14 million monthly active users.  

Behind the code and the pixels is our team of 500 music lovers, and we’re building something incredible together. Want in? If you’re looking for an adventure, not just a job, and you fancy seeing ideas come to life in a heartbeat, you’re in the right place.

We dare to challenge the status quo and believe innovation is part of our DNA.

Job Description

What you will do

  • Define and implement global strategy in spoken word content for Deezer.
  • Oversee global and local original production strategy and develop global and local formats accordingly.
  • Source and launch innovative podcast formats in our key territories.
  • Manage licensing agreements and adaptations with legal teams.
  • Manage catalogue acquisition global acquisition strategy and its local implementation.
  • Develop key partnerships with global partners and manage relationships with major distributors and producers.
  • Work cross functionally with Product, Tech, CRM, PR, Sales and Marketing teams to drive podcast & audiobooks editorial strategy.
  • Work together with acquisition teams on audiobooks strategy.
  • Define and drive editorial on product within the shows section such as content organisation, promotion and collection creation.
  • Managing a Non-Music Operations Manager and work closely together with local Podcast Partner & Productions Manager.


What we are looking for

  • 8+ years of experience in editorial in media, audio or podcast industry.
  • Track record in launching successful and innovative formats.
  • You have strong network within talent, productions companies, distributors and media.
  • Passionate, idea and concept driven, creative yet strategic thinker.
  • Strong know-how in conceptualising and presenting your strategy to C-Level Management.
  • You are numerate and adept at analyzing and interpreting data and using it to set goals.
  • You have the ability to influence and communicate cross-functionally as well as communicate and collaborate with all types of personalities.
  • You have excellent presentation and people skills.
  • You speak fluent English. French, German or Portuguese is a plus.

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer 

  • Start-up environment with an at home vibe and a brand-new HQ with a stunning rooftop.
  • Flexible remote work policy.
  • Highly motivated and product-focused people ready to drive innovation.
  • Kitchen stocked with free drinks and snacks daily.
  • Friday drinks & seasonal parties.
  • Gym access, plus yoga, pilates and boxing classes.
  • English and French language courses.
  • Hackathons & meetups.

If you feel like this is the right opportunity for you, press play!
We are an equal opportunity employer.