Editorial Manager Europe, Asia & Africa

Paris, Île-de-France, 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

Define and implement the editorial strategy of Deezer in Europe, Africa and Asia

Manage a local decentralized team of 10 music editors and artist marketing managers

Piloting the development of playlisting strategy and create a user driven offer

Drive the talk strategy for the region through acquisition or commission of innovative, high-quality podcasts to reach new audiences via the Deezer platform

Identifying and launching a podcasts offering and potential original production

Work with artist marketing teams to develop and implement a successful artist marketing strategy ensuring a close relationship with artists in the regions and bringing additional experience to our users (sessions, live content etc...)

Increase artist and label awareness of Deezer as a brand in the regions.

Provide stakeholder feedback to Product team on artist and label tools e.g. Backstage, artist profiles 

Work closely together with marketing and social media teams to secure content visibilty on our diverse promotion channels (CRM, socials, in app etc...)

Work in coordination with global teams based in Paris and London to maximise opportunities and optimize global / local strategies

Establish strong relationships with all major and independent music labels and publishers in the regions

Provide strategic and financial insight through reviews of Deezer's global business

Analyze relevant local catalogue missing and facilitate the negotiations

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in editorial, entertainment and/or media industry.

Strategic thinker with an eye for the detail

Ability to use data and transform it into winning strategies

Good negotiation skills

Experience in music programming and engaging users with curated playlists

Strong knowledge in music across all genres, more specifically current hits, urban and pop

Valuable network in the music industry, artists and managements around Europe

Track record in managing editorial teams and creative people

Good knowledge of the music, streaming landscape

Fluent english speaker

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer 

- Start-up environment and philosophy

- Highly motivated and product-focused people ready to drive innovation

- Based in Paris or Berlin

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