Spotify: Data Curator: Podcasts
3 Center Plaza
Boston, MA 02108


We are looking for an outstanding individual to join our Data Curation team. Our team is responsible for maintaining and curating ground-truth and enriched data that directly impacts the ways millions of people experience content through Spotify. We maintain and improve essential foundational data, and evaluate existing and future features to ensure quality recommendations for Spotify users. No coding or development experience is needed, and music knowledge is preferred, but special subject matter expertise in podcasts and podcast culture is fully required.

What youll do

  • Work with a team whose focus is content quality and ground truth for recommendation systems and cultural datasets
  • Generate, curate and improve podcast related data
  • Utilize and expand your podcast knowledge as a deliverable service
  • Take ownership and lead projects from inception to completion
  • Report on progress and completion of curatorial review
  • Work from our office in Boston

Who you are

  • You are a podcast subject matter authority, with extensive knowledge of top podcasts and popular podcast genres
  • You're experienced with qualitative & quantitative analytics techniques
  • You're passionate and opinionated about podcasts
  • You love large data sets
  • You care about the improvement of podcast discovery and understanding
  • You're comfortable achieving individual goals, as well as reaching goals as part of a collaborative group
  • You possess a sense of humor and optimistic disposition
  • You enjoy obsessing over the details when it comes to podcasts
  • You display a strong familiarity with online podcast services and social networks, including listener trends and the latest developments

Please submit a cover letter and resume in your application. In your cover letter, please make sure to include:

  • Why this position as a Data Curator at Spotify is a logical next step in your professional career
  • Your personal connection to podcasts and your favorite podcast genres
  • In a few words, show us why youre an authority in one of these favorite podcast genres

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to audio.