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Music Content Specialist - Indie/Alternative Music in Nashville at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

As a Music Content Specialist - Indie/Alternative Music, you are a self-starter who will ramp up quickly to contribute to our Music Programming team. You have experience working as a playlist curator, music journalist or critic, or editor for a digital music service. You are well-versed in the music genre of Indie/Alternativemusic.

Additionally, you bring strong analytical abilities and impeccable oral and written communication skills. You possess a high degree of comfort and flexibility when working cross-functionally with product, design, marketing, engineering, and other teams to develop an innovative user experience. You enjoy working both independently and collaboratively to develop new ideas and scalable processes. You bring a proven ability to prioritize, meet critical deadlines, and take on challenging tasks with enthusiasm and a problem-solving mindset.


  • Create, update, optimise, commission and QA a large ecosystem of music playlists for Indie/Alternative music.

  • Maintain a detailed, localised, Music Programming calendar for your market

  • Monitoring - and reacting to - the performance of playlists and campaigns

  • QAing the overall quality of product features and recommendations for your market

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS required (Manager is open to degree).

  • 2-3 years in an editorial/programming role for a mobile, music or online digital content business

  • Deeply passionate about music

  • Deep knowledge and understanding Indie/Alternative music

  • Strong editorial and creative skills -- ability to craft messaging and work with design and production resources to drive creative execution.

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze research or performance data and apply that analysis to optimize our programming strategy

  • Knowledge of and experience with online best practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working for a music streaming service