Music Programmer - International music

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Amazon Music is searching for a content curator for International Music Genres to implement and execute our programming goals and help drive engagement with streaming services. The Curator will be part of a wider music programming team, responsible for creating, managing and optimising musical content for customers of Prime Music, including playlists and stations for international content – From Pop to Hip-Hop & Jazz. The person in this role will need extensive knowleedge of new and catalogue music across a range of genres, sub-genres and an understanding of how music plays a part in peoples’ lifestyles. Along with specific expertise in the following genres is desirable: Pop, Dance, Electronic, Rock, Indian indie, Alternative, Hip-hop, the candidate is required to know the IN market and consumption patterns for International/ English language. Experienced in curation, the ideal candidate will need to be music-obsessed and happy spending time deep in music – listening to all the latest releases and crafting great playlists – but be equally comfortable owning entire work streams end-to-end: developing content & genre strategies, managing delivery of projects and analysing (and taking action on) customer behaviour along with a pulse on the international & indie music soundscape in the country. The Curator will create key components of our service offerings and apply extensive music knowledge to create hand-curated experiences specifically for Amazon Music's India customers. Be the voice of new music releases and consumption trends internally and externally for said genres Gather, analyse, report, and act on customer engagement and content usage data Manage entire work streams, defining strategy and delivering added value project for their respective genres while working with global teams Research the needs of IN specific customer segments and apply findings to craft tailored content for IN audiences


  • Bachelors level degree 5+ years proven work experience in music programming, editorial, A&R, and/or running an editorial calendar
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge about a variety of music styles and genres, both new music and catalogue, mainstream and cutting edge
  • Deep understanding of and engagement with current social media platforms
  • Deep understanding of and engagement of IN audiences with English language and International music
  • Ability to set aside personal preferences to curate content for varied customer groups and regularly incorporate both customer and peer feedback Industry-leading knowledge in two or more key international genres – Pop, Dance, Electronic, Hip-Hop, Rock
  • Exceptional writing & content reviewing skills
  • Demonstrate proven success in delivering results in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment
  • Consistent use of data to drive improvements for customers ( end users as well as labels)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Has relentlessly high standards
  • Is able to manage multiple deliverables and deliver on-time, at pace
  • Flexible and nimble, able to swiftly react to a shifting landscape
  • Knowledge of current trends and history in both music and the music industry( globally and locally)
  • Deep understanding of and engagement with current social media platforms Ability to set aside personal preferences to curate content for varied customer groups and regularly incorporate both customer and peer feedback
  • Knowledge of curation tools and data analysis

How to apply

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Job Details

Posted on Sep 22

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Full time