Ongoing Contract



Music Content Specialist: Turkey
As a Music Content Specialist, 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. 

Role responsibilities:

  • Create, update, optimize, commission and QA a large ecosystem of music playlists for Turkey
  • Maintain a detailed, localized, Music Programming calendar for your market
  • Monitoring - and reacting to - the performance of playlists and campaigns
  • QA’ing the overall quality of product features and recommendations for your market.

Candidate Profile:

You are well-versed in the music -- from mainstream to niche genres -- and popular culture most relevant in Turkey. You are a music expert, but are also able to understand and program to the interests of an average music listener in Turkey.

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.

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
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically
  • Deeply passionate about music
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the music industry in Turkey
  • 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.

Next Step
To Apply:
Please click the 'apply' button to send your CV and a cover letter via grapevinejobs.

Start date: 3rd June 2019