Lead Curator-Programmer Dance and Electronic

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We are seeking an individual with expertise, experience and deep passion for Dance and Electronic music; as well as a vision for Dance and Electronic music across streaming radio, on demand and custom content platforms. The person in this role will curate genre radio stations and on demand playlists, develop the Dance and Electronic library, and create editorial content. The ideal candidate brings experience in terrestrial radio, digital radio or playlisting.

Curatorial Programming:

  • Program Pandora’s Dance and Electronic genre stations, mix-tapes and playlists.
  • Curate and monitor performance of new material on the Dance and Electronic genre stations and playlists.
  • Listen and evaluate all content objectively, without personal bias.
  • Ability to interpret analytics to inform programming strategies.
  • Understand the relationship between curatorial and computational programming (the algorithm)
  • Ability to create and manage song categories and programming sequences.
  • Contribute to Competitive Analysis and recommendations.


  • Curate Pandora’s library of Dance and Electronic content for the radio and on demand collection.
  • Establish and monitor metrics to evaluate Dance and Electronic listening on Pandora.
  • Provide general support for Curators & Librarians with acquisition, meta-data development, and library projects.

Editorial/Custom Content:

  • Produce written editorial content within the domain of Dance and Electronic music.

  • Provide programming expertise as needed in producing custom content projects.
  • Voice recorded content to be featured on Pandora stations
  • The ability to craft Power Point presentations and present to stakeholders


  • Represent and advocate for programs and initiatives that seek grow our presence in the Dance and Electronic ecosystem.
  • Provide genre domain knowledge throughout Pandora. Partner with marketing, sales, comms, IR and product when expertise in a genre will benefit all of Pandora.
  • Work closely with Industry Relations team, contributing to Artist Marketing programs


  • 3-5+ years relevant experience curating, programming Dance and Electronic music for radio, or digital service.

  • Deep knowledge of Dance and Electronic history, culture, and production.

  • A collaborator, a team player, a problem solver that wants to win.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a history of producing high quality editorial content.

  • Ability to utilize and develop data driven metrics, and qualitative information.

  • BA or BS in relevant area preferred.



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