Head of Apple Music - Southern & Eastern Europe

Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Software and Services


Posted: 16 Jul 2019
Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number: 200014462
The App Store is the world's largest and most innovative software store, serving hundreds of millions of iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, iMessage and Mac customers. We are deeply passionate about music, and apps, and movies, and TV shows, and books. It’s a force that drives and inspires every one of us every single day. Apple is seeking an exceptional, energetic and experienced team leader to head our music businesses in Southern & Eastern Europe team, based in Milan. Your #1 priority will be to help grow Apple Music in Italy, Spain, and the 15 other countries in the region. You’ll build and manage excellent relationships with all the partners we need to be the best we can be — with artists, record labels, commercial partners, the wider music business, the global Apple Music team, and the local Apple Sales teams.

Key Qualifications

  • You will use your management capability and matching professional experience to lead, motivate and develop a hardworking and driven small team
  • You will show a consistent track record of achieving business goals in a content business, preferably working at a leading content company, ideally on a subscriptions-based product
  • You have a passion for recorded music & a solid understanding of the music business
  • You will demonstrate an ability to make meaningful relationships with artists and other members of the creative community
  • You have deep knowledge digital and mobile media and entertainment landscape and Apple’s role within it
  • You should have the ability to solve complex business problems while dealing with challenging deadlines and opposing priorities
  • You are flexible and adaptable to lead the varying demands of a dynamic business
  • You embrace having a hands-on attitude and always pay attention to the finest of details


• Help create & lead programs & partnerships to build Apple Music's presence across 17 countries • Own relationships with record labels • Nurture the strongest possible relationships with the region’s most important artists • Work effectively within Apple to ensure Apple Music maximises its contribution to and benefit from Apple's ecosystem of products, services, stores & partners • Help define our editorial voice & curate the best possible content offer for our customers • Lead excellent, motivated teams in Milan, Madrid and Lisbon to success • Represent Southern & Eastern Europe within Apple’s global music team

Education & Experience

University degree. MBA or Post-Graduate is a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Fluent in Italian & English. Spanish or Eastern European languages a bonus
  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.