Associate Manager - Telugu Programming

Navi Mumbai, India
Full Time




JioSaavn is South Asia’s leading audio streaming service to access, discover, and listen to favourite songs & Podcasts across languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more.


At JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experience. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr etc.

Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.

If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you.


JioSaavn is seeking a highly motivated Associate Manager to join our dynamic Programming team. You will work closely with the Programming Head and provide support on content programming and curation. You will be responsible for identifying and curating excellent music listening and programming experiences for a wide array of moods and genres. In this role, you will also get the opportunity to demonstrate a keen understanding of performance-oriented analytics and have your finger on the music pulse.


  • Assist in managing the daily Telugu programming and curation strategy. Working knowledge of Kannada + Malayalam is a big plus
  • Basic data analysis and number crunching is an important part of this role
  • Work with the Programming Teams as well as other cross-functional teams to achieve various organizational objectives
  • Act as a liaison between various departments to ensure the on time and orderly flow of work
  • Curate and maintain a substantial number of varied playlists based on different Moods, Genres and Activities.
  • Think of creative ideas & concepts for Festivals, events & Trending Topics
  • Stay on top of new music releases
  • Help find ways to organize, facilitate, and improve general programming processes
  • Create and update departmental calendar and project status
  • Keep entire team informed on the current status of all jobs in progress via status meetings
  • Keep abreast of all work in the Programming Department and follow up on due dates that were established for copy, artwork, playlists and other deliverables


  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree
  • Proficient in Telugu – reading and understanding
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the music industry, ideally programming for music services, working with a broad range of music content
  • Basic data analysis and number crunching
  • Passionate about music and have deep knowledge of music culture (Telugu).
  • Highly organized, creative self-starter with experience working on multiple projects at the same time
  • Care about attention to detail and organization, have a team spirit, strong work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • Exceptional time management and prioritization skills
  • Out-of-the-box thinking and ideas that can significantly contribute to JioSaavn’s success.


At JioSaavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company. You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.


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