Business Development Associate – Consumer Experience

Spotify

  • Full Time

Delivering the best Spotify experience possible. To as many people as possible. In as many moments as possible. That’s what the Experience team is all about. We use our deep understanding of consumer expectations to enrich the lives of millions of our users all over the world, bringing the music and audio they love to the devices, apps and platforms they use every day. Know what our users want? Join us and help Spotify give it to them.

We want to connect millions of people with their favorite audio and create a service that people love to use. We believe audio should be easily accessible and that listening to audio will make people live richer lives. We want to improve the connection between people who love listening to music and people who love creating music. We are looking for an Associate to join our Consumer Business Development team; we are responsible for Spotify’s strategic distribution partnerships. The right candidate will have day-to-day responsibilities to ensure that our relationships are a win-win-win partnership for the partner, the end-user and Spotify! Above all, you will influence how people experience music and audio.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Manage the partner relationship across various org touchpoints, act as a first responder for the partner’s needs, define and complete long-term partner strategy.
  • Arrange and review contractual agreements.
  • Build deep relationships inside partner organizations across all functions.
  • Coordinate with other relevant departments across the business, specifically Legal, Licensing, Product, Technology, Marketing, Content, Revenue and Premium teams.
  • Work with product teams to define and support distribution strategies/activities together with the partner.
  • Identify new opportunities to grow partnerships and unlock additional value for both Spotify and our partners.
  • Interface regularly with teams globally; both via calls and video chats, as well as in person. 
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    Who you are

     

  • 2+ years of working experience in strategic partnerships, business development or consulting capacity.
  • Significant and documented working experience within the software or hardware industries/content distribution/platforms.
  • Experience working with external partners and you have the ability to navigate large organizations, work cross-functionally, and build substantial contacts with decision-makers.
  • Experience collaborating with product and engineering teams.
  • Self-motivated with a bias toward action; you won’t be afraid to step in when needed.
  • Understand that teamwork and partnership are key to success.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English.
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    Where you are

     

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location. This team will operate on an Eastern time zone.
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences.
  • Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.
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    Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
    Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service.
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