Senior Technical Recruiter, Leadership Recruiting


  • Full Time

At Spotify, we’re focused on providing the right music for every moment. We’ve connected millions of people to their favorite songs and created a service that people use to discover and share music they love. We’re currently in 65 markets and growing fast!

We are looking for an experienced Senior Technical Recruiter to join our HR team on our Leadership Recruiting Team. You will play a leading role in identifying and engaging leadership-level talent in a creative way, improving and contributing to our employer brand, and scaling our recruiting practice as we grow as an organization. You will be part of an ambitious, driven and quality focused global talent acquisition team based in New York. Above all, you will be responsible for attracting and hiring Spotify’s most important asset – its people!


What you’ll do


  • Own full-cycle leadership-level search engagements in one or multiple key areas within our Global R&D organization with a constant lens on diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Be a trusted talent acquisition advisor to senior leadership with a continuous pulse on the candidate landscape for key areas of hire
  • Work in partnership with recruiters, coordinators and other team members to build creative strategies around sourcing and attracting the best talent in a competitive market
  • Partner with executive search firms, as appropriate
  • Ensure that the recruitment process holds a high validity and that candidates are being assessed in a quality driven way
  • Recommend and drive improvements to enhance and scale our overall recruiting practice
  • Collaborate and share knowledge and practices with the local and global Talent Acquisition and HR team
  • Package and present performance and quality of hiring pipelines for main key stakeholders

    Who you are


  • You have 6+ years working as a technical recruiter hiring top talent in a vibrant environment
  • You have a successful track record of identifying, engaging, and closing executive-level (Director+) passive candidates
  • You have experience partnering with hiring teams and hiring managers, including at the executive level
  • You use talent market insights and data to influence decisions within the leadership groups and cross-functional teams
  • You have a deep understanding of creative sourcing strategies to find those diamonds in the rough
  • You are driven and you always find ways of improving the quality of your work
  • You are a standout colleague and you strive for having phenomenal collaboration across teams, functions, and locations
  • You possess strong interpersonal and consultative skills
  • You are passionate about ensuring that each candidate who interviews at Spotify has an outstanding and positive experience
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent





    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 with a community of more than 381 million users.
    Global COVID and Vaccination Disclosure
    Spotify is committed to safety and well-being of our employees, vendors and clients. We are following regional guidelines mandating vaccination and testing requirements, including those requiring vaccinations and testing for in-person roles and event attendance. For the US, we have mandated that all employees and contractors be fully vaccinated in order to work in our offices and externally with any third-parties. For all other locations, we strongly encourage our employees to get vaccinated and also follow local COVID and safety protocols.
    This role is not eligible for hire in Colorado, USA.