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At Spotify, we're passionate about providing the right music for every moment. We've connected millions of people to their favorite songs and crafted a service that people use to discover and share music they love. We're currently across 183 markets and growing fast!We're building a world-class business development team and are looking for a hardworking self-starter with ambition and an undeniable hunger for progress that will help grow Spotify's product and commercial partnerships worldwide. You will develop, negotiate, close and manage strategic agreements that support Spotify's mission and will positively impact our growth as an organization. This role is based in our New York office, with frequent travel, and you will report to the Head of North America Business Development. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences audio.What You'll Do
  • You will identify, structure, negotiate, amend, close and manage strategic deals with local market and global partners that are relevant to Spotify's growth and vision in North America and globally
  • This will be done in collaboration with our Premium, Product, Engineering, Marketing, Legal and Licensing teams to develop a product portfolio crafted to deliver value for partners
  • You will be the ?go-to' person for the partners' needs, defining and executing on the long-term partner relationship
  • You will be responsible to seek and secure activation opportunities and carry out detailed partner analysis
  • Ensure that Spotify's commitments in a partner relationship are delivered (e.g., marketing, data reporting, etc.) as well as follow-up on the partner's dedications
  • Identify new opportunities to grow partnership and unlock additional value for both Spotify and our Partners
  • Manage internal approvals including interacting with senior internal executives from relevant functions (e.g., Product, Engineering, Legal, Finance)
  • Drive cross-functional teams towards deal objectives
  • Identify key partners and build relationships and credibility within partner organizations
  • Manage a pipeline of prospective partnerships
  • Represent Spotify at industry events and relay partner feedback and market intelligence to internal teams
Who You Are
  • You have significant experience of business development and/or strategic partnerships' experience for or with a digital service company in the North American region
  • You have successfully managed partnerships with large companies and demonstrate an ability to think strategically about complex business issues and recommend and execute strategic action plans. Experience with Telcos and tech and subscription-based companies is a plus
  • You are comfortable working with product, design and engineering teams while also being skilled at communicating sophisticated technical concepts to non-technical partners
  • Experience working in a dynamic, ever-changing environment with a track record of results and a collaborative mindset, working with all levels of management (externally and internally) and communicating cross-functionally in a structured and clear manner to influence outcomes
  • You are a great teammate who recognizes that we are scaling fast and can listen to and voice viewpoints internally
  • You are an articulate professional with outstanding communication skills, problem-solving approach and analytical skills with strong influencing abilities
  • You pay attention to details and have the foresight to see the end game of each business opportunity
  • Product savvy with a deep understanding of technology, trends, and the ability to articulate value points with partners and internal teams
  • Strong propensity to take initiative and grow with change
  • Strong facility for negotiating contracts, interpreting legal documents, and working with attorneys to complete agreements
  • BA/BS degree with outstanding academic performance; MBA a plus
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.This role is not eligible for hire in Colorado, USA.

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