Spotify marches to its own beat within the music streaming industry. The company refers to itself as a band—and just as a band doesn't sound right without every part, neither does Spotify work without its many employees. A passion for the music industry is a must, but Spotify also looks for playful, passionate, and collaborative candidates to fill their setlist.
Major Office Locations
Music Streaming Service • Podcasts • Radio Stations
About the Company
Spotify began as a startup in Stockholm, Sweden. Founders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon developed the platform in an attempt to address the issue of piracy in the music industry. Daniel Ek said, “I realized that you can never legislate away from piracy,” so creating a platform in which every song was available to everyone while still compensating the songwriters, singers, producers, and bands listeners loved was critical to the future of the music industry. In 2008, Spotify officially launched with a free service with ads as well as an ad-free, subscription-based service, changing the way music listeners accessed their music. Spotify streams millions of songs, audiobooks, podcasts, and performances. The algorithms make for a listening experience that is customized to each individual. Functions like Discover Weekly curate a playlist every Monday bas...