Associate, Corporate Development


September 14, 2021

    Finance Finance Strategy, Operations and Risk
At Spotify, we are reinventing the audio industry by changing how people create, consume, and pay for content. We’re doing this by not only having a premier team to build out the core music and podcast service that you know and love, but also by looking across the media and technology ecosystems to find the best and brightest teams, products, and companies to help accelerate this mission. The Corporate Development team collaborates with our global leadership team to develop corporate strategies and the resulting plans to identify, negotiate, and execute acquisitions.
New York or Remote Americas
Job type
Permanent The Corporate Development team uses strategic, financial, investment, and operational frameworks and analysis to identify, develop and execute strategic acquisitions for Spotify.
What you'll do
  • Analyze market data and evaluate industry landscapes including relevant competitors, industry economics, and market trends
  • Develop operating and financial models to support business cases
  • Support M&A evaluation across Spotify’s business units
  • Prepare presentations which translate the findings from research and analysis into effective presentation and discussion materials for relevant internal partners
  • Leading diligence processes, including partner and processes management while also identifying issues and paths to resolution
  • Support development of Corporate Development strategic frameworks and toolkits
  • Work with other Corporate Development team members to frame strategic themes and their application to specific opportunities
  • Work across global offices with distributed business unit teams
  • Collaborate with relevant external partners and advisors as applicable, lead deliverables

Who you are
  • 2+years of work experience in investment banking or strategy consulting, preferably in the technology and/or media sectors.
  • Strong financial analysis, valuation and modeling skills, ability to customize and apply financial and strategic frameworks, to develop and then prove out hypotheses in observed data / performance
  • Curiosity for new business innovation and disruption in the consumer digital space
  • Ability to create clear, persuasive presentation materials, including written business narratives
  • Strong academic qualifications
  • Experience analyzing and synthesizing complex datasets to support data-driven decision making is preferred (for example experience writing advanced SQL queries and Google BigQuery experience)

Where you'll be
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Working hours? We operate within the EST/EDT time zone for collaboration

Our global benefits
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse. Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success. Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents. All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub. Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs. Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
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 345 million users.
This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.