Senior Manager - Freemium Growth Strategy


April 1, 2021

    Data, Research & Insights Consumer Marketing
We are looking for a Senior Manager to join the Freemium User Growth Strategy team for our Spotify Premium and Free audio streaming service. The Senior Manager will focus on analysis and research to advise our growth strategy - helping settle how we invest to grow our subscribers and monthly active users over the medium to long term around the world. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
This is a new high-impact role on a lean team that will help set the strategy on how we grow the world’s leading global freemium audio streaming business.
In this role, you will work with a diverse set of teams across the Freemium business unit (operating teams, insights teams, and analytics teams), as well as with teams within other Spotify business units such as Content, R&D, and Finance. The role is based in our New York office and will be reporting to the Director of Freemium Growth Strategy.
What you'll do
  • You will execute on strategic analyses and projects, to help identify and evaluate growth opportunities
  • You will partner with our Analytics team to conduct detailed analyses on our users on platform to identify meaningful insights that craft our strategy
  • You will partner with our Consumer Insights team to perform qualitative and quantitative research within our key markets globally to refine our understanding of the addressable market and how to win them
  • You will help identify and analyze established and emerging companies with compelling business models / growth frameworks which could advise our own user growth strategy
  • You will keep on top of key entertainment and technology industry news and trends and act as a highly informed strategic sounding board for the Director of Freemium Growth Strategy as well as for the Freemium leadership team
  • You will work out of our New York City office

Who you are
  • You are highly passionate about the future of technology, entertainment and digital media, you have an informed point of view on where the industry is headed, and you want to play a role in crafting that future at one of the few globally scaled pure-play digital media and technology companies
  • You are both collaborative and an intensely curious self-starter with a proven track record to keep projects moving and deliver phenomenal results on time without the need for too much oversight
  • You are comfortable with the level of ambiguity that comes with being at a high growth company
  • Your past work experiences have provided you with:
  • Proven quantitative skills to efficiently analyze and evaluate ideas (as a bare minimum you are an Excel master) Bonus points if you are a SQL master
  • Strong qualitative skills to ask the right questions and to frame your analysis
  • Strong communication skills to navigate a rapidly growing global organization and to communicate key takeaways (and their impact on growth) elegantly and succinctly
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • You have at least a Bachelor’s degree from a leading university, ideally in a quantitative area (economics, finance, statistics, marketing, business, etc.). You might also have an MBA (but not mandatory).
  • You have 4-6 years of work experience which could include relevant strategy or growth experience at a well known successful technology or digital media company (perhaps in digital video, gaming, SaaS, etc.) and/or time at a credible investment bank / equity research firm or management consulting firm.

Perks of being in the band
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
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.