MBA Freemium Growth Strategy Intern
New York City, NY
Entry Level · Internship
Posted a year ago

We are looking for a Summer MBA Intern to join the Freemium User Growth Strategy team for our Spotify Premium and Free audio streaming service. The intern will focus on analysis and research to inform our growth strategy -- helping settle how we invest to grow our subscribers and monthly active users over the long term around the world.

This is a 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 (or remote) and will be reporting to the Director of Freemium Growth Strategy.

What You'll Do

  • You will complete 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 useful insights that shape 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 inform 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 from our office in New York or remotely

Who You Are

  • You are currently enrolled in an MBA program with a quantitative academic background in economics, finance, statistics, marketing, business, etc. Graduation in 2022 is preferred.
  • You currently have valid work authorization to work in the country in which this role is based that will extend from June to August 2022
  • 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 shaping 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 consistent track record to keep projects moving and deliver excellent 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:
  • You have a strong quantitative outlook, matching analytical skills, the ability to do non-linear thinking and you know how to identify and implement creative solutions
  • Strong qualitative skills to ask the right questions and to frame your analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills to navigate a rapidly growing global organization and to communicate key takeaways (and their impact on growth) elegantly and succinctly
  • Impeccable attention to detail

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 Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration.

Our paid summer internships last for 10-13 weeks and start at the beginning of June. The last day to apply is January 26th, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST.

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 position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides restricted digital content from a range of record labels and artists.
Size:  5001-10000 employees
Funding Level:  Public
Symbol:  SPOT
Year Founded:  2006
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