Spotify steps up European expansion
17 October 2012
Spotify is increasing its footprint in Europe with the pending launch of the music streaming service in Italy and Poland.
Speculation of the Italy and Poland launch comes according to new job vacancies, posted by the company, seeking positions for a growth manager in both countries.
The job opening states that the successful candidates will be responsible for launching Spotify in one of the two countries and managing “long term user growth after launch”.
The role will involve liaising with Spotify colleagues across the EMEA region “satelliting to other countries in the region as well as to offices in Berlin, Stockholm and New York”.
Spotify has declined to comment on its European expansion plans.
Launched in Sweden in 2008, Spotify’s global footprint spans 15 countries including Germany, US, UK, Sweden, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia and New Zealand.
According to Spotify, the service has more than 10 million active users and more than three million paying subscribers.
Earlier this year Spotify stepped up its mobile presence with the launch of Spotify for iPad.
Jenni Baker, London