Remember when Barack Obama recently joked that he was hoping for a job at Spotify? Well, as it seems, Spotify listened.
To return the joke (and because this is a wonderful marketing gimmick), the streaming giant posted on its careers page a vacancy for “President of Playlists!”
Even though the posting does not specifically name Barack Obama, the job description says that applicants should have “at least eight years’ experience running a highly-regarded nation”, “a friendly and warm attitude”, and of course, a “Nobel Peace Prize”. I mean, every President of Playlists should have won a Nobel Peace Prize, right? Spotify CEO, Daniel Ek gave @BarackObama a heads-up on Twitter with a link to the affectionate ad: (the article continues after the ad)
— Daniel Ek (@eldsjal) January 9, 2017
The advert also takes a swipe at Donald Trump, saying the President of Playlists must “analyze data and performance of playlists… using all available intelligence”.
Update: Joke’s over. The vacancy was removed from Spotify’s careers page.
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