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Tuesday, 10 January 2017 05:49

Spotify offers Barack Obama job as 'President of Playlists'

Written by  BRIAN LISI

Approximately 11.3 million new jobs were created under his watch, and now one has been created specifically for him.

Music streaming monolith Spotify has created the perfect position for any music loving POTUS soon to have some extra time on his hands, calling for a "President of Playlists" at its New York City offices.

Posted this week, the Sweden-born service's listing calls for all applicants who have had Kendrick Lamar show up at their birthday parties, possess a minimum of eight years of experience running a "highly-regarded nation" and display a "friendly and warm attitude."

Those requirements knocking out Vladimir Putin from the get-go, the company has made it abundantly clear they're interested solely in the former Illinois senator, with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek drawing Obama's attention to the opening on Twitter.

The outgoing President has curated several playlists for the company in the past, with his recent 2016 summer playlist featuring artists as varied as Nina Simone and Charles Mingus to the Beach Boys and Edward Sharpe.

According to Billboard, Obama had joked with former Swedish Ambassador Mark Brzezinski that when it comes to post-Oval Office opportunities, "I'm still waiting for my job at Spotify," adding, "I know y'all loved my playlist.

Read more at NYDailyNews

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