Once a presidency has run its course, what’s the leader of the free world to do with all the extra time they will have on their hands? President George W. Bush chose to go back to Texas to live in quiet solitude and paint. Jimmy Carter committed his years after the presidency to humanitarian efforts and won a Nobel for his endeavors. Now, the public may have an idea of how the current White House occupant will spend his time after eight years running the country. Spotify CEO, Daniel Ek, recently posted a vacancy on the company’s career page for a “President of Playlists”.

Looks like President Barack Obama might have found the perfect gig to occupy his retirement years.

Job Requirements

President Obama’s love of music is well known, and he is the first president to openly share music playlists with the public. Obama even recently joked that he would love a job at Spotify after leaving Pennsylvania Ave., and it seems like the CEO was listening because the qualifications for President of Playlists has a quite a few job requirements that fit nicely with Obama’s experience. Some of the requirements for the job are the applicant have "at least eight years' experience running a highly-regarded nation" and "a friendly and warm attitude, and a Nobel Peace Prize".

Job Duties

So what exactly does the job entail? If Obama does take the job, according to the company website, Obama would create new playlists such as "a playlist for shooting hoops with your friends, to the perfect warm up playlist for addressing the nation about health care legislation.” The job ad also in the requirements mentions that the person filling the job must "attend daily briefings" and "analyze data and performance of playlists ...

using all available intelligence." Guess we know who that takes out the running for President of Playlists.

There is no word if Obama has accepted the position yet even though Ek made him aware of the opening on Twitter. Obama has been mum on what he plans to do after leaving the Oval Office except to state in interviews that he plans to help the Democratic party rebuild. Surely, President Obama after running the nation for two terms could do both.