Press Feb. 08

Built In Chicago includes SpotMe on best places to work 2019 list

WRITTEN BY Alexandra Tamashiro

In recognition of its commitment to employee success and satisfaction, SpotMe has been named to Built In Chicago’s 2019 Best Places to Work list. The annual ranking of local businesses considers criteria including compensation and non-financial benefits in its assessment of what makes for a great workplace, and the SpotMe team is honored to have earned a place on the 2019 list.

SpotMe was founded in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2000 and established its U.S. headquarters in Chicago ten years ago. Ever since, the plethora of talent coming out of the Windy City has helped fuel both innovation and growth at the company. “In Chicago,” says SpotMe CEO, Pierre Metrailler, “we found the perfect combination of customer experience and account management talent that propelled our U.S. business to make up 50 percent of our total revenue.”

“In Chicago, we found the perfect combination of project management and event production talent that propelled our U.S. business to make up 50 percent of our total revenue.”

While growing over the past 10 years, SpotMe has built amazing teams whose diverse skills and interests have fostered an award-winning company culture, triggering remarkable career changes.

SpotMe US team members enjoy both extended benefits and added perks in recognition of their contribution to the company success. These include competitive pay, 401(k) with matching, a BlueCross BlueShield PPO plan, a flex spending plan program, and free vision, disability and life insurance. In addition, working at SpotMe includes global travel opportunities, flexible work hours, weekly dry-cleaning services and a fully stocked fridge.

After an amazing 2018, during which SpotMe US business grew by 30%, the company is looking into the future and is planning to increase its 42 North American talent headcount by 50%. As a key player of the vibrant Chicago tech scene, SpotMe is proud to have 45% of female employees on the team.

SpotMe serves over 220 global brands, including 80 Fortune 500 companies. Some of the world’s largest companies – including Novartis, L’Oréal, Bank of America and Daimler – use SpotMe to connect every event to their greater story. Check out our current job openings.

 

 

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