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Content Manager

Acast is the world leading technology platform for on-demand audio and podcasting with offices in Stockholm, London, New York, Los Angeles and Sydney. We have over 100M monthly listens today, and are growing rapidly.

About Acast

Acast is the world’s leading technology platform for on-demand audio and podcasters. We work with premium global publishers and independent podcasters to host, distribute, grow and monetise their audio content. Our partners include Wondery, the BBC, Nova Entertainment, Network Ten, Vice, and The Guardian, as well as leading independent podcasters like Osher Gunsberg, The Weekly Planet, My Dad Wrote a Porno, and David Tennant. Founded in 2014, Acast is headquartered in one of the fastest growing tech capitals in the world, Stockholm, Sweden. We also have offices in London, New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and Sydney. Our amazing staff of 100 people worldwide is filled with passionate technologists, sales superstars, and marketing talents who have sharpened their skills at world-class companies.

About the Role

We are looking for an ambitious and passionate Content Manager to join our Australian team, to be based in our Sydney office. You will be responsible for establishing relationships with potential content partners to help us expand our content network. You’ll also manage relationships with our existing podcasters, support their podcast growth and work closely with our commercial teams and colleagues in our global offices. You’ll also spot the potential for new formats and podcast hosts. As well as a strong knowledge of podcasting and on-demand audio, you’ll be able to demonstrate a sensitivity to commercial opportunities and brands, as well as an appreciation of the rapidly evolving podcast landscape.

Ideally, you have a creative mind, are highly organised and analytical, and a good grasp of and interest in technology.
Responsibilities
Recruit, negotiate and implement contractual relationships with content providers
Establish and manage high-level relationships with current and future content partners
Provide support and creative direction to new creators
Guide and assist content partners with integration into our systems
Requirements
Proficient knowledge and understanding of the Australian podcast market and audio industry
Excellent pitching, presentation and problem solving skills
Ability to negotiate agreements
Some experience in audio production, journalism, digital media or branded content is a plus
Exceptional verbal and written interpersonal, relationship management and communication skills
Team player that is collaborative, creative and highly motivated
Fluent in both written and spoken English
A minimum of three years’ experience in a media organisation is preferred

We are a flat organisation that works towards enabling teams to make the best possible decisions rather than having decisions made for them. We believe in autonomy and a culture of continuous improvement.

You want to be part of our ongoing journey? Apply now!

Sydney, NSW 2009

Acast

Interested?

Click on this link to apply:
https://jobs.lever.co/acast/429984ff-c43b-4eca-9692-9b37b1160fa4

Alternatively, you can email me your CV & Cover Letter to george.bruce@acast.com

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