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Senior Content Development Manager, Creator Network

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A full time position at Acast, Sydney NSW, Australia

Acast was founded in 2014 and is one of the most eminent podcast platforms, and a pioneer in the open podcast ecosystem, connecting all podcasting stakeholders to one common software infrastructure.

Through its infrastructure, Acast allows advertisers to efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners through dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.

The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2020, had approximately three billion listens on Acast-connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts more than 35,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden and the Company has 12 local subsidiaries including UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico and Canada.

About the role We are looking for a driven and passionate Senior Content Development Manager to join our Content team for Australia, to help grow our portfolio of local voices. We are seeking experienced candidates for this role, with transferable skills from other parts of the media industry.

You will be responsible for expanding Acast’s Australian creator network, by identifying, approaching, pitching to and signing new content partners- be that a well-known comedian, an influencer, a talent agency or a great new podcast that you think fits the profile we’re looking for.

You will lead on commercial negotiations with your content partners, and diligently drive contracts through to signature.

As well as a strong knowledge of podcasting, you’ll be a fantastic pitcher and public speaker, and demonstrate a passion for podcasting as well as a sensitivity for what makes content commercial along with an appreciation of the rapidly evolving podcast landscape.

This opportunity will be suited to someone who is ambitious, commercially-minded, personable and well-connected within the Australian creator community.

We are looking for a real self-starter who is great at pitching and networking.

The ideal skills for this role include: Previous experience in content acquisition, licensing, partnership management or talent management is ideal

Why Acast?

Acast is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or any of the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Culture is our number one priority as a business. We believe people come first, and we work every day to enable autonomy, continuous improvement and bring out the best in people. We’re global and have remote teams, so it’s even more important that we strive for an open, inclusive and caring environment where everyone feels visible and welcome. We consider ourselves a modern organization driven by strong values to create the best, most fulfilling and nurturing culture.

We very much look forward to finding the next great person to join our cause!

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