Director of Sport Social
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A full time position
Fully remote: working with a UK-based team at Voiceworks Sport.
Communicorp UK is an audio and media group, home to some of the most exciting brands in UK radio, a leader in sport audio, mobile digital out of home and creative media services. Our radio brands include Capital Networks in Scotland and South Wales, Heart Networks in Yorkshire, Hertfordshire and North Wales, Smooth Radio Networks in the North East, North West and East Midlands as well as XS Manchester.
Voiceworks Sport, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communicorp UK, are leaders in voice technology and audio solutions for sport across the globe. We work with rights holders, sports specialist agencies & brands and production companies developing audiences through audio.
We enable sports brands to engage more deeply with fans and reach new audiences through these channels.
We own and operate the UK’s largest sport podcast network (Sport Social) which hosts some of the biggest names in sport podcasting.
We are now seeking a Director of Sport Social who will be responsible for growing audiences and developing Sport Social into a global network.
What we’re looking for in you:
Passionate about audio
Has knowledge, understanding and experience in the podcast market Understands technology and digital marketing
Can make things happen and develop great relationships
Prepared for rapid growth
Successful and ambitious
We are looking for a hands-on person, who has love of audio and podcasting. You may have worked in audio production, digital content and marketing, are super organised and can deliver projects on time. An excellent communicator and influencer. Analytical, used to working with insights to grow audiences. Comfortable working in a high growth, innovative business. A passion for sport, or experience within the sport industry would be ideal but not essential. It would be great if you have worked in a Media business.
Key responsibilities and duties:
You will be responsible for achieving our annual audience download target
Identify and engage with existing sport podcasts who will benefit from joining our network
Work with talent agencies and rights holders to develop new concepts and original content
Create audience growth plans for our partner podcasts
Manage contract negotiations
Lead the successful onboarding, retention & customer service plans with the wider team Develop a new Sport Social web and app technology to grow listenership through our platforms.
Your Team and Location Reporting to our Voiceworks Managing Director, this role can be based anywhere in the UK, however, travel may be required. You will have several direct reports who work on recruitment, content and customer service.
We offer a competitive salary based on your experience and a favourable commission package.
25 days holiday.
Holiday buy and sell scheme.
AXA Private Medical Plan, Life Assurance & Income Protection
Communicorp UK are an equal opportunities employer. For full details of our Equal Opportunities Statement, please refer to our website.
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