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Director of Podcasting

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A full time position at YR Media, Oakland CA, USA

Salary range: $100,000 to $115,000 (yearly rate) - subject to experience plus Health Insurance, fifteen (15) days of vacation, Paid holidays, Paid sick leave, Float day, 403(b), Professional development, Headspace, Financial wellness through HoneyBee, Paid YR (organization) holidays, EAPs (Halcyon and Guardian), Paid Bereavement leave, etc.

Description The Director of Podcasting works closely with the Executive Leadership in a multifaceted role to grow our podcasting production capacity as well as raise our profile in the media industry. The position is responsible for managing YR Media’s team of podcasting producers, as well as contributing to YR Media’s overall content distribution strategy and creative products.

Currently, the Podcast Department produces two shows and is made of six staffers. This job will oversee the development and expansion of staff, youth, and programming as we grow.

A successful Director, Podcast is a leader that stays on top of trends emerging in podcast and broadcast industries, content distribution, social media engagement trends, and is open to the influence, inspiration, and expertise of the people around them, leveraging the widest array of talents, strengths, and challenges.

The Director of Podcast will provide integral leadership, guidance, mentorship and support to contribute to the daily and national editorial expansion initiatives. As a senior member of management, you will work closely with other editorial team leads as well as help build and support an infrastructure that positions youth reporters/artists nationally to create original content that translates to multi-platform audiences and across our social media properties.

You will work with the heads of other content departments to tap into expertise, identify points of collaboration and support our overall mission to keep our digital platform and social media presence on the cutting edge.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of strong leadership; podcast production and development experience; journalistic excellence, content promotion and the ability to thrive in a very fast-paced competitive environment but with sensitivity and mentorship at the core.

Requirements Position Responsibilities:

Knowledge, Qualification and Skills:

Technical Skills:

Supervisory: This position supervises and oversees performance management of a growing Podcast Team.

Salary Range: This is a full time exempt level position with a salary range of $100k - $115k.

Location Requirements: Employee’s principal place of work shall be located in Oakland, CA

Benefits offered: Health Insurance, fifteen (15) days of vacation, Paid holidays, Paid sick leave, Float day, 403(b), Professional development, Headspace, Financial wellness through HoneyBee, Paid YR (organization) holidays, EAPs (Halcyon and Guardian), Paid Bereavement leave, etc.

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