Full Time Job

Podcast Distribution & Marketing Manager

Discovery

New York, NY 11-10-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Overview

As Podcast Distribution & Marketing Manager , you will play a crucial role in the newly established podcast department. The right person for this role must have a background in podcast distribution and marketing, and is nimble, adaptable, and proactive. This position can sit in any of our US offices.

Responsibilities
• Own and maintain day-to-day operations of each show's RSS feed to ensure all content (both editorial and ads) are uploaded to the hosting platform on-time and error-free

• Manage relationships with ad sales vendors and podcast hosts to ensure timely delivery of ad campaigns and other promotions

• Establish and maintain editorial partnerships with distributors (e.g. Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, Google) to help promote our show catalog
• Identify and execute on podcast-to-podcast marketing opportunities such as cross-promotions and feed drops, as well as coordinate with marketing/PR to drive off-platform opportunities

• Collaborate with key stakeholders on programming strategy to optimize schedule to drive audience growth and revenue

• Track and report relevant metrics on a consistent basis

• Partner with critical internal teams including production, finance, marketing/PR, business affairs & legal, etc. throughout all stages of the process to ensure smooth execution

Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training and hands-on experience

• 4-6+ years podcast distribution and/or marketing experience, with a thorough understanding of how the podcast ecosystem works

• Understanding of and passion for podcasts from a technical, analytical, and strategic point of view, as well as subjective point of view

• Demonstrated good judgement, strong critical thinking skills, and developed taste for a broad variety of podcasts

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• Proven ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment

• Strong verbal and written communication skills; must be articulate and professional in both written and verbal forms

• Comfortable in ambiguity and effective operating in a matrixed organization

• Ability to thrive in an evolving and fast-paced environment, prioritizing and handling multiple projects concurrently

• Collaborative, curious, resourceful
• TV or SVOD experience a plus

• Must have the legal right to work in the United States

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Company Profile
Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.