Full Time Job

Executive Director, Alternative Podcasts

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Beverly Hills, CA 02-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (''MGM'') is seeking an Executive Director to help manage and oversee podcasts across the Alternative TV department. The successful candidate must have a wide range of experience overseeing and producing podcasts. Experience at a network, production company, agency or management company preferred.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Coverage of current podcasts in production, which entails creative oversight in weekly meetings and provide edits/notes on our four current podcasts (Going to Bed With Garcelle, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader, Paternity Court, Unprotected Sets)
• Review incoming podcast pitches, and screen all pitches for podcast viability
• Work with podcast partner (AudioUp) across budgets, productions, ad sales and sponsorship opportunities
• Run point on podcast PR, social, and marketing to maximize reach of podcasts in production
• Develop new podcasts, both scripted and unscripted, by sourcing IP and talent
• Contribute ideas and potential podcast IP to Unscripted and Orion Alternative development teams

• BA/BS degree required
• Minimum 1 year of prior experience in Podcasts
• Must have experience working in Keynote, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel and Photoshop
• Must be able to quickly acclimate to an incredibly fast-paced environment and be able to anticipate needs
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Excellent time management, organization and interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail and accuracy are of the highest importance
• Must be creative and an idea generator
• Must be self-motivated, have the ability to take initiative and be proactive in all matters
• Ability to work both independently and with a team


Company Profile

Become a part of one of the most dynamic and iconic entertainment studios in the world. Enjoy a collegial familial work environment that is brimming with excitement growth and success. Our team is full of forward thinking, open minded, and enthusiastic employees that continuously nourish our growing company. We are committed to bringing on the most talented, passionate and creative people, who want to succeed at a company that promotes internal growth and encourages opportunities to those who are passionate about growing alongside this company.