If you don’t think podcasting is growing, check out what the successful subscription-based sports website The Athletic is looking for. Job Title: Manager of Podcasts. Job description: “You will be the business leader for The Athletic’s podcast product. You will work closely with the senior management team to set forth and execute upon the company’s podcast strategy.
The job responsibilities include:
Create and manage The Athletic podcast budget
Work with editorial team to launch and develop local and national podcasts
Hire and manage producers and audio engineers
Scout, evaluate, and recommend podcasts to acquire
Facilitate communication with Product Marketing and Growth teams to drive engagement and growth through The Athletic Podcasts
Foster learning & development program for The Athletic editorial talent to develop their on-air skills
Greenlight show/series pitches and help reporters and producers create pilot episodes when appropriate
Establish a culture of experimentation, lead evolution of show formats over time.
The requirements you will need to be considered for the job:
4+ years of digital media experience, sports experience a plus
Experience in acquiring video and / or audio content
Strong leadership, hiring, and prioritization skills
Solid understanding of The Athletic’s tone and voice
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