Note: You must be a resident of CA or OR to be considered
As Sr. Manager of Podcasting, this role will work closely with the VP of Media and the Podcasting Team to help establish a baseline strategy and align around critical business goals, and make recommendations to establish best practices for podcasting. This position will help to influence fundamental strategies and make suggestions for a roadmap/plan for Shift podcasts. The position will work closely with the Podcasting Team, in designing and implementing podcasts with new and repurposed material from Shift, as well as attracting podcasters with their own established shows into our forthcoming network. This position must have a clear understanding of the company mission and values and match voice and intention to product and podcasts.
Responsibilities and Desired Skills:
Production Management: Multi-faceted experience ranging from coming up with ideas, to managing the production schedule, and strategizing how to promote the various shows. This role oversees the process of developing the podcasts and makes sure things are running smoothly.
Guest Research and Scheduling: Works with show runners on guest booking cadence and outreach needs, including calling, emailing and scheduling guests. Manages internal and outside research teams to ensure “quality control” of the guests, consistency of Shift brand voice, and maintenance of show style.
Story Producing: Where necessary, help with scripting intros/outros and interstitials to refresh back catalogue content for new podcast episodes as well as story editing back catalogue content.
Audio Management and Editing: Oversees managing the podcast’s audio and podcast producer’s role, including overseeing recording, editing and distribution of each episode.
Analytics Tracking and Reporting: Monitors podcast metrics, like the number of downloads, listener demographics, and listening times, to make improvements to how the podcast is structured and produced. These analytics may need to be shared with other team members.
Leadership: Responsible for interacting with a lot of different people on the team and ensuring that everyone’s work aligns.
Qualifications and Characteristics Desired:
Work Location: Two days office attendance required for local employees on Tuesdays and Thursdays, when past current events, otherwise remote
Work Hours: Generally Monday-Friday, 9:00-6:00 (unless otherwise indicated)
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