Content Development Manager, UK

  • London
  • Full-Time
Acast was founded in 2014 and is one of the most eminent podcast platforms, and a pioneer in the open 
podcast ecosystem, connecting all podcasting stakeholders to one common software infrastructure.
Through its infrastructure, Acast allows advertisers to efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners 
through dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.
The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2020, had approximately three billion 
listens on Acast-connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts more than 30,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden and the Company has nine local subsidiaries including UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico and Canada.

About the role
We have a new opportunity for an ambitious and driven Content Development Manager to join Acast's Content team. Based out of the UK headquarters in the heart of London, you will be responsible for expanding Acast’s UK content network by identifying, approaching, pitching to and signing content partners - be that a magazine publisher, a TV production company, a talent agency, a well-known comedian or an influencer. You will lead on commercial negotiations with your content partners, and diligently drive contracts through to signature. 

As well as a strong knowledge of podcasting, you’ll be a fantastic pitcher and public speaker, and demonstrate a sensitivity for what makes content commercial, as well as an appreciation of the rapidly evolving podcast landscape. This opportunity will be suited to someone who is ambitious, commercially-minded, personable, great at pitching and networking and a real self-starter. 
Why Acast?
• The world’s biggest podcast company with the very best talent to collaborate with
• One of Campaign Magazine’s Best Places to work, 2020 & 2021
• The opportunity to progress your career in different directions
• One of the hottest mediums right now
• Unrivalled team culture
• Rewarding, fulfilling & hugely enjoyable

Acast is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or any of the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Culture is our number one priority as a business. We believe people come first, and we work every day to enable autonomy, continuous improvement and bring out the best in people. We’re global and have remote teams, so it’s even more important that we strive for an open, inclusive and caring environment where everyone feels visible and welcome. We consider ourselves a modern organization driven by strong values to create the best, most fulfilling and nurturing culture.

We very much look forward to finding the next great person to join our cause!