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 35,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden and the Company has 12 local subsidiaries including UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico and Canada.
The Sales Planner is the first step to a successful commercial career at Acast. You will be an essential sales support to the wider International Sales Team focusing on the pre-sale phase of the campaign cycle across multiple markets. Whilst also working alongside the Campaign Management team to ensure smooth transition throughout the sales process.
Your responsibilities will range from helping create media plans, building pitch documents and liaising with podcasters on the suitability of their inclusion on pitches; through to booking, trafficking and reporting campaigns. As Sales Planner you will be an integral part of the commercial team tasked with understanding the opportunities for alignment of brands with podcasters. As well as ensuring a smooth process from a client brief being received through to handing over the booked campaign to the Campaign Managers.
Who you are
Experience of working within a media/advertising agency or publisher is desirable or experience working with talent or in a similar role is ideal You are highly organised with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously A strong eye for detail but also a creative streak Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills The ability to keep calm under pressure The ability to scope out the length and complexity of projects/tasks and organise workload and resources to meet deadlines accordingly A second language is desirable but not essential