Acast was founded in 2014 and is the world’s largest independent podcast company.
A pioneer in the open podcast ecosystem, Acast’s powerful podcast monetization marketplace delivers for
creators and advertisers alike. Advertisers can efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners through
dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities — including
paid subscriptions through Acast+ — and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.
If you listen to a podcast hosted with Acast and hear an ad, it’s Acast delivering that audio behind the scenes
— and sharing revenue with the podcaster.
The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2021, had 3.75 billion listens on Acast-
connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts 40,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm,
Sweden and the Company has nine local subsidiaries in the UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany,
Ireland, Mexico and Canada.
About the role
We are looking for a driven and passionate Senior Account Manager to join our team and to build and grow Acast in Australia. You will be responsible for managing your own individual agencies and client patches and driving revenue into our business across our content partners. You are a person who highly enjoys and is able to manage senior conversations in agencies across multiple teams and levelsInclude non podcast elements in your sell - can include social, online, live & more. With audio devices starting to fill our homes and podcasting becoming a mainstream media habit, the opportunity is large and exciting. Our ad-tech is best in class, advertisers are flocking to the podcast medium and our premium content partners are growing rapidly. This is a consultancy employment for someone who reaches for the stars and has an “everything is possible mindset”. Are you up for the challenge? If so, continue to read.
You will work closely with the Group Sales Lead and Account Managers to come up with ideas and create media solutions for partners. In the role, you will do Key Account Management and nurture on-going clients and content partner communications including post-sales reporting and up-sell, leveraging the full suite of the Acast Marketplace. You will also be responding to briefs with a high level of attention to detail and confidence in Excel and Keynote. You will collaborate with content, ad ops & finance to ensure smooth delivery of all campaigns and liaise with Acast’s talented podcasters to manage & monetise their inventory.
Who you are
- You have experience of working in a fast-paced media environment such as podcasting, radio, music streaming, video, and digital publishing
- You have confidence in presenting and building relationships
- You have a great passion for brand storytelling & advertising
- You have experience working with CRM systems (like Netsuite, SalesForce)You have strong PowerPoint/Keynote, Word and Excel skills
- You are a highly productive, detail oriented and enthusiastic doer
- You have an ability to deliver results in a timely and precise manner
- You have excellent written and spoken English and communication skills
- You believe in long-term relationships and selling with that in mind
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!