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Director of Content Partnerships

Content & Audible Studios   |   Job ID  1867728
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JOB SUMMARY

Job summary
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means reach role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

ABOUT THIS ROLE
Audible’s Content Partnerships team manages our most coveted entertainment content relationships. In this role, you’ll oversee day-to-day communications with our external entertainment content partners while evangelizing partner needs across internal teams. You’ll be responsible improving the overall health of current content partnerships and for increasing the growth and success of potential, future entertainment content partnerships, all while bringing our most exciting audio projects to the ears of Audible listeners.

While this role can be based in our Newark, NJ or Los Angeles, LA hubs, there may be the opportunity for this role to be fully remote. If you are interested in a fully remote opportunity, please let your recruiter know.

ABOUT YOU
You’re passionate, collaborative and highly organized while being driven to develop and maintain strong relationships across the entertainment industry and across internal teams within Audible and Amazon. You’re motivated by working across multiple departments while creative problem-solving and communicating empathetically and effectively.

As a Content Partnerships Director, you will…
· Act as day-to-day liaison to key entertainment content partners by building strong relationships that help them achieve their goals and release the best audio possible across Audible.
· Develop, engage, and maintain strong, ongoing relationships with external key entertainment partners.
· Evaluate, communicate, represent, and apply key entertainment partners’ needs across internal Audible departments and processes.
· Liaise, communicate, and deliver on end-to-end partner needs with Audible’s key stakeholders across Legal, Operations, Marketing, PR, Studios, Content Services, Editorial, Merchandising, Programming, Product, Finance Business Intelligence, etc. to facilitate both partner and Audible success.
· Build, manage, and deliver key partnership best practices (and corresponding collateral) to ensure success.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 7+ years of experience in a business environment with a background in account management, talent management, marketing/campaign management, partnership management or business development.
· College degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Proven success working in content partnerships, account management, entertainment partnerships, or brand partnerships.
· Exhibits excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to express thoughts sensitively and effectively.
· Proven decision making and problem-solving skills.
· 10+ years of experience in a business environment with a background in account management, talent management, marketing/campaign management, partnership management or business development.
· MBA or MA degree equivalent.
· Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with cross functional teams under aggressive deadlines.
· Ability to handle the ‘hands-on’ day-to-day management of tasks, resolution of problems and issues and experience in implementing action plans to meet objectives while remaining positive and calm under pressure.
· Self-motivated and thrive in fast-paced environment.

ABOUT AUDIBLE
At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of audio storytelling and spoken-word entertainment, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.



Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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