AmazonCulver City 90230
Full Time

We are looking for a Head of Podcast Ad Production. This person will work cross-functionally across both internal and external stakeholders to bring podcast advertising to life.

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Head Of Podcast Ad Production, Wondery

Full Time Amazon Locker - Pikes, at Delivery Station, 5750 Mesmer Ave, Culver City, CA 90230, United States


We are looking for a Head of Podcast Ad Production. This person will work cross-functionally across both internal and external stakeholders to bring podcast advertising to life. They will manage a team that is tasked with being the liaison between shows, agencies, and brands to make sure each host is educated on their advertisers and the brand’s message flows through to the final product. They manage a team of Ad Producers, focusing on the project management of partner show ad spots and inventing and simplifying the process of creating podcast ads for scale. They also manage the Ad Production Coordinator team. The AP Coordinator team is responsible for airchecks, personal experience with the hosts, and data entry amongst other tasks. The AP Coordinator has a career path into becoming an Ad Producer.

Key job responsibilities

- Manage a team of ad producers & coordinators

- Coordinate creative asset production and delivery between clients and podcast hosts

- Traffic and QA creatives to ensure high-quality ads

- Troubleshoot creative issues

- Manage workflow of creatives to ensure deadlines are met and campaigns have successful outcomes

- Partner closely with Sales Operations and Campaign Management teams to monitor creative implementation and execution

- Build customer relationships, acting as day-to-day point of contact during post-sales cycle

- Manage workflows and update to better suit the needs of the team and the overall sales organization

- Copywrite as needed

About the team

Wondery, an Amazon company, is a premium podcast studio known for character-driven, binge-worthy stories including Dr. Death, British Scandal, Even the Rich and Business Wars, and distribution of hit partner shows SmartLess, My Favorite Murder, Morbid and How I Built This. Wondery was behind eight of the “Top 25 New Shows of 2022”, according to Podtrac, including Twin Flames, Fed Up and Will be Wild. Over 50 shows from Wondery have hit #1 on Apple Podcasts including Scamfluencers and Twin Flames. Many Wondery podcasts have been adapted for scripted television or streaming series, including Dr. Death and Joe vs Carole on Peacock and The Shrink Next Door and WeCrashed on Apple TV+. Wondery has gained critical acclaim and commercial success for its immersive approach to sonic, emotionally driven storytelling. The Wondery app offers a unique, personalized podcast listening experience, including access to its premium ad-free offering Wondery+. With Wondery+, fans experience early access, exclusive episodes, and ad-free listening.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Culver City, CA, USA

- 7+ years of team management experience

- - 7+ years of program management, project management, and experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams

- - 7+ years of managing, analyzing and communicating results to senior leadership experience

- - Experience defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements

- - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

- Experience implementing repeatable processes and driving automation or standardization

- - Experience delivering projects within scope, time, budget and quality