Acast is the world’s largest independent podcast company. Founded in 2014, we have pioneered the open podcast ecosystem ever since – making podcasts available on any listening platform. Our role is simple: we provide a marketplace to help podcasters find the right audience to monetize their content. We believe in the power of a world connected through storytelling and want to empower anyone, anywhere to connect through and benefit from podcasting. Today, we host 92,000 podcasts, with more than 430 million listens every month. We operate worldwide and are headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

About the role

In this junior role, which sits in our Acast Creative team, your focus will be ideating and executing branded content campaigns with podcasts within Acast’s Creator Network. You’ll work with the team to devise and write proposals for branded content campaigns for leading brands, bringing them to life in a way that sounds amazing. This includes conceptualizing ideas for full-length branded episodes, crafting short-form branded segments, ideating social extensions, and conceiving of original branded podcast series.

You will work closely with our Sales team to respond to briefs from clients that require a creative response, using your creative skills to come up with branded content ideas that can answer the brief. If pitches are successful, you’ll work on putting together treatments, writing scripts and helping direct shoot days or recordings.

We’re looking for someone who is highly creative with an understanding of what makes for successful branded content. Likewise, we’re after an individual with strong written skills, who can communicate ideas effectively as part of a written deck.

What you’ll do

  • Ideate podcasting campaigns both independently and as part of the Acast Creative team.
  • Write proposals and pitch decks, working with sales planners and account directors to ensure they answer the brief, and fit the budget
  • Work closely with our Brand Partnerships team to ensure all campaigns are delivered to the highest standard.
  • Work with external production companies and our sales team to ensure the best execution of branded content opportunities.

Who you are

  • A keen awareness of what makes for effective branded content.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a positive team player that is collaborative and motivated.
  • A fan of podcasting, with an understanding of why it’s a distinctly unique medium.
  • Strong written skills. Someone who can communicate succinctly and effectively with their writing.
  • The ability to work independently, as well as part of a wider team.
  • Experience in ideation and communicating subsequent ideas in an easily understood and digestible format.
  • Is available to spend 2 days a week in Acast’s Shoreditch office, and is also able to attend multiple shoot days/team meetings each month when needed.

Please provide a portfolio of previous creative work if possible.