Anchor New York, NY, United States
Nov 22, 2017Full time
As our Head of Content, you’ll ensure the highest quality listening experience for anyone hearing audio created in Anchor. Your job will be to devise a strategy to accomplish this goal, hire a team to help you execute it, and build relationships with content creators to collaborate with. At Anchor, you’ll get to work alongside a cross-functional team of engineering, product, content, and community team members. This is a unique opportunity to help build out the content and team for a consumer-facing and product-driven company that’s backed by some of the best investors in Silicon Valley and NY. This is a full-time role based in New York City. Responsibilities: Set overall content strategy and execute against weekly, quarterly goals Attract and build relationships with media companies, high-profile creators, and news organizations Build example content behavior for user generated content Work closely with marketing team to ensure great content is heard off platform Work closely with product team to inspire features that improve content Hire and manage a dynamic content team as Anchor continues to grow Requirements: A sense of humor Extensive experience with all of the following: Building and executing against a content strategy that attracts millions of viewers, listeners, or readers Managing large content budget and stable of creators/producers Working on teams of all sizes, ideally including at least one team that has scaled from inception or a small team to a very large team Existing network of media contacts, journalists, and/or content creators Inherent understanding of what makes great content, and what makes that content travel on the social web Excellent written and verbal communication skills Persistent/determined work ethic and a willingness to try anything and everything, and to pivot quickly as needed Proven ability to work well with cross-functional teams Strong interest in podcasts, radio, or audio in general Perks: Competitive salary, stock options, and whatever hardware, software, books, and tools you need to get your job done Benefits: medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k, flexible vacation policy A small, fast-moving team full of very nice, very smart, very creative people If you'd like to recommend a friend for this position, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anchor FM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate due to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or disability status.