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Audacy Operations Manager, 2400 Sports in New York, New York

Overview

Are you a sports fanatic with expertise in digital media production? Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a growing team? Do you have experience using analytics to improve content and inform strategic decisions? Audacy is looking for a highly motivated, creative, and detail-oriented Operations Manager to help build and lead the 2400Sports podcast network.

The ideal candidate is a quick-thinking self-starter as both a manager and an architect. You know what it takes to delegate important responsibilities and supervise a team of podcasters, producers and editors. You know how to manage a budget and have a keen ear and eye for talent. You can ignite conversations and inform money-making decisions in the rapidly-evolving podcast industry. You thrive in a fast-paced, communication-driven team environment, and are passionate about innovating in the podcast content space. You are on top of all of the latest sports news, and are constantly looking for engaging local and national content.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for managing the operational needs of Audacy’s sports podcast studio, 2400Sports

  • Work collaboratively to scale 2400Sports podcast content through various teams within Audacy, including but not limited to leaders inmarketing, sales, product, finance, engineering, IT, programming, social and editorial

  • Ensure all production, communication and reporting across the sports team is optimized for quality, platform distribution and speed to market

  • Develop and execute an overarching talent acquisition strategy for both on-air talent and podcast producers

  • Continued commitment to staff and talent development to maximize their skills/assets

  • Ideate and develop new show concepts to ensure the network exceeds its audience growth goals

  • Work closely with Audacy’s local and national sales teams to develop and deliver on client KPIs and ensure 2400 shows are properly integrating sales elements and reporting

  • Oversee sponsor vetting requests on behalf of show-talent

  • Manage all operations onboarding of new shows or seasons

  • Solicit and vet pitches from internal brands or talent and external talent or agencies

  • Collaborate with Audacy's sports markets to develop and integrate marketing strategies to grow total audience

  • Lead day-to-day management of podcast operating budgets

  • Work collaboratively with the production manager to ensure audience and revenue targets are being met

  • Supervise production manager role to effectively operate and run production operations for 2400Sports

Qualifications

More About You:

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree OR equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of total work experience in managerial roles in sports media

  • Proficient in Megaphone, Omny or interchangeable podcast publishing platforms

  • Understanding of the podcasting and sports audio landscape

  • Ability to proficiently manage a budget

  • Experience with talent, editorial and production management

  • Superb organizational skills, attention to detail and time-management

  • Highly adept and proficient in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides or other similar applications

  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken

  • Ability to efficiently work independently, while having a knack for leading a collaborative process

  • Capacity to multitask

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com , Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job Locations USA-PA-Philadelphia | USA-NY-New York | USA-DC-Washington | USA-CA-San Francisco | USA-MA-Boston

ID 2022-4182

Category Operations

Type Regular

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