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Director, Original Content CreationDE (m/f)

Director, Original Content CreationDE (m/f)

Referenznummer 
594273
Standort 
DE-BE-Berlin
Datum 
10.11.2017
Company 
Audible.de
Recruiting Team 
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Stellenbeschreibung:

Job Description

Hey – there’s a revolution going on! A revolution in digital entertainment. Every day millions of people around the world choose to be more thoughtfully entertained, informed and educated by listening to fascinating stories and all forms of fictional and non-fictional content on their smartphones and other mobile devices.

Audible.de, an Amazon company, is the leading provider of premium digital spoken audio information and entertainment on the internet, offering customers a new way to enhance and enrich their lives every day. Audible’s content offering comprises more than 200,000 audiobooks and audio plays from 800 publishers. Titles downloaded from Audible are compatible with hundreds of mobile devices, including the iPhone and Android smartphones. Audible is also the preeminent provider of spoken-word audio products for Apple’s iTunes® Store.

Based in Berlin, Audible.de is looking for a Director, Original Content DE (m/f) who will be responsible for developing, driving and managing Audible’s Original Content portfolio for the German market segment, while leading a small internal team as part of the wider Content & Publishing EU operations.

Main responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute a sustainable strategy for Audible’s Original Content for the German market segment, in alignment with consumer preferences and our marketing strategy to support the growth of the audio entertainment category.
  • Own and control the financial planning and results for all original content projects in DE.
  • Lead the team in the creation of new original audio programs (e.g. dramatizations, series, etc.).
  • Extend our external partner network within the German creative community (e.g. producers, writers, actors, etc.) and other relevant internal and external business partnerships.
  • Participate in the strategic and tactical development of our international Original Content efforts with your peers from the international Audible market places inside and outside of Europe.

Notwendige Qualifikationen

Your profile:

  • 7 to 10 years of experience as executive producer or in a similar role in popular German media products (preferable from the television, film, publishing or computer game industry) as well as a proven record of leading innovative entertainment products to a market success and first leadership experience
  • You have the proven capability to shape and steer creative processes under business and artistic aspects and are able to develop and permanently improve your approach strongly based upon data driven insights.
  • You are a solution oriented, entrepreneurial and passionate self-starter with a focus on delivery of excellence. Moreover, you are highly organized person who can manage under aggressive timelines the big picture in alignment with other teams and the relevant details with high accuracy.
  • Structured testing and learning is your natural approach to the way you work. You are not thinking in silos and constantly reflect your and your team’s actions, by applying new learnings into your efforts to constantly build the expertise of your team and our organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills enable you to make excellent business decisions in a creative environment.
  • You enjoy working in cross functional and international teams and on top of being fluent in German, your excellent verbal and written English communication skills are shaped by international experience and a broad interest of popular culture across all media types.
  • Academic degree in a relevant field.

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

Sounds interesting? If you are looking for a new challenge in an innovative company, where you will have the opportunity to shape and influence the business with the results of your work, where you will be surrounded by an engaged and fun team, Audible is your next stop! Do not hesitate to send us your application with all details together with your cover letter. Please use our application tool.