Creative Strategist - London

Commercial – Sales: Sales Local General /
Full-Time Employee /
Since 2014, Acast has been creating the world’s most valuable podcast marketplace, building the technology which connects podcast creators, advertisers and listeners.

Its marketplace spans more than 100,000 podcasts, 2,300 advertisers and 400 million monthly listens. Crucially, those listens are monetized wherever they happen - across any podcasting app or other listening platform.

The company operates worldwide and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Acast is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market (ACAST.ST)

About the role

In this role, which sits in our Acast Creative team, you’ll be ideating and bringing to life branded content campaigns using podcasts from Acast’s Creator Network. You’ll devise, write-up and execute proposals for branded content campaigns for leading brands, bringing them to life in a way that works brilliantly for audiences, brands and our creators. 

This may include conceptualizing ideas for full-length branded episodes, crafting short-form branded segments, developing new branded series and pitching social extensions that can live across video platforms (YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.)

You will work closely with our Sales team to respond to briefs from clients that require a creative response. If pitches are successful, you’ll work as part of the team that manages the campaign from start to finish. This will include putting together treatments, writing scripts, briefing talent and assisting with directing shoot days or recordings.

We’re looking for someone who finds real joy in coming up with content ideas that excite them. And likewise, someone with an understanding of what makes for successful branded content, from both the audiences and brands perspective. 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 compelling 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, fit the budget and are appropriate for the target audience. 
∙ Work closely with our Brand Partnerships team to ensure all campaigns are delivered to the highest standard.
∙ Work with the Acast Creative team to ensure we’re building collateral and case studies after campaigns are finished.

Who you are

∙ A keen awareness of what makes for effective branded content.
∙ Highly organised and capable of managing multiple projects at once.
∙ 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.
∙ 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.
∙ A capable designer, who can make good-looking decks using Google Slides.
∙ Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere Pro experience a bonus (but certainly not required).
∙ If you have experience in paid media campaigns or live events, that would be a bonus, but also not required.

Please provide a portfolio of previous creative work if possible.

Acast is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or any of the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Culture is our number one priority as a business. We believe people come first, and we work every day to enable autonomy, continuous improvement and bring out the best in people. We’re global and have remote teams, so it’s even more important that we strive for an open, inclusive and caring environment where everyone feels visible and welcome. We consider ourselves a modern organization driven by strong values to create the best, most fulfilling and nurturing culture.

We very much look forward to finding the next great person to join our cause!