Marketing Coordinator - UK & IE

London
Marketing – Marketing : Marketing Local General
Full-Time Employee
Acast is the world leading technology platform for on-demand audio and podcasting with offices in Stockholm, London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Paris, Oslo and Berlin. We have over 150M monthly listens today, and are growing rapidly. At our core is a love of audio and the fascinating stories our podcasters tell.

We are a flat organization that supports a culture of autonomy and respect, and find those with an entrepreneurial spirit and curious mindset thrive at Acast. 

About the Role

This is a great opportunity for a podcast-loving junior marketing coordinator to join our fast-growing global marketing team, based in London. 

You will support the UK PR & Marketing Manager across all of our consumer and trade PR activities, marketing activities, events and social media in the UK and Irish markets. You need to be passionate about podcasts, have a good understanding of the media industry and be able to juggle multiple projects at once. You need to be proactive, organised, creative and able to be a great ambassador for Acast and our podcasts. The role would suit a junior marketing person with experience of working, or in a placement, at either an agency, brand or similar environment with previous experience in PR, marketing or events.

Responsibilities include:  

Marketing

    • Support the UK/Irish team on executing owned Acast events, both internal and external. Examples could be agency activations, attending trade events, putting together education panels, hosting live podcast events and so forth 
    • Manage a calendar of events for the UK/Irish team to sponsor or speak at and facilitate process of participating in those events 
    • Support on any other marketing initiatives - internal or external - as required
    • Managing marketing material and collateral such as merchandise, biographies, assets etc

PR/Comms

    • Monitor press stories relating to the company and its brand and competitors maximising opportunities for positive PR for the UK/Ireland team
    • Creating and maintaining media lists and using media databases to research journalists
    • Assist with weekly newsletter to UK journalists updating them with the latest Acast news
    • Contribute to Acast’s social media channels
    • Track and analyse PR metrics and success
    • Maintain and update PR assets and product information
    • Coordinate press interviews, video shoots and demos with spokespeople where necessary

Skills and experience required:

    • Experience in managing events previously (either through placement or employment)
    • Candidate must be conversant in digital and social media
    • First class communication, interpersonal and multitasking skills
    • Candidate must work well both independently and as part of a team, and has natural affinity for podcasts
    • Must have fantastic organisational skills and an innate ability to stay on top of multiple projects at once
    • Must have very strong project management and decision-making skills
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
    • Collaborate with teams across the business on product launches and marketing campaigns
    • Ability to work as part of a global team
Do you want to be part of our ongoing journey? Apply now!