Podcast Marketing Volunteer

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Podcast lead and hosts by proactively taking on various project tasks 
  • Collaborate and coordinate with designated communications teams to develop podcast content including episode, web presence and content, social media content, event calendars and general communications 
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects at once and ensure all aspects are completed in accordance with set dates and deadlines
  • Responsible for reviewing, revising, and editing podcast script for tone, grammar, and brand voice put together by members of the broader team (Podcast hosts)
  • Oversee and edit the structure of episode as well as research the subject matter for accuracy
  • Manage the upload of final product onto podcast platforms (Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast etc.), proofreading the transcript and promotional material
  • Brainstorm ideas to grow podcast listenership, reach, and drive audience engagement (reviews)
  • Track post-episode summary reporting, including (but not limited to) listens per platform, social media metrics, and other engagement metrics as applicable
  • Brainstorm new stories, series, concepts, themes, formats with internal teams as needed
  • Conduct desktop research and use journal articles, news sources, LinkedIn posts to identify potential speakers
  • Work as part of a larger team, attend team meetings, provide constructive editorial input and communicate with team members for consistent, accurate, and high-quality work product
  • Lead or assist on podcast-related projects as they come up
  • Following a strict code of ethics and protecting any confidential information at all times

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Media or related field (or must have prior blogging, podcast hosting experience)
  • 2+ years demonstrated excellence in content creation 
  • Efficient in editing, idea generation and computer proficiency
  • Avid listener of podcasts that stays on top of the latest trends in the podcasting space
  • Flexibility and persistence to manage as well as prioritize various projects at once
  • Creativity – brainstorming innovative ideas and suggestions is essential for this creative job. Therefore, an inventive and imaginative approach to their work is necessary