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MediaJuly 10, 2020

The Spinoff is hiring a video and podcast content manager

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Want to work for The Spinoff? We’re looking for someone to fill an exciting new role based in our Auckland office. 

We’re looking for a video and podcast content manager: an experienced writer or sub-editor with a strong understanding of social media to manage our video and podcast content across various channels. This is a full-time position with a fixed term four-month contract attached, working from our Auckland office, reporting to our head of video and podcast manager. There is potential for this to become a permanent role. 

Critical qualities:

  • Digital media experience.
  • Passion for video and podcast content.
  • Delivers clean, ready-to-publish copy.
  • Keen sense of what makes a post pop: headlines, images, social sells, and SEO optimisation.
  • Strong attention to detail – whether sub-editing caption files or checking the technical quality of a podcast. 
  • Knowledge of WordPress, YouTube Studio, Facebook Creator Studio.
  • Ability to generate and interpret audience insights, as well as an understanding of best practice around paid activity.
  • Preferable but not mandatory: knowledge of Adobe suite (Premiere Pro, InDesign) and Logic Pro.

Responsibilities include:

  • Producing ready-to-publish written pieces to wrap around our video/podcast content.
  • Sub-editing caption files for video content.
  • Conducting technical quality checks of video and podcast content prior to posting.
  • Uploading video and podcast content to channels, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Acast.
  • Managing video and podcast sections of The Spinoff, ensuring all posts are presenting correctly on the site.
  • Managing and moderating The Spinoff Youtube channel.
  • Managing and moderating The Spinoff and video/podcast specific Instagram.
  • Writing a podcast/video newsletter.
  • Generating audience insight reports.

To apply, please send a brief cover letter, CV and links of any relevant work to with subject heading: video and podcast content manager. Please note this role is based in our office in Morningside, Auckland.

Applications close Friday July 17.

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