Sr Content Acquisition Manager , Wondery

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connecticum Job 1744309 / 2618746

Sr Content Acquisition Manager , Wondery

Stellen-ID: 2618746 | Amazon Digital Germany GmbH


Wondery, an Amazon company, is a premium podcast studio known for character-driven, binge-worthy stories including Dr. Death, British Scandal, Even the Rich and Business Wars, as well as distribution of hit partner shows SmartLess, Morbid, and How I Built This. Wondery was behind eight of the “Top 25 New Shows of 2022” (according to Podtrac) and is the #2 podcast network in the US (according to Podtrac and Triton) including Twin Flames, Fed Up and Will be Wild. Over 50 shows from Wondery have hit #1 on Apple Podcasts. Many Wondery podcasts have been adapted for scripted television or streaming series, including Dr. Death and Joe vs Carole on Peacock and The Shrink Next Door and WeCrashed on Apple TV+. Wondery has gained critical acclaim and commercial success for its immersive approach to sonic, emotionally driven storytelling. The Wondery app offers a unique, personalized, podcast-first listening experience, including access to its premium offering Wondery+. With Wondery+, fans get a premium listening experience, including exclusive podcasts, early access to new episodes of hit shows, ad-free listening, merch discounts, live streamed events, and more.

We’re looking for a highly motivated Sr. Content Acquisition Manager with experience in podcast and/or entertainment to join our team in Germany. In this position, you will aid develop Wondery’s relationship with publishers and content producers in the country, including managing sustained contact with local actors. As such, you will help identify and initiate relationships with 3P content providers and support negotiations for Wondery content deals led from the US. You will also be responsible for partner management, acting as the connective tissue between Wondery and the shows joining the network.

Key job responsibilities
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of work experience in a content acquisition, licensing, and/or business development role with the ability to initiate and manage relationships with top creators, representation agencies, and media executives from key local content providers.

As a Sr Content Acquisition manager, you will:
- Identify, prioritize and provide recommendations to on-board 3P content providers (podcast producers, networks, media, talent agencies) to position Wondery to be the best ad sales and content partner in Germany in line with the strategy developed by Wondery leadership in the U.S.
- Support negotiations for the production of Wondery Original shows, working closely with internal teams including Content, Product, Legal, Finance and Marketing.
- Act as point of contact with 3P content provider shows and ensure internal coordination with cross-functional Wondery teams (Marketing, Integrated Marketing, Sales, Finance and Digital Operations) by building strong relationships that help both Wondery and our partners achieve their goals.
- Onboard new 3P content providers, manage in-bound questions, schedule, maintain, and program recurring check-ins, delivering updates on key metrics and performance
- Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team's ability to meet financial and technical goals defined by Wondery leadership in the U.S.
- Monitor the competitive landscape to help inform Wondery's strategic priorities and expansion opportunities.
- Work with global stakeholders to draft greenlight documents and financial models.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Berlin, BE, DEU


- Experience in a content acquisition, business affairs, licensing or business development role.
- Ability to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- A proven track record of setting and exceeding aggressive goals.
- Ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
- Strong business judgment and demonstrated ability to think and act both strategically and tactically.
- English (C1) and German (C2) speaking and writing or equivalent.


- MBA or Masters/equivalent
- Deep understanding of the DACH podcast or audio entertainment landscape and associated business models.
- Experience in content acquisition within podcasts or similar entertainment media (TV, Film, OTT, audio, etc.)
- Self-starter who is customer obsessed, detail-oriented, and an enthusiastic team player.
- Ability to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- A natural taste for networking and public speaking.
- Proven bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

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Sr Content Acquisition Manager , Wondery

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