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Wonder Media Network - Current Open Positions

Wonder Media Network is a pioneering, audio-first media company founded in 2018 that uses stories to inspire action, to promote equality and justice, and to introduce empathy into politics, business, and culture. Wonder Media Network (WMN) presents the stories we seldom hear and the perspectives we often miss through a mix of original and white-labeled content. WMN is a growing business led entirely by women, and based in New York City. We are looking for several highly motivated professionals to join our team. You can find our open positions listed below.

  • Sales Strategist

  • Producer

  • Director of Podcast Marketing

  • Marketing Intern Fall 2019


Wonder Media Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a diverse working environment. Individuals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Wonder Media Network prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Sales Strategist

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Prospect leads and coordinate outreach for WMN Original Podcast sponsorships

  • Work closely with WMN executive team on strategic sales planning

  • Interface with WMN clients, partners, and potential sponsors and agencies on advertising opportunities

  • Work with accounting team to maintain streamlined processes

  • Create sales reports and ad schedules

  • Attend sales training and planning meetings

  • Keep tabs on inventory across all shows

  • Develop decks, sales materials, media kits, and case studies for clients and prospective clients, as needed

  • Assist with other business development work, as needed

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in digital or podcast sales on buy or sell side

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work across departmentally in a fast-paced, start-up environment

  • Must have the ability to generate reports, business correspondence, and presentations

  • Must have the ability to learn new software programs such as ad order entry and customer relations management software

  • Creative, nimble, and innovative approach to sales

  • Natural entrepreneurial abilities and spirit

  • Willingness to travel as needed

  • Committed to uplifting underrepresented voices in media

This position is based in New York, NY. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@wondermedianetwork.com with the subject line: “Sales Strategist.” 


Producer

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide hands-on editorial direction

  • Manage development of audio work

  • Review and provide feedback on show pitches and development

  • Ensure shows meet our high journalistic and creative standards

  • Work with WMN marketing team on show engagement and marketing

  • Report, sound design, engineer, an edit interview- and narrative-style podcast episodes

 

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in audio production

  • A track record of excellence in audio journalism, including podcasts

  • Demonstrated ability to define and focus audio programming

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and to adhere to deadlines

  • Collaborative and creative thinker

  • Committed to uplifting underrepresented voices in media

This position is based in New York, NY. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and two references to jobs@wondermedianetwork.com with the subject line: “Producer”


Director of Podcast Marketing

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Create, execute, and manage a variety of critical strategic plans for podcast marketing, business development, and partnerships for Wonder Media Network

  • Work with Chief Marketing Officer to implement strategies across departments and shows in a cohesive and precise way

  • Develop partnerships with companies, content creators, media companies, and influencers to amplify WMN content across a diverse range of platforms and industries

  • Grow WMN audience across online and audio platforms

  • Track data, analyze information, and create actionable reports based on this data for WMN and partners

  • Create and execute launch strategy for new shows, including packaging, marketing, budgeting, and executing across platforms using data-driven, innovative tactics

  • Design and implement technical side of marketing strategies, including interfacing with various hosting platforms, technical companies and vendors, and content partners

  • Advise WMN clients and partners on best marketing strategies for shows

  • Take action in all associated creative, design, and concept development for podcast marketing, as needed

  • Collaborate with communications team on social media implementation, advising on best practices and ideating on community building initiatives

 

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience working within digital media or podcasting industry

  • Knowledge of best practices in the audio industry across platforms, including descriptions, meta-data, analytics, and content development

  • Experience with Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, Simplecast, and other podcast major platforms

  • Demonstrated successful ability to pitch products and build partnerships

  • Keen understanding of audience acquisition in audio and digital media

  • Experience building out and executing online-offline strategies

  • Natural entrepreneurial abilities and spirit and ability to thrive in a fast paced start-up environment

  • Invested in sustainable journalism, storytelling, and innovative ways to deliver content to diverse audiences

  • Committed to uplifting underrepresented voices in media

This position is based in New York, NY. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@wondermedianetwork.com with the subject line: “Director of Podcast Marketing.”



Marketing Intern Fall 2019

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Create, execute, and manage online content for WMN platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram 

  • Work with WMN marketing team on creative strategies to develop and grow online audiences, and ensure a cohesive voice across all WMN platforms 

  • Draft amplification content for WMN shows, guests, and hosts 

  • Stay up to date on women’s media landscape across political, cultural, and business platforms to identify amplification and collaboration opportunities 

  • Assist with creative, design, and concept development

  • Conduct business development research and marketing analytics projects, including preparing briefing materials, stakeholder research, and analyzing media data

  • Prepare written internal and external organization materials

  • Assist in building and maintaining the organization’s databases and provide key administrative support to help a growing company scale

  • Other duties as needed

 

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • Current college student

  • Available 20 hours per week 

  • Experience with Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and posting platforms, like Hootsuite

  • Excellent writing abilities across a diverse range of online platforms

  • Strong time management, attention to detail, and multi-tasking abilities

  • Desire to work in a fun, start up environment with opportunities for leadership

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate over online channels

  • Committed to uplifting underrepresented voices in media 

  • Graphic design abilities a plus


Academic credit is available upon request. Internship is based out of New York, NY and paid a monthly stipend. Please send your statement of interest and resume to jobs@wondermedianetwork.com with the subject line “Marketing Internship.” Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.