Manager, Business Affairs, Australia in Sydney, Australia

Want to be part of a revolution in digital entertainment? We’re Audible, an Amazon company, and we’re the leading digital provider of spoken word entertainment. Every day, millions of people around the world choose to be more entertained, informed, and educated by listening to over 200,000 fascinating stories, original programming and non-fiction titles on their smartphones and tablet devices with Audible.

Since we first started in 1995, our mission has been to unleash the power of the spoken word, providing a breath-taking range of titles that includes best sellers, non-fiction, and classics, for people who love to read and people who love to be read to.

As the Business Affairs Manager for Australia you will help shape Audible’s relationships with Australian content creators, authors, publishers, and agents for spoken word content and audio rights.

You will:

  • Identify potential content partners.

  • Assist Audible in maintaining and shaping relationships with new and existing content creators, agents, publishers, other rights holders and business development partners, with a view to support Audible’s extraordinary growth.

  • Coordinate closely with members of the Business Affairs department and other areas of Audible to maintain consistency in rightsholder communications.

  • Be required to travel internationally.

  • Professional Degree required.

  • Minimum 5 years experience.

  • Proven prior success in a content acquisition or business development department of a digital media company.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills -- ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts and ideas in a non-technical, simple manner across different levels of an organization.

  • Resourceful self-starter with an independent attitude and focus on excellence.

  • Ability to operate in a high-energy, high-intensity and rapidly evolving environment.

  • Solid organizational and project management skills are also required along with the ability to work with cross functional teams under aggressive deadlines.

  • Experience in digital media (online publishing, video, music, etc.)

  • Familiarity with the Australian book publishing landscape

AMZR Req ID: 529139

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