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Manager, Audio Partnerships

Manager, Audio Partnerships

From 120000 To 130000

Posted 1 month ago

Salary range: $120,000 to $130,000 (yearly rate) – subject to experience

Location: Ideally hybrid and NYC-based (Remote considered for the right candidate)

TL:DR Aura is a beautifully designed WiFi picture frame and photo-sharing platform with a global team of 70+. We’re looking for a hands-on, data-driven performance marketer who will drive the growth of our audio paid media channels. This role reports to the Director of Customer Acquisition and will play an integral role in continuing to shape our podcast and radio advertising business, supporting aggressive customer acquisition goals.

Role Description

We’re looking for a podcast-obsessed marketer who will partner with our existing team to drive forward the strategy, goals, and objectives for Aura’s audio paid media efforts. You’ll use your performance marketing expertise to cultivate, execute and analyze large-scale programs, working with a multi-million dollar budget. Our goal is to continue profitably scaling our audio program, domestically and internationally, so ideally you are an audio expert from a company that has taken podcast to a significant portion of their overall media mix. You should have a proven record of identifying key shows, and maintaining relationships with the networks. With that comes an in-the-know mindset and a strong pulse on industry news and trends.

What you’ll do

  • Partner with our Senior Manager, Growth & Media Partnerships on Aura’s successful paid audio program. Partner closely with the Director, Customer Acquisition to set channel level goals, and develop and execute a two-year roadmap.
  • Work in tandem with the team to reach CPA goals, profitability, and other strategic benchmarks.
  • Establish channel-level forecast that ladders up to the budget and goals Channels you’ll oversee include: podcast and radio (domestic and international)
  • Build up our radio channel, inclusive of local opportunities.
  • Make strategic recommendations on everything ranging from budget to campaign structure to creative
  • Devising and execute an ongoing testing and experimenting strategy to ensure we are always learning and optimizing
  • Maintain and deliver detailed weekly and monthly performance reporting including data-driven insights and actionable next steps

Key Qualifications

  • 5 – 6 years of performance marketing experience in a consumer retail environment. DTC is a big plus
  • Strong knowledge and proven expertise within audio and radio channels, with a focus on CPA/ROAS efficiency, experience with other channels beneficial
  • Hands-on platform expertise with Spotify ad analytics or other pixel-based tracking Deep understanding of pricing within both dynamic and episodic buys, and strong negotiating experience
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills; expert Excel knowledge Experience with channel-level forecasting
  • Proactive self-starter who is comfortable working independently and cross-functionally Insights-driven and bias toward action; take data and turn it into actionable next steps
  • Demonstrated comfort working in a startup or similar fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, grace under pressure, and ability to flex to different objectives

Because You Matter

For full-time, US-based employees. Benefits may differ for part-time or international roles:

  • Comprehensive health plans – Aura pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for families. 401(k) with match – Aura fully matches the first 4% of your salary contributed
  • Lunch and snacks – In SF & NY Offices
  • $150 monthly fitness allowance – gym, coaching, etc
  • Generous time off – and you’re required to take at least 10 days off each year

Are you the right fit for this?