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Bite-sized stories on the go: comics and novels from indie creators

Content Acquisition Manager - Tapas Media

$40k – $80k • 0.0% – 0.5%
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Tapas is the "Youtube for storytellers" - an exciting open platform and community that’s home to over 50,000 creators and millions of readers. We specialize in publishing original stories in the form of serialized webcomics and novels. Collectively, fans of Tapas spend more than 70 million minutes per month binge-reading while stories on Tapas have been read over 5 billion times to date.

What makes Tapas so unique is the diversity of our fanbase and family of creators. Roughly 70% of our readership is comprised of female millennials primarily located in the US. Our top creators are also primarily female led creative teams. This has led Tapas to be one of the top-grossing comics apps on iOS and Android as well as a home for stories that you can’t find anywhere else.

We're seeking to hire a Content Acquisition Manager, who will be in charge of content licensing, creator acquisition, and publisher relationships.

Work alongside an immensely talented group of individuals who believe there’s no problem that can’t be solved with creativity, ingenuity and most of all, passion. This role is perfect for you if you have a passion for storytelling and a drive for helping creators achieve their dreams.

What you'll do:
- Manage relationships with creators and publishers
- Responsible for sourcing, developing and following up on leads as well as assisting on existing leads
- Onboarding creators and assisting them with resources to make the most out of their Tapas experience
- Working on developing and improving existing acquisitions infrastructure
- Contribute to the company’s high-level content acquisition vision and strategy
- Work with the marketing team to plan and execute marketing strategies around creators and titles
- Stay informed and aware of competitive platforms, titles, and overall entertainment trends

What we’re looking for:
- Passion and empathy for independent creators and digital publishing
- A self-starter with a growth mindset and startup mentality
- Organized and highly communicative with excellent project management skills
- Prior experience in digital publishing, content, or entertainment is a plus

- Stock options
- Health, dental, vision
- Free lunch (4 days per week) and snacks
- Flexible work schedule
- Commuter benefits
- Compensation is to be negotiated - we pay competitively

Interested in joining our team? We’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume to jobs@tapasmedia.co. Big plus if you could share a quick paragraph on what aspects of your past experience make you a perfect candidate for this job. Thanks!

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