Entertainment is on the hunt for the next Podcasting superstar.
Podquest is an initiative designed to uncover new
and emerging talent in the audio entertainment space. In an Australian
first, NOVA Entertainment are inviting aspiring podcasters to share their style
of storytelling and have their idea turned into a podcast series that will be
available on our suite of digital platforms.
In March NOVA launched the Nova Podcast platform, a
portfolio of podcasts including optimised show content, original productions in
non-radio categories and podcast series specifically created for brands. Now
Nova has announced details of Podquest, a competition created to provide
opportunities for new and emerging audio content creators through grants of
financial assistance as well as access to NOVA Entertainment’s production
facilities, technical expertise and distribution channels.
Aspiring podcasters will be able to load a podcast
on the [...] website until Friday 19 May to be eligible to win. All applicants
will be judged by an industry panel with 10 finalists revealed by Friday 26
The best entry will be judged by an external panel
of industry experts, including Adam Martin, Acast’s Chief Content
Officer and an international podcast expert, based on Originality, Narrative,
Hosting, Commercial Viability and Audience potential. The winner will be
notified by Friday 2 June 2017.
The winning podcaster will receive $5k cash plus $5k
worth of studio and production time, and help from industry experts to bring a five
part podcast series to life.
Entry is simple;
your podcast story or give us a sample of how your podcast works – up to 20
mins of content is ideal
short blurb about your podcast including the title of your series and what it’s
your entry online
It’s time to get creative and start telling your story
– it’s time to Podquest!
Check out our website if you want to know the nitty gritty. Entries
close at 4pm on Friday 19th May.
NOVA Entertainment is Australia’s fastest growing
entertainment company with broad interests across the media industry. NOVA
Entertainment owns and operates the Nova Network, the number one metro network
in Australia, which includes Nova 96.9 Sydney, Nova 100 Melbourne, Nova 106.9
Brisbane, Nova 937 Perth and Nova 919 Adelaide. In addition to the Nova
stations, NOVA Entertainment also owns and operates smoothfm in Sydney and
Melbourne (number 1 FM station), the talk station FIVEaa in Adelaide and Star
104.5 on the NSW Central Coast. NOVA Entertainment has three digital radio
stations - smoothfm, Coles Radio and Koffee. All the company’s radio stations
are complemented by a range of digital assets across social, mobile and online
which leverage the company’s content to provide new growth opportunities
including Nova’s Red Room, the experiential and music event brand, smooth
channel on FOXTEL and the smooth Festival of Chocolate in Sydney.
Acast is the world’s leading technology
infrastructure for audio on demand and podcasts. Founded in 2014 by Karl
Rosander and Mans Ulvestam, Acast is a free-to-use technology platform
connecting listeners, podcast creators and advertisers in a fully integrated,
one-stop shop. Acast currently has more than 50 million monthly listens to more
than 1,000 shows around the world. Founded in 2014, the company is
headquartered in Stockholm, and has offices in London, New York City, Los
Angeles, and Sydney. The Acast app is available for download from the Microsoft
Store, iTunes and Google Play.
24 Digital is part of Australian Fusion Corporation which consists of a number of specialist agencies that provide a solution for retail marketing and display needs.
24 Digital is a vibrant, youthful and authentic agency with an energetic culture. All the team are committed to being true disruptors in the creative industry, and this approach has helped them land a very impressive client roster including Etihad Stadium, [...], Russell Athletic, Spalding, Schiavello, Mizuno, and Globe International. 24 Digital has built a strong foundation of success, but now need someone to help steer it through it's next phase of growth, which looks massive ! The agency is located centrally with many shops and cafes nearby.
We are seeking a General Manager to focus on the smooth day to day running of the office and to ensure productivity and profitability are top of mind. You will drive the team to have fresh and dynamic ideas. You'll ensure there is rigour and strict compliance around financial areas.
You'll mastermind cutting edge talent engagement programs so that the best team feel rewarded, fulfilled, and appreciated. You will work and report to the Directors of the business and you'll also engineer commercial solutions to further drive the success of the business. The role is also client facing so you'll need to build senior relationships with clients and contribute to new business pitches too.
The Successful ApplicantEntrepreneurial and strategic thinkingYou must possess a background that is creative and preferably have experience in working for a digital, design, brand or advertising agency.You may have been an Operations Director, worked at a senior level in Account Service or strategy, or maybe you've run your own small agency. Exceptional time management skillsStrong customer service focusLively and motivated personalityStrong knowledge of business practices and methodologies.Self starter, autonomous, reliable
This is a brilliant opportunity to take on a senior management role within an agency poised on the edge of an incredible future.