Content Partnerships Director

Tastemade Santa Monica , CA 90405

Posted 3 weeks ago

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers!

Would you consider yourself a food & travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is changing the way the world makes, watches and engages with video make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers on a mission to connect the world through video. In just a few years our community has grown to over 200 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram.

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference. People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.

We are seeking a Content Partnerships Director to lead the Client Services and Project management aspects of our Branded Content process. In this role you will work cross-functionally with other department leaders, and lead a team of Content Partnerships Managers.

Who you are:

  • Unflappable & Super Organized. You keep your cool while managing multiple projects simultaneously and are the master of a tried-and-true system for keeping on top of your to-do list.

  • A Creative Thinker. You have a gift for storytelling and you enjoy giving thoughtful notes to help create strong, clear storylines.

  • Polished & Confident. You're comfortable representing the Tastemade team in a professional manner, and in the best possible light, with clients, talent, brand partners, and external crews whether in email, on set, or in a meeting.

  • Team Player. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are willing to jump in and help out where needed.

What you'll do:


  • Oversee a growing Content Partnerships team to ensure successful execution of all branded content deals

  • Foster each team member's growth by providing feedback on their projects, and mentorship to help them improve and grow

  • Support the Content Partnerships team in branded content management, by providing guidance and support for each team member, while setting a clear and positive example for members of the team

  • Be the primary resource for Tastemade internal teams on branded content deals

  • Implement process improvements to ensure smooth workflow between internal teams: sales, production, programming, etc.

  • Train, develop, and onboard new Content Partnership team members

  • Keep management informed of the status of branded content deals and any issues; involve Management personnel at key times.

Client Management:

  • Lead and guide the Content Partnerships team to manage brand partners into a collaborative and positive partnership.

  • Act as clients' point person throughout the production and execution of their programs.

  • Serve as a resource expert for brand partners on production, Tastemade process, etc.

  • Identify and resolve client conflicts quickly and efficiently.

Production Management:

  • Lead Tastemade's branded content deals across all of Tastemade's digital platforms

  • Work with Influencers, Producers, Directors, Programming, Development, Brand Strategy, to develop high-quality content designed for audience shareability

  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to advise on any return client programs as needed.

  • Manage all production stages for multiple content partnership projects

  • Use your best judgement to maintain the integrity of Tastemade content while being mindful of the delicate nature of client relationships

  • Partner with Production teams to provide direction and air cover throughout shoots and edits

  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to develop the content strategy for content partnerships

  • Manage all production stages for multiple content partnership projects

  • Use your best judgement to maintain the integrity of Tastemade content while being mindful of the delicate nature of client relationships

  • Partner with Production to provide direction and air cover throughout shoots and edits

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • A minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in Content Partnerships or Client Services

  • Working knowledge of the various stages of content production

  • A gift for prioritization

  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and accountability for project deadlines

  • Meticulous attention to detail


  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options

  • Flexible vacation days and paid holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life EAP and 401K benefits

  • Apple iMac, MacBook Pro, or equivalent hardware

  • Catered lunches, unlimited snacks and drinks

  • Cell phone allowances

  • Colleagues that are fellow food & travel lovers!

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