Program Manager full time temporary - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Cantina

    Cantina Los Angeles, CA, United States

    3 weeks ago

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    Full time

    It's the first place where people can create, explore, and chat live with personality-driven AI bots together with their friends.

    People can choose from Cantina's collection of thousands of unique bots, or build awesome AI bots from scratch with just a few prompts.

    While a lot of AI focuses on improving productivity and efficiency, we believe our AI bots will drive the future of entertainment on the internet and we're excited about the creative potential they will unlock for everyone.

    The Cantina is building a new kind of social AI where people can not only choose their own adventures, but make their own adventures
    Cantina, Inc.

    is searching for its first Head of Community Programming to take charge of all in-app editorial touchpoints, including owned rooms, room programming, featured bots, and featured themes.

    As a pivotal member of the Community team, you will be responsible for curating and owning the editorial direction of our platform, ensuring that it remains engaging, culturally relevant, and aligned with our brand identity.

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of working in-house to create a calendar of compelling editorial live video/audio programming and is someone excited about how AI creative tools can be used to support and enhance social experiences.

    Develop and execute the editorial strategy for all in-app touchpoints, including staff-owned rooms/channels in app (plus its live programming), featured bots, and featured bot themes.

    Curate and maintain a diverse range of content to ensure high levels of user engagement and retention.

    Own the live programming stream calendar, ensuring a balance of authentic and organic content that resonates with our audience.

    Work closely with cross-functional teams to align editorial content with overall business objectives and brand identity.
    Identify and leverage emerging trends in culture, technology, and content consumption to inform editorial decision-making.
    Monitor and analyze performance metrics to optimize content effectiveness and drive continuous improvement.
    Bachelor's degree in Communications, Media Studies, Journalism, or related field.
    ~ 5+ years of experience in editorial content management, preferably in a digital media or tech company.
    ~ Experience managing and building teams.
    ~ Strong understanding of digital content formats, including live video and audio programming.
    ~ Experience owning live programming stream calendars and curating authentic and organic content.
    ~ Experience working with brands and partners to create compelling editorial content.
    ~ Creative thinker with a passion for storytelling and a pulse on contemporary culture.
    ~ Proficiency in analytics tools and data-driven decision-making.
    ~ This is a hybrid role, based in either Los Angeles or San Francisco, as a majority of the Community Team is based in those cities. Flexible working arrangements – remote, office, or hybrid – the choice is often yours. We are open to ensuring quality candidates don't experience barriers to success.
    ~ Health Care – 99% company-paid health care, dental and vision (through amazing providers). Monthly Stipend – Used for food, fun, travel, education to name a few... Mental wellbeing support – Access to an EAP (personal issues/financial/substance counseling), online therapy for mental health, is one more way we demonstrate our care.
    ~ Equity – Full-time employees are rewarded with equity – we all have a shared stake in Cantina's success.
    ~Short and Long Term Disability — Company paid.
    ~ Holidays — 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
    ~ LI-Mid-Senior
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