Red Table Talk Productions is the content unit behind the Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk. Our goal at RTT productions is three-fold; deliver quality programming to our Facebook partners; expand the RTT Universe by developing new IP, spin-offs, and incubating diverse talent; and work regularly across Westbrook Inc. to monetize the brand in ways that are aligned with RTT’s core mission: To create an intimate, communal space for healing conversations.

RTT’s audio/ podcast division is searching for a Head of Operations to lead the overall business operations and strategy for our podcast/ audio department, while managing a rapidly growing production slate of new podcasts. You will play a leadership role in shaping strategy for new podcasts, deliver on existing commitments, and lead operations projects with direct impact on company OKRs (objectives and Key Results).

The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial leader with a strong sense of what makes a great podcast. You will set high-level goals that align with our business strategy, by identifying improvements in workflow, and drive those objectives. You will have extensive experience in the podcasting industry, while thriving in an agile, fast-paced work environment.  You will have extensive experience working with budgets and teams to maximise outcomes and be great at getting projects done on deadline. 

In This Role, You Will

Business Operations & Leadership: 

  • Lead and shape Red Table Talk’s strategic presence in the podcast space that includes audience focused, content and talent led opportunities 
  • Work closely with cross-department teams on RTT’s overall podcast portfolio
  • Drive and manage the partnership with distribution platforms and other partners, including all commercial requirements of the RTT podcast network 
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and drive innovation in the RTT’s podcast initiative to identify emerging business opportunities
  • Manage a small team of internal podcast experts/producers
  • Manage department budget
  • Determine internal & external infrastructure needs to support the podcast initiative
  • Define metrics to track success and strategy

Development & Production Operations: 

  • Develop & produce flagship podcasts encompassing: creative vision, casting/booking guests, hiring and managing hosts, oversee scripting, review of episodes, managing recording calendar, and oversee promotional content/launch plans
  • Consult with internal stakeholders teams on new podcast development in terms of creative vision, best practices, budget, infrastructure needs and launch plans
  • Be a hub for creative excellence, identifying talent and managing those relationships

Qualifications + Requirements

  • At least 6+ years of experience within audio/podcasting overseeing the development and production of a slate of podcasts 
  • Experience overseeing a department budget & synthesizing financial information
  • Proven track record of exceptional storytelling and audience growth & engagement 
  • Experience leading and building a team, with an understanding of how to encourage and support creatives 
  • An “audio first” mindset. The ability to know from a pitch if a story will work for a podcast
  • Wide thinker with a solid understanding of social media and popular culture 

Who You Are

  • Strong leadership skills, including a demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and influence a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Strong business acumen: ability to approach complex business problems in a structured way to maximize margins
  • Outstanding research, analysis, and writing skills
  • Fast, flexible, and outcomes-oriented: able and excited to lead teams in an environment with rapid cycles of analysis, decision, and action

Apply for this Job

* Required

Voluntary Self-Identification

For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

As set forth in Westbrook Inc.’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.