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At Storytel, we believe that powerful stories add an extra dimension to life. Storytel is Northern Europe's largest audiobook streaming service and we offer hundreds of thousands of audiobooks and e-books to customers in 19+ markets, with new markets launching in the near future. We are looking for a skilled and engaged Content Manager to join our team in Turkey. 

About the role

The content function at Storytel is responsible for content promotion, curation and ingestion. As a Content Manager, you are responsible for promoting the right books to the right Storytel users when they are in the app. When it comes to content ingest Storytel HQ has a support function for the local content manager who him/herself is responsible for the ingestion of titles. You will have a data-driven approach in your daily work, supporting your gut feeling with statistics and numbers to make the right decision. You are also responsible for the ongoing relationship with the publishers.


  • You are identifying and elevating, in creative and thoughtful ways, the hidden gems as well as new releases in our catalogue to keep customers happy and loyal to the service and to act as local ambassadors for Storytel.
  • You will cooperate closely with the colleagues negotiating content rights relevant to your market. 
  • You will also be responsible for keeping close and regular contact with publishers to make sure the content is delivered in ready to upload it to our platform and is promoted and displayed in a good way.
  • You will be ingesting the content (metadata, audio and ebook) of all the Turkish titles to be made available in the app.
  • You will work daily with ONIX, which is the international standard for communicating metadata.
  • You will maintain and update metadata of existing titles, and liaise with third-parties to troubleshoot any reported issues.
  • You will liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that content for all the new publications is available on time.

About you

  • You have a university degree in a relevant field.
  • You have demonstrable relevant working experience. Previous work within the publishing industry gives merit.
  • Your Turkish & English is excellent (speaking and writing).
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of the EPUB and ONIX files/standards. 
  • You enjoy working in fast-paced, start-up like environments.
  • You are sociable, take initiative and enjoy leading projects together with both external and internal peers.
  • You will have to stay constantly up-to-date with what is being released and trending in your publishing market.

What we offer

Storytel offers a friendly, entrepreneurial and fast-moving work environment where new ideas and creativity is welcomed. We like doing things in new ways and questioning old truths. The Storytel culture - characterized by being welcoming and helpful - is important to it. We don’t believe in hierarchy and micromanagement, but we highly believe in giving responsibility and having people grow with it. And we always find time for “fika” (the Swedish word for sitting down and having a cup of coffee together).

Does this sound interesting? We would love to get your application today. Please write your cover letter and CV in English.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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The Storytellers in 4 words?
Friendly, Welcoming, Helpful, Innovative.

Amount of coffee and tea cups per day?
Impossible to know, we like our hot beverages.

Number of orange headphones?

Times we celebrate?
Whenever we have something to celebrate. Which is quite often, we like to celebrate - preferably with cake. 

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