Google Audio calls for talent

Google Audio calls for talent

Summary: While browsing through the jobs at Google I stumbled across something new -- postings targeted at future "Google Audio" employees.  Some of the positions they are looking to fill are: Customer Support Technician, Senior Sales Technical Support, Provisioning Manager, Media Account Manager, Business Analyst, Account Executive.

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googleaudio.jpgWhile browsing through the jobs at Google I stumbled across something new -- postings targeted at future "Google Audio" employees.  Some of the positions they are looking to fill are: Customer Support Technician, Senior Sales Technical Support, Provisioning Manager, Media Account Manager, Business Analyst, Account Executive.

What could "Google Audio" be though?  Maybe it will be the music search/store offering that has been heavily speculated about recently.  In a move that could add some truth to these rumors, Google held a meeting that only top music industry executives were invited to attend on March 30th.  Google Audio could very well be the product name for this future service.

dmarc.jpgIt could also be the name for an audio version of AdWords.  It's not a matter of if Google will launch this service, but when -- they already own the technology through the recent acquisition of dMarc Broadcasting.  It will be interesting to see how successful radio advertising will be considering the slow response to Google's Publication Ads experiment.

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  • Internet Radio

    Wow, great find, Garett! It still amazes me Google puts these job posts up publicly before officially announcing intentions to start such projects. It looks like Google is planning a web-based Sirius -- lots of internet radio stations all backed by advertising.

    One job posting mentions "the world?s premier IP-based Radio Media Network." (internet radio!)

    Another: "The Customer Support Technician is responsible for answering customer calls regarding dMarc/Scott Studios/Google Audio products and services." (dMarc!)

    Finally: "radio advertising campaigns across the Google Audio/dMarc Media Network." (advertising!)

    I'd also bet that this is meant to be broader in scope than just "Google Music" as we've been thinking. Newscasts, blogger's podcasts, and all kinds of other audio streams are probably meant to be included, hence the term "audio" rather than "tunes" or "music."

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  • Google Audio

    A few weeks ago a guy wearing a google shirt was working at the radio station where I work and he told me that google had recently bought Scott Studios, a manufacturer of radio station automation boards. He said that google was branching into the radio field and it would be called Google Audio.
    jord15