Podcast Producer

West Hollywood
Job Terms:
Start date:
July 2020
Posted By:
Susan Reese

Job Description:

Vitamin T's health and wellness media client is seeking a multi-talented Podcast Producer for a direct-hire role in West Hollywood who will lead a team on a
mission to create work that is both incredibly engaging and that resonates deeply with their audience. We’re looking for a creative visionary who is talented, driven, and
committed to producing work that inspires a global audience.

Who they are:
35+ million followers around the world. Their mission is to inspire 1 Billion people to transform their lives. They offer their audience many ways to engage with them in addition to their viral videos and podcast. They are a passionate, connected, global team of professionals working hard to help our members and fans find purpose and take action toward their goals every day.

Who you are:
You are seeking a mission-driven role that will allow you to help others while challenging your unique skill-set. You are passionate about wellness, life, and serving others. You are experienced in podcast production and can lead a team to success, pushing boundaries while remaining true to their voice. You work hard, are creative, and never miss a deadline. You are humbly open to feedback and can give notes in a constructive and helpful way.

Podcast Producer responsibilities include the following: 
● Owns the end-to-end production process, leading the team, directing and delegating
tasks as necessary

● Manage production schedules to ensure timely episode publishing by working with the advertisers, copywriter, and website team
● Coordinate with host, production team and internal staff to develop each week's show
● Brainstorm and collaborate with the team on new concepts and ideas for the podcast and driving audience growth
● Book and prep interviews; coordinate guests; cut tape; and develop script outlines as needed, including promotional material in ways true to the host’s voice and the show’s spirit
● Working closely with show Engineer and Video editor, direct scoring and mixing process; editing podcast as needed
● Research show content and notes, new guests, data and stats; provide metrics and reporting as required
● Manage freelancer pitches and contributions
● Act as show's point of contact for external teams
● Facilitate ongoing evaluation of the show's format, structure, and sound with host and edit leads
● Work with the video editor and sound engineer to produce photo and visual social assets for each episode
● Provide support and creative input to ensure ongoing quality and originality

Podcast Producer Requirements are:
● Have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a Podcast Producer.
● Experience as the editorial/creative lead for a successful podcast or broadcast. Experience vetting episode pitches, and shaping them to a show’s standards and voice program
● A portfolio that demonstrates an ear for podcasts and inventive approaches to audio storytelling
● Confidence overseeing a daily or weekly editorial product
● Strong collaborative skills, as well as the ability to delegate and prioritize effectively
● Understanding of online communities and the impact of social media
● Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
● Able to be flexible with schedules and able to work under strict deadlines
● Effective self-starter with the proven ability to create high-quality work