Gimlet Media tells stories through audio. Our roster of podcasts includes critically-acclaimed shows like Reply All, StartUp, Science Vs, Homecoming, and The Nod. We have top editorial, sales, and business teams that work together to create experiences that help listeners better understand each other and the world around them. We are looking for ambitious, curious, talented, and kind people to join our team.

We come from diverse backgrounds, brought together by the desire to create amazing experiences for listeners, and a shared belief in working hard, embracing creativity, and supporting one another. At Gimlet, good ideas matter more than titles. People who tackle problems with creative solutions, and who love the energy of a collaborative, team-oriented creative process thrive here. We’re proud to have recently joined the Spotify family with whom we share these values.

The Team

Gimlet Projects is the division of Gimlet Media that works with Spotify to develop and create new original series. We are a highly collaborative group of producers, sound engineers, editors, and composers who work with creative stakeholders across Spotify and Gimlet.

The Job

We’re looking for a skilled, self-motivated Producer to help develop and produce piloting for a new, morning drivetime show. This person is able to put out strong work on tight deadlines. They have sound editorial judgment, take pride in their work, and have a high attention to detail. They have a problem-solving attitude and take initiative to proactively anticipate the needs of projects and their fellow teammates.

We’re looking for someone with an interest in news and pop culture. The ideal candidate will have a background in audio production and daily show production. The job involves pitching story ideas, arranging interviews, writing scripts, working closely with the show’s hosts during recordings, and finding compelling ways to tell news and pop culture stories. This is someone who is comfortable working early morning hours on a fast-paced show, and is interested in all facets of daily show production.

This Is A Full Time, Six Month Contract Position Based In New York. 

What You’ll Do

  • Support and work collaboratively with the show production team– including the show hosts, senior producer, APs, and engineer.
  • Brainstorm, identify and pitch segment ideas in editorial meetings.
  • Find, pre-interview, and possibly interview guests.
  • Arrange for studio recordings and tape syncs.
  • Prep hosts, and help record live-to-tape segments.
  • Work through and organize tape. Write scripts. Participate in edits.
  • Help out with show tasks, including posting the episodes to our CMS.

What You’ll Bring

  • At least 3+ years of experience producing audio for radio or podcasts.
  • Demonstrated ability to pitch and execute segments in a daily show pace.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under strict deadlines.
  • Strong writer.
  • Demonstrated passion for news and pop culture, whether in video, audio, and/or written content.
  • Ability to stay organized and effectively prioritize responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in creating assemblies in ProTools.
  • An eye for detail and self-direction.
  • Interest and aptitude for growth as a team leader.

This Is A Full Time, Six Month Contract Position Based In New York. 

You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be brilliant. So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 271 million users.

This job originally appeared on Gimlet Media's website.

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