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 an experienced Senior Producer who is excited about working closely and collaboratively in a team environment to create a new, fast-paced, daily drive-time morning show. The Senior Producer serves as the director of the show and one of the main editorial voices for the show. As such, they will work closely with the production team on creating and executing a vision for the show. As a senior producer, you will be helping to manage a team of producers, as well as many aspects of show production such as: the editorial calendar, host relationships, live-to-tape recordings, edits, and more.

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. They are able to give and receive constructive feedback, pitch great ideas, and are a team player. 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

  • Work with show’s Supervising Producer to manage schedules, run daily editorial meetings, and assign segments to producers.
  • Set deadlines, clearly communicate those deadlines and keep the team on track and working toward its goal.
  • Work with and manage relationships with hosts.
  • Direct and lead daily recordings, ensuring on-time delivery of show.
  • Ensure the production team is working collaboratively and constructively.
  • Own futures calendar – planning for pre-taped interviews.
  • Oversee guest bookings and key interviews.
  • Participate in – and possibly lead – edits.

What You’ll Bring

  • At least 5+ years of experience producing audio for radio or podcasts.
  • Strong mastery of production, and ability to multitask and run more than one project at a time.
  • Strong ability to keep open lines of communication on a team.
  • Strong ability to structure a compelling and unique audio story, both editorially and technically (ProTools experience required).
  • Ability to lead a production team and guide producers and APs.
  • Ability to work with Executive Producer and hosts to guide editorial identity and direction of the show.
  • Experience working on a tight production schedule and translating ideas into action.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead editorial meetings to pitch and execute segments in a daily show pace.
  • Demonstrated passion for news and pop culture, whether in video, audio, and/or written content.
  • Ability to own daily and weekly production schedules, and effectively prioritize team’s responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in creating assemblies in ProTools.
  • Self-direction and strong leadership skills.

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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