Stitcher Los Angeles, California


Description

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, we are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners -- in the car, at home and on the go. Our talent, content, technology and innovation continue to be at the forefront, and we want you to be a part of it! Check out our current openings below and at www.siriusxm.com/careers.

Position Summary:

Stitcher is the world's largest pure-play podcasting company. We started as beloved comedy podcast network Earwolf; via Midroll, we provide ad sales and distribution services to 300+ shows such as WTF with Marc Maron, Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations and many more; and with Stitcher, we own one of the largest podcast apps and a network of original content from talent such as Bill Nye and LeVar Burton. We're on a mission to transform podcasting into a major part of the media landscape, and we're looking for like-minded enthusiasts to help.

Join a team who is passionate and intentional about making an impact on the podcast industry by developing a diverse slate of talent and helping them make information-rich shows.

If you have a knack for research, editing and using your creativity to give a project that extra touch, this role is for you! This role will serve to assist the production team with pre-production, production, and collaborate with marketing to develop promotional assets for each episode.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the production and schedule for assigned shows which may include story selection, writing and researching scripts, scheduling, recording, assembling, recording sessions, post-production, ad spots, episode publishing, and show promotion.
  • Contribute fresh ideas to keep content exciting and innovative, including suggestions of themes, stories, and content for upcoming episodes and social media content.
  • Produce and publish social media content, including audiograms, graphics, and video content to support podcast promotion.
  • Communicate regularly and in a timely manner with the senior production team throughout the production process to help all stakeholders and projects meet their full potential.
  • Quality check episodes to ensure they meet network standards.
  • Assist with tracking booking requests, invoicing, and guest scheduling.
  • Help track advertisement approvals, ad copy, and ad due dates.
  • Research and fact-checking.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with key talent and their representatives.
  • Facilitate collaboration with internal teams including project management, marketing, operations, legal, revenue and licensing on the development, launch, production, monetization and evolution of network podcasts.
  • When back to in-studio recording; act as concierge and offer water and coffee to guests and hosts, print scripts and ad copy, collect talent releases.
  • Skillfully and professionally photograph performers and pull video clips from recordings with an eye to creative re-use in social media, web, press and public relations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • none

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent, relevant experience.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in content development and production for:
    • podcasts, terrestrial or satellite radio, or similar audio medium (ideal)
    • Television, web video or related medium (optional).
  • Experience working across a variety of genres and styles: comedy, in-depth interview, news, documentary, etc.
  • Experience working collaboratively with creative and editorial talent.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Ability to maintain a high attention to detail, work under pressure, and meet deadlines with some level of independence.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially working with strong-willed creative talent and A-list talent.
  • Hands-on audio editing skills (currently in use or in your past).
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Research and fact-checking
  • A great ear for what makes for an engaging, smart, and entertaining conversation.
  • Avid podcast consumer with ideas to grow audiences.

Work Environment

  • Standard office environment, currently working remotely
  • You may be required to work weekend and/or non-standard hours at times
  • Minimal travel may be required

The podcast industry's workforce should reflect society at large, in all its diversity. As an industry leader, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees to thrive and create content that helps people of all backgrounds feel connected. We acknowledge there are barriers to entry in this rapidly growing industry. We are committed to making diversity a priority in our hiring practices, while investing in employee retention strategies for underrepresented groups, and elevating underrepresented voices in podcasting.

Applicants who identify as part of one or more underrepresented groups in podcasting are encouraged to apply. Areas of under-representation could include but are not limited to race, age, ethnicity, gender identity, economic background, sexual orientation and/or ability.

More details about our company benefits can be found here!

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.