Stitcher New York, New York 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 hiring a Producer to join a label creating original content. Your main responsibilities will include working closely with the Executive Producer on a slate of shows, developing pilots, creating prep for talent, audio editing, line producing talent during recording sessions and providing editorial feedback during post production. Our ideal candidate has at least 3-5 years’ experience in creating, producing and editing compelling audio and familiarity with the current podcast landscape.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Executive Producer to develop sound and workflow of a new weekly chat show
  • Lead production on series - attend all recording sessions, manage scheduling and booking, work with hosts and EP on editorial choices, assemble episodes for handoff to engineer
  • Manage the creative process to anticipate problems before they occur, and lead hosts to do their best work using smart, targeted editorial feedback and a skilled, creative ear
  • Prep materials for the hosts, lead pre-interviews as needed, and be responsible for helping to grow the show’s audience substantially over time
  • Handle meeting all ongoing deadlines and managing fast turnaround as needed
  • Book recording sessions, directing hosts in a studio and editing raw interview tape
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment to create a supportive and efficient production process
  • Work as point person for the show with ad sales, marketing, etc
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in content development and/or production preferred for podcast, terrestrial or satellite radio, or similar audio medium
  • Hands on production experience in television, web video or related medium a plus
  • Pro Tools, or similar audio editing software, expertise required
  • Reasonable flexibility in schedule (we respect work/life balance but sometimes must accommodate host’s limited recording availability)

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Must possess a curiosity and passion for podcasts and ideas for ways to move the medium forward as well as grow the audience
  • Sophisticated talent management abilities
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills
  • A great ear for what makes for an engaging, smart, and entertaining conversation
  • A passion for determining what podcast audiences want to hear from our hosts
  • Patience and ability to walk talent and guests through basic tech setups for remote recording
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Social media management abilities
  • Ability to meet all deadlines while working independently
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Understanding of emerging, digital-first media models

Work Environment:

  • Flexibility on schedule - while this *won’t* be over 40 hours a week, ability to work on nights and weekends is necessary to accommodate hosts’ TV & Film changing shooting schedules

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 at the following link: https://jobs.jobvite.com/siriusxm#benefits

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.