Posted On: July 25, 2017
Media Organization: WaitWhat LLC
Masters of Scale is an original podcast hosted by LinkedIn Co-Founder and Greylock Partner Reid Hoffman showing how companies grow from zero to a gazillion. The series unfolds like a music-infused detective story as Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Masters of Scale is the first American media program to commit to a 50-50 gender balance for guests. The show is routinely featured as a top 5 business podcast on the iTunes charts and has acquired a passionate fan following from Season 1. Find out more at www.mastersofscale.com.
WhatWhat is looking for a senior audio producer for Season 2 of the acclaimed podcast Masters of Scale.
Work with the WaitWhat team and hosts to research and generate guest ideas, episode ideas, theories and the season arc
Drafting and writing episodes in ways true to the hosts' voices and the show's spirit
Continually developing the show's content to ensure quality and originality
Innovative thinking around the use of sound design and music to further the show’s signature style
Drafting creative ads in conjunction with the host and show advertisers
Completing production plan, schedule and refining the show budget
Book, coordinate studio recordings
Recording, editing and light mixing each project to ensure the highest audio quality possible
Record and produce ads
Coordinating on site photography / video of interviews
Lead audio feedback cycles with host and WaitWhat
Managing the show's production schedule to ensure timely publishing
Collaborate / coordinate with audio engineers for final mix and mastering
Complete final QC process, integrate ads and publish podcast episodes online
Delivering successful cross-promotion, publicity and marketing campaigns
Supporting audience engagement tactics, including show-related newsletters, social media posts, online communities, etc
7+ years of producing podcasts / radio programs that reach a large audience
A passion for telling innovative stories and creating genre busting programming.
Interest in bringing to life creative stories in business, tech and with startups
Expertise in audio editing (in ProTools) episode delivery and publishing
Highly organized and able to meet weekly deadlines
Proven critical thinking and problem solving skills
Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
WaitWhat is headquartered in New York City. This is a contract position with the possibility for longer term opportunities. Length of engagement July 2017 - January 2018.
Please apply to this position on ZipRecruiter: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/waitwhat-6c8dccdb/senior-audio-producer-podcast-09c48ade