ABOUT THE ROLE The Podcast Producer is responsible for creating and executing original podcast productions according to Mansueto Ventures podcast strategy. Working with the editorial staffs of both Inc. Magazine and Fast Company Magazine, the podcast and video team, and reporting to the VP of Entertainment, the podcast producer will help develop new podcast content across both brands. It is represented by the Fast Company and Inc. union the Writers Guild of America-East.
Salary: The Guild minimum for this role is $68,000; salary is negotiable based on the candidate’s skills and experience.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Responsible for the production of podcasts across Fast Company and Inc.
Work alongside podcast talent to develop show format and flow
Research topics, book guests, and conduct pre-interviews for each episode
Write episode scripts and host-read copy when necessary
Edit and mix episodes
Publish episodes in Megaphone
Coordinate with social media & editorial teams to create and execute best possible promotion strategy
Monitor audience growth and develop new ways to increase programming reach and retention
Ideate and execute new ways to cross promote programming with other podcast programs and friends of each brand
Help produce custom, branded podcast content
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant experience
2+ year(s) of experience with audio production (or in media with at least 1 year in audio)
Audio production and editing skills
Good public speaking and presentation skills
Strong influence and interpersonal skills; ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Shows initiative, follow through and effectively own projects from start to finish
Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills
Creative writing ability
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrates positive attitude, adaptability to shifting goals, and growth mindset
Experience in business/tech journalism a plus
Proficiency in audio editing and mixing software (Experience working in Adobe Audition, a plus)
Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Experience with audio repair, sound design and mixing, a plus
ABOUT US As the publisher of Inc. and Fast Company, Mansueto Ventures is home to two of the most iconic and vibrant brands in the world of business publications. Every day, the content, awards, and events we produce help entrepreneurs and innovators succeed. All provide useful insights, spark essential conversations and provide much needed inspiration.
Inc. is the voice of the American entrepreneur. We inspire, inform, honor and stand up for the most fascinating people in business: the risk-takers, the innovators, and the ultra-driven go-getters that represent the most dynamic force in the American economy.
Just as Inc. and Fast Company pride themselves on advocating progressive and innovative business practices, all of us at MV are determined to walk the talk. This starts with the people we hire, and ensuring that our processes give us the greatest opportunity to bring aboard individuals who reflect the breadth of backgrounds, experiences and ideas present in society broadly. We strive to be a transparent, dynamic, and responsible organization that gives all of its employees a meaningful role in helping to shape what we do and how we do it.
At MV, we prioritize diversity. We celebrate difference and try to embed it into every aspect of our workplace. MV is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.