Salary from $80,000 a year job type full-time
Full job description
About the company
One of the fastest growing independently-owned podcast studios in the u.s., at will media is an award-winning, full-service production company, founded in 2016 by ceo will malnatiWith decades of combined experience in storytelling and sound design, we set the pace for the podcast industry as a partner for production services and critically acclaimed originals.
Originals: in 2022, our diverse slate of non-fiction and scripted originals consists of the webby award-nominated wild things, an apple tv+ docu-series exploring the lives of siegfried and roy, the first ever audio-only singing competition in partnership with audible, and koz, a scripted narrative about the real life of undercover atf agent darrin kozlowskiOther originals include the audible original scripted comedy sorry charlie miller starring zachary quinto and michelle buteau, and the webby award-nominated scripted series 14 days with felicity.
Production services: partners and clients include the new york times, amazon prime video, netflix, apple tv+, marriott bonvoy traveler, ford, verizon, entertainment weekly, gq, morgan stanley, bleacher report, the clinton foundation, and viacom/cbsAt will media is a webby award winner and has received nominations for “best branded podcast” at the iheartradio podcast awards and “best entertainment podcast`` at the 2021 ambie awards.
What we are looking for
The managing producer manages a slate of non-fiction projects from a high-levelThey work closely with executive producers, producers, associate producers, engineers, contractors, and hosts on a wide range of original podcastsYou’ll work closely with top podcast distributors and touch a wide range of formats, from investigative mini-series to weekly productions.
We are looking for a seasoned production leader with experience managing budgets, setting timelines, and juggling multiple podcast projects at onceThis is a highly collaborative role that oversees a growing division of award-winning, non-fiction podcasts.
If you are interested in this position please apply here.
Responsibilities & duties
High-level / ongoing
Manage projects by identifying key goals, creating timelines, ensuring all deadlines are met with enough time for internal and external reviews, and ensuring successful show launches
Source, interview and hire new team members and contractors to build teams for green-lit projects; handle agreements, as well as onboarding for new members
Oversee all phases of pre-production and production, with a light touch on the development of new non-fiction projects
Build and maintain project budgets (in tandem with the director of business development and director of originals); establish project budgets for staffing and technical needs as well as maintaining costs throughout project life cycle
Create and implement new processes for individual projects, when necessary
Build and maintain a roster of external creatives for projects, including writers, composers, editors, sound designers, etc.
Manage daily work-flows by communicating with producers and associate producers to ensure tasks are accomplished in accordance with the timeline and goals
Participate in weekly check-ins with team members to go over project status, timelines, concerns, questions, and other top of mind items
Liaise with legal counsel during the life cycle of projects, including legal clearance, talent and contractor agreements, review of fair use and archival materials, etc.
Provide insightful and constructive feedback on episodes during their various stages of production and post-production
Gather consolidated notes and feedback both internally and externally, and delivering timely feedback to producers and/or external teams
Manage file delivery by ensuring all files are delivered to clients for feedback and final approval on time; coordinate with third-party qc teams to ensure final deliveries are to client/partner specifications
Organize and lead post mortems at the conclusion of projects (or following certain phases)
Qualifications & skills
2+ years experience working in audio; 5+ total years experience working in relevant media (independent film, video, etc.)
Strong project management and organizational skills; finds pleasure in creating process documents or spreadsheets
Succeeds in overseeing multiple projects (in various stages of completion) simultaneously
Solid understanding of production and the logistics involved
Ability to lead a team; should find satisfaction in supporting team members to grow professionally and creatively
Excellent verbal and written communicator; brings energy and enthusiasm to meetings, calls, etc.
A love for and strong knowledge of podcasts and the podcast market
Working knowledge of g-suite, slack, and airtable
Professional level audio editing skills (with an understanding of audition and pro tools)
Reports to: director of originals
Works with: srDirector of business development, producers, ap’s, contractors.
Job type: full-time
Salary range: starting at 80k
Location: in response to covid-19, this position is currently remoteCandidates based in nyc or la preferred.
At will media is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or family or parental status and to conform to all applicable laws and regulations to that regardThe at will media equal employment opportunity policy includes all aspects of the employment relationship, including application and initial employment, promotion and transfer, administration, and the application of service, retirement, seniority and employee benefit policies.
Posted 7 days ago