Podcast Producer

Podcast Producer

Southwestern Family of Companies




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ABOUT THE POSITION

The Podcast Producer is responsible for leading The Action Catalyst podcast initiatives.  This position will conduct pre-interviews, book guests, prep hosts and write show scripts.  The Podcast Producer will record interviews both in house and, when necessary, gather sound in the field.  This position will be responsible for editing and delivering master show episodes and will speak to the overall podcast positioning and strategy.  The Podcast Producer must be an ambitious and experienced producer who will work on interview, chat-style and narrative podcasts as part of Southwestern Family of Companies.  This position reports to the Vice President of Marketing and provides excellent service to team members and customers while demonstrating the company values and supporting the mission.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Conduct pre-interviews, book guests, prep hosts and write show scripts
  • Record interviews both in house and, when necessary, gather sound in the field
  • Think outside the box for advertising and brand integration into content
  • Edit interview and host tracks in ProTools or other equivalent
  • Deliver mixed and mastered show episodes within deadlines
  • Generate original ideas for guests and segments
  • Conduct research for show segments and market placement
  • Fact-check scripts and interviews
  • Manage show recording calendar
  • Turn audio into online content, from show write-ups to transcripts
  • Write promotional content, when necessary
  • Optimize our presence on all popular podcast platforms
  • Perform other duties as necessary

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in journalism, audio production, telecommunications or related field
  • 5 years of experience in audio journalism or podcast
  • Skilled at editing audio in ProTools or equivalent
  • Experience working with outside podcast production partners a plus
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with a strong desire to make a global impact
  • Passionate about original audio storytelling and open to experimentation within the interview show format
  • Comfortable giving and taking feedback as necessary
  • Excited about working on a small team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while accomplishing daily tasks
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • High standards for integrity, honesty, professionalism, and work ethic
  • Commitment to service excellence
  • Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent organization and follow through
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency
  • Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic
  • Self-starter with a strong desire to exceed expectations and capable of supporting a team
  • Maintain confidentiality discretion
  • Ability to effectively work in collaboration with others to achieve business objectives
  • Willing to grow and be challenged
  • Attend training as requested

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