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Podcast Producer / Editor (NYC)

United States, New York, BrooklynContent

Job description

Headgum is seeking a NYC-based audio producer, engineer, and editor, who can manage the Headgum studio and recording schedule, while serving as a start-to-finish producer on podcasts.

Headgum is a leading comedy podcast network and advertising marketplace with an emphasis on host-read ads. We are a small startup team with bright ideas that likes to move fast and have fun. Forward-thinking and tech-savvy, we’re looking to add creative, intelligent members who are looking to face any challenge the industry may present. Join us and build the future of podcasting.

Job requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the Headgum recording studio, assist with its build-out, and oversee scheduling, audio recording, and file management according to industry best practices

  • Act as lead producer on some projects: Research, prep, and produce interviews, write scripts, add music, cut and incorporate assembly edits

  • Mix, master, and upload final episodes 

  • Provide smart, targeted editorial feedback and a skilled, creative ear

  • Meet all ongoing deadlines and manage fast turnarounds as needed

  • Work collaboratively in a team environment to create a supportive and efficient production process

  • Engineer in-person and remote recording sessions

  • Produce custom integrations and occasional branded content

  • Identify, pre-interview, and book potential guests

  • Assist with guest booking across network shows 

  • Some administrative tasks as needed

  • Additional duties as assigned

Key Qualifications

  • At least 1-2 years experience with audio engineering, editing, and mixing

  • At least 1-2 years experience in production, development, or project management with an audio or media company, or related life experience

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills

  • Passionate about audio equipment and sound design

  • Acumen within the podcasting industry and on-demand audio

  • Expertise with audio editing softwares such as Audition, Logic, Pro Tools preferred 

  • A strong attention to detail

  • A motivated self starter who takes initiative on new ideas

  • Passionate about podcasting and all things comedy