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Senior Producer

AT WILL MEDIA
New York, NY
  • Expired: December 01, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
About AT WILL MEDIA


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 Malnati. With 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, we are launching a diverse slate of non-fiction and scripted originals, including the first ever audio-only singing competition in partnership with Audible and grammy-award winning duo The Chainsmokers. Our originals include the Audible Original scripted comedy Sorry Charlie Miller, the Webby Award-nominated scripted series 14 Days with Felicity, and Wild Things, an Apple TV+ docu-series exploring the lives of Siegfried and Roy.


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/CBS. AT 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 Senior Producer will have the unique opportunity to work on an audio docu-follow series alongside a renowned journalist and team of seasoned audio professionals. You’ll work closely with the Host/Executive Producer and story editors to craft compelling storylines from initial interviews through episode scripting and assemblies.


The ideal candidate has an interest in reality programming, documentary and narrative, non-fiction storytelling. They’re excited by innovative audio formats, the creative problem-solving that may come with it, and excel in team and talent management. This position requires professional docu-follow experience in audio or television.


Responsibilities & Duties


  • Produce episodes from initial idea to final draft, building episode scripts and audio sessions, while maintaining season arc and consistency across the series alongside story editors
  • Ensure seamless communication between internal and external production partners including contractors, AWM staff, and network executives throughout all stages of production
  • Collaborate with Host/Executive Producer to plan recording schedule including interviews, field shoots and more; ensure appropriate recording set-up for quality tapings
  • Manage assets and paperwork related to production, including scripts, timelines, and agreements
  • Prep podcast Host for recording sessions as needed
  • Lead recording sessions with a deep understanding of remote and field audio technology and software
  • Support on-site producers in capturing “day in the life” audio with main characters
  • Coordinate with story editors and post-production teams to log tape and organize assets, as well as build assemblies and versions of episodes
  • Manage rounds of edits and consolidate editorial and production feedback throughout all cycles of review
  • Ensure all deadlines are met with enough time for internal and external reviews, and ensure successful show launch


Qualifications & Skills


  • 5+ years experience working in documentary production or relevant media with specific emphasis on docu-follow
  • Ability to edit audio, assemble drafts and entire episodes in digital audio workstation and manage script edits through cycles of revision
  • Proficient in professional editing software, whether audio or video (Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere); familiarity with Descript is a plus, but not required
  • Working knowledge of podcast and recording best practices, including appropriate software and gear, as well as how to “tech check” and quality control during tapings and post-production
  • Exceptional ear for audio storytelling
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail; confident creating and maintaining workflow through folder structures, documents, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Collaborates well with producers, talent, crew, and talent representatives at all levels, even while under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator in a remote work environment
  • Working knowledge of G-Suite, Slack, and Airtable


Reports To: Sr. Supervising Producer of Originals


Works With: Host/Executive Producer, Story Editors, Senior Development Manager and others


Job Type: Starting ASAP; Temporary (6 months)


Pay Range: $2,000/week


Location: In response to COVID-19, this position is currently remote. Candidates based in NYC or LA preferred, but we are open to a remote situation for the right candidate.


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 regard. The 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.


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AT WILL MEDIA

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New York, NY
10261 USA

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Arts and Entertainment