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Executive Podcast producer

A full time position at ForTune, Milan MI, Italy
Posted: Mar 6, 2020

Can you develop and produce brilliant new podcasts for brands?

ForTune is an Italian leader in the podcasting media industry, producing branded podcasts for brands, original content, and marketing tools for podcasting.

Their services are used in more than 70+ countries all around the world.

What impact will you make?

In this context and as part of an important growth strategy, we are looking for a talented executive producer responsible for creating podcasts for brands, original high-value podcasts and managing high motivated teams of authors, speakers, sound designers, and creatives.

Role Responsibility

You will devise and produce podcast for brands and original content You’ll be able to recognize amazing new talent and know-how to turn their abilities into a must-hear audio. You’ll also be comfortable working with some of the most established names around. You’ll be able to run and manage a cross-functional talent program You’ll know who the audience is, and how to engage with them. You’ll be familiar with the Italian radio and podcasting scene, and be able to build positive links with agents, execs, and commissioners. You’ll enjoy bouncing off a team – sharing ideas, and working together to make them the best they can be. You’ll approach production in an imaginative and creative way You’ll set up and oversee all stages of the production process efficiently and with attention to detail. You’ll respond positively to feedback and own it. You’ll be editorially responsible for all the programmes and podcast of ForTune’s customers, operating cross-projects You’ll hire, scout and manage amazing talents in the podcasting industry

Are you the right candidate?

You should be passionate about programme-making, having the ability to work under pressure and have experience of developing new programmes for radio or podcast (or TV). You will have taken ideas from the early stages of development all the way through to production. An awareness and appreciation of current podcasting scene, both italian and worldwide is a great plus but if you additionally have experience in other media we are also interested in hearing from you.

You will be able to demonstrate planning skills, and a superb ability to work in team with many professional roles and manage several areas of work at one time. You’ll know how to prioritize your workload and deliver to a deadline.

You’ll have excellent communication skills, both in listening to your team and sharing your vision for the programmes you make.

You will have experience of working with and motivating a team on production – from sound engineers and production co-ordinators to writers and actors. You’ll be able to bring your team together to make your programmes the best they can be.

You’ll want to develop great new ideas that appeal to new and diverse audiences.

You will work mostly in Italy but English knowledge both written and spoken is mandatory.

Our Requirements You have a production background in radio or podcasts. Experience in TV or movies creation is also evaluated You are highly passionate about podcasting and/or radio show production You are an italian native speaker You are fluent in English

Package Description

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

Location: Milan

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