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A full time Producer position at Magnificent Noise, New York NY, USA

Salary range: $90,000 to $120,000 (yearly rate) - subject to experience plus Full benefits

NOTE: This is not an entry-level position. Please pay close attention to the qualifications listed below before applying.

ABOUT YOU We’re looking for the right combination of distinctive vision, editorial judgment, editing skills, and high emotional intelligence. The Producer will have a love for great audio storytelling and possess a hunger for doing projects that break new ground in the podcast landscape. You will have both the ability to understand the vision for the projects we produce and bring fresh thinking to guide their development and creation.

ABOUT US Magnificent Noise is a premier podcast production company based in New York City. We create distinctive podcasts and audio content that expand the boundaries of what others think is possible. We are a boutique production house and consulting company, built intentionally on an intimate scale. In all of our work we form creative alliances, collaborating as trusted partners to make very singular projects. We produce projects that people talk about. Our projects help listeners see the world in a different way. Our work sparks conversations we all need to be having.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

The Producer is a critical role on a small team at Magnificent Noise who together produce iconic podcasts designed to be innovative and reach large audiences. Top candidates for this role will demonstrate curiosity, a strong work ethic, exceptional journalistic and storytelling instincts, and exercise creativity in their production technique. The role requires a creative and inclusive approach to storytelling who can shape the vision and execution of ambitious podcast projects. The ideal candidate is a talented writer/storyteller who has a proven track record for producing high-quality narrative content, innovation, problem-solving and is experienced working in a deadline-oriented environment. The Producer reliability creates original and enterprising work in every episode and project they produce.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Participates in editorial planning of podcast projects, including outlining program elements, and selection of contributors and guests. Works as part of a team to produce and edit audio tape, stories, and segments. Collaborates with other producers and editors at Magnificent Noise and our partners to ensure the depth and breadth of Magnificent Noise’s production and storytelling aesthetics and standards. Ability to “think deep” and produce work that goes beyond conventional expectations. Book contributors, guests, and interviews, as well as handle recording logistics and remote studio and location management. Record interviews and ambience at on-location recordings. Operate recording equipment, know and practice proper mic placement, and have an exceptional ear for “good tape.” Edit audio segments and do basic digital audio lay-up. Coordinates some aspects of production, post-production, and program distribution. Other duties as assigned.

LOCATION Our preference for this position is for someone from the greater New York area working in our Manhattan office 2-3 days a week, but will consider a fully-remote employee with exceptional skill.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES At least 3-5+ years of radio/audio production and thorough knowledge of writing and audio production Deep interest and knowledge in a wide range of subject areas. Knowledge of podcasting and digital audio industry. Must have a strong understanding of how to operate audio hardware, software, and facilities. Demonstrated writing ability. Demonstrated digital editing expertise using ProTools audio editing software. Ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline pressure. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Thrives in a team-focused environment. Must be eligible to work in the United States.

EXPECTED SALARY RANGE The salary band for a Producer at Magnificent Noise is $90,000 USD to $120,000 USD.

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What does a Producer role normally entail?The Podcast Taxonomy definition for a role like this in Creative Direction says: “The Producer coordinates and executes the production of the podcast. Thier duties can include helping craft the creative direction of a project, budgeting, research, scheduling, and overseeing editing and final production.”
This exact role may have different requirements.

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