Spotify is seeking a dynamic, creative Comedy Podcast Producer. Under the Comedy Lead in the Studios organization, this role will serve as the producer for all elements of pre-production, production, and distribution of Spotify’s internal Comedy-focused podcasts. This includes managing and producing content for publication across all platforms as well as all aspects of audio production.

You’ll be based in New York and part of a team focused on developing a diverse slate of original comedy podcast programming.  

What you’ll do

  • Handle all aspects of audio production: scheduling, recording, assembling, mixing, and publication of episodes, including recording interviews in the field and at events when necessary. 
  • Oversee the final check of internally created podcasts and publishing as each episode goes live on platforms. 
  • Manage the production schedule for new shows including story selection, writing scripts, recording the host, sponsorship spots, and in-house announcements.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to help talent reach their full potential. 
  • Communicate regularly and in a timely manner with podcast hosts, story directors, and storytellers throughout the production process.
  • Contribute fresh ideas to keep content exciting and innovative, including suggestion of themes, stories, and content for upcoming episodes.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Producer to plan the arc of podcast seasons. 
  • Develop new ideas for current podcasts and brainstorm ideas for special episodes.
  • Help build and shape an expanding portfolio of podcasts within our team.

Who you are

  • 3-4 years related work experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with the comedy community, talent reps and industry players is ideal.  
  • Proficiency with ProTools, Hindenburg, Megaphone, and Anchor strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with presentation decks and data pulls.
  • Comfort with utilizing the Google Suite in work setting preferred.
  • Ability to maintain high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience recording in a studio setting, as well as in the field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work under pressure, and an ease with people from different cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • Comfort and experience with interacting with talent and talent reps.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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