Production Manager - L.A. - Dear Media - New Way to Podcast

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Production Manager – L.A.

We are currently looking to hire a full-time Production Manager with experience in overseeing a team of producers in the podcast space. The ideal candidate will have experience producing various podcast shows, managing and working with high level talent, and understands the correct balance between management and leadership while overseeing a team. The Production Manager will directly report into the Director of Production. The office and studio are located in West Hollywood, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Podcast Production:

  • Produce and oversee a small roster of podcast shows including weekly recordings, editing, publishing and distribution
  • Manage show analytics as well as growth and content strategy

Management:

  • Oversee onboarding of new show launches on the network
  • Monitor shows decline and manages host partnerships
  • Monitor and address high level issues in the production department
  • Oversee distribution and the publishing schedule
  • Manage and maintain communication with senior producers and producers to monitor the success of all shows
  • Directly manage a team of producers on a daily basis
  • Oversee and manage all new employee on-boarding and training, assigning tasks to other team members as needed
  • Manage editorial schedule and large-scale promotional submissions/campaigns
  • Ensure all department deadlines are met and protocols are followed.
  • Enforce department rules and expectations
  • Ensure that shows are monetizing effectively and maintaining brand partnerships.
  • Facilitate bi-weekly department meetings

Additional responsibilities as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree is highly preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of audio experience in the podcast space or similar
  • Strong technical ability and file management experience
  • Experience with OMF and AAF files
  • Experience managing a team or as a project lead
  • Experience working with high level talent
  • Must be well versed in Protools and the Avid suite
  • Subject to test edit

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Organized
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Efficient/Flexible
  • Team player
  • Tech savvy
  • Discreet (working with talent etc.)
  • Punctual
  • Personable and friendly
  • Strong Leadership

SOFTWARE SKILLS:

  • Pro Tools (a must)
  • Google E-mail / Docs / Calendar (a must)
  • Adobe Premier and After Effects (video & audio a plus)
  • Microsoft Office or Gsuite
  • Proficiency uploading to podcast hosting platform

What You’ll Get:

  • Robust benefits package with employer contribution
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • WFH flexibility
  • Paid parental leave
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Casual dress code & open office environment
  • A rewarding career at an industry-leading company with a strong mission and passionate team


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