Full Time Job

Branded Podcasts Producer


Brooklyn, NY 01-11-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Branded Podcasts Producer works closely with the head of branded podcasts to develop and produce shows for Pineapple Street Studios' brand partners. We pride ourselves in helping world class brands (TED, Nike, Coach, Mailchimp, and more) take their first step in audio. We take a flexible approach to partnerships and we strive to make shows that represent a diversity of ideas, communities and interests.

The producer will work on shows across a variety of formats and brand partnerships, developing concepts in close consultation with our clients, and then managing all aspects of production and distribution.

This position can be located in Brooklyn, NY, Atlanta, GA or Los Angeles, CA once we are back in our offices.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Think creatively about conveying a brand's values and priorities
• Develop compelling concepts that speak to a brand's audience
• Prototype and refine show concepts
• Lead research process for stories, subjects and archival material
• Develop host, guest, segment and story ideas
• Produce and edit chat, documentary and mixed-format segments
• Conduct pre-interviews and interviews
• Direct recording sessions
• Write episode scripts
• Manage clip and music licensing
• Work collaboratively with other producers, associate producers and editors
• Create and manage production calendars
• Manage relationships with talent and brands
• Manage budgets


The ideal candidate will have the following:
• At least five years working in audio production
• Creative thinker interested in helping brands develop their podcast strategy
• Track record crafting podcast concepts and designing innovative, immersive sound
• Experience training hosts and coaching them through script reads
• High level of skill in writing for audio
• Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially working with strong-willed creative talent and partners
• Willing problem solver adept at developing, communicating and implementing solutions
• Experience navigating producer-client relationships
• Experience creating and maintaining production calendars
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and work across geographically-dispersed teams
• Able to travel occasionally when necessary, and safe to do so, for reporting trips and recordings