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Senior Podcast Producer

Wondery

London, United Kingdom 06-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Wondery, an Amazon company, is a premium podcast studio known for character-driven, binge-worthy stories including Dr. Death, British Scandal, Even the Rich and Business Wars, as well as distribution of hit partner shows SmartLess, Morbid, and How I Built This. Wondery was behind eight of the ''Top 25 New Shows of 2022'' (according to Podtrac) and is the #2 podcast network in the US (according to Podtrac and Triton) including Twin Flames, Fed Up and Will be Wild. Over 50 shows from Wondery have hit #1 on Apple Podcasts. Many Wondery podcasts have been adapted for scripted television or streaming series, including Dr. Death and Joe vs Carole on Peacock and The Shrink Next Door and WeCrashed on Apple TV+. Wondery has gained critical acclaim and commercial success for its immersive approach to sonic, emotionally driven storytelling. The Wondery app offers a unique, personalized, podcast-first listening experience, including access to its premium offering Wondery+. With Wondery+, fans get a premium listening experience, including exclusive podcasts, early access to new episodes of hit shows, ad-free listening, merch discounts, live streamed events, and more.

Wondery is looking for an experienced Senior Producer with multiple successful podcasts under their belt to help grow its slate of unscripted talent-led shows.

You'll play a pivotal role in creating, launching and shaping the editorial direction of your shows in close collaboration with the hosts and oversee the production process end-to-end, including working with production companies.

As a collaborative team player with plenty of hands-on podcast production experience, you'll have great industry contacts, a deep knowledge of the UK podcast ecosystem and be passionate about entertainment, popular culture and comedy.

Working with high-profile talent, agents, management, production companies, producers and other stakeholders, you'll drive the strategic vision for the slate.

Key job responsibilities
- Lead creative production and vision for a slate of talent-led, ongoing shows.
- Manage all aspects of podcast production including format development, planning, scheduling, recording and editing.
- Identify, attract and manage relationships with hosts, agents, production companies and freelance producers
- Work with internal department leads to launch and shape the overall creative direction of new shows
- Edit and provide detailed feedback on content to ensure quality and impact reman high
- Work with other departments to deliver on shared goals, such as Marketing, Sales, Business Affairs and Franchise
- Identify and pursue opportunities for strategic and commercial partnerships to expand the podcast's reach and revenue potential.
- Assess editorial risks across content working with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. legal) when needed
- Maintain the highest standards of quality across a slate of shows conducting regular data focused reviews to identify any potential opportunities or areas for improvement.

About the team
The Wondery UK team are collaborative, creative and committed to produce diverse, high quality podcasts in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience producing unscripted, talent led podcasts
- Experience of working across multiple podcast genres

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience of launching new shows across multiple platforms
- A creative approach to sound design
- Ability to produce creative work under deadline
- Experience working collaboratively with creative and editorial talent
- Preference for candidates with management experience

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