Audio Producer, Finance (Full-time Temp)

| Greater NYC Area
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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

theSkimm’s Audio Production team is a creative, collaborative group of producers from both traditional and new media backgrounds. They maintain the highest standards for journalism and integrity in storytelling, while producing distinct content for theSkimm’s unique voice and brand.

As we grow, we’re looking for an experienced Audio Producer and writer to work with theSkimm's audio team to develop and execute a finance program targeted at supporting millennial women making big money decisions. Reporting to theSkimm’s VP of Content Studios, you’ll be researching, booking, pre-interviewing, recording, and writing. This position will also work closely with Finance Editors and other editorial staff. This role is for a multi-talented self-starter with a passion for creating audio content that is not only engaging, but provides real utility. This will begin as a 6-month full-time, temporary position with potential to convert to a full-time position. 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Collaborate with the team to develop and evolve finance program format, inclusive of editorial structure and sound design
  • Pitch, research, pre-interview, interview, write and edit weekly episodes
  • Produce audio with ProTools, including mixing and mastering the final podcast
  • Work with cross-departmental stakeholders in marketing and sales on the promotion and revenue strategy for program

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 5+ yrs experience in audio editorial and technical production, with strong ability to manage both pre and post-production (Pro-tools expertise required)
  • 2-3+ yrs experience in financial content creation or writing for a finance or news publication organization
  • Strong journalistic judgment with a specific eye for fact-checking standards
  • Experience field recording 
  • Experience learning and writing in a specific brand voice
  • Proficiency in cutting and mixing tape for audio publications
  • Experience editing and mastering podcasts for distribution
  • Calm under pressure, with ability to work on tight production deadlines
  • Highly organized, with an ability to manage multiple work streams
  • Collaborative and creative spirit a must
  • Excellent communicator with experience working with cross functional teams 
  • Passionate about theSkimm and its mission

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits and 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible vacation policy and generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Catered Friday lunches and monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches and a roof deck 
  • Complimentary access to theSkimm’s growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking and diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, and take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, and we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, and on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, and more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed and empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, and more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives and we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time, temporary role based in New York, NY.

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Location

50 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

What are theSkimm Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
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Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
theSkimm provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
theSkimm offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
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