Podcast Producer, Comedy

Spotify - Los Angeles, CA4.3

Full-time
Spotify is looking for a dynamic and creative professional to join the team as the 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 on all platforms as well as all aspects of audio production.

You will be part of a team focused on developing a diverse slate of original comedy podcast programming. The role will be based in Los Angeles.

What you’ll do:
Help conceive and launch new shows
Track pitch materials from talent and agency submissions
Talent scout at comedy clubs, theaters, and festivals
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 the 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
Work on all aspects of audio production: scheduling, recording, assembling, mixing, and publication of episodes, including recording interviews in the field and at events when necessary
Responsible for the final check of internally created podcasts and publishing as each episode goes live on platforms

Who you are:
At least 3-4 years related work experience
Embedded in the comedy community with familiarity of talent reps and industry players
Proficiency with ProTools and Hindenburg
Proficiency with presentation decks and data pulls
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