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Sr Producer, Live Event Audio Production

Sr Producer, Live Event Audio Production

Job ID 
599518
Location 
US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 
11/30/2017

Job Description

Audible is hiring a senior media professional to oversee the development and execution of a range of live event, interview, and performance-based audio programming. The Director, Live Audio Productions will have deep experience as a creative and technical media producer, capable of overseeing the end-to-end development of multiple, concurrent audio productions -- from ideation to greenlight, pre-production, field recording, post-production and delivery. Candidates must have proven experience in personally developing and bringing to market exceptional live event-based and interview-based programming, possess extensive audio production experience, and have a track record of successfully managing the creative output of independent producers. This position will be based in San Francisco, CA, but will require occasional travel.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Partnership Development: Personally identify and develop relationships with third-party partners, including speaker series, event series, and top talent to create new sources of original, event-based audio programming.
  • Creative Development: Define innovative presentations and formats for event-based audio programming via creative editorial direction and the application of cutting edge technology and creative story telling
  • Production: Oversee end-to-end production, including overseeing staffing, technical requirements, talent relations, interviews, venue relationships, and all aspects of field recording
  • P&L: Manage P&L for a range of individual productions, liaising with legal, finance and AP while, ensuring on-time, on-budget productions
  • Creative: Maintain responsibility for creative program decisions, make final editorial content decisions, and oversee all day-to-day programming to ensure it is consistently of the highest quality


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience in media production and field recording
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and evaluate rich stories, through creative writing and media production
  • Expert experience with digital audio capture equipment, digital editing systems and processes
  • A track record of creating media programming, from initial ideation to distribution, with popular consumer response
  • An extensive portfolio of produced media programming, recorded interviews and events
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team, including excellent project management, communication and organizational skills
  • Interest in capturing and bringing to life creative stories across multiple disciplines, including science, technology, business, and entertainment
  • A desire to be a key member of a small but rapidly growing team with lots of growth opportunities

Preferred Qualifications

BENEFITS
We have a comprehensive benefits package but here are some of the fun perks:
  • All the snacks you can eat
  • 25% fitness reimbursement
  • Endless company sponsored events
  • Transit reimbursement, paid parking
  • Tuition assistance
  • Annual Amazon discount

Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 375,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Minority/ Female/ Disability/ Vet