Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Media’s networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
As the central audio division of Vox Media, the Vox Media Podcast Network is home to high-quality, on demand, audio programming, featuring industry-leading editorial voices and storytellers from our networks and beyond.
We are looking for an experienced, versatile, energetic Head of Production who’ll play a key leadership role in the audio division’s expansion.
With exciting new shows and talent searches on the horizon, we’re strengthening our core team to support 2019 goals and beyond. The Head of Production will be crucial to this capacity building: the person in this role will supervise creative operations, support internal and external partnerships, and collaborate with the EP of Audio on production and editorial oversight of our programming.
What you'll do:
•Participate in the show development process for select podcasts
•Work with various show teams in a senior production and editorial capacity as needed: develop production plans, guide reporting and script development, provide feedback and final sign-off for scripts/mixes
•Work closely with Director of Production Operations to monitor and manage studio capacity and show needs
•Manage or oversee budgets
•Assign and manage freelancers as needed
•Facilitate host training and staff professional development opportunities
•Liaise with People and Culture on recruitment and hiring
•Liaise with Senior Marketing Manager on platform partnerships
•Collaborate with key stakeholders across the company
What you’ll bring:
•Strong project management skills
•Rigorous attention to detail
•Experience overseeing budgeting for shows and teams
•Substantial experience as a senior editorial leader of a podcast or broadcast program
•Strong collaborative skills, as well as the ability to delegate and prioritize effectively
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a flexible approach to problem-solving
About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.