Creative Producer, Branded Audio

Vox Media

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 03/20/2021
  • Website: voxmedia.com
  • Company Address: 1201 Connecticut Avenue Northwest 11th Floor, Washington, DC, 20036

About Vox Media

Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. Known for building the best media brands and the technology that enables them, we are committed to building a better future for the industry — and getting the future of media right.

Job Description

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.

Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

The Creative Producer, Branded Audio role  drives the creative vision for all assigned projects, from large scale branded content campaigns to quick-turn scripts for hosts. We want our audio advertising to be as innovative and compelling as our editorial product so this role is for the person who lives and breathes copy and audio; a seasoned writer and producer who wants to innovate, be creative, and get weird. 

A large part of this role is producing advertising copy so writing chops are a must, along with the ability to write for and capture the voices of various podcast hosts. The role is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing team to push the creative boundaries of audio advertising content. The ideal candidate will be passionate about podcasting, have a clear understanding of the copy and audio production process, and have experience building great content for high-profile brands. This position will report to the Supervising Producer and can be based in San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA or New York, New York 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Write and revise scripts for daily ad production on tight deadlines.
  • Work cross-functionally with multiple stake-holder teams, from pre-sale to post, to execute best-in-class branded content.  
  • Own end-to-end production of VMPN branded segments including developing concept pitches, attending internal and external kick-offs, developing project plans and timelines, managing approvals and feedback, and executing creative vision.
  • Own and execute creative in our growing branded podcast business.
  • Gather audio assets including remote recording sessions, organizing tape syncs, interviewing, sourcing music and sound effects.
  • Exhibit grace under pressure while managing multiple concurrent projects including a mix of branded content and standard ad products.
  • Audio editing and light mixing. 
  • Experience voicing ad copy a plus!
  • Cast, schedule, and direct VO talent for both custom segments and daily ad production.

What You’ll Bring:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or 3-5 years of experience in a similar role. 
  • Audio storytelling chops. The ability to distill a client’s story to its essence and convey it to listeners.
  • Familiarity with advertising, the branded content landscape and working with agencies and advertisers.
  • Experience managing creative projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Great writing skills. Some light audio engineering is a plus, but not required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Collaborative and creative spirit! This role is ever-evolving and growing, an openness is crucial.

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.

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