Spotify

Associate Content Editor, Parcast

Spotify

June 10, 2021

    Content Parcast
We're looking for a passionate storyteller to join the Parcast script-editing team. You will edit and polish podcasts consumed by millions of people, while working with a diverse and talented creative team! You will work to guide scripts from the initial research and story development phase through the final draft. Additionally, you will edit, polish or rewrite as necessary to make sure scripts are production-ready for our growing network of 20+ always-on, evergreen shows. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences podcasts.
Location
United States of America (Home Mix)
Job type
Permanent Please note, applicants will be asked to complete a short test assignment to demonstrate editing ability within Parcast’s style.
What you'll do
  • Edit a high volume of scripts for a variety of Parcast Network shows, including 30-45 minute weekly podcasts, shorter form daily shows, and other forms of auditory content
  • Polish and rewrite scripts as needed before they’re sent on for final approval
  • Provide creative notes to colleagues on their scripts, as needed
  • Communicate feedback and constructive criticism on written work product

Who you are
  • Able to shape compelling characters and exciting narratives from given facts
  • Highlight empathy, tension, and suspense through your edits
  • Produce quality edits in a timely manner and work under tight deadlines
  • Know when and how to perform supplemental research to contextualize a story
  • Skilled communicator capable of delivering quality feedback
  • Expertly wield the English language to tell a succinct and engaging story
  • Experience with professional writing or editing for podcasts, film, television, stage plays, novels, or short stories
  • Possess a deep understanding of storytelling, theme, and narrative structure
  • Adept at telling compelling, engaging stories through true crime, history, mystery, and non-fiction podcasts
  • Preferred - a few years of experience or education in podcasting, entertainment and/or journalism
  • Have a passion for true crime, history, and suspense

Perks of being in the band
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse. Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success. Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents. All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub. Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs. Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.