Spotify

Sr. Producer, The Get Up - Gimlet

Spotify

March 24, 2021

    Content Gimlet
Gimlet Media tells stories through audio. Our roster of podcasts includes critically-acclaimed shows like Reply All, StartUp, Science Vs, Homecoming, and The Nod. We have top editorial, sales, and business teams that work together to create experiences that help listeners better understand each other and the world around them. We are looking for ambitious, curious, talented, and kind people to join our team. Location New York, NY Job type Permanent
We come from diverse backgrounds, brought together by the desire to create amazing experiences for listeners, and a shared belief in working hard, embracing creativity, and supporting one another. At Gimlet, good ideas matter more than titles. People who tackle problems with creative solutions, and who love the energy of a collaborative, team-oriented creative process thrive here. We’re proud to have recently joined the Spotify family with whom we share these values.
The Team The Get Up is Spotify’s hit new daily morning show - the first of its kind to blend the elements you love about morning drivetime FM-radio with a personalized music playlist. The show team consists of three hosts, a supervising producer, producers, associate producers, and technical directors. Every weekday, the team works together closely to create segments on news, pop culture, music, and more.
The Job We’re hiring a skilled, self-motivated Senior Producer for The Get Up. The Senior Producer will work collaboratively with the show team to produce strong segments on tight deadlines. They will lead the “dayside” shift for the show, supporting the Supervising Producer in all facets of production and team management. This involves show planning and scheduling, pitching ideas, booking, editing scripts, and working closely with the SVP to help manage day-to-day production of the show. The Senior Producer will direct tapings, ensuring segments come together smoothly in support of the show and team. The ideal candidate has daily production experience and an interest in and aptitude for growth as a team leader. In addition, the Senior Producer is someone who is comfortable working early morning hours on a fast-paced show, and is interested in all facets of daily show production. A sense of humor is also encouraged!
This hire will work remote to start, and eventually from our office in Brooklyn, NY.

What You'll Do
  • Collaborate closely with the show’s Supervising Producer to maintain and uphold production and editorial standards.
  • Direct hosts during live-to-tape recordings, providing constructive feedback and notes in real time to hosts and show team.
  • Help manage day-to-day production of the show, and segment producers’ daily tasks.
  • Research and pitch segments, book guests, prepare and arrange recordings of pre-taped interviews. Draft and edit scripts. Write and edit segments and promos in ProTools.
  • Prep hosts for daily recordings and pretapes (working alongside producers and engineers).
  • Maintain a streamlined programming schedule in order to manage scope of work and delivery expectations.

What You'll Bring
  • A minimum of four years of experience producing audio for radio or podcasts - daily show experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to pitch and execute segments for a daily show.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and multitask.
  • An interest and aptitude for growth as a team leader.
  • Strong writer and communicator.
  • Demonstrated passion for news and pop culture, whether in video, audio, and/or written content.
  • Proficiency in creating assemblies in ProTools.
  • An eye for detail and self-direction.

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
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.