99% Invisible is Hiring a Radio/Podcast Producer

99% Invisible is hiring a Radio/Podcast Producer. The position is full-time employment. It comes with medical insurance, dental insurance, and a 401K.

99% Invisible is looking for a talented and driven producer to join their team in downtown Oakland California. With over 225 million downloads, 99% Invisible is consistently one of the most popular podcasts in iTunes. The podcast is hosted by Roman Mars, who is also a co-founder of Radiotopia, a collective of ground-breaking, story-driven podcasts.

Producers for 99% Invisible receive competitive salaries, full benefits, and flexible/reasonable schedules. 99% Invisible believes people should have time for a life outside of work.

Tasks the Radio/Podcast Producer will do include:

  • Research story ideas for episodes and write concise and compelling story pitches
  • Pre-interview and interview sources for stories
  • Produce scripts that are well structured, well written and in “the voice” of 99% Invisible
  • Edit and mix in Pro Tools
  • Participate in group edits
  • Edit companion web articles
  • Promote episodes on social media and other channels

Skills needed include:

  • Four or more years experience producing narrative journalism
  • Demonstrated writing ability
  • Solid foundation in editing audio, Pro Tools a plus
  • Audio omnivore
  • Works well under pressure

Those interested in applying for the 99% Invisible Radio/Podcast Producer position need to be aware that the deadline is February 15, 2018. Please check out the job listing for full details.