Vox Media is hiring an

Executive Producer, Audio

Los Angeles, United States

Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 170 million people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world. Simply put, we create smart media brands people love.

Vox Media is eight distinct brands: Vox.com,The Verge, Recode, SB Nation, Polygon, Eater, Racked, and Curbed, as well as our in-house creative agency: Vox Creative.

Vox Media is looking to advance our audio programming in an exciting and impactful way, this will start with hiring the company’s first ever Executive Producer of Audio. The Executive Producer of Audio will lead our creative programming and production strategy by working closely with our editorial teams and other stakeholders to create best-in-class audio content across Vox Media’s brands.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with editorial teams to optimize Vox Media’s current podcast slate
  • Work with editorial teams to develop and launch new podcasts
  • Raise the bar across all audio production
  • Develop and share best practices across all Vox Media brands
  • Coordinate with revenue teams on all productions
  • Identify and cultivate emerging talent both within and outside Vox Media
  • Proactively research trends in audio & podcasting industry
  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify new platforms, outlets, vehicles for podcast distribution and monetization

Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate on an executive level while keeping a pulse on production
  • Background in audio production, linear radio, XM Radio, or podcasts
  • A strong network of contacts in the audio space
  • 5+ years of experience building and managing teams; ability to manage remote teams

If this sounds like you, please include samples of audio projects you produced or were the creative lead on along with your resume and cover letter.

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.