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Associate Producer – Narrative Crime Show, Gimlet

Gimlet Media / A Spotify Company 
Gimlet tells stories that help listeners better understand each other and the world around them. Our roster of podcasts includes critically-acclaimed shows like Reply All, Science Vs, and Mogul. We’re seeking ambitious, talented, and kind people to join our team. At Gimlet, we share a belief in working hard, embracing creativity, and supporting one another. People who tackle problems with creative solutions, and who love the energy of a collaborative, team-oriented creative process, will thrive here. 
We’re hiring an experienced Associate Producer to join the team that will launch a brand new crime show, based in Los Angeles.
The Job
We are looking for a curious person with a strong work ethic, who is eager to help launch a new show focused on crime. The ideal candidate is someone highly organized and self-directed. As a member of the team, you’ll be expected to handle a number of logistical and organizational tasks, while also contributing to the larger editorial voice and vision of the show. We’re a small team, so there is a lot of opportunity for growth, and your contributions will make a direct and tangible impact on the stories we tell. The successful candidate will be excited to learn and enthusiastic about joining a close-knit team doing ambitious work.

What You’ll Do

  • Plan and book reporting trips in collaboration with supervising producers
  • Produce in-studio interviews with supervising producers
  • Discover, engage, pre-interview, and book guests
  • Conduct research, submit FOIA requests, and track down archival materials
  • Transcribe, organize, and sync tape
  • Cut tape and think through story structure
  • Contribute to group edits
  • Build assemblies of episodes
  • Create episodic promos
  • Manage relationships with contractors (e.g. transcribers, researchers, translators, etc.)

What Skills You’ll Bring

  • Proficiency in audio editing (ProTools preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of audio or video production experience
  • Excellent research skills
  • Enthusiasm for learning and working with a small, close-knit, and highly collaborative team
  • An ability to listen to raw tape and identify the perfect details, the need-to-know plot points, and the moments that make a story emotional
  • Hyper-attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Multi-language fluency preferred but not required
This is a full-time position based in Los Angeles, CA. **Union role with the WGA East.
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