Podcast Producer

Manchester, Salary:Negotiable

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About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented and passionate podcast producer to join Social Chain’s internal marketing team.

 The core function of this role is to lead on multiple aspects of Social Chain’s well established and industry-leading social media marketing podcast - Social Minds. 

 The key areas of responsibility are as follows:

 Technical Direction - Overseeing production through ensuring the quality of podcast episodes, promotion material and other external communications are consistently at a very high standard. This also includes working closely with and directing audio specialists and videographers and podcast hosts to achieve high standards and push the potential of the content.

 
Directing and recording - Although technical support will be given for episode editing and podcast content production, the podcast producer will be responsible for the setup and recording of podcast episodes.  This will also include publishing the edited and final content to relevant podcast platforms alongside promotional material to social media when required.

 

Guest booking - Working with the marketing team on guest outreach strategy and taking the lead on outbound approach and tactics. Managing guest relationships and scheduling all calls/meetings and episode recording sessions. Provide guidance on potential topics and talking points through aligning guests/brands with external factors such as cultural shifts, trends and consumer behaviour.

 Alongside all the above you will be responsible for reporting on the performance of the podcast and actively look for ways to improve and grow the podcast in line with business objectives.

Candidate Requirements

  • Very comfortable with recording equipment and audio software 
  • Directing team members to deliver high-quality content
  • High-level knowledge of podcasts and podcast trends
  • Strong understanding of platform algorithms and ranking
  • Experience with podcast platforms/software such as Chartable, Libsyn, Spotify, Riverside FM.
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms, trends and behaviour

Additional Info

Key benefits to the role are working within a tight and very dynamic team where experimentation is always embraced. The identity of the business relies heavily on the strength of the department which due to the nature of the industry, allows for a high amount of creative freedom to always challenge the norm and stay ahead of the competition.

Unlimited holidays, flexible working, inclusive gym memberships are just some of the perks when working at Social Chain.