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Vox Media // combining media, content, tech & distribution
 
Remote / New York City    Posted: Saturday, September 26, 2020
 
   
 
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As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations & influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, & print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives & entertain as much as they inform.

New York magazines new audio division is looking for a Supervising Producer to oversee two existing shows & help develop new shows in the coming year. You should have experience managing talent as well as a production team. You should be interested in all aspects of improving a growing show, including content, coaching hosts & working with marketing & events staff to promote & grow the show. You should be calm, self motivated, & capable of solving problems creatively. And not afraid to get into the tape!

Initially the job will involve supervising Pivot & Good One. Pivot is one the networks most successful shows, hosted by Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway. Its a show for people who want original insights, critiques of power & original insights into tech & business. Lately it has also expanded into politics & culture. You will work closely with show hosts to identify the top tech, business & other relevant news stories of the week, find smart voices to bring on the show, listen to tapings, edit & oversee the final product, including quality control. You should be confident enough to make strong suggestions about hosting & format. 

Good One is a long running comedy interview show hosted by New York Magazine staffer Jesse David Fox.  He interviews top comedians about their craft & their lives. You will work closely with Jesse to bring the show to a new level, including editing the interviews & focusing the format of the show. You should also think creatively about how to grow the audience. 

Starting in the fall New York magazine will start piloting new shows. We expect you to help run the pilot process & shape some of the new shows, & eventually take on at least one more to supervise. You should be familiar with New York magazines style & tone. 

What youll do:

  • Manage relationships with hosts
  • Edit scripts, shape content & review final episodes
  • Develop creative new segment ideas
  • Manage show producers, support their professional development 
  • Collaborate with sales on ads, sponsored segments & the like
  • Oversee editorial for live event opportunities, such as Pivots Schooled
  • Collaborate with New York Magazine editors on show write-ups 
  • Collaborate with marketing, communications & audience development teams to grow the shows, & communicate metrics to the hosts
  • Help run pilots for new shows

In addition to your resume & cover letter, include:

  1. Three topic ideas for Pivot with Kara Swisher & Scott Galloway
  2. One suggestion on how to improve Good One
  3. An idea for a new show youd like to see 

About working at Vox Media:

Our portfolio features influential & respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street & Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, & Vox Media Studios produces & distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform & Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators & marketers.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Companys Most Innovative Companies in Media, an Company of the Year, Digidays Best Company for Parents, & one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours & generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees & to ensure that our healthcare & 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 & funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds & everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & 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.

 
 
 
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