Podcast Producer

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Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security seeks a part-time producer for its new podcast, which highlights women’s roles in peace-building and global security.  From February 2018 to October 2018, the producer will work part-time to create approximately 8 episodes–ranging from interview to feature format–for the first season. A candidate based in DC is preferred.

What you’ll do:

You’ll be a part of every phase of production. You will work with a small team to research topics, book guests, and write scripts. After recording sessions, you’ll do first cuts of raw tape and assemble draft episodes, in collaboration with an experienced podcast editor and sound designer. You’ll develop trailers and audio promos, and contribute to a launch and dissemination plan.

What you’ll bring:

  • 1-3 years of experience working in radio or podcasting on various aspects of show production.
  • Proficiency in audio editing and mixing, ideally using ProTools. Experience cutting interviews and adding music to episodes is preferred.
  • A passion for reporting that highlights the voices and stories of women and girls in peace and conflict settings.
  • A knowledge of existing podcasts and an understanding of digital audio content distribution and promotion methods.
  • An organized and efficient approach to turning interviews into polished podcast episodes on a tight deadline.
  • A candidate based in DC is preferred.

About the Institute

Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace & Security seeks to promote a more stable, peaceful, and just world by focusing on the important role women play in preventing conflict and building peace, growing economies, and addressing global threats like climate change and violent extremism. We engage in rigorous research, host global convenings, advance strategic partnerships, and nurture the next generation of leaders. Housed within the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown, the Institute is headed by the former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer.

Application

Interested candidates should send a brief introductory email about past experience, resume, and three work samples to Sarah Rutherford at sdr56@georgetown.edu.