Junior Producer, Audio



Do you spend more time with your headphones on than off?


If so, we could have the perfect job for you.


This is an exciting time to join a fast-paced team that is setting a precedent for innovative and ground-breaking work within the Audio market.


At Penguin Random House Audio, the UK’s leading audiobook publisher, we are dedicated to making the best audiobooks in the market. We publish standout audiobooks, from Barack Obama’s astounding memoirs, to Avni Doshni’s Booker-shortlisted Burnt Sugar and Stephen Fry’s Troy. 


We have recently opened Penguin Studios, our brand new state-of-the-art recording space. In order to help ensure that we’re the place everybody wants to record, we are looking for an enthusiastic Junior Producer to join our growing team.


Working closely with our editorial and production teams, you’ll be directing and engineering bestselling books from across our eight publishing houses, always ensuring each text is thoroughly prepped ahead of every recording. This means often liaising with authors throughout the process, and briefing sound designers and editors on post-production.


You will be confident and creative with a keen ear for detail. Able to build a rapport with every reader, you will have a warm and calming presence that means you’ll be able get the best out of them in all productions you take on.


To excel in this role, prior experience as an audiobook producer isn’t a must - but a love of books, and a genuine passion for audiobooks is essential. Any experience of editing speech is also a plus, but not imperative.


If you love audio and are excited by the prospect of establishing a new role within this fast-growing and high profile area of the business, we’d love to hear from you.


Please apply with your CV and cover letter by Sunday 24th January 2021.




Salary: You‘ll start on £24,000. Expect a £1,000 increase on your first anniversary in this role and a further £1,000 on your second to reflect your growing contribution.


What you can expect from us:
Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:
•    25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
•    Medical cover
•    Life assurance
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Discounted gym membership
•    Personal Learning Allowance
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Summer working hours (role dependent) 
•    Volunteering policy and charity matching
•    Employee Assistance programme
•    Mentoring programme
•    Extended Parental Leave policy 
•    60% Discount on Company books
•    Each site has trained mental health first aiders 
•    We plant a tree for every new employee to our business

Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.

We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here: http://booktradeentrysupport.org/

Please note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.


Company: Penguin Books Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: SW11 7BW 

Job ID: 120484

120484Penguin Books Limited 

Date:  14-Jan-2021

London, LND, GB, SW11 7BW

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