Associate Producer - Audio, NYC & LA

Associate Producer – Audio (2 positions available)

 

Penguin Random House Audio, part of the Digital Publishing Group, is seeking two highly motivated Associate Producers to join its Producer team at our studios and offices located in New York City and Los Angeles. The Associate Producers will oversee the production of 40-50 audiobooks per year, and will assist a team of accomplished producers in all stages of audiobook production as needed. Ideal candidates will have a deep love of, and passion for, literature, performance, and the audio format.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Interpret wide-ranging content and translate the written word into the audio format with a production approach that is true to the author’s vision.
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with new and established house authors.
  • Execute productions on schedule, within budget, and according to specification, and in collaboration with Pre-and Post-production departments.
  • Successfully manage and oversee network of freelancers on a project-by-project basis. Assemble production team suitable to the needs of the audiobook.
  • Assist producers with complex titles such as multicast productions and original content, including but not limited to script prep, tallying word counts, and assessing text for casting needs.
  • Create and review credits, provide casting assistance with multi-voice productions, and conduct e-mail follow-up with authors, agents, and editors.
  • Create supplemental materials for audiobooks and conduct auditions through Ahab.us.
  • Enter select programs into the production workflow and provide general administrative assistance as needed.

 

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

 

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in publishing, audiobooks, or related performance medium; prior experience with audiobook production is a strong plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong investigative/decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong teamwork ethic and willingness to pitch in when necessary
  • Ability to juggle tasks on multiple projects at the same time
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Spanish language fluency a plus

 

Please apply using our online process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

 

 

 

 

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

 

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

 

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York City 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 127247

127247Penguin Random House LLC 

Date:  Feb 23, 2021
Location: 

New York City, NY, US, 10019


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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