To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@slugmag.com with Soundwaves Producer in the subject line. Please, no phone calls.

Reports to: Executive Editor, Editor, Community Development Coordinator (depending on project), Lead Designer (depending on project).

Overview:

Applicants should provide a proven ability to work independently with little to no supervision, meet deadlines exceedingly, produce high-quality podcast-format narratives and effectively coordinate other people/schedules.

Soundwaves Producer is responsible for independently recording, editing, booking and making pitches for SLUG Magazine’s podcast, SLUG Soundwaves, which airs every two weeks. This is a contract position.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate podcast interviews
  • Conduct podcast interviews
  • Edit podcasts
  • Musician/artist research
  • Conducting pre-interviews phone calls for research
  • Shape audio narratives with editing
  • Receive feedback on rough podcasts to create finals versions
  • Edit/create/record radio spots for podcast
  • Work with SLUG Editor and editorial team to develop work
  • Represent SLUG professionally on and off the clock
  • Actively seek local subjects for episodes
  • Promote content on social media

Qualifications:

  • Own audio/recording equipment and editing software comparable to or including Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase
  • Audio-editing experience; podcast creation preferred
  • Detail-oriented editing style
  • Able to travel to and conduct in-person interviews at the SLUG Magazine office
  • Strong organizational, communicational and social skills
  • Experience with social media preferred
  • SLUG Magazine reader
  • Exceptional Utah-local music knowledge
  • Have storytelling senses and narrative-forming abilities
  • Teamwork capabilities and results-oriented mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with songwriting/music composition preferred

Required Competencies:

  • Community-minded worker
  • Strong work ethic and dependability
  • Quick learner, adaptable
  • Maturity and ability to professionally represent our company, both on and off the clock
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills for in-person, telephone and text-message discussion/correspondence
  • Manage and prioritize multiple ongoing projects
  • Ability to communicate with senior management
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Receptive to feedback
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Professional comportment