The Outside Podcast team for Outside Magazine is looking for a full-time Associate Podcast Producer to join our team and help us produce and craft longform audio content that inspires our listeners to lead more active lives. In this role, they will work closely with the host of the Outside Podcast as well as members of the extended Outside editorial team to develop and create new episodes and series for our weekly show. They will also assist in the production and creation of advertising spots from our sponsors.

The Outside Podcast brings Outside’s longstanding literary storytelling tradition to life in audio. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, Science of Survival, and have since expanded our show to offer a range of story formats, including interviews with the biggest figures in sports, adventure, gear, technology, and politics, as well as reports from Outside’s correspondents in the field.

This role will be based in Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Position

We’re hiring a skilled Associate Podcast Producer that will work on all aspects of the Outside Podcast. This person must be able to work independently, produce strong stories on tight deadlines, possess sound editorial judgement, and have a high attention to detail. The ideal candidate also has a passion for outdoor sports, and a familiarity with the personalities, trends, and culture of outdoor adventure. They will need to be prepared to hit the ground running on day one.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with the show’s host and sound designer on all aspects of production
  • Researching and pitching episode concepts on a weekly basis
  • Booking guests and arranging recorded interviews for the host
  • Conducting pre-interviews as well as recorded interviews
  • Drafting and editing scripts with the show host and contracted producers
  • Organizing and cutting tape in the preparation of episodes
  • Working alongside the host and Outside’s sales and marketing team to develop and produce audio advertisements for our sponsors
  • Voicing episodes and some advertisements
  • Assisting in the promotion of the Outside Podcast through social media and relationships with podcast distributors.
  • Assist in the management of the production calendar and budget

Some of the skills, abilities, and experience we’re looking for include:

  • Experience producing longform audio for podcasts
  • Experience scripting and editing compelling stories
  • Demonstrated ability to voice narrative audio stories
  • Proficiency in audio editing software such as Hindenburg, Pro Tools, or Audition
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and strategically prioritize responsibilities

While we are currently working mostly remote, this role will be based in Santa Fe, New Mexico (though we can be flexible about timing due to the pandemic).

New Mexico Jobs: Employees can expect to be paid a salary between $45,000 to $55,000. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission. Other benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and many more. The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of New Mexico if selected for this role, and may vary based on market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors