Audio Producer Audio Producer …

in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Nov 21
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Nov 21
Audio Producer

About this role

Reporting directly to BlackRock's Global Head of Editorial, the VP Audio Producer will be responsible for creating and producing best-in-class audio that communicates BlackRock's insights on a range of economic issues and trends affecting global markets. These stories will be distributed on podcast platforms and promoted via BlackRock's social media channels. The successful candidate will have experience with audio production, including crafting a podcast strategy; creating an editorial calendar; scriptwriting and pre-interviewing guests; working with moderators; editing with an audio engineer; creating both full episodes and shorter clips for social media channels; and measuring success across multiple platforms. They will be a clear, curious and creative storyteller who can produce a combination of interview-driven and narrative-driven stories. They will be a strong collaborator with excellent editorial judgment who will be able to help the content team effectively drive results in a matrix global organization.

Key Responsibilities :
  • This is a mid-level role
  • Identify, develop and produce a regular cadence of podcasts for external distribution, in line with the firm's content strategy, the CMO's vision and team's editorial calendar
  • Work closely with internal partners to reimagine how stories about markets are produced for wider, public consumption
  • Pre-interview, storyboard, and arrange for interviews with BlackRock employees
  • Work closely with external agencies, videographers, graphic artists and editors on story briefings, planning processes on tight deadlines
  • Work with audio technology and distribution platforms, including hosting platforms and podcast distributors, to release content and iterate on best practices
  • Create social clips and write corresponding social media copy in line with social media best practices
  • Help develop and manage editorial calendar

Skills and Experience Required:
  • Proven audio/video producer with 6-8 years' experience in digital media or working in the content function within a world class global marketing organizations
  • Clear thinker, curious about finance and how it affects global markets
  • Strong external focus on audio storytelling best practices
  • Clear communicator who can turn complex topics into compelling stories and align them with the firm's mission
  • Creative storytelling skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and multitasking skills
  • Excellent writing and analytical abilities
  • Social media expertise among multiple platforms
  • Strong executive presence; at ease guiding senior members of the firm through the production process
  • High energy, sense of urgency, decisiveness, and ability to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment
  • Able to operate successfully in a large and complex global corporation while possessing an entrepreneurial spirit and mindset
  • Continually provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
  • Using performance data (metrics), create quarterly reports and presentations for senior stakeholders

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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