Assistant Podcast Producer
**Please note that this is the same vacancy as IRC78109 - Assistant Podcast Producer. For those candidates that have already submitted an application, you are not required to apply again.**
We are looking for an Assistant Podcast Producer to join our Content & PR team support our Podcast Producer. (Please note this job will be based at our headquarters in Swindon)
In an organisation that’s around 125 year’s old there’s a story in the National Trust around almost every corner, you’ll be passionate about digging to find the most interesting and gripping stories; you’ll be meticulous about research and have the flare to turn that research into a rousing script and engaging podcast episode.
Making wonderfully sounding, beautifully written and popular podcasts is only part of the job. The podcasts you make also have to help the National Trust deliver on many of its wider organisational ambitions. You’ll be able to quickly assess the needs of individuals or departments and ensure podcast content can be utilised to help them fulfil their objectives.
Please note this is a fixed term contract for 12 months.What it's like to work here
We’re bigger than you think, we’re more complicated than we appear and we’re larger scale than you’d imagine. We’ve got passionate people in all our teams, and we’ve got so much more we want to achieve. We’re for ever, for everyone and we really mean that. We don’t want to stop at 5.5 million members and we want everyone to feel welcome and enjoy access to our places, so we need to reach new audiences in ways that are meaningful and relevant to them without losing the hearts and minds of those that are already with us.
Our central head office Heelis, is situated in Swindon, Wiltshire. We're well placed, with ample parking nearby, a shopping outlet with plenty of options for places to eat, and the town centre only a 10 minute walk away. Alternatively you can enjoy our open plan atrium space for lunch times, with our internal café available every day.What you'll be doing
You’ll help to create compelling content and immersive audio; transporting listeners via podcasts to our special places, as well as factual programming showcasing our research, curatorial skills and expertise.
You’ll be passionate about finding the most surprising, exciting and immersive way to bring our stories to life. You’ll be excited about using the latest technology, experimenting with new recording techniques and creating new sounds to tell National Trust stories in the most compelling way.
The podcast industry is moving and changing every hour on the hour, whether it’s the newest trends, latest distribution platforms or emerging technologies, you’ll have the passion to stay ahead of the curve in this fast moving landscape.Who we're looking for
Well experienced in this field, you will come with:
- Excellent knowledge of podcasting or radio production
- Experience of planning, producing and commissioning content
- Extensive experience of writing, editing and proof-reading
- Excellent demonstrable knowledge of podcasting technology, production techniques, distribution and promotion
- Experience working with DAW’s ideally Adobe Audition
- Experience working within a large complex organisation
To apply for this job you must be able to work from our offices in Swindon. Applications for remote working will not be considered.
Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).
Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.
Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.
All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!