This is an exciting opportunity to join The Telegraph’s audio department as we take on ambitious new storytelling projects.
You’ll work with the team behind Bryony Gordon’s Mad World, Expenses and Chopper’s Brexit Podcast, and in collaboration with hundreds of the UK's best reporters, correspondents and writers.
The role will include hands-on production across our roster of weekly and bi-weekly shows, and work pitching and developing longform "box set" series. The ideal candidate will have proven experience on a professional podcast and / or within radio production, a track record for developing original ideas, and a passion for politics and current affairs.
Help to produce The Telegraph’s existing slate of podcasts; including scripting, studio recording, editing and publishing.
Work alongside our Podcast Editor to pitch and develop new audio shows.
Collaborate with other teams in the Telegraph, including social, online publishing, and events.
Analyse audience data.
Essential skills required for the role
Proven ability to script and edit high quality, information-rich audio shows - whether for radio, on demand, or both.
A keen interest in politics and current affairs
Full knowledge of media law.
Passion for podcasting as a medium.
Additional skills useful for the role
Experience producing audio stories that convey a sense of character and that have a narrative arc
Experience producing sports podcasts
Sound design and mastering skills
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Audition and Premiere)
Experience working with a slate of podcast producers and production companies
The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds.
We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.