Freelance Podcast Host/Producer
About the Job
The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is currently seeking freelance podcast host/producers to create compelling content for its JerseyArts.com Features digital publication, produced in partnership with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Hosts/producers will be expected to research stories, conduct interviews, and produce podcasts between 25-30 minutes in length. Host/producers are welcome to pitch ideas; however, podcasts are assigned by and submitted to ArtPride's marketing and communications manager, who serves as assignment editor.
Conduct research on cultural events and interview artists and industry leaders necessary to develop original content to capture the attention of listeners.Record and edit audio files using professional equipment to produce quality content.
Communicate with assignment editor during editing process. Provide story support materials (photos, graphics, audio/video links, etc.) and secure any rights needed for publication. Review content for errors and inconsistencies prior to submitting podcasts for publication.
Submit podcasts on-time to meet scheduled deadlines. Pitch story ideas to assignment editor. Promote published content on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (or relevant experience) Track record of producing arts and entertainment content for digital publicationJournalism background with experience in sound mixing and sound design softwareKnowledge of the performing and visual artsAbility to meet deadlinesCapacity to work independently
Preference will be given to those candidates who are aware of the latest SEO techniques and are able to aid in the development of strategies that will increase audience engagement across multiple platforms. An established following on social media is a plus. Travel throughout the region may be, although rarely, necessary to meet the needs of a story.
Compensation & Benefits
Salary: $1,000 per/episode (plus travel expenses if necessary)
Deadline to apply
Resumes will be accepted until positions are filled.
No phone calls, please.