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Requisition Number 17-0638
Post Date 10/9/2017
Title Assistant Producer
Organization Name Macmillan Audio
City New York
State NY
Description
Macmillan is a group of media companies in the United States held by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, based in Stuttgart, Germany, which publishes a wide range of books, magazines, and digital products for the consumer and education markets. Our American publishers include Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Henry Holt & Company, W.H. Freeman and Worth Publishers, Bedford/St. Martin’s, Picador, Roaring Brook Press, St. Martin’s Press, Tor Books, Hayden McNeil, Macmillan Children’s Group, Macmillan Audio and Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC.
Requirements
Position Description:

The assistant producer will work on all phases of audiobook production, including engineering, and managing the production process when working with outside vendors. Assistant producer must be able to work with producers to manage productions from the earliest phase of production through completion.

Major Responsibilities:

• Record audiobooks in In-house studio with authors and actors
• Monitor all phases of audiobook production with outside vendors
• Meet weekly with the production team to go over productions that are in progress and those that are upcoming
• Make sure audio recorded in house is distributed to the appropriate vendors for edit/qc/master
• Monitor all phases of audiobook production that is done by outside vendors and narrators
• Edit audio to create audio clips and troubleshoot audio issues
• Ability to communicate and work with authors and outside vendor
• Process invoices

Required Skills / Knowledge:

• Proficient in ProTools, Quicktime Pro
• Knowledge of audio recording equipment
• Excellent communication skills
• Proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe Suite
• Excellent organizational skills

Experience Needed:

• Knowledge of audiobook production, including audio engineering
• Ability to work with audio equipment

Educational Background Required:

• College degree
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