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Producer – HarperAudio

HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY USA

Work at HarperCollins Publishers

Duration: Full-Time


HarperAudio is looking to hire a producer! We’re a nimble, dynamic team that oversees the production of all of HarperCollins US and Harlequin US audiobooks. Spanning a wide range of genres, you get to work with best-selling authors and help launch new careers.

A little about you: You love the spoken word both as a creative and as a listener. For you, there’s no greater rush than assembling the perfect team for a project. You’re detailed oriented, an excellent communicator, and great at managing competing deadlines. You get excited about pushing the audiobook format forward.

The job: You will be responsible for the production of approximately 150 titles a year. Your title list will be a mix of Trade fiction and non-fiction. You get to work on single voice narration, multicast productions, author narrations, and more. You will manage relationships with various outside producers and work closely with the print publishing teams.

Hybrid (NYC) or remote location status will be considered.

Responsibilities:

You will manage the production of a high volume of titles per year. The ability to handle multiple deadlines and track simultaneous projects is a must.

  • Hires and manages all production resources and outside contractors. Depending on the project this can include narrators, producers, directors, studios, etc.
  • Develops casting lists for your titles. And work with the other producers to expand our talent pool.
  • Ensures that the audiobook production runs on schedule and within budget, troubleshooting any problems that may arise and working closely with the in-house production team to create solutions.
  • Ensures all audiobook programs maintain a high level of production quality.
  • Cultivates relationships with editors and authors.
  • Manages other misc. aspects of production.
  • Directs select titles.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in narrative audio production, direct experience in audiobooks is a plus
  • Conversational, or fluent, in Spanish is required
  • Ability to set priorities and problem solve under pressure
  • Is a self-starter and strong team member
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and well-organized, with strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, skilled at Excel

HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.

HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.

To apply please submit resume and cover letter on our website: https://careers-harpercollins.icims.com/jobs/4288/producer-%e2%80%93-harperaudio/job

About HarperCollins Publishers

HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 17 countries. With 200 years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 16 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.

                                                                                                                                    

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