Warner Media LLC Team Coco Scripted Podcast Production Manager in Burbank, California
Posting Job Title:
Team Coco Scripted Podcast Production Manager
Posting Job Description:
Conan O'Brien is TV's longest running late night host and one of the most successful, respected comedians in America. He's currently the host of CONAN on the TBS television network. An Emmy award winner, O'Brien began his career as a writer for Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons where he developed his original brand of comedy, living at the intersection of smart and silly, that has inspired a generation of comedians and writers who came after him. Named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Team Coco is an omnichannel digital media company that both expands and diversifies Conan's fanbase and capitalizes on new business opportunities. These new initiatives include a successful touring and live events business, hilarious and effective branded digital content, and the world's top comedy podcast, "Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend."
Team Coco is looking for a collaborative, detail-oriented Scripted Podcast Production Manager. Team Coco has already created several successful podcasts including Frontier Tween and Smartr . The Scripted Podcast Production Manager will work with the Creative Director, COO, and the Executive Producer to expand an existing slate of scripted podcasts, which will feature a wide range of voices and formats.
Candidates will demonstrate a passion for comedy and enjoy working with talent and writers in a fast-paced, friendly, startup environment. A strong candidate will have 2+ years of experience in audio content development and/or production for TV or live events. Candidates will execute the day-to-day coordination and production of the series, work closely with talent and their teams, and communicate with multiple Team Coco departments to ensure the successful completion and launch of scripted shows. Responsibilities include managing the production against the budget, sourcing production services, and managing the casting process. We’re looking for someone who has an ear for good audio, superb comic judgment, great people skills, and a love for the big and small details that make for excellent storytelling. With a battery of projects already in progress and more in the pipeline, the Scripted Podcast Production Manager will be elemental in overseeing and shaping new series from pre-production to launch.
Work with the creative team to ensure that all Team Coco shows are original, highly entertaining, produced to a high professional standard, and commercially viable.
Ensure that all Team Coco shows are produced and distributed on time and on budget, providing the best possible service to the audience, the talent, and any production and business partners.
Track the production budget at all stages of production, and flag any potential issues or changes.
Organize and set up writer’s rooms, including locating the physical space and working closely with our legal team to process talent contracts.
Supervise scripts, including breaking down scripting down into manageable day-to-day sections for our actors and tracking revisions
Scout the most talented new and established writers and comedians and bring them to our studio
Coordinate studio sessions to ensure talent have a great experience recording with us
Work with Team Coco teams to support opportunities for cross promotion both within and outside of the network, including utilizing live shows and merchandising to increase visibility.
Collaborate closely with marketing teams to increase awareness of Team Coco content and talent.
2+ years of experience in audio content development and/or production for podcasts, radio, TV or live events
Strong attention to detail
Strong preference for candidates experienced in working in the comedy genre.
Experience working collaboratively with creative and editorial talent
Understanding of emerging, digital-first media models
A passion for creating excellent, entertaining content
Must be creative, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and have the ability to multi-task
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to meet all deadlines and work independently
Area of Interest:
Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services
United States - California - Burbank
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