Associate Audio Producer, Niners Nation at Vox Media

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As the Associate Audio Producer for Niners Nation, you will lead the podcast for the largest community of San Francisco 49ers fans on the internet. Ideal candidates for this position will have experience with hosting audio content for sports fans, audio production, and management. This remote position will report to the Executive Producer of SB Nation’s team brand podcasts.

What you’ll do: 

  • Host and produce daily audio content for San Francisco 49ers fans.
  • Cover breaking news about the 49ers via the podcast.
  • Manage a programming schedule and team to provide listeners with a diverse range of voices, topics, and show types.
  • Promote each episode of the podcast with a written post on
  • Promote each episode of the podcast on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets.
  • Create and manage a Twitter account specifically for the Niners Nation podcast feed, engaging with the fanbase and becoming a community leader.
  • Host and produce audio content covering the NFL at-large when needed.
  • Travel to events in support of coverage when needed.
  • Track and report metrics.

What you'll bring: 

  • A strong understanding of the San Francisco 49ers and their fanbase.
  • On-air experience (radio, TV, podcast, etc.) that shows an engaging personality and an ability to serve multiple on-air roles.
  • Audio production experience, preferably within Adobe Audition and/or Audacity.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to take initiative and build strong relationships.

Bonus points for: 

  • Sports writing experience, especially when able to build out a narrative and carry it out over a period of time.

*This role is a part of the Vox Media Union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East.

About working at Vox Media:

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.