Trainee Assistant Producer (Audio), Little Wander
Start date: as soon as possible after offer
Hours: 4 days a week, 1 year
Location: home based, remote working, anywhere in the UK
Salary: £24,000 pro-rata
Closing date: Thursday 18 January 2024
Interviews: conducted remotely on Thursday 1st and Friday 2 February 2024
Little Wander is a comedy production company which creates festivals, tours, live events, TV, radio and podcasts. This role is for an assistant producer to join our audio department. The successful candidate will be Welsh or Wales-based.
This is a 12-month entry-level placement, working 4 days a week on radio and podcasts.
We have a growing network of comedy podcasts, and make a range of programmes for BBC Radio including stand-up, sitcom, documentary and panel shows.
Main responsibilities will include the planning, recording and editing of our existing radio shows and podcasts, plus contributing to and developing new audio ideas.
Throughout the traineeship, the Assistant Producer will be mentored by the Audio Department Manager at Little Wander to develop a range of production skills. It’s an entry-level position for a creative and driven producer at the start of their audio career.
This role is a remote working position with some face-to-face meetings and on-location projects, including studio-based recordings and comedy festivals.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable interest in UK comedy.
The successful candidate will be Welsh or Wales-based and able to:
- Demonstrate some prior experience in audio production, whether this be at university, work experience or independent projects.
- Build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.
- Work creatively in a collaborative and cooperative manner.
- Organise and complete tasks to fixed deadlines, and adopt a flexible approach to changing priorities.
- Work independently and efficiently manage their own time and workload.
- Welsh language speaker
- Experience or knowledge of UK comedy
- Experience working as part of a team remotely
- Experience working with performers and/or live events
We welcome applications from everyone, especially those who identify as BIPOC and/or members of the global majority and/or disabled and/or a marginalised gender and/or economically disenfranchised and/or as a member of any other under-considered community. Recent university graduates are encouraged to apply.
Please note that this is a remote working position.
Longlisted candidates will be invited to complete some hypothetical tasks to give both parties the opportunity to see if the role is a good fit. These should take no longer than 30 minutes and answers will not be used outside the application process. Longlisting will take place on Monday 22nd January with a deadline of Monday 29th January to return the tasks.
From this, shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Thursday 1st and Friday 2 February 2024.
Please email email@example.com with any questions or with a short covering letter and CV to apply. Video applications are also welcome.