All My Relations is seeking an experienced narrative audio editor for our ongoing podcast series. Based remotely or in Seattle, the audio editor should demonstrate excellent journalistic instincts and top-notch narrative audio editing skills. You will work on a range of episode types but will be responsible for managing the show’s enterprise work and developing more ambitious storytelling. We are looking for someone who is great at helping a story find its shape, who can go from weighty topics to lighter ones, and who can guide a production from its initial idea to a final, polished episode. You will report to the deputy head of audio and will work closely with All My Relations podcast’s editors, producers and hosts to develop distinctive enterprise audio stories. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in journalism and audio editing, as well as a demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines.
All My Relations is a Native American led organization that seeks culturally aware, competent and diverse candidates. This exciting role requires a strong leader with good judgment, an eye for accuracy, consistent character, and the unique ability to attend to details and get things done in an organized fashion. A high level of integrity and professionalism is critical, as is a good sense of humor. A proven track record of taking initiative, working independently, delivering exceptional results and exceeding expectations is important.
The individual will be responsible for editing, mixing/finishing bi-weekly podcasts. Ideal candidate will have extensive professional experience. Candidate must be familiar with Ableton and any major DAW.
This role will be a freelance.
Collaborate with team members to affectively develop and refine the narrative structure of each episode
Identify what is working in each story and what needs to be restructured or reimagined
Have the unique ability to discern information and create narrative
Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
At least seven years of audio journalism experience, ideally narrative
At least four years of experience in an editing role
Comfort and proficiency in structuring and editing narrative pieces
A proven knack for managing, mentoring and helping others develop in their careers
Excellent writing skills
An ability to jump between episodes and contribute meaningful guidance, no matter the context
Ability to tell Indigenous stories in creative ways
Knowledge of Native America
Exceptional communication skills, including written and as a collaborator