CHT Senior Producer,
Your Undivided Attention Podcast

About the Center for Humane Technology (CHT)

CHT's mission is to catalyze a humane future. We reframe the insidious effects of persuasive technology, expose the runaway systems beneath, and deepen the capacity of leaders across sectors and global decision-makers to take wise action. In 2020, CHT was thrilled to support the development and release of The Social Dilemma, the acclaimed Netflix documentary directed by Jeff Orlowski on the existential threats posed by social media, reaching an estimated 100 million viewers worldwide.

Learn more at humanetech.com

About the Senior Producer, Your Undivided Attention (YUA) Opportunity

As a lead member of our podcast team reporting to our Executive Producer YUA, our Senior Producer YUA is a highly experienced audio producer and deep thinker who is poised to support Your Undivided Attention’s next phase of growth as a tool for change in support of the Center for Humane Technology’s vision and mission. Our ideal candidate wakes up excited to share important and urgent ideas with the world in a compelling and empowering way. 

A bit about Your Undivided Attention: it’s been an amazing journey thus far! Following the global release of The Social Dilemma, YUA has seen soaring listenership with nearly 8M downloads to date and among the Top 35 in Tech on Apple podcasts.  Our listeners are leaders across sectors, including product managers and designers inside the major technology companies, policymakers, researchers, activists, young people, and others eager to drive change.

Contract Terms

  • Terms: Ongoing part-time (~30 hours/week) contract position
  • Level: Mid to Senior
  • Compensation: Competitive based on experience, scope, and availability
  • Location: Mostly remote with opportunity for in person collaboration, likely in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply below.

Responsibilities & Outcomes

Lead on audio production

  • Recording
  • Editing and incorporating rounds of feedback
  • Sound design

Develop promotional content 

  • Episode title, summary, key quotes

Support show and episode strategy

  • Contribute ideas and energy to an evolving show
  • Test and iterate new editorial approaches
  • Contribute ideas and energy to efficient workflows and processes

Skills & Experience

Ideal candidates will have some combination of the following:

  • 5+ years of experience in audio production, from recording to editing to polishing
  • Experience with both interview and storytelling formats
  • Experience with scoring and sound design
  • Regular consumer of podcasts
  • Nice-to-have: capacity and gear for on-the-ground recording
  • Demonstrated experience in CHT mission-aligned work; engagement with the themes of the show, from misinformation and polarization to climate crisis and renegade economics
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Strategic thinker, systems thinker
  • Exceptional verbal and written communicator
  • Highly adaptable,​ adjusting effectively to complexity and changing conditions
  • High integrity

CHT encourages individuals of all learning styles, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. Additionally, research has shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for roles unless they believe they meet all of the qualifications. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described as we are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to supporting this work.

CHT is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability, any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, stalking, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law or that of persons with whom that individual associates, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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