Podcast Production Assistant

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Production Assistant Internship

Civic Series

Started in 2015, Civic Series (http://civicseries.org) is a non-partisan, volunteer-led 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps people understand and think for themselves about the most critical issues of our time. We are developing a pilot podcast series and is seeking a Production Assistant as a part-time internship.


Working closely with the Host and Producers, the Production Assistant will:

  • Schedule interviews with guests and conduct interview prep (i.e. issue research and developing questions)
  • Coordinate and assist in recording of podcast episodes (i.e. manage and moderate Facebook Live sessions, monitor and help ensure quality recordings)
  • Develop promotional materials and social media posts
  • Support in podcast post-production efforts (i.e. managing transcription, fact checking completed episodes, writing show notes)
  • Other tasks as they arise


We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Event management and social media experience
  • Passion for bipartisan learning and engagement; civic engagement, news media, journalism, and/or public education
  • Strong interest in learning about podcast production
  • Experience with producing media or running webinars is a major plus


This is a paid ($13/hour), part-time (5-7 hours/week) internship that runs for the spring semester 2020. Work can be conducted remotely but we have a strong preference for candidates in Philadelphia or Boston.

To apply, email laur at civicseries dot org with the following:

  • 3-5 paragraphs, with:
    • Why you’re applying for this position
    • Why you would be a great Production Assistant
    • Something that you’re incredibly curious about, and why
    • Your availability
  • Resume, so we can get a sense of what you’ve worked on in the past
  • Your social media handles (if any)


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