powertofly approved What Audible Has to Offer:

We believe the spoken word has the power to change people’s lives. Audible has reinvented a media category, becoming a powerhouse of creative and original content. We create sensational entertainment experiences that absorb the listener and enhance the character and quality of daily life. Because nothing can inspire, provoke and challenge like a gripping story – and this could be the beginning of your Audible story.

Job summary
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

The Production and Casting Manager – Studio Berlin is responsible for the coordination of our own spoken word productions, including audio books, multicast audio dramas, and podcasts. This role is a relevant contributor for the Audible Original audiobook production pipeline. This role reports into the Lead, Studio Berlin and Production EU, and works in close cooperation with Audible Studio leaders outside of Europe to elevate Audible’s global content creation.

As a Production and Casting Manager, you will...
  • Oversee the audio productions for Germany by managing external and internal studio resources against productions budgets and timelines.
  • Work closely with the EU lead to define production priorities, develop and implement production strategies across new formats.
  • Act as main point for talent casting and talent care for all types of productions in German language.
  • Work closely with internal producers and/or external vendors to define the right audio style (cast, tone of production, audio atmospheres, music, Foley, sound fx) for each production and to continuously elevate the listening experience and Audible’s sound & feel.
  • Shape and coordinate work flow and overall communication with external vendors to supervise production, assure excellence of their performance and ensure deadlines are being kept.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Marketing, Content, Legal and Finance) on creative and budget strategies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Robust experience (5+ years) in creating successful media productions in a complex environment (e.g. spoken word audio, dubbing, film, TV).
  • Professional Degree (Bachelors’ degree, MBA, M.A., M.S., or another post-graduate degree).
  • Business fluency in written and verbal English & German.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Additional European languages ability.
  • Strong interest in listening experiences and audio production.
  • Highly organized, with a focus to details and an enjoyment of working in cross-functional & international teams with aggressive deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to make excellent business decisions.
  • Substantial project management skills and the ability to optimize workflows.
  • Independent, passionate self-starter with a focus on delivery of excellence.
  • Able to operate in a high-energy, high-intensity and rapidly evolving environment.

At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, gender, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual identity, or any other legally protected status. We therefore ask you to exclude unnecessary information, such as a photo, date or place of birth, gender identification, family and marital status, nationality, religion etc. from your CV or resume. Thank you for doing your part to create equal opportunities for everyone.
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Production & Casting Manager (m/f/d) - Studio Berlin