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Podcast Director: Buried Alive

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  • Budget: Honorarium negotiable depending on experience

StoryBoards is a Washington State 501c3 whose mission is to preserve and promote oral histories through the arts.

StoryBoards is looking for a Director for an 8-episode podcast. The Director will set their artistic vision for the podcast series, working with the existing cast, collaborating with the composer/conductor, and sound technician. The Director will lead rehearsals, and monitor the production’s pacing. The Director will lead the final recording of all 8 episodes. All work will be done on Zoom or similar platform.

The Director will report to StoryBoards principals.

Position ends after postproduction – editing, sound fx and music.

Position Responsibilities:
• Serve as leader for the 8-episode podcast created and produced by StoryBoards
• Set artistic vision for the podcast and clearly communicate it to the cast and collaborators.
• Director will have a certain amount of creative control in conjunction with the Creative Team.
• Collaborate with writer and StoryBoards Creative Team to set the overall content strategy. (Director will have a certain amount of creative control)
• Lead rehearsals collaborating creatively with actors.
• Collaborate with composer and sound technician.
• Manage actors; provide work direction, constructive performance coaching, and on-going feedback.
• Help/review/supervise the final editing of recorded materials
• Lead auditions for vacant roles as needed (virtual).
• Draw out character motivations

• A Bachelor’s degree in theatre production or related field of media arts, or the equivalent in experience within the field.
• 3 years of related work experience; at least three years of podcast management and development experience preferred (or equivalent).
Abilities and Traits:
• Creative thinker with a passion for audio production and storytelling.
• Strong artistic judgment and integrity.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Understanding of the digital media landscape in audio storytelling

More Information: www.storyboardsNW.org