Freelance Audiobook Producer

Job description

The Person We Are Looking For

You have two years experience producing audiobooks already, or you’ll have worked in a similar role in the audio industry.

You have a passion for books and storytelling. We don’t mind whether you’re a Potterhead, rom-com lover or sci-fi fantasist, you love reading and that’s all that matters.

You have an extremely high attention to detail, accuracy is in your DNA. You are a real people person, confident in your ability to work with experienced readers and big names.

You fully understand the definition of a deadline and will do whatever it takes to get the job done, as sometimes a big project might need an early start or a late finish.

You’ll be comfortable using Pro Tools and you’ll be happy coming into our London studio, or on occasion, producing from home.

We can’t wait to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

-Prep titles for pronunciations, layout and story arch.

-Understand characterisation, particularly on multi-narrator and audio drama productions.

-Create a comfortable atmosphere for narrators in keeping with the -personality of Red Apple.

-Direct the narrator and manage the studio session using ProTools to record the book.

-To follow our processes and guidelines in terms of marking up scripts and reporting on narrator progress in the studio.

The Package


-Based on experience and project type

Please email with the subject header “Freelance Audiobook Producer” before 02.10.20. Send us your CV, examples of your work if relevant, and tell us why you’d like to join us and how you’d add brilliance to our team.

Thank you.

The Agency

Red Apple Creative

The Company

We are The Audio Agency.

Our Audiobooks department is sonic booming at the moment, so we’re looking for experienced freelance producers to join us.

We’re the UK's largest independent producer of audiobooks and we work with a strong roster of clients including Audible, Penguin Random House and DK.

We have our own studios and an amazing team of specialists who work across everything audio in addition to audiobooks including:

-Radio and Spotify commercials
-Fully immersive 3D audio creative
-Audio brand identity and storytelling
-Podcast production
-Audio media planning and buying
-Interactive audio experiences

We’re also part of the SNK Publishing Group, based in London and New York, which includes SNK Studios, Red Apple Advertising and Red Apple Digital.

Our Culture - Defined By Our Team

We're creative (standard). We're honest and open. A swear jar would bankrupt us all. We're all equal and we laugh at ourselves…and each other.

We're unconventional, productive and we do whatever it takes to get the job done. We like burgers (meat, veggie and vegan).

We always make time for each other and our clients. We live and breathe audio. We're people pleasers. We're all very different and we love that about our team.

We praise each other and recognise achievements. We like going to the pub.
We don't quit, we fix. We're kind and caring. We make a difference. We stick together and pick each other up when it's needed.

We like to dance. We say please and thank you. We're passionate and motivated. We always leave our clients feeling good.