Contract Production Assistant (QC)



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New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

About WaitWhat

WaitWhat is creating the most valuable independent portfolio of premium content IP that elevates human potential.

Downloaded more than 130 million times, WaitWhat’s media properties have defined new genres in the areas of business (Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman and Rapid Response with Bob Safian), wellness (Meditative Story) and creativity (Spark & Fire). In everything WaitWhat creates, it aims to share hard-won wisdom from the most iconic people of day, to newer voices, sparking curiosity and helping us live at the top of our potential.

WaitWhat’s approach to content is unique in the industry, with a passion for inventing new business models and building inventive partnerships.


We're seeking a detail-oriented contractor to join our team as a Production Assistant. This critical role involves meticulous quality control of our podcast episodes and video content, ensuring flawless execution from final checks to publication. This workflow includes cleaning up written transcripts, listening to fully-produced podcast episodes, flagging any issues to producers and audio engineers, and uploading/scheduling to our distribution platform.

Ideal candidates should have a background in working with media content and a deep appreciation for details and organization. This role requires a solution-oriented mindset.

This role will sit on our Production team and report to our Head of Content Operations, while partnering closely and with further oversight from our Production Coordinator.


  • Collaborate closely with project producers and stakeholders to ensure the seamless delivery of high-quality digital content (podcasts and video)
  • Conduct the final quality check before publishing, maintaining uncompromising standards of excellence
  • Upload episode and copy to our publishing platform.
  • Clean up and/or create transcripts for podcast episodes to be used for the web
  • Display a proactive and solution-oriented approach to problem-solving alongside producers and audio engineers, addressing any issues or discrepancies identified during quality checks

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