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Meguro, Japan

Production Manager

Content & Audible Studios   |   Job ID  2068804
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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.

We are looking for a Production Manager to join our Tokyo based content team. The role will manage end to end production and delivery of premium audio content from our studios.

Key job responsibilities
As the Production Manager you will...
  • Work with studios and creative partners to support the production pipeline, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Support efficient processes for slate management with an emphasis on monitoring approvals and committed spend
  • Oversee freelance fact-checking, copyediting, cover design and all elements of the editorial process
  • Find opportunities to expand studios network, consider new vendors and partners and manage vendor set up. Liaise with vendors and production partners for quotes and track spend against budgets
  • Manage and maintain a database of creators, narrators and directors and manage talent throughout the production process


  • Experience working in content with talent, creators and studios
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative, and work independently
  • Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities and work under deadline
  • Willing to conduct manual tasks to organize all data regarding production
  • Ability to organize information in excel and other relevant tool
  • Able to read basic English documents


  • Experience with a literary publication, magazine, website or publishing business
  • Ability to communicate with English is a nice to have – if you do not, there is training support at Audible to increase your English skills

At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of audio storytelling and spoken-word entertainment, 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 race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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