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We're looking for a Sound Designer, Ascential Podcasts to join our team in London as part of our Content function.

Ascential is looking for an experienced podcast sound designer to create market-leading podcasts around our key business subject matters - initially focusing on digital commerce and consumer trend forecasts. The successful applicant must have a track record in creating and delivering beautifully sound designed podcasts or radio programmes.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Ascential is looking for an experienced sound designer to develop market-leading podcasts around our key business subject matters -initially focusing on digital commerce and consumer trend forecasts.
  • The role will sit in Ascential’s new Podcasts Special Projects team which is being created to focus on making two outstanding weekly podcasts in2022; one addressing digital commerce and the other Consumer Trends.
  • Ascential is a global business and our podcasts must reflect this, while also adhering to our commitments to diversity and inclusion.

Your Experience

  • We are looking for a proven / rising talent who is able to deliver beautiful and highly engaging sound for podcasts / radio. We are not looking for someone to make good, professional podcasts, we want to make two outstanding podcasts that showcase and build Ascential's reputations in our fields.
  • The role will require creativity and high levels of technical capability. Ideally, we want to be winning awards for our sound.

What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 
  • Great learning and development opportunities 
  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 
  • Volunteering opportunities 
  • Season ticket loans 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, and offer flexible benefit packages.

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

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About Ascential 

Ascential delivers specialist information, analytics and ecommerce optimisation platforms to the world's leading consumer brands and their ecosystems. 

Our world-class businesses improve performance and solve problems for our customers by delivering immediately actionable information combined with visionary longer-term thinking across Digital Commerce, Product Design and Marketing. We also serve customers across Retail & Financial Services. 

With more than 2,000 employees across five continents, we combine local expertise with a global footprint for clients in over 120 countries. 

Ascential is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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