Working at Stitcher

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Overview

Stitcher is reinventing radio as we know it, bringing the best of on demand audio content to listeners everywhere. Stream the latest in news, sports, talk, and entertainment to your mobile device anytime, anywhere. Stitcher is the easiest way to discover the best of over 20,000+ shows and live stations, with customized recommendations based on your listening activity. Stitcher is integrated with Ford, GM, Mercedes and BMW vehicles and has been downloaded over 9 million times.

Stitcher is located in the heart of San Francisco’s SOMA district and is backed by top-tier investors, including Benchmark Capital and NEA. Stitcher has a great team and is looking for people who are excited to change the future of radio.

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • Fun collaborative work environment
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Health insurance including medical, dental and vision
  • Foosball table and regular matches

Stitcher, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

If you have an interest in being part of an exciting team, please send your resume and cover letter by clicking the "Apply" button below for the position you're applying for.

Currently Seeking

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Web Developer Consultant
Data Intern
Social + Content Media - Internship
Social + Content Media Editor - Comedy & Storytelling
Social + Content Media Editor – Sports, Men’s Culture and Adventure
Social + Content Media Editor - News, Politics, Technology and Inspirational Ideas
Social + Content Media Editor - Culture, Fashion and Lifestyle
Web Developer Consultant
We’re looking for a talented web developer to join Stitcher in a contract role and help us change the way listeners experience radio. As a candidate for this critical position you must have previous experience with user-facing web development, ideally on both desktop and mobile (smartphone) platforms. Ideal candidate is a developer with strong consumer web application development experience, strong knowledge of the latest web technologies and an appreciation for good interaction design. This is a contract role that could potentially lead to a full time position.

What you'll work on:
  • Stitcher's consumer facing website
  • HTML5 based web applications for desktop and mobile
  • Stitcher Content Partner Portal
  • Facebook Pages/Campaigns
  • Web experiences for customer acquisition programs
  • HTML based emails for Stitcher users and partners
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • LAMP stack
  • JavaScript/Ajax
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • jQuery
  • SaSS/Compass
  • Mobile (Smartphone) web development
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent engineering discipline
  • 3+ years of experience, with a significant portfolio reflecting work
  • Must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States
The following experience is strongly preferred but not required:
  • Email best practices
  • Streaming media/audio software
  • Modern JavaScript application development (think Backbone, AMD, Grunt, etc.)
  • User interface design and optimization
  • Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter APIs
  • Familiarity with Google Plus, Google analytics, etc.
  • PHP / backend programming
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Data Intern
Every day, listeners of Stitcher Smart Radio create millions of rows of data about their listening interests and habits. As the fastest growing platform for listening to radio shows and podcasts, this data set is one of the richest in the industry, and we're striving to find new ways to use that data to make our service better for listeners. We're looking for a summer intern to work on several data projects that will contribute significantly to making listening to Stitcher and discovering great content easier and more engaging for our listeners. If you love data, and want to gain experience at a premiere start-up, this is the job for you.

Internship Details: What You'll Work On
  • User research on the types and methods of discovery that would be interesting to end users
  • Undertake data analysis to determine the types of links that can be built between our content archives and listener data
  • Directly work with listener data to produce product insights and user facing features for discovery of content
  • Translate analytic insights into concrete, actionable recommendations for business or product improvement
  • Develop visualizations of important connections inside data for use internally and externally
  • Develop and/or provide recommendations on systems & algorithms that allow:
    • episode discovery/suggestion
    • topic discovery/suggestion
    • listening stats presentation
    • Impact of social credibility

Desired Experience
  • Working on BS or MS degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research, or other quantitative field
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Social + Content Media - Internship
We are interested in meeting ambitions interns interested in learning what it takes to create and create great content. You'll join our SF based team and work with our editorial team to learn the ins and outs of what it takes to make the internet start listening. Apply if you're the kind of person who thinks they can learn how to find a great story, make it look good and get people to pay attention.

Your challenge: Learn how to identify the most meme-worthy stories, find audio for those stories, create eye-catching posts and distribute them online to generate traffic on our site.

We're looking for hungry pop-culture maniacs obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about.

You should also have:
  • High emotional intelligence
  • The ability to take perspective of others
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)
  • A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning, really going for it
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms

As part of your application, submit a resume, as well as a cover letter with links to stories that interest you or that you have posted online.

Responsibilities:
  • Learn from our editorial team
  • Support editors in creating and managing content
  • Edit stories from several sources and get their copy ready to publish online
  • Work quickly, accurately, confidently, and compassionately
  • Create your own posts and reporting projects
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Social + Content Media Editor - Comedy & Storytelling
We are looking for a fast, ambitious editor and social media maven to join our SF based team. Apply if you're the kind of person who knows what a great story looks like, and how to present that story on social media to get the most attention.

Your challenge: Learn how to identify the most meme-worthy stories, find audio for those stories, create eye-catching posts and distribute them online to generate traffic on our site.

We're looking for hungry pop-culture maniacs obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about.

You should also have:
  • Deep knowledge and love of what’s happening in Comedy & Storytelling communities
  • High emotional intelligence
  • The ability to take perspective of others
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)
  • A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning, really going for it
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms

As part of your application, submit a resume, as well as a cover letter with links to stories you’ve edited or written.

Responsibilities:
  • Edit stories from several sources and get their copy ready to publish online
  • Work quickly, accurately, confidently, and compassionately
  • Create your own posts and reporting projects
Requirements:
  • Experience in a fast-paced news environment on the web or in print
  • Willingness to work whenever the stories are happening. We can’t control the pop culture zeitgeist but we can influence.
  • Ability to quickly assess a story and put yourself in the reader’s shoes as you create an amazing post
  • Proficient with basic software – Google Apps, Excel, etc.
  • Audio editing experience is a plus
  • An upbeat attitude and a sense of humor

This position will start as a temporary role with the potential for full time after 90 days.
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Social + Content Media Editor – Sports, Men’s Culture and Adventure
We are looking for a fast, ambitious editor and social media maven to join our SF based team. Apply if you're the kind of person who knows what a great story looks like, and how to present that story on social media to get the most attention.

Your challenge: Learn how to identify the most meme-worthy stories, find audio for those stories, create eye-catching posts and distribute them online to generate traffic on our site.

We're looking for hungry pop-culture maniacs obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about.

You should also have:
  • Deep knowledge and love of what’s happening in Sports, Men’s Culture and Adventure communities
  • High emotional intelligence
  • The ability to take perspective of others
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)
  • A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning, really going for it
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms

As part of your application, submit a resume, as well as a cover letter with links to stories you’ve edited or written.

Responsibilities:
  • Edit stories from several sources and get their copy ready to publish online
  • Work quickly, accurately, confidently, and compassionately
  • Create your own posts and reporting projects
Requirements:
  • Experience in a fast-paced news environment on the web or in print
  • Willingness to work whenever the stories are happening. We can’t control the pop culture zeitgeist but we can influence.
  • Ability to quickly assess a story and put yourself in the reader’s shoes as you create an amazing post
  • Proficient with basic software – Google Apps, Excel, etc.
  • Audio editing experience is a plus
  • An upbeat attitude and a sense of humor

This position will start as a temporary role with the potential for full time after 90 days.
Apply [ top ]




Social + Content Media Editor - News, Politics, Technology and Inspirational Ideas
We are looking for a fast, ambitious editor and social media maven to join our SF based team. Apply if you're the kind of person who knows what a great story looks like, and how to present that story on social media to get the most attention.

Your challenge: Learn how to identify the most meme-worthy stories, find audio for those stories, create eye-catching posts and distribute them online to generate traffic on our site.

We're looking for hungry pop-culture maniacs obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about.

You should also have:
  • Deep knowledge and love of what’s happening in News, Politics, Technology and Inspirational Ideas communities
  • High emotional intelligence
  • The ability to take perspective of others
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)
  • A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning, really going for it
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms

As part of your application, submit a resume, as well as a cover letter with links to stories you’ve edited or written.

Responsibilities:
  • Edit stories from several sources and get their copy ready to publish online
  • Work quickly, accurately, confidently, and compassionately
  • Create your own posts and reporting projects
Requirements:
  • Experience in a fast-paced news environment on the web or in print
  • Willingness to work whenever the stories are happening. We can’t control the pop culture zeitgeist but we can influence.
  • Ability to quickly assess a story and put yourself in the reader’s shoes as you create an amazing post
  • Proficient with basic software – Google Apps, Excel, etc.
  • Audio editing experience is a plus
  • An upbeat attitude and a sense of humor

This position will start as a temporary role with the potential for full time after 90 days.
Apply [ top ]




Social + Content Media Editor - Culture, Fashion and Lifestyle
We are looking for a fast, ambitious editor and social media maven to join our SF based team. Apply if you're the kind of person who knows what a great story looks like, and how to present that story on social media to get the most attention.

Your challenge: Learn how to identify the most meme-worthy stories, find audio for those stories, create eye-catching posts and distribute them online to generate traffic on our site.

We're looking for hungry pop-culture maniacs obsessed with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about.

You should also have:
  • Deep knowledge and love of what’s happening in Culture, Fashion and Lifestyle communities
  • High emotional intelligence
  • The ability to take perspective of others
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)
  • A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning, really going for it
  • A genuine, wide-eyed love of pop culture in all its forms

As part of your application, submit a resume, as well as a cover letter with links to stories you’ve edited or written.

Responsibilities:
  • Edit stories from several sources and get their copy ready to publish online
  • Work quickly, accurately, confidently, and compassionately
  • Create your own posts and reporting projects
Requirements:
  • Experience in a fast-paced news environment on the web or in print
  • Willingness to work whenever the stories are happening. We can’t control the pop culture zeitgeist but we can influence.
  • Ability to quickly assess a story and put yourself in the reader’s shoes as you create an amazing post
  • Proficient with basic software – Google Apps, Excel, etc.
  • Audio editing experience is a plus
  • An upbeat attitude and a sense of humor

This position will start as a temporary role with the potential for full time after 90 days.
Apply [ top ]