Careers


Come join us at Participant Media!

 

We are a global media company focused on entertainment that inspires and accelerates social change. As a collaborative, entrepreneurial, independent entertainment company, we aim to create socially relevant, commercially viable and critically acclaimed content. Each of us is dedicated to our founder Jeff Skoll’s ultimate vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity.

Corporate and social responsibility is in the DNA of our company and our employees. If you share our passion for taking action, we want to hear from you. We strongly encourage you to apply. Please specify which position(s) are of interest to you. For more information, please visit us on LinkedIn.

 

Current Open Positions

Social Media Manager

SoulPancake is looking for a Social Media Manager to join a team of innovative storytellers and help make stuff that matters. SoulPancake’s social media content is an extension of the brand, and we’re looking for a creative, strategic social media manager who enjoys hitting benchmarks and achieving growth. The ideal candidate will be able to create content and also analyze data insights to help grow our audience. Applicants should be well versed in social content creation, strategy, and tactics, have a deep understanding of data, be up-to-date on new trends and technologies, and have a creative editorial eye with a focus on increased engagement and conversion. Experience creating content across Snapchat, Instagram Stories, and Facebook Live is a plus! 

Location: 
Los Angeles

Assistant, General Manager

SoulPancake is looking for an organized, compassionate, experienced Assistant to provide day-to-day support for the company’s General Manager. This individual will work directly with the General Manager (GM) to provide scheduling, financial, and operational support, resources, and scheduling to achieve corporate and strategic goals across SoulPancake’s digital, creative agency, and television businesses. This individual will play an integral role in ensuring that the GM’s office and schedule remains organized and efficient. This individual should be able to anticipate needs, think through all details with little oversight, and be incredibly trustworthy. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a growing company with a mission of creating meaningful entertainment that inspires and explores the human experience.

Location: 
Los Angeles

Sr. Manager, Development

SoulPancake is looking for a creative, experienced, hands-on Sr. Manager of Development to help expand SoulPancake’s development and production of television/OTT content. This role will work directly under the company’s Head of Television to help develop ideas, formats and pitch materials for new content; build relationships and partnerships for the department; support and manage productions as needed; and find, recruit and develop talent relationships for the company’s traditional/linear initiatives. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, charismatic, thoughtful and passionate about SoulPancake’s mission. We are looking for someone who can think big about the company’s overall mission and mandate but also be able to roll up their sleeves and dive in, to creatively and tactically bringing projects to life.

Location: 
Los Angeles

Creative Associate

Want to do something that matters with your career? SoulPancake is looking for a Creative Associate to work closely with our sales and creative teams to generate and present break-through, insight-driven ideas and creative strategies that will lead to successful video content and inventive social campaigns. The Creative Associate will be responsible for ideating concepts, writing copy, developing and supervising the development of pitch decks, assisting with managing client relationships, and supporting special projects for a range of clients. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can juggle multiple projects and work on every aspect of them, from concept ideation through development and into execution. 

Location: 
Los Angeles

 

 

Internships

Participant Media offers hands-on summer internships, providing students with real world experience. Our program is a full-time paid internship and runs from June - August.  During this time, our interns will be exposed to different aspects of the company in addition to having mentoring opportunities for professional development. All applicants must be current students to be considered. 

 

ALL SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIPS ARE CURRENTLY FILLED.  PLEASE CHECK BACK NEXT SPRING FOR SUMMER 2018 OPPORTUNITIES.

 

 

Fellowships

Participant Media offers paid fellowships to recent college graduates.  The fellowship is a full-time, nine-month program (June - March) designed to attract and develop motivated, passionate young professionals, who have graduated within the last year and are interested in pursuing a career in media.

SoulPancake Content Management System (CMS) Fellow

SoulPancake is looking for a technically savy Fellow to build out, implement and ingest/organize all past and present SoulPancake content into a searchable Content Management System (CMS).  The goal of the implementation is to build a system that allows future content to be easily ingested into the CMS going forward.  As part of this objective, the Fellow will 1) build a custom template in partnership with our post and data management teams; 2) review, categorize, archive and metadata tag our entire existing and ongoing content library in that template; 3) develop and write systems and best practice documents that can be scaled for ongoing content management; and 4) maintain the shared storage environment to ensure it is accessible locally and online.  Secondary responsibilities will include assistant editorial tasks, such as the organization and preparation of drives & footage, optimizing content for ancillary distribution & alternate platforms, in addition to supporting the post-production teams.

Location: 
Los Angeles

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