Podcast Production Intern

Vortex Optics

Vortex Optics is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization, focused on providing our customers with an experience unsurpassed by anyone. Our employees thrive in situations that require demonstrating our core values: 

  • About You
  • Customer is King
  • Willingness to Shovel Snow
  • Be the Buffalo

Every Vortex product that leaves our door is covered by our Very Important Promise Warranty. The Vortex VIP Warranty simply means, if you ever have a concern, issue or want to order a Vortex product, you will be met with a customer experience that will exceed all expectations! Our promise is unlimited, unconditional and lasts a lifetime. Whether your Vortex role is in Sales, Customer Service, IT, Marketing, Finance, NPD or Operations, every day starts with supporting that promise and PUTTING THE CUSTOMER FIRST!


Position Details

Podcast Production Intern
Southwest Wisconsin
Barneveld, WI

Are you an aficionado for all things audio, video, and content creation? Are you eager to learn, grow, and hone your skills in marketing? Vortex® is seeking a Podcast Production Intern to elevate the Vortex Nation® Podcast experience. From recording and editing episodes, to bolstering our arsenal of Vortex Nation® Podcast projects, to organizing supplemental marketing assets, the Podcast Production Intern will be part of a team of creative thinkers constantly looking for opportunities to engage with our customers. 

This is a full-time, onsite, and paid summer internship located Barneveld, WI with a start date of late May/early June.

  • General support for all Vortex Nation Podcast production including filming, recording, editing, setup, and communications 
  • Work collaboratively with Audio Engineer to create rough edits for all Vortex Nation Podcast audio and video episodes 
  • Assist in recording of all Vortex Nation Podcast episodes 
  • Gather content and update communications for internal marketing assets 
  • Assist with setup for all company events that require audio and video streaming 
  • Create engaging title and description copy for various marketing collateral 
  • Organize and package podcast promotion assets to be delivered to guests to increase cross promotion opportunities 
  • Upload Vortex Nation Podcast episodes to all streaming platforms 
  • Monitor podcast analytics to assist in measuring and reporting on all applicable metrics
  • Assist in planning and execution of content strategies to effectively reach desired target audience 
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Degree or pursuing a degree in in Marketing, Video Production, Sound Engineering and Production, or related field 
  • 1-3 years of experience creating content for brands or organizations 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe Audition and Premiere Pro 
  • General understanding of various audio/video equipment including, but not limited to, PTZ camera system, audio recorders, and public address systems 
  • General understanding of live streaming for web distribution 
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, but also complete individual work 
  • High attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects at once 
  • Confidence to take constructive criticism to become the best you can be

When you join Team Vortex, you’ll enjoy:

  • Various onsite amenities including a fitness center, a nature preserve with walking trails and dog friendly work areas
  • Casual and flexible work environment 
  • Employee discounts on industry leading products

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