Executive Producer

Work with Carnegie Council

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an independent nonprofit that works to empower ethics by identifying and addressing the most critical ethical issues of today and tomorrow. The Council is seeking an Executive Producer to lead a reimagining of our Global Ethics Studio.

The Executive Producer is a management position overseeing content development for the Council’s Ethics Studio focused on the creation of multimedia content (video, audio/podcasts) and event production (virtual, in-person, and hybrid).

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Executive Producer will work directly with various teams within the communications, programming, and development departments to create cutting-edge content to enhance the Council’s multimedia products and drive audience engagement.

Candidates must have a proven track record of creating impactful and engaging content within the nonprofit, public policy, social good, or professional services industries with an interest and/or professional knowledge of international affairs and related topics

Candidates will be expected to manage a team of two studio staff and work directly with the Council’s president and senior fellows to produce dynamic content in support of the Council’s Ethics Accelerator and Impact Initiatives: multi-year projects addressing ethical issues, including, foreign policy, refugees and migration, climate change, and emerging technologies such as AI.

A critical component of the role is the ability to translate complex topics and diffuse each into multimedia outputs that both engage the Council’s existing audiences and help to grow a broader community at the intersection of ethics and international affairs.

Following the completion of the Council’s building renovation (expected Fall 2023), the Executive Producer will also play a key role in planning the redesign of the Council’s convening space for events, with the goal of creating a state-of-the-art studio and events destination that can support in-person and hybrid audience participation.

The ideal candidate is one who can operate at the strategic level for multimedia content planning combined with technical proficiency in audio, visual, and event production.

The position is based in New York with an expectation to work in the office two days per week plus in-person events.

Programmatic responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial assessment/audit of the Council’s existing multimedia products.
  • Oversee multimedia content creation for video, podcast/audio, and live events.
  • Ensure the creation of high-quality multimedia content that aligns with the Council’s voice and brand guidelines
  • Engage in strategic planning with Council leadership and senior fellows by providing recommendations and guidance on the best-in-class and most impactful multimedia products.
  • Serve as core team member in re-designing the Council’s convening space.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 10 years of experience in multimedia content creation and planning.
  • A high degree of technical skill in audio and video editing.
  • Experience producing live events/conferences for both in-person and virtual environments and developing post-production content.
  • Experience in podcast production and publication/distribution best practices (audio and video).
  • Experience in video production and publication/distribution best practices, particularly in optimizing video for YouTube and LinkedIn.
  • Excellent communication skills, including exceptional writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Detail-oriented candidate with outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and on a team, and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary Range: $110,000 – $140,000 depending on experience.

Carnegie Council offers a benefit package that includes three weeks paid vacation per year plus additional sick and personal leave time; health, dental, and vision plans; and generous 401k contributions after one year of employment.

Covid-19 Guidelines:

All staff are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination on, or before the official start date. Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in revocation of Carnegie Council’s offer of employment.

To apply: Please send your resume, short cover letter, and link(s) to work examples to Kevin Maloney, Director of Communications at [email protected] with the subject title "Executive Producer."