The Mission Careers

Help build the future of media and storytelling

Old media is broken. “New” media is lost.

So what does the future of media look like?

We know, and we’re building it.

If you have a positive attitude and the right skills,

If you value honesty, loyalty, and ethics,

And you want to work ridiculously hard building something that matters, and that lasts…

Check out our open positions, and get in touch with us here!


The Mission Careers and Open Positions as of January, 2018

Audio and Video Engineer / Podcast Producer

In Person, Palo Alto, CA

We’re looking to hire a skilled video and audio engineer. Your duties will include:

  • Coordinating and producing a live video show and podcast with guests
  • Record and upload daily podcast and video feeds
  • Pull up what the host and guest are speaking about on screen
  • Manage multiple cameras and add in effects on screen
  • Select live social questions
  • Help setup, execute, and optimize a post-production system to ensure high quality audio and video
  • Select clips throughout the show to take out, prep, and deliver to our social media manager

We’ll supply top of the line hosts, guests, equipment, lights, mics, and all the live streaming software and hardware you need.

This position also entails ad hoc requests, emailing, and scheduling, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them. This is an in person or remote contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Designer

Remote or In Person in Palo Alto, CA:

We’re looking to hire a designer who can help update and upgrade our brand. When our audience reads a story, listens to a podcast, or watches one of our videos, we want them to know it’s from The Mission. Your daily duties include ensuring our lead stories and show episodes have attractive micro-content and visual assets. Your monthly duties will include larger projects, creating podcast and show covers, custom designs for long form stories, and other projects. There will be ad-hoc requests. Excellent written and verbal communication, along with flexibility and a great attitude are a must.

To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them. This is an in person or remote contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Staff Writer (Two Openings):

Remote or In Person in Palo Alto, CA:

Your job is to take outlines, research, and notes we provide and turn them into compelling narrative stories. You’ll have to edit and proofread your work before it’s submitted to be published. This position isn’t about churning out clickbait or articles. It is about creating high quality stories that are episodes for a podcast.

If you can’t turn outlines and story structures into 1500–2500 publishable words per day on M-F, please do not apply.

To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them. This is an in person or remote contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Videographer

In Person in Palo Alto, CA:

We’re looking to hire someone with proven videography and editing skills. Your job is to document the journey of building The Mission. To do this, you’ll create behind the scenes video content around our shows, meetings, events, and daily activities. Skills with handheld cameras (like the DJI OSMO and others) are a must. We’ll provide you the software you need (adobe creative suite, etc) along with music and effects. Your job is to turn our daily work into a fun behind the scenes video series for our fans to follow.

This position also entails ad hoc requests, emailing, and scheduling, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.

This is an in person contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position. To apply, please fill out this form. If you’re not a good fit for the role, but know someone who is, please share this job listing with them.

Unity Developer

Remote or In Person in Palo Alto, CA:

We’re looking for a Unity developer who is passionate about improving media and storytelling.

If you’re serious about reforming, reimagining, and building the future of media that mediates a more voluntary and abundant society, please apply using this form. This is a remote or in person contractor position. After a trial period, this can become a full-time position.

Business Development Representative

Remote or In Person in Palo Alto, CA:

We’re looking for a world class hustler. You need to have excellent written and verbal communication. You need to be able to masterfully handle rejection. You must be able to handle honest (and sometimes harsh) feedback. Apply using this form.


Thanks for reading! If you don’t spot an open position that is a good fit, but have an idea about how you can help, please get in touch with us at info@themission.co. If you’re a fan of The Mission, please share this with someone you know that might be interested.