Audio Production Assistant

Khan Academy


Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization on a mission to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. The Khan Academy Kids team is a small group within the larger organization that develops the free Khan Academy Kids mobile app. Khan Academy Kids is an early learning program for age 2 through Grade 2, covering early literacy, math, and social-emotional skills. Khan Academy Kids includes thousands of lessons and a personalized learning path for families and schools.


The Khan Academy Kids team is looking for a part-time contractor to assist with audio production for the Khan Academy Kids app on a project-by-project basis. The audio production assistant will manage audio files that will help bring the app to life. This may include working with audio for our animated guide character, Kodi, book narrations from our voice talent, as well as lesson and video sound effects. This role will be approximately 10-15 hours of work per week during active projects.


  • Managing text files for audio prompts
  • Processing audio files including splicing, leveling, and exporting
  • Verifying audio quality and accuracy
  • Coordinating with the audio production lead


  • A passion for Khan Academy’s mission and a desire to change the world
  • Strong attention to detail in all areas of file management
  • Proven time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of software including Audacity and Google Sheets

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.