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  • Gimlet is hiring staff to produce a weekly podcast show with Archewell Audio featuring "high-profile women," a report says
  • The studio is reportedly looking to hire at least two producers to work on the untitled podcast
  • The job postings came over a year after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle signed a reported $25 million deal with Spotify

Spotify is hiring a team to work on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's projects — more than a year into their multimillion-dollar deal.

Gimlet, the podcast studio Spotify acquired in early 2019, is advertising for staff to produce a weekly podcast show with Archewell Audio featuring "high-profile women," Variety reported.

“We’re currently assembling a show team that will build and launch a new original show with Archewell featuring the voices of high-profile women,” read one of the job postings.

The studio is looking to hire at least two producers for six-month contract positions to work on the untitled podcast. One of the two will be a senior producer who "will be involved with every step of the show, including development, research, and producing episodes."

According to the advert for the senior producer role, applicants need to have "strong editorial judgment and a background in audio storytelling." The senior producer also has to be efficient under pressure because they have to "produce episodes on tight deadlines."

The team will also need to be on top of producing key interviews, shaping the narrative structure, organizing tape, writing scripts, working with the host and coordinating schedules and deadlines.

"The ideal candidate has experience working with high-profile talent, and an interest in the intersection of social activism and popular culture," the listing read.

Reps for Spotify and Archewell declined to comment, according to the outlet.

The job postings came over a year after Prince Harry and Markle signed a reported $25 million deal in December 2020 to make content via their production company Archewell Audio.

Through the venture, the couple promised to produce programming that "uplifts and entertains audiences around the world" with podcasts that aim to "build community through shared experience, narratives and values." The Sussexes also aimed to spotlight diverse perspectives and voices.

However, since inking the deal, Prince Harry and Markle have produced only a 2020 holiday special for Spotify.

The 34-minute special featured a collection of personal anecdotes and inspirational stories from their celebrity guests, including Stacey Abrams, Christina Adane, José Andrés, Brené Brown, Rachel Cargle, Deepak Chopra, James Corden, Matt Haig, Sir Elton John, Hussain Manawer, Naomi Osaka, Tyler Perry, and George the Poet, Variety reported.

It also featured their then-19-month-old son Archie, who signed off the holiday podcast by saying, "Happy New Year."

In July last year, Archewell hired podcast producer Rebecca Sananes and confirmed it was "looking forward to sharing more content later in 2021."

Meghan Markle won a ruling in February that Associated Newspapers had breached her privacy Meghan Markle won a ruling in February that Associated Newspapers had breached her privacy Photo: POOL via AFP / Jeremy Selwyn