Producer/Writer

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SUMMARY:

  • Responsible for writing, producing and conducting edit sessions for assigned on-air promos and
  • cross department promotional initiatives.
  • Accountable for quality and project budget. Adheres to set creative direction, tonality and style guide(s) of the network.
  • Makes creative, content production and editing decisions for assigned promos.
  • Creates on-air, digital promotions that maximize appeal of programs to viewers.
  • Working effectively and responsively with other clients/departments (e.g. Digital, Ad Sales, Affiliate Sales) to meet their needs and request.
  • Effectively Partners with Designers, editors, coordinator and schedulers in the efficient production of promos.
  • Assembles cast, production teams and production resources as needed.
  • Works with operations to ensure required delivery.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must have exceptional promotional writing and conceptualization skills.
  • Must be fully versed in on-air promotional practices/standards.
  • Must possess familiarity of production disciplines including:  set design, lighting, graphics, writing, etc.
  • Must appreciate and understand the importance of overall marketing objectives (messaging, aesthetics, continuity, etc.), and the need/advantages of building and maintaining a solid aesthetic brand.
  • Must have a thorough and current understanding of creative marketing/promotional trends.
  • Ability to be flexible and adjust to occasional changes in work schedule as workload demands.
  • Must possess outstanding attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while delivering high-level results.
  • Must be able to work effectively and efficiently in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to partner effectively with a variety of departments (Ad Sales, Affiliate Sales etc.) on a number of initiatives.
  • Possess energy and enthusiasm, and demonstrate ability to work collaboratively.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/BA degree preferred.  Minimum of 5 years’ experience at producer level for a national broadcast/cable network– experience with AA audience is a plus.
  • Experience promoting to women as the primary audience is a plus, and/or the ideal candidate must have the right sensibility to promote to the female target.
  • Ad agency experience is a plus.

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