Production Lead, Branded Content

Job title: Production Lead, Branded Content
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Remote: Yes
Reference: 414601
Contact name: Jordan Commer
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Production Lead, Branded Content 

Client Overview:

Our client is a well-known TV network and studio that is more than just a team of specialist creatives. We are a quirky, diverse collective of tattooed collaborators and boundary-breakers. Known for pushing the limits of brave storytelling, we strive to develop fresh, distinctive ideas and award-winning campaigns that inspire loyalty. 

Production Lead, Branded Content Overview:

In this position, the Production Lead, Branded Content plays a key role in a department where creativity, marketing and commerce all come together. You’ll be a brand representative helping to drive revenue and audience awareness across multiple platforms.

Production Lead, Branded Content: 

We’re seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Centralized Production team.
The ideal candidate will be naturally collaborative and curious. They’ll know how to get things done, through both formal and informal channels. They must demonstrate accountability and delivery of consistent results on a daily basis.

Working for a world-class entertainment company you must possess strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and a no-fear approach of communicating with others. You know what it is to be a team player. You have a strong willingness to embrace and learn new technology. We’re looking for candidates who will learn from their mistakes and seek continuous improvement for self-development and growth.

We encourage candidates who apply to include special capabilities and skill-sets, including leadership examples of self and others.

More About What You’ll Do: List of Responsibilities

- Provide timelines and estimated budgets for pre-sale pitches
- Facilitate creation of pre-sale pitch elements such as RFP ideas, IPMs, taggable content, sizzles, etc.
- Hire and manage vendors
- Maintain budgets and project timeline
- Coordinate communication across various teams – Creatives, Vendors, Partnerships, Legal
- Archive and track completed pre-sale elements for tagging use
- Plan/manage various custom content shoots and post projects for A&E, History, Lifetime, and FYI
- Hire and manage vendors
- Maintain budgets and project timeline
- Coordinate communication across various teams – Creatives, Vendors, Partnerships, Legal
- Communicate and coordinate with 360 Production to ensure COVID guidelines are being met
- Facilitate archiving of shoot footage with Production Operations
- Track and archive all final custom deliverables
- Provide and track various project documentation – i.e. MSA, SOWs, releases
- Advise on technical specs for deliverables
- Supervise team's coordinator
- Supervise Production Operations AP’s creation of tagging elements
- Manage team's edit rooms, graphic allocation, and audio mix sessions
- Facilitate and run meetings between internal departments
- Familiarize yourself with legal guardrails for sponsored elements
- Track department budget and align weekly with Partnerships budget manager
- Build monthly expense report (as needed)
- Manage and update AirTable project entries


Production Lead, Branded Content Qualifications:

- Candidate should be extremely detail-oriented and be able to multitask/handle many projects at once in a team-oriented environment
- 4+ years in Project Management in TV or Advertising
- Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing
- Must be able to work independently and under pressure
- Exceptional proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- Strong knowledge of video codecs, file formats and their workflows in relation to post-production
- Familiarity with Hot Budget or similar budgetary program a plus
- Familiarity with AirTable a plus
- Video editing experience with Adobe Premiere and/or Avid a plus 

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