Bid, prep and supervise production of content, including all image capture (film, video, photography, illustration, graphics, sound), activation events and emerging platforms. Content Producer has achieved a level of production expertise which enables them to manage the most difficult challenges.
- Support and execute the creative concept.
- Be a resource to the agency for developing content production solutions and strategies.
- Review production credentials and advise on qualifications and suitability.
- Cultivate positive relationships with our production partners, examples include Directors, Photographers, Producers, Editors, Composers, Agents and Client Production Consultants.
- Bid, review and negotiate production estimates.
- Formulate and develop production rationale and recommendations.
- Partner with Project Management, Account Service and Production Business Management.
- Scrutinize suppliers plans and practices, provide direction as needed.
- Coordinate and schedule content production.
- Conduct pre-production meetings.
- Work to stay within the agreed upon budget. Provide timely notification to team for changes to budget.
- Review and approve all production-related invoices.
- Advise writers, art directors, etc. in all content production-related matters with creative solutions for improving quality.
- Be an expert on filmmaking, photography, image capture and enhancement technology.
- Manage multiple projects as needed.
- Mentor associate producers.
- Be client facing as needed.
- Be a creative problem solver.
- Be a worrier – care tremendously to produce superior work.
- Be a diplomat – deal with conflicting personalities and agendas and be able to pull together divergent viewpoints.
- Demonstrate fiscal responsibility and integrity.
- Be an advertising person able to understand strategies, platforms, and creative.
- Be imaginative – with ideas of their own.
- Have a strong visual sense – think in terms of images, movement, graphics and the values they create.
- Be an expert on production technology. Cameras, lighting, sound, design.
- Know music – how, when and where to use it effectively to create the desired response.
- Be an administrator – able to evaluate all the hidden involvements and work necessary in relation to cost, timing and legal involvements.
- Be a business person – able to negotiate contracts and understand all the complicated business items connected with production.
This position description should not be regarded as a complete statement of tasks performed by incumbents of this position. It should be recognized, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those outlined here-in.
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