New York, NY, USA Req #20767
Thursday, January 13, 2022
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The Associate Producer is responsible for the overall efficiency, project management, and
creative direction for the team's Pre-Sale, Pre-Production and Production efforts.
The Associate Producer will work closely with the Producer as well as GET Creative's content
strategy teams and Director to ideate video/film/multimedia concepts. Once a campaign/program
is sold, He/She/They will work to develop budgets, timelines, source and obtain talent, crew,
equipment, and location permits for each execution. The Associate producer will also be
responsible for obtaining and developing custom contracts with Gannett's legal team for talent,
third-party marks and locations based off the requirements of the campaign. During production,
He/She/They will provide call-sheets, schedules, and setting up on-set logistics for crew, client,
and talent (ex. catering, Wi-Fi access, travel etc.). He/She/They will maintain a confident client
facing professionalism, a leader on set and maintain an organized end-to-end production. Once
the project moves into post-production, he/she/they will work closely with the Producer and
Editor team to transition the project and close out the production (ingesting total production costs
and invoices, as well as balancing budgets).
The Associate Producer is an innovative and strategic member of the team who thinks beyond
individual projects and campaigns. Constantly curious and creative, he/she/they is aware of and
following the latest video innovations and trends. Further, he/she establishes and maintains
standards of work and educates her colleagues on video, photo and audio innovations and
findings of analysis in an effort to constantly drive improvement and greater team success.
Furthermore, he/she establishes and maintains high standards of work, unflagging dedication to
getting the job done, and supports his/her/their colleagues with key intel and insights, to help
drive team improvement and future success.
Finally, the Associate Producer contributes to the visual representation of the GET Creative
brand. This may include the development of sizzle reels for sales or marketing materials, brand
portfolios and presentations.
The Associate Producer will work closely with the Producer, but will report to GET Creative's
Head of Visual Storytelling.
- Conceptualize and produce video projects
- Aid in the development of programs, contribute concepts, creating potential budgets and
- talent options for pre-sale opportunities alongside the Producer
- Assist in the development and management of production budgets for sold projects and
- campaigns from the beginning of projects through the end
- Line producing shoots and projects
- Assist in the development and acquisition of custom contracts for talent, locations, and crew
- Maintain a professional on-set posture
- Troubleshoot technical issues
- 1-3+ years' experience as a video/film producer
- Expertise within the Adobe Creative Suite (Specifically Premiere, inDesign and
- Comfortable working with spreadsheet software (Google Docs/Microsoft Excel)
- A valid driver's license
- Willing to travel
- Excellent client relations skills
- Comfortable with a fast-paced production environment
- Extreme attention to detail
- Exceptional technical problem-solving abilities
- Ability to multi-task and problem solve effectively
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