Temporary Job

Associate Producer, S&P Remediation Post Production

A+E Networks

Stamford, CT 03-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Associate Producer, S&P Remediation Post Production (Temporary)

THE DIVISION'S STORY

Content Services and Operations consists of a wide range of media-centric roles. We are responsible for managing the entire life cycle of A+E's programming. This is where we produce, transform, broadcast and distribute content as well as run the technical infrastructure for the Media Supply chain. We are an energetic team that fulfills the business objectives within a thriving dynamic industry. Developing new solutions to continually improve the user experience of our customers, consumers and colleagues is our mandate. If you have the determination and aptitude we are seeking for a role in this challenging and rewarding business and are eager to work for a department that sets the standard for our industry, then we look forward to speaking with you!

The Associate Producer of S&P Remediation is an experienced television professional with a deep understanding of factual, reality and scripted content; knowledgeable in versioning and mastering for linear broadcast and global distribution. You are highly organized and agile; proficient at juggling multiple assignments and balancing the competing demands of distribution deadlines and stressors such as late-arriving materials, shifting priorities and ad hoc requests. You are nimble, resilient and equally comfortable working on diverse content spanning the brand portfolio, working across multiple brands and teams to help balance resources when needed. The Associate Producer of S&P Remediation is responsible for supporting the Producer and remediation processes to render select content in A+E's legacy programming archive suitable for global distribution and monetization per S&P guidelines.

MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:

As the Associate Producer of S&P Remediation, you are responsible for requesting, organizing, preparing and coordinating assets, materials and S&P notes for edit sessions; liaising with the S&P department and stakeholders, tracking and reporting project status and performing metadata entry and reconciliation in various platforms to supporting the S&P Remediation initiative. You will be exposed to scripted, non-scripted, factual, reality and live programming, and must understand how storytelling and narrative thread apply to each of these distinctive genres to preserve the integrity of the program content throughout the remediation process for our linear broadcast platforms and global distribution.

The Associate Producer of S&P Remediation reports to the Supervising Producers of our Stamford, CT facility. While based in Stamford, this role will be required to begin their tenure with us by working from home as per current company policies, and will transition to a hybrid on-site/ remote model at a future date. Candidates must have suitable bandwidth at home to stream video and work successfully on our business platforms.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:

You will collaborate with technical and operations teams, and have exposure to all the inner workings of what it takes to get our content out the door and in front of the eyes of the world. We will provide challenges for your creative spirit as we embrace new technological advances to producing and delivering award-winning content across our global markets.

YOUR STORY:

You are an energetic and collaborative team player who enjoys new challenges. You hold yourself accountable for success with minimal supervision, and prioritize and manage time effectively in a fast-paced, highly changeable environment. You adapt quickly to rapidly-changing priorities and take a forward-thinking conscientious approach to your work and contributing to the accomplishments of the team. You are nimble, resilient and comfortable working on diverse content across our brand portfolio.

Communication skills – your written and verbal communication is clear, tactful and professional. You can provide comprehensive, detailed guidance to editors working on-site or remotely, empowering them to quickly and successfully execute upon creative and technical instructions. You communicate effectively with your supervisor, team members and partner groups to keep workflows on track, resolve issues and ensure that mastering standards and deadlines are met. You welcome and encourage feedback; are able to confidently consider and apply creative input; and provide thoughtful, kind feedback and insights to others in the interest of improving business processes and relationships.
Organizational skills – you understand that organization and preparation are cornerstones of creativity and prepare materials to maximize efficiency and enhance the creative process between the Producer and editors. You're able to multi-task, pivot quickly, and prioritize assignments in a fast-paced environment while protecting the quality and integrity of your work.

Technical knowledge – you possess a firm understanding of the production/post production process used to create non-fiction program content, and can apply your industry expertise to resolve problems and avoid risk. You are familiar with common video file formats and standards; audio mixing and stem creation; closed captions; and the process of encoding and delivering file-based media assets. You are comfortable with related technology including nonlinear editing platforms such as Avid Media Composer and Premiere Pro; Adobe Creative Suite; and Media Asset Management (MAM) systems. Experience with cloud-based workflows, Video Description, 4K and/or UHD a plus.

More about you
• 1-2 years professional experience as a producer in a cable or network environment, production company or equivalent/related experience.
• Bachelor's degree in Television Production, Communications or equivalent.
• Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Airtable and SmartSheets a plus.
• Able to work evening and/or weekend hours when required.
• Experience with live broadcasts a plus.
• Bi-lingual, fluent in written and spoken Spanish and English desired but not required.
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A+E Networks is proud to uphold an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. This policy also applies to all employees, consultants, and third-party workers.

A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Please note project assignment associates are engaged to provide service to A+E Networks on a temporary basis in connection with a specific project. Project assignment associates are hired and employed through a third party vendor with a duration/tenure of no longer than eighteen (18) months.

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