Full Time Job

Sr. Producer


New York, NY 01-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Primary Function/

The Senior Producer is responsible for producing breakthrough NBCU cross portfolio video content. In the fast-paced environment of an agency, the Senior Producer must embrace tight deadlines and manage teams efficiently to deliver the highest quality of content for the most cost-effective approach. This position will also be responsible for guiding & connecting the internal creative and production teams with the latest leading innovative technologies, production companies, and industry creative resources to collaborate with. This position interfaces heavily with the entire sales organization, advertising clients, network creative & production teams, and celebrity talent teams. The Senior Producer oversees the budgetary and physical production needs of all shoots and liaises with the post-production teams through delivery of content. This position will report into the Executive Producer.

Major Responsibilities/Requirements:
• Manage all aspects of physical productions, including: creating internal budgets and estimates for all productions along with Executive Producer, identifying potential director and production partners, managing pre-production (including negotiating internal/external bids and liaising with NBCU legal in drafting and executing vendor/talent/clearance agreements), supervising live action shoots (including hiring and managing freelance production crews as an internal production company, hire & manage external production services and traditional production companies), and supervising editorial sessions through delivery.
• Produce projects ranging from internal pitch videos, branded content, social content, digital only videos (short & long form) to 360 broadcast and digital campaigns
• Help in organizing and scheduling internal resources to support all ongoing productions
• Work hand in hand with legal, BA, music services, payroll companies, finance, to manage clearances and substantiation, cost reporting and best practices for all broadcast and digital content
• Mentor and train junior production team members

• 8+ years as a Broadcast Producer on a television network, production company (freelance experience accepted) and/or advertising agency
• Must have extensive on-set production experience (including being extensive knowledge in union, guild & labor laws), as well as post-production rates, timelines & budget
• Must be able to work outside of normal business hours as job duties or assignment requires, sometimes with little or no advance notification
• Must have standing relationships with vendors in the industry to collaborate on projects, and be enthusiastic in developing relationships with new vendors
• Must have experience shooting in international markets
• Must have extensive on-set experience with celebrity talent, experience shooting vehicles, food and all category products and services
• Experienced in managing multiple ongoing productions simultaneously and successfully
• Ability to produce quality content within a broad range of budgets
• Ability to travel as required
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines, still delivering a product of excellence
• Highly organized, efficient and effective/excellent communicator
• Teamwork, must excel in working with teams across the organization as well as external partners
• Must have best in class connections and resources to staff up all types of productions (e.g. Directors, Production Teams, Production Designers, DPs, Casting Directors, Writers, Location Managers as well as other key production potions)