Full Time Job

Creative Services Producer

Nexstar

Harrisburg, PA 09-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Creative Services Producer will be responsible for the development of cutting-edge Promotions, Public Service Announcements and Commercials from concept to completion. Creative scripting, shooting and non-linear editing experience is a must.

Essential Duties
• Collaborate with Creative Services Director and other department staff with conceptualization and production of on-air station image and topical promotion with primary focus on news, weather, public affairs and client commercials that are on-brand and drive results.
• Attend daily news editorial meetings.
• Fill daily station logs with promotion and public service announcements
• Coordinate asset and information exchange take meeting notes
• Maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong client service skills
• Coordinate production, including working with clients, account executives, agencies, as well as planning location(s), talent, music, voice-over and reserving any other technical pieces (camera's, vehicles, etc.) needed for project
• Manage video equipment and software needs
• Extensive shooting and scripting of both short and long form spots and packages from concept to completion
• Perform other duties, as directed by management

Requirements & Skills:
• Minimum 3 years commercial, promotion, long form production experience
• Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
• Broad understanding of marketing and design
• Advanced knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras, DSLR technology and videography, motion graphics and proper lighting techniques
• Exhibit advanced editing expertise
• A passion to stay up-to-date on production trends and continually strive to push boundaries
• Software skills required include Adobe CC Suite production package including; Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Media Encoder on PC platform
• Able to utilize Microsoft Office Suite
• Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority
• Must be able to work independently or as part of a team
• Occasional weekends, evenings, and holiday shifts will be required
• Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record as some travel may be required for client shoots and production meetings with advertisers of the station
• Possess a strong understanding of fundamental design, a strong sense of color, typography, and composition
• Meet all deadlines, fulfill scheduling commitments, and consistently achieve quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
• Understand and use social media
• Working Knowledge of Wide Orbit and ENPS Software preferred, but not required

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Creative Services Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Creative Services Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gke574-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.