Ivie & Associates

  • Producer

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(5/30/2018 10:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    The primary role of the Producer will be to manage a team of assistant producers and who facilitate broadcast (TV/video, webcast, and radio) and photography projects for national accounts. The Producer will also assist the Senior Producers and Executive Producer with projects.


    The Producer is expected to fulfill the following duties:


    • Manage production budgets and timelines
    • Talent casting
    • Oversee the procurement and return/donation of product(s) for shooting
    • Perform administrative duties, such as preparing reports, formatting/routing scripts, arranging for pre-production meetings and edit reviews, processing of vendor invoices, and reconciling jobs for final invoicing.
    • Develop production books, matrices, and shot lists
    • Manage multiple project timelines and budgets simultaneously
    • Manage post-production processes to ensure accurate completion of project
    • Interact with vendors to ensure timely completion and invoicing of projects
    • Communicate with client service teams and vendors during all stages of project(s)
    • Maintain complete production files for historical reference, including legal releases and negotiated usage rights
    • Maintain Agency broadcast library, storage of masters, updates to Agency reel as needed
    • Properly license and maintain historical records for all third-party imagery or music on behalf of Ivie & Associates and their clients
    • Maintain original signed copies of photographic and audio/visual releases
    • Routing creative materials for both internal and external client approval
    • Contribute to the Company’s Digital Asset Management development efforts
    • To be responsible for ensuring that adequate levels of content production are maintained and such production is of a high standard of quality.
    • To encourage and motivate performance, generate and sustain the enthusiasm and commitment of staff and develop a positive environment.
    • Serve as liaison between production and other departments and represent department in associated meetings.
    • Develop and refine process to increase productivity without decrease in quality.
    • To contribute to initiatives to improve the efficiency and productivity.


    The Producer is required to


    • Demonstrate knowledge of photography and broadcast pre-production, production, post-production and distribution methods
    • Demonstrate an understanding of media plans and schedules
    • Demonstrate knowledge of current technologies utilized in the broadcast and photography realms
    • Demonstrate knowledge of media distribution channels in order to properly distribute digital content
    • Demonstrate understanding of current SAG/AFTRA rules and regulations regarding talent compensation
    • Demonstrate understanding of licensing agreements for music, footage, and imagery
    • Demonstrate the ability to handle many issues, items and functions at one time and deal rapidly with multiple items in prioritized sequence.
    • Demonstrate the ability to set and prioritize goals and achieve them as scheduled.
    • Demonstrate flexibility to adjust to rapidly changing requirements and schedules.
    • Demonstrate an analytical approach to problem solving.
    • Demonstrate the ability to act on own initiative.
    • Demonstrate the ability to perform well and remain organized under tight deadlines
    • Demonstrate a desire to learn, willingness to do both menial tasks and take on more complex challenges
    • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to help others achieve their best.
    • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to help people learn to work together.
    • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to take direction from superiors.
    • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to seek suggestions from peers
    • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to show leadership by consistent example.
    • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to build and maintain positive relationships quickly.
    • Possess the ability to work with upper levels of management to achieve Company goals including customer satisfaction and company profitability.
    • Demonstrate willingness to accept direction from management to improve quality and performance.
    • Demonstrate willingness to work together with peers and other departments to improve quality and performance.


    Education and Experience


    • 4-year college education or equivalent (broadcast or photography emphasis preferred)
    • 3-5 years of experience in content production within an agency or digital production house environment
    • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language
    • Desire to continue education through trade shows, seminars, special courses, etc.
    • Demonstrates the ability to perform well and remain organized under tight deadlines
    • Knowledge of broadcast and photographic processes
    • Knowledge of technical solutions and troubleshooting techniques
    • Familiarity with photographic design process and visual design principles


    System Skills Required


    • Intermediate Excel experience required
    • MAC Based hardware/software systems
    • Microsoft Office, Archiving and Backup Procedures
    • Laser printing devices
    • Basic understanding of remote conductivity to communicate with Ivie headquarters



    • Travel as required by supervisor
    • Temporary assignments (out-of-town)




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