The Wall Street Journal & Barron’s Group, The TRUST, is a fast-growing team of energetic writers, content and creative strategists, videographers, designers, editors and developers. The work spans a variety of forms -- short- and long-form reported articles, immersive digital experiences, documentary videos, data visualizations, animations and more. This is an on-site (NYC) full-time position that will work across various clients and in-house brands including The Wall Street Journal, WSJ. Magazine, MarketWatch, Barron’s, Mansion Global, Moneyish, and more.
The Senior Producer will report to the Director of Production and work with a team of producers, video editors, and freelancers.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Drive the creation of the highest quality original creative content and narratives
Help pitch creative ideas regularly and in response to briefs
Build and develop a strong external network of freelancers, agencies and directors to cover our various commissioned works. Be aware of market prices and negotiate and challenge where necessary
Run a detailed and comprehensive planning schedule and establish a critical path and workflow to project manage end-to-end video production
Own the communication with all stakeholders to manage video projects from end to end
Ensure visual quality and accuracy of details are paramount throughout
Define, manage and develop projects on schedule and within budget
Manage multiple production jobs at the same time from concept, hiring, project planning, directors, casting, and post-production
Manage the internal relationship with our legal team to ensure we have appropriate contracts & licensing within international legal boundaries
Lead on-set production when necessary
10 years experience in a busy, production role is desirable.
Essential Skills & Requirements
An experienced, creative video producer with a strong knowledge of luxury, travel, finance, CPG, Tech and TMT, in both editorial and branded content
A proven track record and comprehensive knowledge of video production for multiple platforms, with technical knowledge of production, video formats and editing
A brimming contacts book of global directors, production and crew, aligned to the standard of the Wall Street Journal brand
Experience negotiating with production and talent representatives
A strategic thinker with a strong knowledge and understanding of the global digital state of play of video
Highly self-motivated, problem solver and willing to go the extra mile
Ability to excel within the dynamic demands of a rapidly growing company
Knowledge and understanding of copyright legislation and contractual processes
A proven track record in high-level creative concepts
Experience of working with creative and commercial teams and managing expectations all round in a fast-paced environment
Excellent project management skills & interpersonal skills. An enthusiastic, organised and personable team player
Experience in working with video publishing platforms such as YouTube and more
Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Apple Colour or other grading suites
Knowledge of cameras and lighting kit.
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Business Area: MEDIA SALES
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified
Req ID: 34141