Associate Producer

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Type: Digital
Location: Los Angeles
Salary: Paid TBD
Duration: Full-time job

Full Time Job
Associate Producer (Digital)
LightWorkers Media OTT, LLC

Job description

LightWorkers Media OTT, LLC, a joint venture among MGM, Hearst Corporation, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, is seeking a dynamic Associate Producer/Shooter/Editor (''Preditor'') for a new cross-platform, global content hub focused on inspirational and faith-centric entertainment, information and education. We produce and curate highly shareable, authentic content at the intersection of life, contemporary culture and faith. The hub is video- and mobile-centric with distribution on site, social, app and a connected TV channel.

The ideal candidate is an innovator who will create shareable, mobile-first content for our sites and social platforms. You will implement video content across a growing suite of product, devices and platforms. This is a critical role that will directly impact the launch success of LightWorkers Media OTT hub across editorial product and user engagement. As an early member of this new team, the Associate Preditor will have significant visibility and the opportunity to build and grow the video content.

Core Responsibilities:

• Produce, shoot and edit original digital video in all formats
• Work with senior producer to continually improve the look and sound of all new videos and series, including development of storylines, formats, casting, graphics and edit
• Ensure videos/series in production stay on track and on schedule
• Help manage rights and clearances
• Once series are launched, monitor video analytics on for trends that inform future pilot production
• Help manage relationships and potential video partnerships with external talent, agencies representing talent, and companies supplying video production services
• Work with media platform technology teams to monitor video quality on the site
• Oversee media management, archiving and organizing video assets
• Help manage the purchase of new equipment as needed
• Help manage studio space

Basic Qualifications:

- Must have experience producing digital centric, mobile friendly content (think text over video, think :30 second clips, think snappy edits)
- Must have a reel with digital centric work
- 3-5 years telling high-quality, visually engaging stories through the production, shooting and editing of digital video
- Demonstrated expertise producing video of all formats, including 5-minute-plus episodic series; 1-3 minute short-form originals; :30-1 minute videos for social channels; FB Live
- Experience conceptualizing scripted and unscripted content; sourcing and booking talent and locations; directing talent; handling shooting, lighting and sound
- Demonstrated expertise in Adobe Premiere, Prelude, Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator
- Demonstrated expertise in DSLR videography (Sony A7S, Canon Cinema series, 7D, 5D Mk III, etc.) and audio equipment; experience shooting VR helpful
- Consistent drive to keep current with evolving video technology and trends
- Background working with A-list celebrities helpful
- Enjoy a deadline-driven work environment
- Strong organizational skills and confidence to oversee editorial video projects from conception to completion; strong collaboration skills
- Demonstrated strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, attention to detail, self-starter and ability to multitask
- Fluency in Social Media and strategy (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn)
- Excited about producing stories that are positive, joyful, modern, encouraging, uplifting, empowering and energizing
- BA/BS degree, Film School is a plus

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