Typically has 6+ years of related video experience, inclusive of client-facing work. Has overseen production from initial ideation to final deliverable. Demonstrates deep ability to craft quality story.
Synchrony Project Support:
- Managing production timelines for business lunch video shoot (3), conference shoot (2), NYT SME interview shoot (1), Stamford SME interview shoot (1), and Phone interview recordings (4)
- Manage SMEs/booking and scheduling for all above shoots
- Assist edit with creation of video topic talking points and interview questions
- Lead creative discussions for visuals in each film
- Partner with design to create design look for each film
- Crafting SME one sheets to send to SMEs before shoot
- Coordinate delivery of assets and feedback with edit, design and partner production company
- Attend shoots across the US, acting as the face of project for agency, client and SMEs. (Occasionally conducting interviews.)
- Lead creative in post production, including attending edits, color, sound.
- Work with partner production company on every facet of production
- Identifies and develops the narrative(s) that best solves the client’s problem and considers completion rate. Has mastered the art of narrative storytelling.
- Can execute independently, providing multiple options and budget tiers. Often, takes the lead on concepting.
- Can autonomously oversee complex, multi-location/film productions, raising red flags before they become issues. Can manage 4+ projects.
- In the face of problems, brings suggested solutions to EP, vendors and clients.
- Is an expert on the production process, including managing multiple timeline and quick-turn deliverables.
- Brainstorms, writes insightful (beyond findings and facts) and can pitch creative video concepts in response to RFPs with extremely limited oversight.
- Informs and is informed by Edit and Design, thinking cross-platform with best practices and KPIs in mind.
- Works productively with sales and clients, including sharing strategic points of view on production productively.
- Knows how to write varied concepts based on a range of budgets, platforms (ie: social v long-form) and styles. Is comfortable producing a variety of formats.
Team Management / Mentorship
- Receives clear, constructive feedback from team.
- Gives clear and constructive feedback to team and vendors based on team and client notes.
- Is seen as a mentor and valued partner to jr. team members.
- Provides clear direction to team regarding decisions made. Provides clear direction on and answers questions effectively from vendors
- Provides clear direction on and answers questions -both on and off set- to Clients
Can manage a jr. producer, giving feedback and fostering sense of autonomy. [Does not necessarily mean ability to manage a greater # of people, but can also manage direct reports.]
Works collaboratively with SME teams, ensuring clarity and connection between concepts.
- Understands and articulates client feedback, anticipating needs and problems before they arise. Is seen as creative lead and on-set co-Director by Client.
- Can interpret all nuances of Client feedback, anticipating issues before they arise. Can explain creative differences of opinion in positive, productive manner, ensuring creative is highest quality.
- Articulately writes client needs in the deck/deliverables.
- Articulately explains decisions at each round, tagged in by CD or PM to play a client-facing role in multiple meetings (including capabilities meetings as needed). This includes ability to present successfully.
Is able to attend client meetings in a team lead capacity, even in situations where Client Lead is not present.
Can pitch and present to Clients.
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