Producer, Custom Editorial Content

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
<p><strong>ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP</strong></p>
<p><a href="https://company.vice.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the world’s largest independent youth media company.&nbsp; Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.&nbsp; VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences, Peabodys, Golden Globes, Sundance Film Festival, George Polk, Scripps Howard, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard and Webbys, among others.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><a href="https://company.vice.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">’s portfolio includes </span><a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Refinery29</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women;&nbsp; </span><a href="https://www.pulsefilms.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">PULSE Films</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; </span><a href="https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;i-D</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and </span><a href="https://garage.vice.com/en_us"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Garage</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.</span></p>
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<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VMG is looking for a sharp, proactive, engaging, assertive and detail-oriented Editorial Content Producer to join our growing branded content team across Refinery29, Vice (&amp; i-D). Within a friendly and fast-paced environment, the producer will be responsible for leading the delivery of Vice’s programs for a varied range of multiple and exciting brands.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Editorial Content Producer will work on Refinery 29, Vice &amp; i-D digital platforms across all Custom editorial content work. The producer will work within the Production team, work very closely with the creative, client services, media and sales teams and report directly to the VP Production &amp; Delivery.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Critically, to be successful in this role, the EC producer needs to be decisive, thrive in a fast paced environment, be positive, be solution-focused, have a can-do attitude and believe that there is a solution to every challenge and transform those into learnings and better ways of working. No challenge is too big and nothing is impossible.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">They must ensure that all creative content is to the highest standard both from a visual and commercial perspective. Content production must run smoothly from pitch and scoping phase to execution, meet deadlines, stay on brand and within budget.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Ideal candidate has exceptional teamwork skills and has varied production experience covering both photography and video shoots but also commissioning work across Design, Animation, Illustration and Copywriting. They have the ability to own multiple projects’ budgets, timelines and deliver to high production &amp; creative standards. They possess a solid understanding of budgeting, management and negotiation skills and a strong understanding of digital advertising and media.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Producer has great enthusiasm and interest for Refinery29 &amp; Vice but also for i-D, in order to work with the production team members and share knowledge across the department.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><strong>Responsibilities</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Supporting the pitching process for</span><strong> Custom Editorial Content</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> including creative development, production feasibility assessment, scopes and timings.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsible for creative budgets &amp; schedules and for accurate production pricing from pitch phase through to final budget.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expertise of editorial branded content offering: latest innovation, knowledge of the market and competitors, active participation in growing the talent network and being able to manage / commission the work across multiple type of outputs (photo, social video, short-form video, animations, site/page creation, experiential, podcasts, designers, writers...)</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Working closely with the teams to support creative development by adding rigor and agility to the budgeting process during pitching through to gaining access to relevant talent in execution and overseeing all production</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Set and manage the overall portfolio delivery of projects, with a responsibility for the effective management of all projects within the portfolio</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Set expectation of executing best in class content work that is consistently on time, on scope and on budget</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will understand the risk and challenges of projects and be able to respond to and proactively manage solutions with the team as well as consistently bring a positive and calm outlook to find solutions&nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Engage and manage third party production vendors &amp; partners, ensuring budgets, schedules, talent &amp; licensing requirements are met, and that creative expectations are met.</span></li>
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