Ketchum Senior Video Producer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Ketchum is looking for a Senior Producer to join the fast-paced, and growing video and digital team in D.C. Reporting directly to the VP, Executive Producer, the Senior Producer will collaborate with internal and external teams to produce high quality video content for digital audiences.

In addition, the Senior Producer will aid in developing and managing aspects of production and delivery, producing original long and short form content as well as internal and external video needs. The Senior Producer will also manage resources, integrate new technologies and explore creative opportunities to enhance the productivity of the video production team.

  • Work with the SVP & VP to address clients’ objectives and strategies

  • Oversee and manage relationships with external production resources as needed

  • Work directly with clients and internal account teams to produce web video, sizzle reels, b-roll, and additional brand content

  • Integrating new technologies and staying abreast of all new opportunities in motion graphic and video production communities and suggesting new ways to implement these trends/technologies

  • Lead projects through every phase of production including creative development, pre-production, production/shooting, post-production, finishing/delivery

  • Collaborate with production team and editorial team on creative development and post-production on projects

  • Develop scopes of work and budget parameters for projects

  • Collaborate with design and interactive group to develop multi-platform visual content

  • Effectively communicate ongoing project status with the SVP, EVP, video team, and account teams/clients

  • 8-10+ years of experience in media production, preferably in an agency setting

  • Bachelor's degree in video production, communications, and/or journalism or related field required

  • Knowledge of emerging media trends and digital technologies

  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively to all stakeholders

  • Strong talent facing skills

  • Excellent client facing/interpersonal skills. You will be interacting directly with clients and account teams

  • Strong knowledge of crew roles and rates, and how to build a “right sized” crew for selected projects

  • Must be focused on delivering great work, no matter how big or small the project

  • Must be able to effectively guide a project through the post-production phase

  • Must be team focused and work well in an edit suite with other editors/designers/production team members

  • Must be prompt, positive, and responsible. Ability to demand respect from clients, and other key stakeholders within the organization, while maintaining a desire to remain close to the work. Willingness to execute the work, along with manage when needed

  • Experience designing/editing PR/Ad sizzle/results reels strongly preferred, but not required

As a global public relations and communications agency with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum builds brands and reputations for clients. We start conversations, build communities and engage stakeholders—and have a lot of fun doing it. We inspire and empower our people to think about products, companies, issues and challenges in a different way. And we’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.

We believe great ideas shatter expectations, change thinking and build brands. We call this break through, and it’s our mission to deliver it. How? Very simply—our people. By listening, cultivating diverse perspectives and rewarding fearless creativity, we’ve developed a culture of break through.

What we offer

  • Robust benefits program

  • Generous time off policies

  • Retirement program with company match

  • Workplace flexibility

  • Business casual dress code

  • Workplace and off-site social gatherings

  • Yoga @ work

  • Professional learning and development opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Paid maternity/paternity leave

  • Transit benefits

Interested? We’ve got an opportunity for you.

ID: 2018-9395

External Company Name: Ketchum Inc.

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