Ketchum

  • Content Producer

    ID
    2018-9598
    Category
    Digital
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Position Type
    Full-Time Salary
  • Overview

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    We're looking for Content Producer. The responsibilities and qualifications for this job may sound familiar, but the person we’re looking for is actually unique. That’s because Ketchum is different. Here, everyone is creative. Everyone is on the lookout for bold and innovative solutions. And everyone is encouraged to be a risk taker. We don’t believe in settling for the tried and true. At Ketchum, we always reach for the untried and true. If all that sounds appealing to you, you probably belong at Ketchum.

    About the Job

     

    Content Briefs

    • Make an assessment of each project with a focus on strategy, creative, budget and capacity
    • Prepare briefing documents for clients and suppliers
    • Brief in the best and most appropriate supplier for the project based on your understanding of the skills required

    Project Management

    • Have a deep understanding of the process of video production so that you can manage all stages of the production and confidently keep the project on track
    • Work with the Digital team to ensure all live projects are logged and updated regularly to ensure a project is delivered on brief, on budget and on time
    • Communicate with, work alongside and manage account teams and clients
    • Prepare and update all production documents
    • Quality control all production decisions made across the agency
    • Manage a central production folder e.g. create release forms/risk assessment forms for central use /video filming guidelines
    • Manage video library database to archive all video content work

    Finance

    • Develop informed and detailed cost estimates
    • Develop and manage budgets for each project
    • Ensure billability and capacity targets are met
    • Keep all finance and administrative documentation up to date
    • Keep track of all video projects and provide regular updates on their progress against requirements

    Creative

    • Be proactive and always seek to find and share examples of great creative campaigns from which we can draw upon when relevant to agency projects
    • Offer creative solutions to account team briefs
    • Write creative proposals
    • Write and edit scripts
    • Attend brainstorms giving creative input
    • Work creatively with suppliers to deliver outstanding work

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    Qualifications

    • 4-6 years of experience. Agency experience preferred
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, required. Proficiency with PowerPoint, InDesign, and Photoshop a plus
    • Knowledge of project management principles, processes and software
    • A solid understanding of the lifecycle of web development initiatives
    • Experienced writing functional specifications and project documentation required
    • Experience developing quality assurance plans and managing QA
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong management and leadership skills

    About Ketchum

    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.

     

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