Writer/Producer

Employer
Location
Watertown
Posted
Apr 18, 2012
Closes
May 18, 2012
Contact
Keisha Hall
Category
Television
POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Director of Creative Services as part of the Creative Services team, the Writer/Producer will be responsible for concept development, writing, producing, directing and editing of on-air network promotion and marketing material as assigned. This position is available as regular full-time, temporary, or temporary to permanent basis; schedule includes approximately 12 nights/month and two (2) weekends/month, typically from 3:30pm-12am.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Write, produce, direct and edit high-quality promos, commercials, interstitial productions, marketing tapes and video projects
Work with members of the Creative Services team and various NESN departments to develop and maintain a sound understanding of network shows, target audience(s), and NESN's promotional strategy
Apply NESN's creative vision effectively to develop successful promotional concepts through collaborative and independent efforts
Work with designers in creative development and delivery of network design projects
Coordinate and direct talent and production resources to successfully create and deliver effective promos, commercials, interstitial productions, marketing tapes and video projects
Work with marketing and sales to develop demos and proposals
Successfully complete other related projects and tasks as needed

EDUCATION:
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
Proficiency in non-linear editing (Final Cut and/or Avid)

QUALIFICATIONS:
3+ years of experience producing and writing broadcast promotions and/or broadcast advertising
Strong organizational and project management skills
Well versed in all aspects of video production and industry practices
Excellent writing, conceptual and organizational skills
Proficient in non-linear editing, Final Cut/Avid
Proven ability to excel in a highly technical environment and learn new technologies quickly
Solid track record of successfully working in a fast paced, loosely structured environment
Must have strong communication skills and a superior work ethic
Detailed knowledge of sports and sports culture
Must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision and be successful within a team environment
Adobe CS experience a plus
Experience directing live single camera productions a plus

NESN is an equal opportunity employer.


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