Writer/Producer/Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 04, 2012
Closes
Oct 04, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time


ROLE PURPOSE:


This key producer position will execute a high volume of promotions for movies, series, ad sales projects, and navigational elements. This is a great reel-building opportunity for an enthusiastic team player with "can do" attitude. This role requires a strong conceptual thinker with promo writing, producing and FinalCut skills. The Writer/Producer/Editor will report to the Creative Director


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Screen movies, series and special content in order to conceptualize and write branded promo copy
  • Produce and edit promos on Final Cut Pro system
  • Tagging and outputting promos for delivery and upload
  • Collaborate with Creative Director to brainstorm and script ideas and concepts, as needed
  • Work alongside designers and production team to create all content
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned



BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 2-3 years’ experience in television marketing, video editing or similar
  • Prior experience editing with Final Cut Pro



ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:



  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in New York City
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States



DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:



  • Strong command of: digital video file formats; working with source video/material of varying quality and technical specs (frame rate, codec, etc); export troubleshooting
  • Exhibit talent for conceptual thinking and writing skills
  • Strong story telling skills a must
  • Promo writing experience a must
  • Demonstrated ability to edit a wide variety of on-air promotions
  • Proven creative vision and interest in developing a variety of creative tones and styles
  • Must have the ability to meet tight deadlines, in a fast-paced creative environment
  • Strong communication skills, organizational skills and attention to detail required
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude
  • Appreciation of horror/thriller content a plus
  • Knowledge of After Effects a plus



NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.



Please apply online via the given link. No phone calls or emails please.

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