Senior Writer/Producer

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 17, 2013
Closes
May 17, 2013
Contact
Ms. Judith Gilmore
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
POSITION OVERVIEW
Searching for a hands-on creative writer and producer for a fast-paced internal agency of the largest outdoor media company in the country. The perfect candidate will be a highly creative and innovative thinker who possesses strong writing skills, a keen design eye and can manage projects from concept to completion. All projects must maintain network brand positioning, appeal to our target audience and meet ratings or sales goals.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Write, produce and manage promo campaigns for priority series launches, and tent-pole events
- Write and produce sponsor supported themed block promos
- Write and produce topical promos and violators for select prime time series
- Write and produce sizzle and presentation reels to support ad sales and affiliate marketing initiatives
- Write, produce and direct wraps and vignettes for sponsored stunts
- Concept and direct shoots for brand and show campaigns
- Create concept presentations and confidently present ideas to Creative Director
- Translate creative across all media including print and digital
- Effectively manage staff and freelance editors, designers and mixers
- Create and maintain project budgets
- Write creative briefs for out of house projects
- Establish and maintain relationships with all vendors, including designers, production companies and post-production facilities.

- 6+ years experience as a writer/producer within a team-oriented television promotions department or agency
- Must possess strong short form writing skills
- Must have experience in branding and network positioning
- Must be flexible, self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to juggle multiple projects successfully
- Ability to oversee projects, delegate tasks to staff and see projects through to completion
- Must be able to effectively implement design, audio, and music to bring projects to the next level
- Sportsman Channel supports authenticity, so the Ideal candidate will have knowledge of the outdoor lifestyle or possess the ability to learn quickly
- Strong collaboration and communication skills a must
- Must be willing to travel as needed based on project demands
- Bachelors Degree preferred


To apply, qualified candidates should forward a presentation reel or website, resume and cover letter including salary requirement in confidence via email or fax. Please indicate the title of the position for which you are applying.

The Sportsman Channel, Inc.
ATTN: Director, Human Resources
2855 South James Drive, Suite 101
New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151
Fax: (262) 432-9138
Email: hr@thesportsmanchannel.com

Due to the volume of resumes we receive, we reserve the right to contact only the most qualified candidates.

We conduct background checks on all final candidates being considered for employment.

To learn more about The Sportsman Channel, please visit us at www.thesportsmanchannel.com and facebook.com/sportsmanchannel

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