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Associate Producer

Thrillist, New York, NY

Eaters, drinkers, travelers, and doers.


Thrillist means fun. We're eaters, drinkers, travelers, and doers. We serve the curious and believe that new experiences are what drive the richest lives. We bring our passion, expertise, and taste to bear on the things that are truly worth your time and money. Life is for living, and that’s why we’re here. Today will be great.

Thrillist Media Group’s content laboratory, The CoLab, is responsible for all facets of TMG’s native ad campaigns, including ideating and creating custom content, executing all supporting media, and performing research and audience analysis to optimize performance. We’re seeking an Associate Video Producer to join our team and help us create the most compelling custom content campaigns to be found anywhere on the Web. Our branded video content runs the gamut from 15 second Facebook posts, to 30 minute live television production, to globe-spanning VR epics. We execute video on every social platform and build to specific KPI. Above all, we tell amazing stories about and on behalf of brands as only a true publisher can.

The ideal candidate is a highly collaborative professional with both editorial and client-direct experience. In addition to standard producer responsibilities, we’re looking for someone with a passion for storytelling on new platforms and social media; an ability to both dream big and execute on a budget; a skill for creating incredible content that integrates brands without compromising editorial quality; and a burning desire to work in a fast-paced, high-impact environment that requires everyone involved be ready to turn on a dime.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist Video Producer in overseeing all aspects of video production, including editorial direction, motion graphics, music composition and sound design
  • Work on a wide range of videos that seamlessly integrate clients from a range of consumer categories (Auto, Finance, CPG, Beer/Wine/Spirits…) into Thrillist’s video tone, and ensure the creative vision that was sold through is executed on time, on budget and on brand
  • Collaborate effectively and efficiently within larger Sales organization, including constant contact with Account Management responsible for liaising with clients
  • Execute videos designed for consumption across all available platforms, including on-site, YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram
  • Create videos that intelligently target particular KPI as determined during pitch process
  • Help build and manage project budgets and schedules
  • Supervise projects leveraging both internal production capabilities and external studios
  • Negotiate rates with freelance crews and vendors
  • Work with legal to execute vendor and talent contracts
  • Integrate client feedback whenever and wherever necessary without sacrificing quality

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in video or related field
  • 3+ years experience in film and/or TV (agency experience a plus)
  • A robust understanding of the production and post-production processes
  • Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram
  • A knowledge of and passion for Thrillist’s editorial tone and mission
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Comfort integrating client feedback as much as necessary and a can-do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written

*All candidates must submit a reel that demonstrates a range of creative video executions

About Thrillist

Thrillist means fun. We're eaters, drinkers, travelers, and doers. We serve the curious and believe that new experiences are what drive the richest lives.

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