Nexstar Media Group

  • Commercial Producer

    Requisition ID
    2019-6121
    Category
    Marketing/Communications
    Job Locations
    US-MS-Jackson
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The Commercial Producer will be responsible for the development of cutting-edge commercial spots from concept to completion.   Creative scripting, shooting and non-linear editing experience is a must.   

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Creatively write, shoot, and edit content to tell compelling stories
    • Collaborate with creative team and project stakeholders to produce videos and digital content that are on-brand and drive results
    • Coordinate asset and information exchange take meeting notes
    • Maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong client service skills
    • Coordinate production, including working with clients, account executives, agencies, as well as planning location(s), talent, music, voice-over and reserving any other technical pieces (camera’s, vehicles, etc.) needed for project
    • Manage video equipment and software needs
    • Mentor junior commercial producers as needed
    • Extensive shooting and scripting of both short and long form spots from concept to completion
    • Interpreting the client's business needs; developing design briefs by gathering information and data to clarify design issues
    • Perform other duties, as directed by management

     

    Requirements & Skills:

     

    • Minimum 1-2 years commercial and/or promotion experience, or college degree preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
    • Broad understanding of marketing and design
    • Advanced knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and proper lighting techniques
    • Exhibit advanced editing expertise
    • A passion to stay up-to-date on production trends and continually strive to push boundaries
    • Live, multi-camera production and microwave truck experience preferred
    • Software skills required include Adobe CC Suite production package including; Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Media Encoder
    • Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority
    • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Occasional weekends, evenings, and holiday shifts will be required
    • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record as some travel may be required for commercial shoots and production meetings with advertisers of the station
    • Possess a strong understanding of fundamental design, a strong sense of color, typography, and composition
    • Meet all deadlines, fulfill scheduling commitments and consistently achieve quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The Commercial Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Commercial Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

     

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