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In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.
The Associate Producer for Magnolia, the joint venture with Chip and Joanna Gaines, will serve as key support to the on-air department by providing creative and administrative support. The AP will take on a variety of production responsibilities from providing support to on-air producers to coordinating VOD material and delivery, and more. This position works very closely with on-air producers to ensure deadlines, budgets and deliverables are met.
Responsibilities Provide basic support to producers. Researching, footage sourcing, music searches, overseeing sound sessions, writing of promo scripts and basic edits, screening shows, loading material into Avid in preparation for edit sessions, etc. Production administration and support, which includes: coordinating all dubbing needs, coordinating and tracking delivery of material by in-house and freelance producers to in and out-of-house facilities. Coordinating comp reels for on- and off-air needs. Managing and creating material for ongoing off-air initiatives, such as VOD and affiliate needs. Providing basic production support including labels and coordinates all couriers and shipping. Working with supervising producer to manage production schedule. Performing other related duties as assigned.
Requirements Basic familiarity with technical and organizational aspects of post-production is essential. Knowledge of Avid and other forms of non-linear editing systems very useful. Knowledge and experience in television promotion, advertising creative or other related experience is preferred. Strong communication, organizational and administrative skills are essential. Must be a proactive self-starter. Candidate must have the ability to take direction from more than one individual, ability to work independently and the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Knowledge of Google Suite is essential. Must be able to work well in a team environment and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners on all aspects of creative. Up-to-date knowledge of industry, including competition and new trends, is significant plus. Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.
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