1+ months

Associate Producer

Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Job Code
    116503020
Discovery Communications


Associate Producer

US-MD-Silver Spring

Job ID: 25377
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Programming & Production
US-MD-Silver Spring

Overview

Our Team

Offering remarkable real-life stories without judgment, TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life’s milestone moments. In 2017, TLC’s ratings increased by double digits (up a record +12% among women 25-54) and ranked as the #6 ad-supported cable network in Prime among W25-54.

TLC is a global brand available in more than 88 million homes in the US and 271 million households around the world. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLC GO – the network’s TVE offering featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. TLC reaches 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories to satisfy curiosity and captivate superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands.

The Role

The Associate Producer serves as a key partner to the TLC Multiplatform production team by providing creative and administrative support. The AP will take on production responsibilities such as editing, providing editorial notes, communicating key information on projects to internal teams and external production companies, amongst others. Serves as a point of contact for projects assigned and uses independent judgment to determine how inquiries should be handled. Works closely with EP to ensure deadlines and deliverables are met.



Responsibilities

1. Pitch, write, edit and publish high volume of video content for on-air, digital, and social programming.
2. Produce and edit short form programming including originals, lifts, cut downs and reversioning as assigned.
3. Work with EP in providing editorial feedback to outside producers on production schedules, cuts, treatments and other materials as needed
4. Provide on location production services as assigned
5. Coordinate special projects such as internal/external presentation tapes
6. Work closely with EP to prioritize projects and align editorial calendars across the multiplatform team.
7. Create sponsorship opportunities for Ad Sales clients. Work with clients and Sales to create high-quality content
8. Manage jointly with EP the project production schedule and overall project workflow. Track deliverables and communicate production issues or changes to project team members.
9. Manage and distribute production delivery schedules, episode descriptions, shooting locations, production company information, and other relevant program updates using appropriate databases.
10. Provide, organize, and dispense production information to outside production companies (i.e. technical guidelines, logo, uplink numbers, QC results, suggested breaks, etc.)
11. Update internal databases so all project information is up to date.
12. Arrange meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements as requested.
13. Assist EP with coordination and communication with other DCI departments as needed. Including:
• Communications/Press/IPR – Provide treatments, episode descriptions, cuts, production delivery dates and shoot locations.
• Programming – Provide episode descriptions, episode and show titles, parental ratings, program clips and delivery updates.
• Production Management – Provide timely updates on production schedules, milestone payment confirmation and other deliverables information.
• Marketing & Promotions – Assist in providing selects and artwork for promo editing and consumer marketing campaigns.
• Business Affairs / Legal – Coordination and communication with Business Affairs and Legal as needed regarding business and contractual matters.
14. Respond to special requests from Viewer Relations, Ad Sales, Affiliate Sales, etc.



Qualifications

* Minimum of 3 years television and/or digital production experience.
* Knowledge and experience in television production including editing and field production.
* Proficient in Premiere Pro, After Effects and related post-production tools.
* Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media, Journalism, Communication or related field.
* Strong communication, administrative and organizational skills.
* Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline environment.
* Strong MS Outlook and MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).
* Excellent script and creative writing skills
* Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
* Evening and weekend work may be required
* Must have the legal right to work in the U.S.

Silver Spring, Maryland, DC, MD

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.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI116503020

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Associate Producer</b><br/><br/>US-MD-Silver Spring<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 25377<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Programming & Production<br/>US-MD-Silver Spring<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Our Team</strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;">Offering remarkable real-life stories without judgment, TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and lifes milestone moments. In 2017, TLCs ratings increased by double digits (up a record +12% among women 25-54) and ranked as the #6 ad-supported cable network in Prime among W25-54.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">TLC is a global brand available in more than 88 million homes in the US and 271 million households around the world. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLC GO the networks TVE offering featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. TLC reaches 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories to satisfy curiosity and captivate superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>The Role</strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;">The Associate Producer serves as a key partner to the TLC Multiplatform production team by providing creative and administrative support. The AP will take on production responsibilities such as editing, providing editorial notes, communicating key information on projects to internal teams and external production companies, amongst others. Serves as a point of contact for projects assigned and uses independent judgment to determine how inquiries should be handled. Works closely with EP to ensure deadlines and deliverables are met.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Pitch, write, edit and publish high volume of video content for on-air, digital, and social programming.<br />2. Produce and edit short form programming including originals, lifts, cut downs and reversioning as assigned.<br />3. Work with EP in providing editorial feedback to outside producers on production schedules, cuts, treatments and other materials as needed<br />4. Provide on location production services as assigned<br />5. Coordinate special projects such as internal/external presentation tapes <br />6. Work closely with EP to prioritize projects and align editorial calendars across the multiplatform team. <br />7. Create sponsorship opportunities for Ad Sales clients. Work with clients and Sales to create high-quality content<br />8. Manage jointly with EP the project production schedule and overall project workflow. Track deliverables and communicate production issues or changes to project team members.<br />9. Manage and distribute production delivery schedules, episode descriptions, shooting locations, production company information, and other relevant program updates using appropriate databases.<br />10. Provide, organize, and dispense production information to outside production companies (i.e. technical guidelines, logo, uplink numbers, QC results, suggested breaks, etc.)<br />11. Update internal databases so all project information is up to date.<br />12. Arrange meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements as requested.<br />13. Assist EP with coordination and communication with other DCI departments as needed. Including:<br /> Communications/Press/IPR Provide treatments, episode descriptions, cuts, production delivery dates and shoot locations. <br /> Programming Provide episode descriptions, episode and show titles, parental ratings, program clips and delivery updates. <br /> Production Management Provide timely updates on production schedules, milestone payment confirmation and other deliverables information.<br /> Marketing & Promotions Assist in providing selects and artwork for promo editing and consumer marketing campaigns.<br /> Business Affairs / Legal Coordination and communication with Business Affairs and Legal as needed regarding business and contractual matters.<br />14. Respond to special requests from Viewer Relations, Ad Sales, Affiliate Sales, etc.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Minimum of 3 years television and/or digital production experience.<br />* Knowledge and experience in television production including editing and field production.<br />* Proficient in Premiere Pro, After Effects and related post-production tools. <br />* Bachelors degree in Digital Media, Journalism, Communication or related field.<br />* Strong communication, administrative and organizational skills.<br />* Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline environment.<br />* Strong MS Outlook and MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).<br />* Excellent script and creative writing skills <br />* Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.<br />* Evening and weekend work may be required <br />* Must have the legal right to work in the U.S.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Silver Spring, Maryland, DC, MD</span></p>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. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/wyzxXPHnqdrbfJVoi5lJV"> <p>PI116503020</p>

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Posted: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-01-20

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