Boutique ad agency with lifestyle clientele seeks to add a highly passionate senior-level Producer to craft and tell beautiful stories, achieving the most creative and effective end result for the brand and the agency.

Ideal candidates are excited by up and coming talent, up to date on the leading directors & vanities, knowledgeable in best practices and trends in Production; you believe that Production is as much of an art as it is logistics. You do more than just produce; your involvement evolves the creative in a way that would not be possible without you. You have a strong knowledge of production resources, a vast database of vendors, and the passion to create top-notch production experiences. You’ll ideate and consult with internal and integrated teams to develop the right solution, from inception to launch. Your ability to help drive, manage and execute work in tight timelines, while fostering cross-team collaboration, sets you apart. Candidates must have facility interpreting creative direction and translating it into actionable process and profitable result. Ability to work autonomously as well as within a friendly, nimble team is a must; this position requires a confident and open personality with excellent management skills to foster and maintain a healthy, positive work environment. Travel required. Senior Producer candidates must have ample experience overseeing complicated productions with large and small budgets ($300K-$2MM) across still, video and heavy broadcast. Previous ad agency experience *required*.

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Indie production shop is seeking a Virtual Reality interactive game supervising Line Producer, who has had senior responsibility for preparing at least 3 completed VR game productions that have been produced and distributed. Demonstrated line item responsibility for preparing the specs for framing production budgets, responsibility for identifying and pricing production creative talent for this VR gaming production.

The Line Producer will participate in below-the-line decisions like hiring crew and renting gear, based on the budget established that has been approved by the Producers. During production, the Line Producer will act as the eyes and ears of the Executive Producer to ensure the production runs on schedule and on budget. You are an innovator and troubleshooter and have the authority to make decisions that will affect the schedule or budget. To keep the production running smoothly, the Line Producer will implement a cost monitoring system as well as conduct a health and safety assessment and deal with any insurance concerns, including regulatory compliance. The Line Producer establishes departmental budgets for salaries, expendable materials, and equipment. Additional labor hours or materials require the approval of the Line Producer. At the end of production, you’ll oversee the wrap and conduct a preliminary audit of costs in cooperation with Accounting. You must be comfortable moderating compromises between members of the crew and be able to stand behind your choices. You will be working in a highly collaborative environment, but are also a leader and at the end of the day are responsible for the cost of the project. You are entrusted with massive financial investments in the $5-7MM range, so attention to detail is crucial and failure can mean huge losses for the Producers. Expect daily fires to put out.

You’ll collaborate with an Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer and Creative Director, as well as with a globally renowned Pop Surrealist artist. This highly experienced team of culture jammers aims to create a novel hybrid VR game experience, full of satirical characters, subversive themes and bizarrely entertaining interactive gameplay. A delightfully subversive world, this VR experience is filled with game scenarios, characters and story lines that satirize themes of class hierarchy, parody wealth inequality, mass media manipulation and lampoon the over commercialization in America.

Can work freelance with the expectation that the candidate will advance to a full-time position. Based in New York a plus. References a must.

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Fully remote boutique creative agency is looking for a Business Development Director to add to their growing team on execution of client projects; this position will lead new business, sales and marketing efforts for this branding and web design agency. The agency culture is laid-back and fun, but the team is very seriously dedicated to creating leading-edge, highly creative work for clients. They’re lucky to have a truly diverse range of projects and clients they love, meaning there are always new and different projects to challenge the team. They work mainly with clients in the Beauty/Wellness/Skincare DTC arena, large and small, but never boring. A core tenant, the agency has a commitment to partnering with brands focused on social impact and sustainability. Proudly one of the .1% of creative agencies owned by women.

As the Business Development Director, you’ll provide leadership across acquiring new branding and website projects. We need someone who’s able to identify a client’s business needs and work independently to understand, define and build effective and innovative solutions that generate new business. You must be prepared to be as much of a leader as you are an effective communicator and mentor. You must be extremely outgoing, comfortable with making cold calls and networking. Excellent writing skills and the ability to work independently and manage time effectively is a must.

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  • 3-5 years business development experience within a client services organization, preferably on projects including web, mobile, video, brand, and strategic consulting. Must have experience in Beauty/Wellness/Skincare/Women’s verticals.
  • Run end-to-end pitch process, including establishing initial opportunities, interfacing with prospective clients, and developing proposals, in which pricing projects and assessing client needs are an essential skill.
  • Manage account profitability by negotiating statements of work, ensuring work is delivered on budget.
  • Expand contacts with key client project contacts and maintain strong post-engagement relationships introducing new opportunities accordingly.
  • Create and execute on outbound marketing and sales strategy.
  • Network and cold call on behalf of agency to secure new business meetings and qualified contacts for partners.
  • Research/find relevant RFP’s and initiate relationships with agency search firms.
  • Identity networking events for partner participation (trade shows, conferences, events).
  • Represent agency at events.
  • Submit agency work for industry awards.
  • Publish content to agency blog and social channels.
  • Find opportunities for partners to present/speak, lead workshops, panel participation, etc.
  • Must be comfortable talking with CEO’s, CMO’s, technical leads and marketers about digital marketing needs and branding.
  • Must have familiarity with the web design and development process, technical terminology and industry trends and standards.
  • Must be aware of trends in marketing and advertising

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