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Studios: Producer, Series Team Lead

The Details

The Special Projects / Series Producer is in charge of managing the serialized content of Mashable’s Emerging Platforms team.

The perfect candidate is an endless idea generator, and can find compelling stories in unlikely situations. They are able to spot an opportunity, conceptualize an idea, and produce engaging visual stories on tight deadlines.

This producer should be able to clearly communicate assignments to a team of video producers and interns, and manage and prioritize workflows and schedules. He or she will collaborate with the Graphics and Sales teams to create high production value video series, appealing to viewers and advertisers alike. They will manage the delivery of each series formatted for various platforms -- horizontal, square, vertical -- to the social team for distribution.  

The producer will be reporting to and working closely with the Director of Emerging Platforms to develop series for existing and upcoming platforms.

The Day-to-Day

  • Pitch, produce, shoot and edit videos for in-depth series
  • Approve story ideas, supervise a team of editors, manage workflow and postings of ongoing series
  • Pitch and develop new series for various platforms
  • Brief Sales on ongoing projects
  • Work with the social team to ensure proper distribution on content to various platforms
  • Work with Graphics to update and create graphics for series

Must-Haves

  • Mastery of Adobe Premiere and working knowledge of After Effects
  • Superb shooting skills
  • In-depth knowledge of current events related to culture, entertainment, technology, business and science
  • Excellent writing skills
  • The ability to manage a team
  • Attention to detail and the ability to see a project through from idea generation to posting
  • Creative mind, positive attitude, and willingness to experiment

​About Mashable

Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. Were not for the casually curious. Our proprietary Velocity technology suite gives us the unique ability to combine creativity with data. Our entertainment series and editorial coverage are smart, clever, ambitious, in-depth and first. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future and we speak to new influencers -- the early adopters who obsess with us around the globe.

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