Producer

Proposed Salary: $60k – $80k / Year TBD BASED ON EXPERIENCE (Standard Level)

Timeline: FLEXIBLE

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Job Role: Producer

Job Description:

Ambient Skies seeks to hire a rock-star Producer who loves all things video production and is excited to join a fast-growing creative team in Phoenix, AZ. He/She should have a strong technical background and understanding of the creative & production process to assist the team in developing creative content for a variety of clients and projects.

Our new Producer will be responsible for ensuring the production of various video projects by working directly under our Head of Production. At times they will need to communicate directly with clients, oversee budgets, schedules, call sheets, and crew/vendor paperwork. His or Her responsibilities will vary day-to-day, so we’re looking for a team player who’s willing to proactively lead and implement any operational processes to help their efficiency. A Producer can pull things together, and deliver what they said they were going to do, on time and in budget. Strong skills in Communication, MGMT, Leadership, Coordinating, Networking & Managing Expectations are relevant for this position. We are looking for someone to help in many capacities when working with our close-knit team. This is important for us when it comes to choosing our new Producer.

This position reports directly to the Head of Production. The Producer will be expected to be a strong Leader on the team and represent Ambient Skies’ core values both in the field and when interfacing with clients.

The Producer’s responsibilities vary from project to project. However, their duties may include the following:

  • Working directly under our Head of Production & Creative Director
  • Working directly with Associate Creative Director
  • Managing and collaborating with clients to execute projects from start to finish
  • Working along with the Head of Production to implement procedures and workflows to increase efficiencies of a growing production company
  • Project research, gathering information and knowledge from available resources
  • Hiring, arranging and organizing crew members and supervising production personnel for live action shoots
  • Operational duties such as managing budgets and status updates
  • Staffing/booking crew and equipment
  • Executing crew/vendor paperwork
  • Setup and sending out call sheets for live action productions
  • Active involvement in the creative side of the job by pitching ideas, helping to develop stories and scripts and suggesting improvements
  • Participation in content / on location shoots. At times may be asked to wear a few hats ranging from PM, Coordinator, 1st or 2nd AD and of course Production / Producer lead

Producer skills and qualifications:

  • 5 years of direct client management experience on commercial production projects
  • Ability and experience managing up to 10 projects at once. This can mean several smaller ongoing projects and 1-2 larger projects at any given time
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • Strong decision making: Our Jr. Producer will need to make staffing and other important decisions.
  • Conflict management: During production work, some conflict will arise, the Associate Producer needs to be able to manage the conflict and provide effective solutions to the issues.
  • Leadership skills: A Jr. Producer must be a good leader in order to get the production team to produce.
  • Good technical knowledge: A Jr. Producer needs to understand all aspects involved in the production and should be able to use the production equipment and tools.
  • Excellent communication skills: Good communication skills are crucial for an Jr. Producer since the job requires a lot of interaction with unit members and clients.
  • Flexibility: As this job is time-sensitive it may also require extra hours, so flexibility is necessary for this position.

What we offer! Ambient Skies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]es.com or you may call us at 1+(480) 420-4368.

  • 24/7 Access to EAP Counseling (3 Free confidential sessions)
  • Free Legal and Financial consultations
  • Wellness Program (Comprehensive health risk assessment & 3 Sessions with a wellness Coordinator)
  • Pharmacy Discount Card
  • Dedicated Personal Assistants (Helpful for scheduling travel, arranging Childcare, Gift Ideas, Eldercare etc.)
  • Discount program through Working advantage (Discounts on retail, sporting events, Concerts, Theme parks and more)
  • 401k (withholding depends on employee’s preference)
  • PTO
  • Paid sick leave
  • Holidays off
  • Work from home / flexible schedule opportunities
  • Minimal weekend commitments / OT
  • Access to Microsoft, adobe, google suite & other needed software needed to perform duties
  • Access to production and photography gear needed to perform
  • Monthly team and relationship building events
  • Annual performance evaluations for salary increase

Work/Life Balance:  Ambient Skies believes in a strong work life balance. For all employees, we offer 1 Friday off every other month (6 Fridays max per year) and the entire team is required to take a “re-charge” week twice per year in July & December. While responsibilities may still need to be attended to, these extra days off do not affect pay, PTO or Holidays.

PTO:       
80 hours / year in vacation (3.77 hours accrued every 30 days worked).
40 hours / year will carry over to next year.
120 max PTO hours / year, use or lose after that.
Termination policy.
No pay out on termination for cause.
Pay out with two-week notice, employee works full 80 hours.

SICK LEAVE:  80 hours / year in sick live (1 hour accrued every 30 hours worked).

401k: For the 401K, participants will be auto-enrolled at a 3% contribution rate after they have completed 12 months of service and are 21 years of age. The plan is not a safe harbor plan and has a 6-year vesting schedule. If auto enroll is not preferred, employee must opt out.

 

 

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