Producer, TV Creative Center - Wheel Of Fortune & Jeopardy!
Sony PicturesCulver City, CA
Full Time Job
Producer, TV Creative Center - Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy!
Producer Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy!, Creative Center Culver City
The Creative Center (CC) is the global hybrid internal agency within Sony Pictures Television that also services businesses across Sony Pictures Entertainment with a focus on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. This role will evangelize the ''One Sony'' philosophy and elevate the brand vision, voice, strategy for all Sony IP that will be pushed globally from this centralized model.
The purpose of this position is to provide project level management - planning, oversight and execution across multiple projects within the Creative Center focused on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. We service a growing group of internal Sony Pictures Entertainment partners and projects including but not limited to Distribution, Syndication, Franchise Marketing, all Networks, Games, Sony Global Marketing, Ad Sales, PR, Theatrical Marketing, Corporate, D&I, P&O, etc. This position reports into the Executive Producer (EP) and VP Operations/ Production under the direction of the VP Social/ Editorial regarding all things Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Project Management - Proactively manage a variety of brand identity, graphic, editorial and other projects for original and acquired properties and other internal Sony Pictures Entertainment partners/ business units. Must be an effective liaison between various groups within Sony Pictures Entertainment as well as external agencies and vendors. Plan and schedule kick-offs, review sessions and presentations based on project schedule. Work closely with Sr. Account Manager on the creation of daily assignments, review sessions and presentations to ensure projects stay on target. Create detailed notes and next steps. Responsible for daily project updates including but not limited to budget, schedule, resources, and progress on deliverables. Confirm all technical specifications are accurate throughout the project and all internal processes and workflows are maintained. Ensure successful project delivery including actualized budget, internal archiving etc. Required to meet budgets and quick turnaround deadlines.
Communication and Collaboration – Collaborate with Sr. Account Manager, Creative Directors, VP Operations/ Production, EP for all department level needs. Be a positive team leader and an advocate for collaboration. Oversee project communication (internal and external) to ensure professional and friendly tone. Build a positive relationship throughout the project with clients to ensure a desire for future work with Creative Center. Proactively anticipate and address project needs with appropriate solutions. Participate in review sessions and presentations to help further the overall project goals.
New Project Facilitation - Define project expectation and goals in collaboration with key project stakeholders and assist in the creation of project proposals as needed. Create, iterate, and track project timelines, deliverables, and budgets in order to achieve project alignment and approval. Work with Creative Directors on creation of creative brief. Build a detailed project plan with VP Operations/ Production and/ or EP, including internal pipeline considerations, budget, schedule, deliverables list, and creative team. Maintain a strong knowledge of the skill and attributes of the internal creative team's abilities and a roster of freelancers who can be brought in on a project-by-project basis.
Maintain familiarity with current culture and design trends and strive to continue to push Creative Center as a department for cutting edge excellence and quality.
Exhibit a willingness to take on responsibilities outside of his/ her job description and the ability to respond to business demands in a fast-paced environment.
Work Experience Requirements
• 4-6 years in production in marketing services, creative service agencies, network promotions or a similar field (broadcast, digital, print, experiential a plus)
• Primary skills include: excellent verbal and written communication, strong interpersonal and collaboration, problem solving, time and project management
• Ability to manage projects from concept through execution unsupervised
• Highly motivated self-starter
• Passionate about original, acquired and library content and global branding initiatives
Ability to work flexible hours.
Deep knowledge of social platforms.
Bachelor Degree from 4 year college or university
Strong communication skills (written and verbal), time management, anticipation, teamwork,
proactive problem solving, critical and strategic thinking, leadership, innovation, strong ability to
multi-task and pivot.
In addition to having a passion for all types of content, this individual also has her/ his finger on the pulse of pop culture and social trends in design, marketing and advertising. She/ he is passionate about strategic branding and creative and the elevation of these brands. She/ he is interested in entering, creating and sustaining an informed dialogue with the fan base from existing platforms as well as discovering additional avenues to engage new audiences specifically regarding social content creation.
Background on Creative Center (Culver City, Miami)
Creative Center is a global, hybrid internal agency that is a centralized hub for Sony Pictures Television Studio, Distribution, Franchise, Syndication, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Global Networks, Ad/ Sales and Sony One Initiatives. Our focus is to service businesses across the globe within the Sony universe.
We are a design consultancy that brings best practices from the agency world into our corporate studio environment. We harness what's relevant from both and blend within our model. We apply high-end creative, strategy and intimate knowledge about our brands to every engagement with a sense of urgency, efficiency and fiscal responsibility. We are built to be nimble and customize teams based on the various creative needs of our constituents.
We currently ideate and execute the 360 marketing campaigns for original show launches, tent pole acquisitions as well as all B2B, B2C events for Sony Pictures Television. We are the on-air promotion group
for the Global Networks business. We are the branding agency for global marketing designing and launching Sony Networks around the world, global campaigns for Sony IP, One Sony Initiatives and overarching Sony Pictures Entertainment campaigns for various corporate groups. We are also the digital agency for Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!
*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.
* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios