Senior Producer, Video & Audio

Job Description

The Senior Producer provides creative input, oversight, and mentorship across The Washington Post Creative Group's premium video, audio, and photography offerings. This includes treatment development, on-the-ground direction, and internal communication throughout the production process of high-quality content optimized for our digital and social channels.

The ideal candidate is curious, ambitious, imaginative and a collaborative team player.

What you do:
  • Work in collaboration with Creative Content Leads, Designers, and Marketing Operations to execute branded content programs that address our partner's business goals while remaining authentic to the Washington Post brand
  • Manage multiple lines of feedback and distilling them into a consolidated format
  • Develop video and audio concepts, shot lists, and pre-production treatments
  • Research key background subject matter and develop schedule
  • Onboard and direct production crews in order to hit key story objectives
  • Train, mentor, and oversee on-staff producers
  • Review video/audio cuts throughout edit process, helping to ensure that final video productions are aligned with brand and WPCG strategy, and best-in-class storytelling
  • Steward all assets through the post-production process, with attention to staying on deadline and within budget, and coordinating delivery to program managers
  • Oversee production of in-house sizzle reels and case study videos, including scripting, asset compilation, storyboarding, hiring freelance editor, and post-production oversight

  • 4-8 years of experience working in production or marketing content development
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills-ability to perform in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment, and think quickly and strategically to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong on-the-ground production skills
  • Best-in-class communication skills when producing projects
  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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