Executive Producer, Social
Company: ViacomCBS Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Smithsonian Channel, a ViacomCBS network, is where curiosity
lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the
place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing
factual entertainment, available in HD and 4K Ultra HD across
multiple platforms. Smithsonian Channel, winner of Emmy and Peabody
awards for its programming, is the home of popular genres such as
air and space, travel, history, science, nature and pop culture.
Among the network's offerings are hit series including Aerial
America, America in Color, America's Hidden Stories, Apollo's Moon
Shot, The Pacific War in Color and Air Disasters, as well as
critically-acclaimed specials that include The Green Book: Guide to
Freedom, Black Hole Hunters and Princess Diana's Wicked Stepmother.
Smithsonian Networks also operates Smithsonian Channel Plus, a
subscription video streaming service delivering over a thousand
hours of the Channel's stunning and diverse library of
documentaries and series in HD and 4K Ultra HD. Smithsonian Channel
is also available internationally in Canada, Singapore, Latin
America, the UK and Ireland.
To learn more, go to smithsonianchannel.com.
Smithsonian Channel is looking for an Executive Producer to work
alongside the VP, Social Media, to develop and execute projects
that evolve and grow our digital footprint and engage broader
audiences. The Social Executive Producer will be passionate about
developing short and mid-form content across topical genres ranging
across Air & Space, Nature & Wildlife, and Arts & Culture. They
will oversee daily video production and distribution across
Smithsonian Channel's social platforms including, but not limited
to, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tik Tok.
The successful candidate should be well-versed in social trends
and strategies within the digital/editorial video space with proven
expertise in developing platform intentional creative across
social. They should have strong production skills and comfort with
innovating and updating strategies and content as needed to serve a
fast-paced non-fiction content strategy. S/he/They should be
tireless at identifying unique content partnerships and evolving
creative non-fiction content for Smithsonian Channel to have an
engaging impact on its audiences while furthering Smithsonian's
You have experience creating video content across all social
platforms, supervising production from development through post and
have a well-developed aesthetic for visual storytelling leveraging
motion graphics. The successful candidate will be passionate about
current events, an avid life-long learner and interested in
relating to younger audiences, and be an excellent collaborator
with an ability to work interdepartmentally to create impactful
- Coordinating a variety of video projects across our catalogue
of short-form and social series (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram,
Twitter, Tik Tok, Streaming Services).
- Developing projects that are credible, interesting, and
engaging by integrating Smithsonian expertise in culture, history,
science, and aeronautics, pushing appropriate and ownable concepts
- Evolve our brands digital content portfolio to initiate new
formats and series, that attract new audiences and grow social
- Updating and streamlining process and workflows while
incorporating concepts from and crafting alignments with linear,
marketing, ad sales and podcasting groups.
- Ensuring video content is creatively and structurally optimized
to live across platforms
- Leading a team of producers, shooters, editors and other
staffers to optimize content.
- Collaborating with editorial directors on bringing ideas and
franchises to life.
- Evolving the overall video strategy, optimizing for original
content that regularly drives engagement and views while running
within budget to develop a long-term, balanced video engagement
- Work strategically with Research and Audience Development to
understand what video works - and what doesn't.
- Stay continually involved in all Product discussions, taking
responsibility for how content is published and viewed by the
- BA required.
- 8+ years experience producing high caliber social video
- 5+ years experience managing creative teams.
- Experience working across many different teams (including
Editorial, Marketing, Ad Sales and others) to inform and produce
- A clear understanding of the non-fiction storytelling space and
a passion for crafting innovative content for social
- A passion social media and non-fiction content.
- Advanced understanding of video production and post-production
- Understanding of production standards and rights and clearances
considerations and process
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