ZMG is looking for a Senior Producer, digital content with experience in short form video and a focus on News. The Senior Producer, digital content, at ZMG will be involved in day-to-day pre-production, production and post-production responsibilities for ZMG. The successful candidate will oversee production of trending news stories. This digital producer is responsible for the writing and review of scripts, supervising editing, editing  and hosting digital videos across news and lifestyle categories.  The timely distribution of videos is crucial while still upholding ZMG’s editorial and production standards.A candidate for this position MUST be willing to work early morning, night or weekend shifts.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee production of several short-form digital videos on trending topics
  • Write and edit scripts in a timely manner
  • Provide feedback & critical evaluation of writing, hosting, voice-over and editing
  • Produce content responding to trends as well as under an editorial schedule
  • Create SEO friendly headlines, story descriptions and keywords in CMS
  • Distribute content to distribution and custom partners via CMS

Requirements

  • News background preferred
  • Acute attention to detail and a dedication to both quality and accuracy of visual storytelling
  • At least two years experience as Associate Producer or Producer
  • Deep understanding of trends and what works in the digital space
  • Strong copy editing skills and ability to write short quippy scripts
  • Strong understanding of web, social, mobile and emerging technologies
  • Superior project management skills
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS) and Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and Final Cut Pro X