Executive Producer

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Posted: 05-21-2019
Our client is an Oscar, Annie and Emmy nominated and BAFTA and Cannes Grand Prix winning studio recognized for its work in animated film and immersive content.

Based in London and Los Angeles and with a sister studio in Sydney, its work encompasses high-quality film and immersive media for brands and entertainment. It is home to the directors, artists, technical and production staff to create these stories from conception to delivery.

The Los Angeles team delivers premium branded content and commercials for agencies and clients direct and brings storytelling and design to new technology, including real-time animation and AR. Their clients include major advertising agencies as well as technology giants and media companies.
 
Executive Producer
Los Angeles, California

Our client is looking for an Executive Producer to join our talented team working on Branded Content and Commercials. Be it hand-crafted or high-tech, their goal remains to make engaging, heartfelt stories people want to share and to transform brands and organizations through the power of entertainment and culture.

As an Executive Producer, your primary role will be new business development.
You will be passionate about representing the company to new and existing agencies and clients as well as attending industry events and networking opportunities in order to develop creative opportunities in branded content and commercials and enhance the strong reputation of the company. 

You will have extensive and varied experience within the creative industry and will have an excellent list of contacts and knowledge of agencies and clients. You will be proactive and entrepreneurial and have a passion for innovative storytelling and directing talent. Exceptional team management, communication and networking skills are a prerequisite. Awareness of emerging tools and technologies and an understanding of real time including augmented reality and virtual reality a bonus.  Working closely with LA and London management, our roster of directors and the rest of the team, you will lead the pitch strategy, client calls and meetings.  New business enquiries stem from anywhere in the US, although your focus will be the West Coast.

This is also a creative role and will require some supervision of the pitch process including supporting the idea development and production of the materials and presentations as required.  You will have an entrepreneurial and positive approach, whilst balancing the creative and business aspects of any project.

 
What you’ll be doing:
  • Leading new business opportunities with an entrepreneurial approach
  • Attending industry conferences, events and networking opportunities
  • Presenting the company’s film offering to new and existing advertising agencies and brand clients
  • Fostering client relationships and handling ongoing communication as necessary including marketing sales tools with our designers
  • Leading new business pitches and client meetings
  • Collaborating with internal teams and stakeholders, including EPs, Directors, and producers.
  • Maintaining strong client relationships throughout production and beyond
What you bring:
  • 5+ years experience in production across animation and live-action 
  • Proven ability and experience managing client relationships
  • Ability to think outside-the-box and come up with creative solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An established network of contacts within the commercials and branded content sector
  • Experience managing creative projects with both large and small budgets and with global production teams
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with technical and non-technical teams
  • Experience working across multiple offices and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to be resourceful, solutions-driven, and highly organized
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