Senior Writer/Producer (DGE)Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10026180 Location Burbank, California, United States Business National Geographic Date posted Oct. 11, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid
- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.
Disney General Entertainment (DGE) Creative Marketing, which includes Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior linear channels marketing and Disney+, is currently seeking a Senior Writer/Producer to write, produce and deliver promotional materials that creatively and effectively promote the DGE brands.
Concept, write, produce and deliver promotional materials, including: Episodic promotions, program launches, acquired & original movie promotions, behind-the-scenes promos & vignettes, network marketing & ad sales projects, network presentations, and multi-platform promotions.
Direct and collaborate with video and sound editors, graphic designers, project coordinators and announcer talent.
Supervise project assignments with outside promotion production companies.
Participate in the department's in-house creative unit.
Actively participate in branding and series creative campaigns, providing diverse perspectives and on brand initiatives.
Assist Content & Editorial executives in various managerial and administrative duties.
Work with strategy team to understand positioning, messaging and target demographic.
Skilled in managing/directing live-action shoots, inclusive of talent management
Mentor and nurture creatives within the team. Inspire them and help them grow and progress.
7+ years of experience as on-air promotion writer/producer.
Must possess a strong creative perspective with 3+ years of experience at a cable or streaming premium network, working on script-based programming.
Must have administrative skills to meet the demands of a fast-paced and challenging position.
Must have experience working with program scripts and raw dailies in creating promotional spots.
Excellent verbal, written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, as well as good interpersonal skills are required.
Ability to manage multiple projects, leadership skills, and strong analytical skills.
Must be able to distill broad creative concepts into an abbreviated and effective promotional approach.
Strong computer/word processing skills a must. Extensive knowledge of editorial and graphics systems is critical.
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, and the ability to multitask effectively under changing priorities and daily time constraints.
Must have a working knowledge of on-air promotions systems, network television operations, and the television marketing and promotions industry.
Four-year degree in related field preferred.
About National Geographic:
National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with ABC Cable Networks Group, which is part of a business we call National Geographic.
ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.