SENIOR WRITER/ PRODUCER, ON-AIR PROMOS

US-NY-New York
Brand
Comedy Central
iCIMS ID
2017-7422

Overview and Responsibilities

The Senior Writer/Producer, Comedy Central Brand Creative, will develop and produce highly comedic, pioneering, hilarious, innovative, brand-defining creative that ignites and entertains fans in all the places and spaces they experience Comedy Central.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate compelling creative directions, develop groundbreaking creative concepts, and pitch brand-specific ideas that will launch new show campaigns, generate tune-in and engagement, and build the voice and shareability of Comedy Central content.
  • Script strongly compelling and comedic campaign concepts and treatments, write copy and scripts that bring to life the brand and delivers on creative brief objectives and strategies.
  • Spearhead production of all materials produced in support of creative campaigns for CCs new and returning series.
  • Develop original copy, concepts, scripts, ideas and pitches that work within Comedy Centrals voice and tone.
  • Lead creative development and inspire a high level of creative standards for all collaborators— working closely with ourdesign/multi-platform/social strategy departments to create a cohesive campaign that translates across all platforms.
  • Lead all facets of pre-production directing and shooting of original promos as needed.
  • Deliver compelling, concise and professional creative pitches to both internal and external executives.
  • Utilize strong, high-level, conceptual thinking to create work that can be campaignable across all screens.
  • Foster and contribute to an environment of collaboration.
  • Generate creative that connects to our audience and inspires them to share/watch/talk about Comedy Central.
  • Create dynamic, sharable, entertaining, written content for all social channels.
  • Live and breathe comedy and view life through a comedic lens.
  • Partner and collaborate closely with VP Brand Creative and brand creative peers to ensure concepts resonate, break new ground, meet goals and drive desired results team and brand-wide.
  • Push creative boundaries and establish high-level creative standards that resonate with fans and across all screens.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as writer/producer
  • Directing/writing/producing experience for television/content/advertising
  • College degree

Additional Qualifications

  • Proven experience delivering creative that sticks ideally with a comedic voice.
  • Ability to understand big ideas and strategy.
  • Proven passion for Comedy Centrals brand sensibility and audience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to present and sell ideas.
  • Highly collaborative and flexible.
  • Values opinions and feedback.
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, high-pressure environment with the upmost integrity and respect for their team.
  • Love comedy and have a relationship to and understanding of the comedy community.
  • Ability and desire to collaborate across disciplines, ie: with design, marketing, mutli-platform, etc.
  • Bring an original and dynamic dimension to the department

 

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