Campaign Producer

Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura

Software Engineering
Brooklyn, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Atlas Obscura is a media and experiences company dedicated to sharing the world’s hidden wonders. The company was founded in 2009 as a user-created compendium of the world's most incredible places, and these days produces award-winning journalism and chart-topping podcasts, leads unique guided trips all around the world, and has published three consecutive New York Times best selling books. Our in-house team at Studio Obscura produces award-winning branded content and live experiences powered by the same creative vision and approach.

We are looking for a Campaign Producer to join our growing Brand Partnerships team in bringing our best-in-class advertising campaigns to life. In this role, you will be a pivotal player in producing compelling and effective branded content campaigns across a multitude of formats. You will execute and manage the production of deliverables in video, audio, experiential, interactive, written, social media, and emerging formats. This is a central role that oversees the day-to-day production of multiple branded campaigns and is integral in the department’s success, growth, and retention of business. The Campaign Producer will be a cross departmental motivator who ensures deliverables are executed with best-in-class storytelling. We are looking for a proactive go-getter that will put forth an enthusiastic, positive, solution-based effort to execute projects and productions in a busy, dynamic, fast, creative, and evolving environment. You must thrive in details, be a creative thinker, be able to multitask, and hold fast to deadlines across a variety of campaigns. You must share our commitment to excellence, and be excited by Atlas Obscura’s mission to inspire our audience with wonder and curiosity about the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive the creative and strategic execution of campaign production from start to finish ensuring all internal deadlines are delivered on time, within budget, and meet Atlas Obscura’s rigorous brand quality standards.
  • Manage and lead all aspects of production on multiple projects concurrently, including sourcing of locations, vendors, talent, and contractors; overseeing timelines and budgets; running point on creative production; managing post production reviews internally and externally; driving interdepartmental production for successful campaign execution.
  • Work directly with the Director of Production, Creative Directors, internal stakeholders, clients, vendors, talent, and production contractors. Work with support of an Account Manager and Production Coordinator. Work closely with team members on Pre-Sale Marketing, Sales, Product, Media, Ad Ops, Entertainment, Editorial, and Audience teams.
  • Be a creative storyteller with an expertise in content production skills across platforms.
  • Develop detailed content plans, budgets, treatments, creative briefs, shot lists, event recaps, and insightful wrap reports.
  • Deliver content programs that embody the spirit of Atlas Obscura’s brand and meet advertiser campaign objectives. Ensure our product offerings are delivered successfully and in compliance with timelines, budget, legal, insurance, and business requirements.
  • Oversee production logistics including the sourcing of and outreach to production vendors and contractors, onboarding, initiation of production and vendor contracts, location clearances, permit filing, releasing, issuing COIs, and other business requirements.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders across video, audio, written, social, technology, media, and distribution to bring deliverables to life.
  • Work closely with Sales and Account Management to ensure client needs are met and updates are being communicated proactively. Represent Product Execution, provide production expertise, and lead communications during production calls and client pitch meetings.
  • Communicate effectively, set clear and realistic expectations, and be a strong negotiator in conversations with both clients and vendors.
  • Mitigate issues and spearhead solutions to challenges if they arise.
  • Proactively adjust timelines and budgets as the program evolves, effectively communicating updates to all campaign stakeholders.
  • Assist during the Pre-Sale phase to pitch ideas, price out budgets, create timelines, and act as an advisor to ensure the team is set up for success in pre-sale planning for post-sale execution
  • Work in tandem with the Creative Development and Production teams to ensure the creative is executed as envisioned and in accordance with campaign specifications and requirements.
  • Provide insightful review of campaigns and products from a business development perspective to help identify areas for the company to grow and always unique approach in the marketplace
  • Travel may be required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in production execution experience at an agency, production company or publisher.
  • Displays strategic and creative production expertise across a broad range of content types and products with strong skills in project management, production management, and operations.
  • Demonstrates a high level of self-motivation and self-direction with a strong ability to work well both autonomously and within a team environment
  • Detailed and effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organized and strategic thinker with a keen eye for detail and the ability to multitask
  • Must be computer-savvy with skills in G-Suite and a familiarity with Airtable, Asana, and other project management software. Prior experience with content management systems, Meta Ads Manager, Google Ads Manager, and social media platforms is a plus.

ABOUT YOU

  • You are a great presenter and communicator with the ability to work cross-functionally across a media organization and can communicate complex information to clients
  • You have a positive attitude and are a team player that can delegate and handle multiple projects concurrently
  • You are a scrappy, dexterous, and creative problem solver who Is relentless in your pursuit of delivering the highest quality work for clients with a figure-it-out mentality
  • You are extremely organized, detail-oriented and diplomatic
  • You are insatiably curious, love learning, and have an innovative spirit that challenges the traditional ways of thinking.
  • You have a strong work ethic with a roll-up-your-sleeves, can-do attitude
  • You are hungry to work as a part of a fast-growing organization

To apply for this role, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest via this link. Compensation is competitive. Benefits for full-time and contract employees include a generous time-off policy, family leave, and contributions toward health, dental, and vision for both employee and family. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive work environment and a fair and consistent interview process.