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Senior Producer, YouTube – Entertainment & Film – Meredith Corporation – New York, NY

Company: Meredith Corporation

Location: New York, NY

  • Full Time

Meredith Corporation

Job Title

Senior Producer, YouTube – Entertainment & Film

Job Description


The Senior Producer, YouTube – Entertainment & Film will lead production across multiple YouTube channels developing and producing concepts in collaboration with the editorial and digital brand teams. You will essentially be running your own production company within the YouTube team creating and managing budgets and producing videos from concept to post both in-house and via outside production companies who you will hire and oversee. You are an expert in YouTube best practices and analytics, and you are excited to help teach that to other Meredith video personnel outside the YouTube team. You genuinely love consuming YouTube and social video focused on celebrity, entertainment and film news, reality TV, and the Royal Family. You’re excited to develop your own talent and concepts and make your mark in those content verticals. You have expertise developing talent and creating and producing both snackable and longer form YT formats and directing celebrity talent in tight time frames. You enjoy staying on top of what’s new and trending across YouTube and social video and you know how to successfully create a unique voice through video and grow a brand on YouTube and other social platforms.

As a Senior Producer you are a diplomatic and patient team player who enjoys sharing ideas, teaching and learning. You’re excited to take your career to the next level and grow as a producer, manager and leader. You are also an entrepreneurial self-starter with excellent communication and organizational skills and experience managing multiple projects in a fast-paced creative team environment. You possess accountability and a talent for problem solving. You’re excited to come to work and you believe it can mostly be fun because you appreciate how lucky you are to tell stories for a living.

Reporting to the Executive Producer, YouTube, you will drive and lead entire project life cycles from concept, pitch, budget, and pre-production through production, post, and launch. You have an understanding of video and audio field equipment and on set you know how to manage talent teams and make a production crew feel respected and appreciated. You strive for high production value but take pride in your ability to achieve that goal cost effectively and within budget. You enjoy collaboration with production crews and have the ability to share and convey your ideas to crews in timely fashion during shoots.


  • Developing show franchises for multiple YouTube channels and producing between 16-24 videos per month
  • Working with Executive Producer and production management team to create and manage budgets
  • Researching, pitching, setting up and coordinating gear and crew bookings, shoot schedules, shot lists and logistics, scripting, and managing talent
  • Identifying and leading communications with external producers and production teams
  • Ideating and producing (on shoot and in post) social video deliverables and still images for YouTube thumbs
  • Updating shoot and launch calendars and creating and managing shared production calendars
  • Working with in-house post-production team to oversee footage ingests, book editors and manage post-production calendar
  • Working with Executive Producer to develop tactics, plans and tools to achieve content output goals
  • Working with audience development team to grow and manage channels, create titles and descriptions with SEO in mind and monitor comments, analytics and competitor performance
  • A working knowledge and awareness of the rules of rights and releases as well as the need for obtaining and organizing all documents and asset logs during and after production
  • Curating and optimizing new and existing content
  • Working with Executive Producer to teach YouTube best practices to other Meredith Corporation video teams
  • Staying ahead of platform changes and implementing strategies to grow revenue and subscribers
  • Working with Executive Producer to manage and train team members as necessary


  • 5+ years of production experience producing YouTube and social video with at least 2-3 years in the entertainment and film space
  • A strong understanding of all facets of YouTube and the digital and social video industry
  • A strong understanding of production budgets and experience managing big-budget videos and shows with many moving parts
  • Proven track record of field production and coordination of shoots, videos and shows with many moving parts
  • The ability to expertly explain ideas and creative vision in a compelling way
  • The ability to create show pitch decks and creative briefs
  • Comprehensive understanding of design and production process including post-production and motion graphics with an eye for detail
  • Experience with and understanding of YouTube Analytics
  • Understanding of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Photoshop and the ability to interface with editors / designers who use these programs
  • Ability to independently manage multiple deadline driven projects
  • A strong understanding of virality and shareability on social platforms
  • Knowledge of Meredith Corporation and its brands
  • Attention to detail

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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