Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising


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Yakkety Yak

Associate Video Producer

The Associate Video Producer at Yakkety Yak will support our video team in executing marketing video projects from concept to delivery.

You’ll be a creative problem solver that can shepherd internal and small client projects from start to finish. You’ll also support the Director of Video, as needed, in the creation of larger-scale video content projects.You will have a strong understanding of video storytelling principles and be able to communicate your ideas to internal and external team members. You’ll be comfortable with writing drafts of concepts, scripts, and shot lists with the support of the Director of Video. You’ll be adept at booking crew, talent, equipment, and vendors, and leading small crews in the field. You’ll anticipate potential issues and take the initiative to interface with the Director of Video, account team and clients as needs arise on set. Our Associate Producer will also support the post production process - working with editors to manage revisions and consolidate team feedback. You’ll produce voiceover, research and license stock footage and music and manage delivery of assets to the account team. You’ll jump in to support full end to end creation of social videos and companion assets.You’ll help ensure that content is optimized for various deliverable formats, and that we’re creating content that resonates on each platform. You’ll also help spot opportunities to repurpose content for different platforms and uses.We’re looking for an enthusiastic, creative team player with a “no job is too big or too small” mentality, who is eager to grow in a fast-paced, agency environment.


What You'll Do

In this role, you will contribute in the following areas:

Work with Director of Video to secure and manage production resources:

Book talent, vendors, specialty crew, and locationsArrange gear rentals, pickups and returnsTrack project budgetsPrepare shot lists, call sheets, crew paperworkArrange set parking, meals, and crew logisticsCreate interview questionsResearch stock footageLead select creative video projects from start to finish:

Crew communication and managementOn-set or remote interview producingOn-set or remote production client management with DOV and account team support.Post production management:

Work with freelance or staff editors on review and revisions.Leverage stock footage, music, specialty vendors, and freelancers in accordance with a project budget.Ensure freelance data is transferred to company and closed out at the end of the project. Bonus: Adobe Premiere editorial knowledge to:Prep and ingest footageMake selects, send to transcript, sync footageCreate text on-screen motion graphicsSubtitling supportExport and QC and versions prior to deliveryAdditional duties, as assigned.


What You Bring

Our expectations for the candidate include:

2+ years of experienceBachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experienceAbility to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously Creativity is a must, but taking deadlines seriously is essential, so you must be able to work under pressureDesire to take initiative, own the product, and work collaboratively with teammatesAbility to confront hurdles with positivity and poiseWorking knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and G SuiteExtensive knowledge of video marketing trends

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, IL