Careers

Location

Los Angeles, CA, US

Job Term

Full-Time

Company Website

Jellysmack is the global creator company that detects and develops the world's most talented video creators on social media. We're an optimistic crew who naturally goes the extra mile, has a glass-half-full mindset, and sees challenges as opportunities. We look for positive people who think outside the box, are inventive, bold, lead change, and believe that teamwork matters.

The Role

Jellysmack is seeking a highly motivated and organized Creative Producer to join our growing team in Los Angeles focusing on content featuring, but not limited to, storytelling (Killer Bites, Unfiltered Stories & Supermission), true crime, animals and nature. This person must have extensive experience producing for social video platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok.

The Creative Producer will craft the vision for content using data that reflects a deep understanding of the audience to produce engaging and overperforming content that directly reaches the unique audience of each platform. Working with Leads at HQ in Paris, the Creative Producer will ensure that the content achieves the objectives for each performance metric and ultimately reaches the revenue goals set for the business. This role will work across existing originals as well as develop new series. They will act as Director and Producer on set, working closely with on-camera talent, as well as follow the episode through post production. This person will work in the creative development, talent sourcing and performance analysis of our social video content. This role works with Creative Leads, Partnerships, Content Strategy, and Partner Success to drive creative decisions using data-based success metrics to analyze social media video content, while ensuring content meets quality standards.

The Responsibilities

The Creative Producer will be creative, with production sensibilities, and responsible for creative and post production, and successfully deploying and monetizing the videos for each platform. They will work with post production to make sure the content meets creative standards, and work with Production Management to ensure content is delivered on time and produced within budget. The ideal candidate is a collaborative, creative, organized and motivated person who has experience and interest in storytelling, true crime, animals and nature. Working with Leads in Paris, they will create the vision for the content that reflects a deep understanding of the type of programming that over performs with each unique platform. They will collaborate to develop the strategy in the storytelling vertical for pages including Killer Bites, Unfiltered Stories, Supermission and Naturee, as well as others.

  • Creatively develop, produce and direct (remote and in-person) episodes for content featuring, but not limited to, stories for Killer Bites, Unfiltered Stories, Supermission and Naturee
  • Write scripts, workshop with talent and teams, give notes to editors
  • Keep informed on true crime stories and current events to create topical content
  • Track content through post production ensuring deadlines are met, and content is posted on time
  • Collaborate with video editors to review cuts and episode edits for Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, TikTok and Instagram and any other emerging platforms
  • Assist the analytics team with data gathering and evaluation of video performance
  • Take data analytics and apply them to creative to produce over performing content that drives revenue and keeps costs low
  • Act as the internal communicator amongst various departments disseminating information regarding creative, deadlines and status updates; update internal trackers and project management documents as needed
  • Create timelines for internal milestones, including scheduling internal and external creative kickoff meetings
  • Oversee the shoot and production crew and/or work with third-party Production Companies to ensure that everyone is clear on creative expectations for any given shoot
  • Cultivate strong relationships with talent and representatives ensuring high-level collaboration, authentic creative, and smooth productions
  • Liaise with Production to marry content strategies with physical production ensuring that content comes in at or under budget and legal guidelines are adhered to; track on set production spending and communicate actuals to Production Management
  • Represent Jellysmack on set, ensuring a safe, efficient and collaborative working environment
  • Continually explore and work to implement alternative remote production resources and simplify workflows to create financial and production efficiencies

Requirements

The Qualifications

This person must be serious about video performance and able to make data informed decisions and recommendations on areas of improvement at every phase of the publishing process.

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience producing digital video production with high profile brands or creators; solid understanding of native digital talent
  • Possesses a deep understanding of Facebook, Snapchat and other emerging social platforms with knowledge of the talent, entertainment, sports and influencer landscape; understanding creator digital monetization solutions a plus
  • Passion for all things related to storytelling, true crime, animals and nature content and and has experience in development/creative
  • Experience in directing and working closely with on-camera talent
  • Experience working on a Snapchat Discover show is a plus
  • Understanding of how video performance ties to delivering financial results that increase revenue; ability to read and interpret profit and loss statements a plus
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels, in person and via telephone or zoom
  • Comfortable taking creative direction and guidance, and implementing changes
  • Self-motivated, proficient multi-tasker, able to stay organized with multiple simultaneous projects
  • Enthusiastic team player able communicate succinctly, emanate calm and remain focused in a growing, changing environment
  • Overseeing multiple projects, adept at anticipating potential issues, identifying problems, recommending and implementing solutions
  • Stays current with social platform trends, communications and practices
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, e-social skills and acumen
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude with the ability to be flexible
  • Experience with Monday.com, Google Workplace (formerly G Suite), Gdrive, Google Slides, Airtable and Dropbox
  • Flexibility for occasional travel as needed
  • Ability to attend meetings that can be as early as 7AM PT to accommodate international time zones
  • This role will be required to be in Los Angeles and work on set in Los Angeles as needed

Benefits

The Location

As a company, Jellysmack believes in a flexible work environment in which anyone can work from anywhere. However, this role will be required to be in Los Angeles.

The Perks

  • Early Summer release Fridays
  • Paid volunteering: 1 day dedicated to supporting a cause of your choice
  • Company sponsored wellness programs and events
  • Competitive Healthcare coverage
  • 401K match

The Difference

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion at Jellysmack, we believe that the best ideas come from the diverse cultures of our team members. Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience drives us forward every day. Creating a work culture that is safe and comfortable for our people to flourish is our main focus.

The Company

Jellysmack’s story started in 2016, and since then, our unrivaled platform optimizes and distributes video content across social media platforms and allows creators to reach genuine new fans with zero effort. We are the only company building the hyper-engaged communities that every creator dreams of because, first and foremost, we are creators too.

Creatives ourselves, we’re home to over 550 influential creators, including Derek Deso, Karina Garcia, Brad Mondo, MrBeast, Bailey Sarian, and Patrick Starrr. Jellysmack optimizes, operates, and distributes creator-made video content to Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube. The company’s creator strategy builds upon its success in scaling its own original content channels in beauty (Beauty Studio), soccer (Oh My Goal), gaming (Gamology), and more.

Through the power of our data, we maximize reach and revenue so our creators stay focused on their passion—creating the best content for their global fan bases. We turn that passion into a brand and that brand into an empire.

Ready to be part of a great human adventure? We’re dedicated to making the best working environment possible for our people. All you have to do is apply; we are ready to let you show off your talent!

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