Writer/Producer
Job Number: FNG0007381
Organization: FX Networks
Job Type: Marketing
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Posting Date: January 6, 2018

Job Description

FX Networks is seeking a Writer/Producer who will be tasked with the conception, writing, producing and delivering promotional materials that creatively and effectively promote the network’s programs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Produce and deliver promotional materials, including episodic promotions; program launch promotions; acquired & original movie promotion; behind-the-scenes promos & vignettes; network marketing & ad sales projects; network presentations; and multi-platform promotions.
  • Guide and direct project coordinators, video editors, sound editors and on-air/announcer talent. Collaborate with Studio FX graphic designers. Supervise project assignments with outside promotion production companies.
  • Participant in the department’s in-house creative unit.
  • Participant in FX Suite branding and series campaign creative.
  • Assist On-Air Promotions executives in various managerial and administrative duties.

 

Qualifications

  • College Degree in related field preferred. Position requires an experienced on-air promotion writer/producer with a minimum of four years in the entertainment industry with two years’ experience as a Writer/Producer.
  • Must possess a strong, edgy creative perspective and at least two years at a cable, network, or production agency, ideally working on script-based programming.
  • Must have administrative skills to meet the demands of a fast-paced and challenging position.
  • Must have experience working with program scripts and raw dailies in creating promotional spots. 
  • A deep understanding of the entertainment & promotion business is critical. 
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, as well as good interpersonal skills are required. 
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple projects, leadership skills, and strong analytical skills.
  • Must be able to distill broad creative concepts into an abbreviated and effective promotional approach.
  • Strong computer/word processing skills a must. Knowledge of graphics and editorial systems is critical. Ability to rough edit on Avid, Final Cut, Premiere is a plus but not essential. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is required.
  • Must have a working knowledge of on-air promotions systems, network television operations, and the television marketing and promotions industry, including a robust understanding of the production & post-production processes.

Division Description

FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 91 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, Taboo, Legion and Snowfall; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD and the upcoming Trust; and acclaimed hit comedy series including Baskets, Better Things and Atlanta. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer, You’re the Worst and the upcoming untitled Marvel’s Deadpool animated comedy series. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming. FX Networks received 55 Emmy® Award nominations in 2017, the most of any basic cable network for the fourth consecutive year, after winning a basic cable record 18 Emmy Awards in 2016.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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