Preditor - Writer/Producer

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #61677 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a TV Network, is seeking a freelance Writer/Producer/Video Editor to join the team.

You will report to the ECD and be responsible for:

  • Write and produce and edit short form/promo content for social and broadcast
  • Utilize writing and editing skills to present multiple concepts for each assignment
  • Stay ahead of the curve on current industry trends and competitive scheduling and creative
  • Pitch ideas or campaigns and participate in brainstorming meetings
  • Work with research and marketing to understand target demo of W18-34
  • Communicate concepts to graphics designers and supervise delivery
  • Lead and execute ideas and concepts that are relevant, innovative and push the envelope
  • Generate big, simple ideas that work across all platforms and engage with the demo
  • Direct voiceover talent
  • Amend, devise and develop creative in response to feedback from Creative Directors
  • Consistently produce work that meets and exceeds objectives
  • Serve as a creative problem solver on network schedule changes and last minute communications
  • Inspire the rest of the team with bold, innovative concepts that craft an incredible story no matter what medium
  • Own your projects from start to finish working independently to develop concepts, scripts and spots but you also know how to collaborate and bring out the best in the rest of your team


  • 4-7 years of experience writing and producing and editing spots for a broadcast or cable television network, a movie trailer house or an ad agency
  • Working knowledge of editing systems and workflows, proficient in Avid environment, familiar with Symphony environment
  • Have great taste in music and fluency in current music genres and trends
  • Ability to effectively direct voiceover talent
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects at once
  • Must be able to work under pressure against tight deadlines
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Strong understanding of entertainment marketing concepts and brand management
  • Understand the target demo and how to speak to them
  • Understand all phases of pre-production, production and post-production
  • Demonstrate excellent people skills
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic
  • Ability to develop credibility and strong working relationships in a complex organization
  • Must be able to learn and grow with new technology
  • Ideal candidate thinks differently, has a social first attitude, and pushes creative boundaries each and every time

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.