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Content Producer - West Elm

Date: Jun 10, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WE-15957
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time


Who we are:
Born in Brooklyn in 2002, West Elm is a global design company dedicated to transforming people's lives and spaces through creativity, style, and purpose. We create unique, modern and affordable home decor and curate a global selection of local, ethically-sourced and Fair-Trade Certified products, available online and in our 100+ stores worldwide.

Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast-paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard-working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.

The West Elm Content Producer will be the main support for all video and photo content production in house. This role will assist in day to day production tasks that support content producers, production managers and art directors during seasonal video and photo shoots. This role will work closely with the creative team, sample team, merchandise coordinators, facilities, and merchandising. The Content Producer will be the main point of contact for on set logistics dealing with talent, stylist, product, and production team.


* Partner with all Producers and Production Managers to help plan, execute, and close all shoot productions.
* Prepare and organize locations searches working with Producers and Art Directors: printing, researching, organizing, scheduling, preparing correspondence, permits, insurance, invoices and contracts
* Assist in overall video + photo production schedule and support
* Update Airtable with current and correct information for all teams to access
* Communicate Stylist prop orders with sample team
* Manage on set scheduling for models, H/M and wardrobe
* Attend and be an active participant in Pre-pro and hindsight meetings
* Prepare Call Sheets and send out in a timely manner before shoots
* Own and organize Locations tracking document on server
* Sample management working with Sample team and Lead MC
* Organize and process photo equipment orders for all teams
* Willing to assist Creative & Production teams as needed


Requirements and Qualifications

* Highly organized with a high level of attention to detail
* Self-starter that will take initiative on set before being asked
* Able to create systems and efficiencies that will benefit the team
* Professional and proactive communication via email and phone
* Works well in a fast-paced and fluid environment
* Knowledge and interest in video and photography industry
* Enthusiastic team player
* BFA, BA and/or MA in TV, film, media, communications or journalism
* 4+ years of experience in a photo or video production role
* Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
* Track record of successfully managing multiple projects at once
* Familiar with wide range of cameras, gear and software
* Ability to work closely with related divisions including Creative, Ecom, Legal, Risk Management and Finance
* A winning personality and great sense of humor


We offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* Competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance; tax-free spending accounts; same-sex domestic partner benefits; commuter benefits; and more
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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