Producer, Hybrid

Location US-DC
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/12/2023 5:19 PM)
Req #
# Positions
Production - Global Digital Production


The Video Producer works directly with other Producers and Video Editors to create innovative and pedagogically appropriate videos for SAGE through creative storytelling, whether for products or internal use. The Producer leads individual projects, with limited guidance from the Senior Manager or Senior Video Producer. Initiative and creativity is expected in working with requesters to deliver quality projects that meet deadlines and budgets. The Producer builds positive relationships with partners throughout the company, acting as the point of contact for specific projects, products, and departments.


***Candidate must be within commutable distance to the DC office for occassional office shoots***

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Produce and deliver video content including animations, whiteboard, live action, marketing, sizzle reels, and original production, organizing and completing video projects from inception to completion
  • Together with leadership, translate the pedagogical and marketing aims of internal collaborators into quality videos
  • Field produce concurrent project shoots, video shoots in the office, offsite, and at conferences and other video events, collaborating closely with the Production Coordinator to organize and schedule vendors
  • Manage the pre-production and planning of multiple, project shoots, to include:
  • Draft and send out call sheets
  • Organize and book accommodations for travel shoots
  • Schedule interviewees, tracking responses, feedback, and schedules
  • Provide clear and timely briefs to interviewees, production vendors, and internal partners
  • Provide support at selected project shoots to facilitate set up and shoot preparation and conduct interviews as needed
  • Write scripts and copyedit other Producers’ scripts to develop the best production approach
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with various partners in a larger production process
  • Review all videos, upholding agreed standards of quality and branding
  • Work closely with the in-house videographers to communicate the learning objectives of the video and identify b-roll opportunities
  • Give constructive feedback to vendors as needed
  • Build and maintain documentation related to processes and styles
  • Attend, participate in, and contribute to one-on-one, team, and department meetings
  • Complete other various tasks within the Global Video Production Department as required

Qualifications & Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in film, journalism, or an equivalent area of study
  • Extensive and recent knowledge of video production, including video production workflows and technology
  • Strong creative perspective and show reel demonstrating experience in a variety of video types
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft skills
  • Experience in managing a stationary camera (C-100 or similar) is a benefit
  • Intermediate skills in editing in Adobe Premier Pro

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in verbal and written form
  • Address feedback to vendors and engage with talent with diplomacy and a high degree of professionalism
  • Work effectively within deadlines
  • Make effective video production decisions with minimal guidance from manager
  • Organize and follow a workflow
  • Make decisions about suitable editing, brand, and style corrections
  • Read, comprehend, analyze, and interpret concepts, documents, etc.
  • Follow user manuals and instruction guides to work effectively and independently in multiple systems and software
  • Reason and problem solve

Physical demands

Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to:

  • Operating a desktop and laptop computer with ability to sit or stand and work for extended periods of time, including a full work day
  • Sustained concentration using a computer screen
  • Working under fluorescent lights
  • Hearing and speaking
  • Ignore ambient noise and carry on conversations with talent and others in a high activity, sometimes noisy environment
  • Carrying, pulling, pushing, lifting (40 pounds or more), climbing, twisting, and reaching
  • Standing and walking for long periods, including all-day shoots of up to 13 hours
  • Availability to travel to film shoots and other work events that are local, national and, on occasion, global

Pay Transparency and Benefits Package

Sage Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect. Sage is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Compensation at Sage is influenced by several factors, including but not limited to skill set, nature and level of experience, qualifications, and other relevant considerations. We anticipate the minimum full-time salary range for this position to be between $53,393 and $60,070.40. Please note that the compensation details listed in U.S. role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include bonuses or benefits. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and additional aspects of the compensation/benefits package for this position during the hiring process. If your desired salary falls outside of this range, we hope you'll still apply as there may be other positions that better align.

In addition to compensation, Sage offers a highly competitive and comprehensive PPO medical, dental, and vision care benefits package with Sage covering most of the premium costs. Unique program benefits that support a healthy life, a company-sponsored anniversary trip every 5 years, a 401(k)-matching program of 100% up to 5% of pay, and other significant meaningful benefits. In alignment with our value for education, Sage offers financial support for bachelors and graduate-level degree programs as well as learning for personal interest.

Sage offers freedom and autonomy in your day-to-day with hybrid or remote work, depending on the role. Join the nearly 2,000 Sage employees worldwide who deliver products and services that serve to fulfill our noble goal of education and dissemination of knowledge globally. We’d love to meet you!


SAGE U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Charter

Sage Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and partnership status, pregnancy and parental responsibilities, race, religion and belief, sex, or sexual orientation.


We believe that diversity is a cornerstone of a vibrant culture. We want Sage to be an organization where the most talented staff and high-potential staff are recruited, have the opportunity to grow, and want to work. We strive to achieve a better representation of diverse talent at all levels, including leadership, across our workforce.


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