Head of Broadcast Production J. Walter Thompson Atlanta

Production Atlanta, Georgia


Position at J. Walter Thompson

At J. Walter Thompson we create pioneering solutions that build enduring brands and business. We have been connecting brands with consumers and creating engaging stories that shift behavior for over 150 years. We currently have over 200 offices in 90 countries that contain 10,000 of the brightest minds in the business. We owe our growing success to the adoption of a set of simple principles we refer to as the 4 C's: curiosity, collaboration, capability and courage. It is the embodiment of these traits that makes J. Walter Thompson unique. It is also what we look for in potential new hires.



J. Walter Thompson Atlanta is seeking an Executive Broadcast Producer.  The Executive Broadcast Producer is responsible for leadership and administration of the broadcast team, including:  casting, audio-visual services, film library, business affairs. et cetera.  Responsible for dealing with studios, participates in bid submission, pre-production, shooting, recording, editing, animations.  Responsible for all pre-, production and post on content needing to be produced.  Maintains senior-level contact with Agency creative, account management and client services staff.


Duties and Responsibilities


Monitors the scheduling of people and personnel for all production activities (producers, sessions, studio time, facilities, et cetera)


Books freelance, vendor and studio facility time, and processes appropriate purchase orders through accounting system.


Works with Finance and team business managers to assure production invoices are processed appropriately.


Assists producers in preparing bid packages and shoot books.


Provides business affairs support for any of the many possible production tasks as needed.


Responds to requests for information and assistance from client service terms.


Provides input for director and vendor selection process.


Plans the production process.


Collaborates with producers and creative staff to achieve company goals.


Helps to train and mentor producers in all disciplines.


Keeps abreast of current trends and latest technological advances.


Participates and supports new business efforts through handling of audiovisual equipment rental, booking, and scheduling production sessions.





10+ years ad agency experience with 7 years minimum in production


Excellent communication skills, both written and oral


Computer literate


Strong problem solving skills and detail oriented


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