Senior Producer

Production Chicago, Illinois


Position at Havas

Senior level position that is responsible for managing large scale TV, Radio and Video productions. This position may also supervise junior members of the Broadcast Production team if the account or assignment requires additional support staff. 
*Please note: this position will focus on a tobacco account.


  • Manages and oversees large scale TV Productions and campaigns as assigned.  
  • Works with creative teams from the earliest concept stage forward, to ensure that the most innovative creative and production methods are employed.  
  • Sources and evaluates quality vendors to ensure that creative and production are supported with the best available resources.  
  • Is responsible for bidding out and negotiating with outside vendors for all aspects of TV Production, Editoria& Music Production.  
  • Develops and continually manages project timelines and budgets.
  • Ensures that proposed creative concepts can be produced within client-specified timeframes and budgets.  
  • Manages all resources on a given project and interfaces with clients when needed, on all Broadcast Production related projects.
  • Trains producers, associate producers and assistants.
  • Updates assistants and Business Affairs in all aspects of production and is responsible for final actual on estimated jobs.  
  • Adheres to Arnold/Havas compliance requirements in all aspects of job.

QUALIFICATIONS: 5-7 years experience in Film & Video Production for the

Advertising Industry or related fields. Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Film or related fields preferred.  Working technical knowledge of Film, Video, Audio, Music production & post production. Basic knowledge of AICP & AICE production bidding guidelines and basic knowledge of SAG  & AFTRA guidelines.  Candidate should have strong communications, organization, and negotiation skills.  Works well under pressure and consistently delivers high quality work that enhances our overall creative concepts.  Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects.  Is a self-directed, goal-oriented, results-driven personality with a commitment to continuous improvement.  Has demonstrated proficiency with MS Office software and has basic knowledge of Avid, Final Cut, Pro Tools.  Is resourceful with strong creative problem solving skills.

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