Overview

Abbson is seeking a Producer to join our growing Production team. The Producer will be a creative force at Abbson, working directly with Talent to create high-quality productions. He or she will work closely with our EVP of Production & Creative to set the tone and look of their assigned shows, and then work to create systems that maintain those standards on an ongoing basis to ensure success of the productions they are responsible for. Our ideal candidate has at least 3 years of previous professional experience in a professional Production role with leadership and management responsibilities and is highly creative and organized. Abbson employees must be comfortable working on all types of politically conservative content.
Reports to: EVP of Production & Creative
RESPONSIBILITIES

Produce assigned shows from start to finish, including creative, look, tone, content, logistics, hiring, final project delivery, notes, and audience engagement
Work with the EVP of Production & Creative to create a firm ethos for each show and memorialize that ethos in a “show bible” for each show
Create and manage project budgets, utilizing software to build specific, clear estimated and actual budgets that enable the EVP of Production & Creative to make informed decisions about each show in real time
Create and implement audience interaction and growth strategies in line with each show’s core values
Create, execute, and maintain each show’s primary goals
Manage the Production team members involved with each show, holding them accountable to make the project a success
Work with Talent on booking guests, collecting news stories, and preparing other content necessary for the success of the show
Create and manage project workflows, utilizing company platforms to build specific and clear workflow steps to track team members, deadlines, milestones, and deliverables, ultimately ensuring that projects are delivered successfully
Work closely with the Pre-Production and Post-Production Manager, as well as with other departments, to ensure seamless communication for all deliverables associated with each project
Recommend, screen, and interview for new positions that enable projects to scale, ensuring that each project will have the most efficient and effective team at all times
Create and maintain project calendars with accurate and complete information related to deadlines, deliverables, and dates
Work with the EVP of Production & Creative to merge the creative vision with the technical and organizational elements of each project, ensuring that the vision comes to life
Communicate with external vendors, venues, studios, partners, Talent, and clients with respect to the requirements and deadlines for each project to ensure success while maintaining positive relationships and furthering Abbson’s image of professionalism, success, and exceptional service
Create and update regular reports and dashboards that easily demonstrate the status, costs, and results associated with each project
Make purchase recommendations to improve all aspects of projects
Perform other tasks as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

At least three (3) years of previous professional Production experience with demonstrable producing credits
At least two (2) years of experience managing a team of at least three (3) people
Detailed knowledge of the film production process and video, audio, and lighting equipment
Proficiency with personal computer operation, Microsoft Office, and G Suite
Comfort working with budgets, spreadsheets, and databases
An interest in and knowledge of news and current events (preferred)

BENEFITS
Health insurance (Aetna), Dental and Vision insurance (Guardian), 401k matching (Human Interest), paid time off, and opportunity for quick advancement in a high-energy and quickly growing start-up environment.

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About Abbson

Abbson is a creative partner to noteworthy brands across the country, many of them in the conservative and faith space. For the last 8 years, we have been transforming content production and content marketing using innovative digital and creative strategies. Abbson also owns and operates numerous high-traffic podcasts, online shows, and other digital properties under its Soundfront brand including Verdict with Ted Cruz, The Liz Wheeler Show, and Young Heretics with Spencer Klavan.