- Senior Managing Producer, CNBC Make It

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Senior Managing Producer, CNBC Make It


Senior Managing Producer, CNBC Make It

• Intermediate Level


CNBC is looking for a talented Senior Managing Producer to join its growing digital video team.

Category Digital Media  Producers  Video Editor 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 03, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This person is a news junkie, obsessed with all things millennial and Gen Z, business and consumer news, the future of the workplace, personal finance and other industry topics that matter. The ideal candidate has impeccable editorial judgment, and strong writing and editing skills. He or she is a master of shooting and editing, and a natural leader.

The Senior Managing Producer will be developing primarily in-depth explainers and mini docs on complicated subjects as well as smart short-form videos on occasion, and leading production for tentpole series including Millennial Money. This manager will guide and mentor a team of producers and associate producers, and work with animators, reporters and section editors.

Here are examples of the videos the Make It team is producing:
  • Living On $25K A Year In Greater Baltimore | Millennial Money
  • Why You Spend So Much Money At Trader Joe's | Hooked
  • Living In A $5,150/Month Apartment In NYC | Unlocked
  • How Much Money Do You Need To Earn To Be Happy? 
This role requires experience in managing a video team for a digital news organization; writing smart scripts; approving, framing, and assigning stories; using analytics to understand the CNBC Make It audience and come up with new series and formats; and managing freelancers remotely. The Senior Managing Producer should have a depth of experience in journalism and digital media, be comfortable in a leadership role, and bring a thoughtful and original voice to the team.

What you’ll do:
  • Produce original videos focusing on millennials and Gen Z, personal finance and other topics on brand for CNBC Make It
  • Approve story ideas; write, edit and vet scripts, providing constructive editorial and production feedback
  • Develop new video formats, styles and production workflows
  • Coach, mentor and motivate producers to create their best work
  • Lead producers in best practices for managing and hiring freelancers for remote shoots
  • Participate in editorial meetings and represent the original video team to the greater organization
  • Coordinate with partners across all CNBC Make It platforms to develop new franchises of digital video
  • Partner with writers, editors and reporters to create visual executions to their print stories
  • At least 5 years of experience producing digital video content at a major online news publication
  • Expert level experience with reporting, writing, editing and producing original video content
  • At least 2 years of experience managing a team of digital producers and/or freelancers
  • Thoughtful leader with solid judgment
  • Expert at telling impactful stories and mentoring others to do the same
  • Advanced knowledge of editing on Adobe Premiere
  • Proficiency in DSLR camera operation and studio lighting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of online production and multimedia storytelling, working knowledge of online publishing systems and technologies, and rights and clearances
  • Broad knowledge of current events and financial news
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and the ability to work well under deadline pressure
  • Ability to lift, carry and transport heavy production equipment on a regular basis
  • Impeccable fact-checker
Desired Characteristics:
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Experience with social media video
  • Expert collaborator with teams
  • Experience with drones and other innovative shooting formats
  • Experience managing a team remotely
  • Admirable ability to land difficult interviews and characters, desirable industry rolodex
Additional Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 
  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.
Salary Range: $125K-$135K

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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