• Job title Associate Producer
  • Function Creative Services & Production Delivery
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Experience Entry level
  • Parent brand Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide
  • Brand Saatchi & Saatchi X
  • Agency Saatchi & Saatchi X Cincinnati
  • Country United States
  • City Cincinnati (Ohio)


This role is responsible for collaborating with the production and creative teams to manage production in the creative development and implementation of branded content. An excellent communicator who can execute ideas within or across media platforms by providing knowledge of the talent, techniques, and technologies necessary to execute the work. A fun, upbeat personality is required with great communication skills and the ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment.


1-2 years agency/client work experience required. Experience in shopper marketing, graphic design, photo shoots, CGI, display manufacturing, art buying or print production preferred.  Experience working and collaborating with clients and cross-functional teams, is required.  BA degree in marketing, advertising, or related field.

Day to Day

  • Creative production and design delivery for agency including internal processes.
  • Proactively manage production related milestones to ensure key dates are met.
  • Maintain thorough documentation of job specs, costs, and production related dates and information in Webvantage and job folders.
  • Consult and collaborate with Creative team on approach, style, timelines, and expected results on assigned projects.
  • Vendor management including specifications, estimate and bid CGI from approved vendor list, cutting PO's, shooting photography/building and capturing all assets that may utilize video, still images, prep, shoot, and supervise postproduction and finishing, creative approvals, proofs, and vendor invoicing.
  • Provide comprehensive and accurate estimates for outside costs for all production projects, and assist in managing annual production budget.
  • Artwork development including procuring product samples, prototype management, production art in dielines, and art out to separator and vendor.
  • Maintain a (JSR) Job Status Report on all production related projects. JSR should provide appropriate detail to be an effective tool for each team.
  • Communicate with team internally, and with client as needed, to present project status and relevant data, and provide solutions for potential problems or issues.
  • Ensure adherence to technical specifications, compliance and legal including SAG/AFTRA, AFM, music licensing/publishing and 3rd parties for hire, through effective communication and support throughout the project.
  • Understand key agency functions, roles, processes, systems and timing.
  • Understand working relationship with client and how to navigate within the business units and client structure in which you work.
  • Proactively leverage internal resources to meet client needs in an efficient and innovative way
  • Successfully backfill Producers when they are out of the office to ensure that project work continues to run smoothly.
  • Ensure all scorecard information is completed timely and accurately per project.

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