Senior Director, Executive Producer

Job Description:

Workhuman seeks an accomplished executive content producer to support the growth of the company’s largest experiential business unit: global events. You’ll have the opportunity to co-develop a world-class program that will drive an HR movement and define the future of work for the next decade.  

Lead a production team who are responsible for the development and execution of content for our portfolio of must-attend events (executive, regional, etc.) and brand activations. You will also bring a clear vision of how to elevate storytelling on a global stage, including the creation of our signature programming for the company’s marquee event – Workhuman Live.

This role demands strong conceptual thinking, flawless execution, bold innovation, operational excellence, and a strong spirit of partnership. If you enjoy pushing the limits of your career and connecting with people, Workhuman is the place for you!

The position is a full-time role based in Massachusetts.   

Who you are:

A results-driven creative leader who possesses a solid mix of innovation, business, process, and technical acumen. You’re a self-starter who can work well with others, see the bigger picture, take smart risks, and champion new ideas. Must think differently and critically with the ability to produce innovative content that drives engagement and sales. You excel at people management and have the patience and empathy required to lead in “the new normal” and bring folks along on the creative journey.

Value you will deliver:

  • Foster a cohesive, committed, passionate, productive, and positive environment within a growing team.

  • Manage 2-3 direct reports to execute award-worthy programming across our global event portfolio.

  • Steer an artistic vision for events of varying scopes (20 – 25,000 attendees).

  • Implement a cohesive visual style and brand design language for all experiences, working with the VP of Brand.

  • Work directly with C-suites, leaders, and visionaries to move strategy to execution.

  • Ability to translate business needs into creative and digital experiences that adhere to strategy.

  • Drive strategic content goals and build robust agendas that align to each event.

  • Plan the entire production process for an array of video (various formats) and experiential projects.

  • Set and manage project scopes including timelines, operating budgets, resource allocation, and quality assurance.

  • Implement proven project management and development methodology – Optimize workflows, track team assignments, and improve the quality of deliverables within scope/budget.

  • Drive solutions for new and innovative technologies to support all event broadcast needs – Prepare RFP’s, etc.

  • Work collaboratively with other teams such as internal agency, product, marketing, IT, and sales.

  • Partner closely with the Creative Director of Events to conceive/execute CEO keynote(s) – scripting, storyboards.

  • Engage with internal speaker bureaus to recommend and solicit talent

  • Research, evaluate, onboard, and manage external agencies (e.g. tech, A/V) and freelancers.

  • Directs shoots (digital venues) and oversee outside production companies

  • Identify and document project risks and dependencies, establish mitigation plans and escalate them as necessary.

  • Run efficient, effective, and well-organized meetings.

  • Support annual budgeting process as well as quarterly forecasting (+strategic planning)

  • Lead the team to explore creatively, set trends, and push boundaries to ensure we remain top of mind.

  • Keep creative teams updated and inspired by sharing the latest in production modernization, talent, and technology.

  • Assume additional responsibilities (research) as necessary for the continued growth of the team.

Skills you will bring:

  • Minimum 10 years of production and/or event management experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in film production, visual design, broadcast journalism, or related field preferred.

  • Producing high-quality video/film in an advertising or event agency environment is a plus.

  • Proficient in live television, A/V, and digital events.

  • Mastery storyteller with a passion for innovative ideas.

  • Experience working directly with talent and creators to collaborate on experiential brand campaigns.

  • Track record of concepting and executing large and complex event experiences.

  • Action oriented who delivers quality work (strategically solid) within budget parameters.

  • Consistent ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously with grace and good humor.

  • Knowledge of audience analytics, audience development, and the ability to learn from data.

  • Exemplary copywriting along with strong verbal communication, interpersonal and listening skills.

  • Ability to manager and inspire others at all levels, including peers through senior leadership.

  • Excel at work within a culturally and ethnically diverse cross-functional team.

  • Highly collaborative, detailed-oriented, well organized, energetic and results driven.

  • A great reputation with strong global contacts in content production.

  • Extensive knowledge of current events, B2B trends, and industry metrics / best practices.

The Company:

Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman® (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

Did you know: 

  • We are #1 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the 2019 medium-sized workplace category and have been named one of the 2018 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. 

  • Workhuman® is used by 4.5 million employees across 160 countries. 

  • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.

Perks & Benefits for our Happy Healthy Humans:

  • Comprehensive Health Plans 

  • Fully paid parental leave (12-week maternity/4-week paternity) effective day 1

  • Peer-to-peer recognition program 

  • 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Commuter bus from downtown Boston

  • On-site fitness center

  • Wellness rewards and reimbursements

  • Fully stocked kitchen (cold brew on tap - snacks and coffee machines as far as the eye can see…) 

  • Regular celebrations for employees, families and special guests

At Workhuman, we love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work through our people and our technology. Our human cloud-based applications are helping some of the world’s leading global brands connect culture to shared purpose. The Workhuman Cloud empowers employees to thank, talk and celebrate each other, creating an environment that sparks gratitude and human connection while increasing employee engagement and productivity. 

Workhuman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. We proudly provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Workhuman are based on solely on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Workhuman believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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