Managing Photo Producer, Apple Newsroom

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200257270
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jun 22, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200257270

Marcom is Apple's Global Marketing Communications group. We oversee all of Apple's advertising and marketing to...Summary

Summary

Posted: Jun 22, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200257270

Marcom is Apple's Global Marketing Communications group. We oversee all of Apple's advertising and marketing to ensure the flawless development and execution of world-class communications. Newsroom is Apple's source for stories about Apple, from Apple.

As Managing Photo Producer for Newsroom in Marcom, you will lead and mentor members of the Photo Producer team as they guide the development and lead the execution of best-in-class photography and fine art communication in support of telling the stories of Apple's people, products, and values. You will partner closely with the Managing Producer and Creative Director for Newsroom to shape the creative assets and storytelling of Newsroom. You will build strong networks and relationships with the leaders of the PR team and Marcom Brand Teams to plan resources and budgeting for the creative productions supporting their goals and messaging. You will also lead photo production for Newsroom through all phases from inception through final delivery, ensuring projects are produced on strategy, within budget, and to the highest levels of creative excellence. You will lead and mentor the producers reporting to you and the collaborate across the larger Newsroom creative and production team to maintain a culture of cohesive excellence.

Key Qualifications

  • You have at least five years of experience in a management or executive producer position at an agency, commercial production company, or in-house marketing communications or creative services department.
  • You have extensive relationships with the production community that bring an in-depth knowledge of resources, crew, and production vendors in the US and internationally.
  • You take a leadership position with the team to explore and identify new up and coming photographers & artists, production companies, casting talent, and stylists.
  • You are a strong team player who leads projects and motivates team members with indirect reporting relationships.
  • You have marketing communication expertise at both a strategic and executional level.
  • You lead concurrent projects with multiple partners and negotiate agreements where varying opinions are the norm.
  • You have prior print, commercial, and some video production and post-production experience, excellent communication skills, exceptional project and budget management skills, and a proven track record of influencing the creative output.
  • You solve problems creatively and are able to compromise without impacting the work.
  • You excel at working upstream to anticipate and plan for changes.
  • You understand the Apple voice and aesthetic and can shape creative work that meets the organization's expectations.
  • You are comfortable traveling both domestically and internationally, sometimes with minimal notice.

Description

The Photo Production team works to create and own effective production strategies for a variety of commissions, shoots, locations, and crew sizes.
We manage end-to-end original photography and fine art production, executing flawlessly, on time and within budget.
We commission custom artwork executions from prominent and emerging artists around the world.
We partner with artists to license their existing artwork in support of campaigns and creative messaging.
We drive clear and consistent communication, helping everyone stay informed without overwhelming the teams.
We act as a champion of Apple brand standards in all aspects of creative work.
We are the bridge between the creative and Brand teams, as well as other internal and external business partners with specific business and/or communication goals.
We work to find creative ways to increase efficiency with production dollars and push suppliers and vendors to deliver more exciting work in an optimal way.
We track our expenses, show how our costs have evolved, and explain the story behind it.

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree preferred

Additional Requirements

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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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