Sr. Broadcast Producer

FCB Chicago


Position Details

Sr. Broadcast Producer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Senior Broadcast Producer works independently to bring the storyboard to life. He/she works with the creatives to find the best talent (director, editor, cast, music house, sound engineer, etc.) for the project and manages all aspects of a production job from start to finish. He/she is a liaison for Production among the Creative and Account teams and will manage multiple projects simultaneously. A Senior Producer generates, negotiates and manages the production budget and timeline. A Senior Producer is responsible for teaching and mentoring processes and knowledge to subordinates and within department.


  • Manage production jobs such as full-up TV production and other duties as assigned 
  • Research directors, editors, music companies and all necessary components of a job in order to match vendors with job objectives and/or creative idea 
  • Continually pushes the creative to make the work great 
  • Oversee shoots and editorial and recording sessions 
  • Negotiate bids with vendors 
  • Manage costs within budget 
  • Provide creative input at each stage of production process 
  • Manage timelines and complete work in accordance with deadlines 
  • Continually partner with Clients, Creative, Account, and other agency departments as needed 
  • Spread knowledge among junior teammates and act as a mentor


  • 7+ years of experience within a broadcast or agency environment. 
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant experience required. 
  • Ability to assess a storyboard and determine project requirements

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that an employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions, reserving the right to revise the job description at any time.

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