Storytelling Video Producer

Gillespie Productions

Gillespie Productions is a video creation company that helps corporations captivate their audiences by mixing a documentary style with on-brand messaging. We know when it comes to corporate video, there is a delicate balance between two often-competing agendas – the desire to create a cinematic masterpiece and the desire to force-feed an organizational message. The pinpoint balance is to nail the messaging while captivating the audience.

Our intertwined backgrounds of broadcast journalism, brand marketing, corporate communications and the creative arts enable us to deliver content that people actually want to watch – and is on-message. We tell real, human stories about real, human businesses.

Position Details

Storytelling Video Producer
Northeast Wisconsin
De Pere, WI

Do you love the power of telling a story through video? The newly created position of video storytelling producer will play a critical role in the Gillespie Productions workflow. Simply put: This person will make storytelling projects happen. The producer will take a project from a client’s rough idea to a fleshed-out production plan (complete with core messages, interviews and b-roll sequences) to a shoot day(s) to a scripted masterpiece for an editor to cut. 

The perfect candidate will be one who can process a large amount of information and turn it into an engaging story, serve as the de facto leader of a shoot, have a great bedside manner with clients, show strong interviewing skills and work extremely well with the director of photography and shooter/editor throughout the process. As most of our work leans towards a fusion of documentary and corporate marketing, candidates with broadcast journalism and/or corporate communications/marketing backgrounds are well-positioned for this role. Core hours are normal business hours Monday through Friday, however, some shoots may necessitate flexibility to arrive early and/or stay later. In addition, occasional travel may be requested, once travel returns to a post-pandemic normal.

Skills required:

  • 3-5 years experience working in a professional video production environment 
  • College degree in Broadcast Journalism, Film, Video Production or related field 
  • Ability to produce an engaging story 
  • Ability to quickly understand a large volume of information 
  • A general knowledge of shooting and post-production principles 
  • Video interviewing Excellent communication skills 
  • Scriptwriting 
  • Ability to work with new people and put them at ease 

Additional skills desired:

  • Business acumen 
  • Knowledge of (or show quick ability to learn) how to build messaging for a communications/marketing campaign 
  • Previous experience with shooting/editing 


  • Continuous learner 
  • Process improver 
  • Easy to work with 
  • Comfortable interacting with clients 
  • Results-oriented 
  • Efficient 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Authentic 
  • Other-focused 
  • Salary range - $53,000-$63,000 
  • Bonus payment for hours exceeding weekly billable hour expectations 
  • 2 weeks paid vacation 
  • 8 paid holidays Paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day 
  • Flexibility to work in a hybrid environment, i.e. home and office

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