Overview

Diamond Diaspora Mediais a narrative Company.

We publish narratives intentionally and specifically to enlighten and transform the world.

Come join the #1 Black-Owned digital news source in the nation. Our digital media platform AtlantaBlackStar.com is looking for rock stars to help us grow to #1 in the world!

Core Value Statement

As a leading voice in the media space, we prioritize serving the needs of black people with the commitment to build outstanding Black-owned and operated institutions. We have a lifelong commitment to purposeful growth and value the pursuit of audacious goals.

Job Purpose:

DDM has an immediate opening for a Supervising Producer to help execute our mission to unify the Black world through meaningful and captivating content on its digital platform AtlantaBlackStar.com (ABS).

The Supervising Producer will play a key role at DDM to oversee the deliverables, output, and performance of the content creators to ensure they produce content that elevates our purpose and engages our audience. The ideal candidate must be passionate about multimedia, video strategy, and storytelling. This person will be at the ground floor of helping to build a new team and must have experience with supervising multi-media content creators and provide feedback on how to improve their content. They will be able to establish processes that will allow the team to create content in the most effective and efficient way possible. The Supervising Producer is expected to create and manage the content calendars and daily and long-term projects. The ideal candidate will be highly skilled at measuring content effectiveness with metrics that establish, validate, and continuously iterate on the content strategy. The Supervising Producer will coordinate with Director of Operations to ensure all content meets DDM’s standards and production quality.

Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervise and develop a team of 25-30 multi-media content creators providing production and post-production services
Review daily pitches that will be converted into video stories
Review and edit scripts with a keen eye for detail, including fact-checking, story structure and gaps, prior to production
Oversee the tracking and analysis of performance and identify areas for improvement and optimization
Work effectively with project teams to resolve production issues and make production recommendations to enhance the content experience and boost engagement
Ensure that the Director of Operations and other executives are kept abreast of all projects and opportunities via consistent communication
Develops production and post-production workflows
Ensure that daily, weekly and yearly production and publishing goals are met.

Mental Orientation:

Accountable: Must be able to juggle and prioritize multiple projects with different deadlines
Adaptability: Handles a changing environment with flexibility and grace while always focusing on end-goal
Assertive: Exhibits positivity and confidence in expressing his or her views
Creative: Actively uses existing knowledge-set and seeks out new information to use innovative ways to present our content using video
Detail Oriented: Pays attention to the details, makes conscious effort to understand root causes of success and loses
Entrepreneurial/Get it Done Attitude: The ability to multitask in a competitive and fast-paced working environment
Growth Mindset: Confident that you can learn new things to improve outcomes
Intrinsically Motivated: Derives pleasure from work and aligns purpose and play to maximize performance
Self-Determined: Motivated to act in alignment with company’s goals without push from others

Skills:

Adaptability: Effectively manage or execute multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions and using negotiating skills to maintain the integrity of the idea.
Collaborator: Work seamlessly between other content departments and other digital properties
Communication: Understands and can articulate brand, including voice, as well as establish design guideline
Creativity: Proven successful track record and innovative
Leadership: Have the respect of team members and subordinates and the mentoring skills to effectively oversee their work
Organization: Exceptional project management skills
Planning: Participate and lead brainstorming, strategy input and creative meetings.
Positivity: Possess the patience and negotiating skills to manage challenging situations.
Proactive: Willingness to act when needed and without being prompted, but always with the interest of the company in mind
Project Management Skills: Lead a project from its inception to execution, accepting accountability along the way
Problem Solving: Establish and extends the brand purpose and assure adherence to video guidelines
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with internal and external team members.
Result Oriented: Has an outcome bias. Get things done through decisive decision making and prioritizing

Qualifications:

Minimum of 5+ years relevant experience in writing and producing projects online, for television, or cable television
Bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience required
Deep knowledge of industry benchmarks as well as production estimate
Ability to juggle multiple productions projects and manage a large workload
Ability to work independently and collectively with a team to achieve goals established in a team environment
A positive, motivating leader that can easily collaborate and problem solve
Disciplined approach to managing projects, while maintaining the flexibility to adapt when adjustments are required
A change maker, a ground breaker, someone who challenges the status quo and can help move the brand forward

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $41,744.00 – $57,000.00 per year

Benefits:

Dental Insurance
Flexible Schedule
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off

Schedule: Monday to Friday
Weekends

Supplemental Pay: Bonus Pay

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)
Work Location: Fully Remote
Company’s website: www.atlantablackstar.com
Benefit Conditions: Waiting period may apply

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