Senior Content Producer
Vrbo is seeking a Video Content Producer to join our Creative Dept. team and help grow our video content creation efforts. The Vrbo video team is looking to amplify and expand our video creation efforts in order to effectively engage at multiple consumer touchpoints and then scale that content at a global level. This includes videos across many channels and categories including broadcast, digital, social, paid social as well internal communications for our company.
As Video Content Producer, you’ll be responsible for all aspects of the production process for many types of projects. You’ll organize and coordinate all the moving parts of development to ensure the process is running smoothly so the team can get their work done. Along the way you’ll ensure creative vision and business expectations coalesce into success.
Your role will involve video output by our internal creative team, in-house production partners, UGC content from contributors, onsite and remote contractors, external production vendors and agencies.
Online portfolio or reel required to apply.
About the Creative Department
The Creative Department is an international, multi-disciplinary group of creatives with a deep curiosity about the world and an undeniable passion for travel. As part of the Global Brand team, we’re responsible for imagining, developing, and delivering high-caliber, multimedia marketing programs to engage and inform our travelers (B2C) and property owners/managers (B2B). We’re the dreamers and doers behind global and regional marketing campaigns, always-on channels, and technical initiatives that include content automation and scalability. We seek the industry’s best storytellers, visual artists, and technical experts to grow and thrive with us as we tell the Vrbo story around the world.
What You’ll Do
Oversee day-to-day production for multiple video projects with expert level management of timelines, budgets, deliverables, goals and communication with internal team members and external partners.
Work collaboratively and proactively with internal creative team, internal stakeholders and external vendors to assess project requirements and ensure efficient development and delivery of content.
Create and manage project plans with long- and short-term milestones, with an understanding of prioritization of resources and tasks.
Establish a rolodex of external production partners and content capture resources that we can leverage as needed.
Help us become a content creation engine by fine-tuning our internal production processes in collaboration with our internal Creative Project Management team and Creative Leadership team.
Be a partner and advocate for the whole team, making sure every idea is noted, every meeting is supported, and expectations are clear.
Help drive content organization and advocate the importance of file structure, clear labeling, archiving of RAW footage, etc.
Who You Are
Skills & Requirements
Expert understanding of digital production processes and delivery including media plans, file specifications, digital platforms and tools.
Experience managing and delivering social assets to external partners and media teams with knowledge of proper file formats and technology.
Author and manage detailed documentation including productions bids, RFP statements of work, functional and business requirements and technical specifications.
Experience creating schedules, managing SOW processes, billing, determining resources, estimating time, tracking costs and identifying project completion requirements.
Ability to anticipate and effectively mitigate problems; and consistently communicate to stakeholders about updates on progress, process, relevant delays or issues and budget implications.
Strong knowledge of project management software and Agile methodology with the ability to manage production work flow within an Agile/Scrum framework.
Strong written and oral presentation skills, negotiation skills and the ability to be client facing
Ability to multitask and work effectively under tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
5+ years of experience working within a video production agency, studio or broadcast environment.
Critical Success Factors
A passion for storytelling. You’re not all business. You also believe in the power of creativity and honor the artistry of film.
Optimism. You maintain a positive energy that inspires those around you.
Detail obsession. You are highly organized and internally motivated with a high level of attention to detail.
Punctuality mindset. You take deadlines seriously and have the ability to navigate asks in order to deliver your work on time and on spec consistently.
Benefits & Perks
- Competitive health and insurance benefits.
- Competitive salary.
- Annual target bonus or commission.
- Parental leave for up to 20 weeks (dependent on eligibility).
- Paid vacation and sick time.
- Employee Stock Purchase Program.
- Free snacks and beverages.
- Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.
- Free listing on VRBO.com.
- Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk.
- Discounted Metro & Rail pass.
- Casual dress.
Why Join Us
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.
Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.
Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.
In 1995, Vrbo introduced a new way for people to travel together, pairing homeowners with families and friends looking for places to stay. We were grounded in one purpose: To give people the space they need to drop the distractions of everyday life and simply be together. Since then, we've grown into a global community of homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries around the world. Vrbo makes it easy and fun to book cabins, condos, beach houses and every kind of space in between.
Vrbo is part of VRBO and the Expedia Group family of brands and offers homeowners and property managers exposure to over 750 million visits to Expedia Group sites each month. To learn more, visit www.vrbo.com.
Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.