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Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017 12:17 AM


Company name: Central City Productions

Compensation $40,000 to $60,000 Annually

Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type Full-Time

Central City Productions, Inc. is seeking to aggressively build its digital media position and ready to hire a full-time Digital Media Specialist. We are looking for a creative, innovative, resourceful, do-it-all firestarter/video producer/editor, someone who can take on production and marketing projects and quick-hit viral videos with equal amounts of enthusiasm. This self-starter is motivated and has excellent skills in time management, prioritizing, and communication. He or she must be organized, reliable, hardworking, and detail-oriented. The Digital Content Producer is responsible for content creation and support, developing reports and pulling analytics, troubleshooting Company web site issues, and executing digital strategy.

Central City Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Ideal Candidate:

Has the ability to write, produce, and edit content for websites and social media platforms

Understands the CCP brands and will be devoted to producing sharable content that matters to their audiences

Has quick, superior writing and editing skills without sacrificing accuracy or quality

Is social media obsessed and can skillfully use social best practices to optimize posts to grow audiences

Is a creative and enthusiastic solution-oriented team player

Having a strong social media following is a plus

General responsibilities:

Designs digital media campaigns aligned with business goals

Develops social media editorial calendar to grow, maintain, and refine CCP’s online presence and social media footprint

Creates, edits, and posts photo and video content to air on websites and social media platforms

Prepares weekly and monthly analytics and progress reports

Updates company websites, content, show schedules, and promotions; troubleshoots website related issues and works with third-parties to resolve development or functionality issues

Works with show personalities and show producers to identify web opportunities to grow audiences on-air and online.

Maintains relevant databases

Creates, gathers, and posts online data for CCP’s productions (e.g. Wikipedia)

Coordinates streaming activities

Builds and manages budgets for all projects

Performs other associated duties as assigned by Supervisor


Strong knowledge of gospel music, Black culture, other popular culture, latest trends in music and entertainment, as well as a passion for all things digital: web, mobile apps, social media, and streaming content

Minimum three years of experience producing content for the web

Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to create and tell a story effectively through editing techniques

An excitement to create compelling, shareable web videos of all types

Strong understanding of the mix/balance of business, creative, and technical work.

Extensive experience in social media and blogging, either personal or professional

Up to date knowledge of digital marketing trends and a keen interest in following emerging technologies

Strong understanding of user experience, and technical best practices

Demonstrated self-starter who works well within a multi-disciplinary team

May be required to work hours related to individual productions or promotions as necessary

Added-Value Qualifications:

Motion Graphics Animation

Previous experience at a digital agency.

Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, as well as Final Cut Pro and/or Adobe Premiere

Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite and Content Management Software (CMSs), WordPress, JavaScript, and HTML.

Experience in filming, editing, and photography

Technical proficiency and audio/video editing skills to create and program content opportunities

Previous experience managing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) campaigns.


Broadcast Media and Online Media

Employment type



3+ Years

Job function

Marketing/Digital Media

Salary is based on experience.

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and portfolio to Jennifer J. Jackson via email at or by securely sending it to her at Central City Productions, Inc., 212 E. Ohio St., Ste 300, Chicago, IL 60611. The position is to be filled immediately.

This is an ONSITE, FULL-TIME opportunity; you must be local to the area to be considered.

About Central City Productions:
With over 46 years of successful and innovative television production and marketing experience, Central City Productions (CCP) is a leader in minority-targeted television. CCP is a full service television production company that produces, syndicates, and manages advertising sales for all of its programs. CCP has produced over 2,000 hours of television programs to date.
Central City has produced a variety of targeted programs including quiz shows, entertainment and variety shows, documentaries, business programs and holiday program specials. Some of Central City’s most popular programs include:

Black College Quiz
Black Music Honors
Hispanic College Quiz
Stellar Gospel Music Awards
Stellar Tribute to Mothers
Stellar Tribute to the Holidays

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