Careers @ BrandStar

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Join Our Talent Community

    This is for referrals and business connections for the purpose of joining our talent community database for future opportunities. Please do not apply to this if you are interested in a current opportunity. If you are seeking a current opportunity. Please select one of the current application options listed below.

  • General Job Application Submission

    This is for Applicants that wish to apply to join the organization for a variety of company positions that are not currently listed as open. This will allow our HR Department to review your application for a current opportunity.

  • Appointment Setter for Television Program

    The Programming Coordinator is an integral part of the business development process. Programing Coordinators are responsible for initiating contact with prospective organizations and scheduling an phone appointment with a member of the programming team. The coordinator needs to be flexible, adjusting his/her schedule to accommodate a rapidly changing work environment.
    The Programming Coordinator will support the Associate Producers (hereinafter referred to as “Associate” or “Associates”) and VP’s of Programming (hereinafter referred to as “VP”) of the Programming Department.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Outlook
    • Outstanding internet research skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Fluency in English required
    • 2+ years of outbound, business-to-business cold calling, sales and/or appointment setting experience recommended

    Skills

    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Confident and comfortable on the phone
    • Team Player
    • Well organized and professional at all times
    • Inspires others with enthusiasm and positive energy
    • Demonstrate persistence, overcome obstacles and handle objections
    • Phone Skills
    • Multi-Tasking
    • Customer Focused
    • Strong Interpersonal Skills

  • Producer / Business Development

    The Producer is responsible for identifying and securing Brand Participants to be featured in one of BrandStar's TV shows, which air on the Lifetime network. Through extensive research and collaboration with a creative production team, the successful Producer will identify key decision makers and uncover new and interesting brands. This highly motivated and driven professional will be responsible for presenting business opportunities to key decision makers, including show concepts and funding requirements. This highly visible role is an integral part of the entire process and will utilize proven sales methods and techniques.

    - 3+ years inside sales experience, within a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment
    - Successful track record of meeting and/or exceeding KPIs
    - Ability to prospect and generate net new business with increasing revenue
    - Detective-like research capabilities utilizing traditional and non-traditional methods
    - Excellent persuasive and influencing skills to overcome objections and maximize potential brand participation
    - Stellar written and verbal communications, including a high-level of confidence in presenting information
    - Proficiency with CRM, MS Office, and the internet

  • Programming Coordinator

    JOB SUMMARY:

    As an integral part of the business development process, Programming Coordinators are responsible for initiating contact with prospective organizations and scheduling phone appointments for a member of the Programming team. This position requires heavy phone work and the Programming Coordinator’s success is dependent on meeting daily and weekly KPIs. Program Coordinators are resourceful, resilient, and have the ability to “think on their feet.”

    OVERVIEW OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Establish a connection with prospective clients via incoming/outgoing telephone calls and emails.
    • Sets appointments and holds individual goals and KPIs.
    • Enters client data into a CRM for all activity
    • Motivates the team to work toward targets by positively promoting a results-driven, sales culture in the team.



    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Minimum 2 years of Sales, Lead Generation, and/or Appointment Setting experience with excellent track record of meeting established KPIs.
    • Proven ability to reach sales goals, meet deadlines, manage multiple priorities and achieve results in a fast-paced and demanding work environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    • Fluency in English is required.
    • Ability to gracefully handle pressure without losing focus.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of management and non-management personnel.
    • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and CRM software. Advanced internet research skills are required.

  • Freelance Editor

    JOB SUMMARY:

    BrandStar is looking for a freelance Editor to work on short term contracts for post-production. The Editors role is to transform raw footage filmed on the set/field for television shows into a polished final product for broadcast. The ideal candidate has experience working as a Pre-editor, is creative and can mix video footage with music, sound effects, audio, and special effects. The editor will be expected to take the raw footage from the narration, interviews, reenactments and stock footage and effectively edit them into a creative story that showcases participant brands. The editor organizes and creates video projects which follow a script, story, or concept, and further evolves those assets as necessary to engage, entertain, or inform viewership. They are responsible for the majority of the post-production process, and their editorial decisions determine how the story is told, ultimately molding the audience's experience. In addition, editor may be called on to help ideate in the pre-production stage of a program in order to help develop and execute vision for a particular segment or show. The Editor will be responsible for finalizing and proof reading the final edit.

    Editors require creativity, the ability to work well with others and organizational skills. The editor must have computer-savvy and extensive knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. Moreover, he/she must be able to adapt to rapidly changing technology. Successful TV editors also need a vivid imagination, artistic eye, and creative mindset. Oftentimes raw footage is of poor quality but necessary to the final product and a successful TV editor must be resourceful enough to rescue it. A solid understanding of storytelling techniques, good communication skills, and the ability to work well under deadlines are also necessities.

    OVERVIEW OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Enhances editorial department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
    • The fundamental role of a Temporary Contractor/ Consultant is to provide support to full time and freelance staff as needed.
    • Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
    • Organize, log and sync video footage.
    • Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of film.
    • Input music, dialogue, graphics and effects.
    • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.
    • Perform color correction and other image enhancements.
    • Mix audio tracks.
    • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry best practices to maximize efficiency.
    • Keep up to date on all BrandStar used hardware and software toolsets.


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    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

    • 3 plus years of proven work experience in video editing.
    • Experience using protocols a plus.
    • Solid experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop.
    • Must be an exceptional project manager.
    • Effective communicator organized and detail oriented.
    • Highly collaborative and adaptable.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.




  • Freelance Producer/Director

    JOB SUMMARY:

    BrandStar is looking for a freelance Producer/ Director with strong writing and storytelling skills to work on short term contracts. The producer/director understands television and can create content knowledgeably and passionately about a wide range of topics. The producer will write original, compelling stories and can take an idea from inception to execution. The ideal candidate will have previous experience as branded content producer for linear and non-linear digital entertainment properties and understand how to create content that is highly engaging, shareable and original.

    OVERVIEW OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work closely with Project Managers to drive the creative ideation based on clients branding profile.
    • Assist/lead selected projects through all phases of production including creative development, pre-production, production/shooting, post-production, finishing/delivery.
    • Serve as the in-house branded content expert, supporting how BrandStar thinks about, conceives, produces and assesses content and to help participants deliver it to consumers and influencers across all channels.
    • Cast and manage show talent as needed.
    • Responsible for building and understanding budgets with the production management team.
    • Generate new ideas in broadcast formats of brand and content integration.
    • Dedicated to providing innovative experiences to our clients.
    • Work with project manager, and scheduling manager to assure consistent and timely delivery of programming and digital content as required by the programming schedule.
    • Suggest ways to improve, modify or evolve all components of the show, show production, social penetration, host development and audience experience.
    • Effectively communicate ongoing project status to production team and project managers.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENT
    • Equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism & Communication
    • 4+ years of Production/Post Production and experience running shows, from pre-production to delivery
    • Proficient in editing; experience with Adobe Premiere Pro a plus.
    • Experience operating camera a plus
    • A self-starter with strong execution and follow up skills.
    • Must have strong written/verbal communication skills, able to think creatively, and juggle multiple deadlines and priorities.

  • Freelance Production Assistant

    JOB SUMMARY :

    The fundamental role of a Temporary Contractor is to provide support to full time and freelance staff as needed. Freelance Production Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative and project support during the production process. The PA would assist with on set duties such as cleaning, carrying equipment, assist in setting up lights and camera, fetch necessities on the fly, act as a driver etc. He / she will always carry gaff tape, clothes pins, gloves and a leatherman. The PA is solution oriented and always ready to help the producer and Director of Photography (DP). Anticipating the next setup on set is crucial.

    RESPONSIBILITIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

    • Support production staff with the coordination, creation, scheduling and distribution of all assigned projects.
    • Assist with general administrative duties including schedules, screening tapes, finding still images, etc.
    • Screen, log, transcribe and clip footage for projects.
    • Assist in studio and on-location productions, securing releases, etc.
    • Log and archive video and associated data for future use
    • Assist with logging and screening of field footage for the series to prepare for post.
    • Ensure all video and graphic assets are coordinated and filed for use in post.
    • Maintain department asset library; assist in preparation for shoots, including shipping materials.
    • Research and disseminate ideas for project-related topics and elements.
    • Accountable for strict adherence to established department procedures.
    • Prep media for post production or content into IBIS.
    • Assist with travel and lodging arrangement for crews and talent as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

    • Excellent communication and organization skills.
    • Must be highly organized, able to multi-task efficiently and proactively coordinate the demanding work load of the production team.
    • Some experience in television or a post production environment.
    • Basic editing experience a plus.
    • Knowledge of various video formats and the ability to work in an edit environment.


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