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Freelance Producer

Santa Monica, CA
  • Expired: December 06, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
About The Company

In 2008, Gwyneth Paltrow launched goop, a lifestyle platform dedicated to keeping its readership informed and inspired with tightly curated content and products. goop's expert tastemakers advise and contribute on everything from fashion, wellness, and travel, to recipes, parenting, and cultural issues.

About You

You have strong organizational skills with focus on execution, problem solving, and improving processes. A self-motivated excellent communicator who can work both independently and collaboratively with others. You have the ability to think quickly on your feet should any issue arise, remaining solution-focused with a positive attitude. You are a confident leader with a strong attention to detail and you thrive in a fast-paced ever-evolving environment.

About The Role

The Producer will primarily be responsible for running point on all e-commerce production (including both stills/on-figure) and various editorial projects. The work will include internal budget tracking/reporting, external partnership and rate negotiation with vendors/agencies, and liaising with key stakeholders to ensure optimum efficiency while keeping brand standards and creative direction top-of-mind. This position reports directly to the Creative team's Senior Producer and will collaborate closely with cross-functional team members at all levels and departments within the larger org, including Operations, Legal, and Finance.
  • Act as lead for all e-commerce production and various editorial projects, owning all processes including but not limited to: creating budget estimates, booking logistics [photographers, talent, styling, glam, external studios, etc.], managing shot lists/call sheets, and other tasks as needed
  • Work closely with Fashion Assistant and/or Merch Ops to ensure all necessary products are received in time for shoot planning purposes; update details in accordingly; streamline processes to hit overall dock-to-live goals
  • Own budget management for all e-commerce production and various editorial projects, including but not limited to: processing/coding invoices, tracking all expenses for monthly supplies, purchase requests, rentals, and maintenance/repairs, etc.
  • Collaborate with Finance on monthly accrual submissions and ensuring timely payment to all outside vendors; Work directly with Senior Producer and Director, Creative Production on annual budget estimates/projections/actuals, etc.
  • Partner with Legal in creating usage agreements for all shoots and supply any needed documentation or communication; act as point of contact for cross-functional e-commerce requests; maintain/update current SOW agreements with external vendors
  • Collaborate with production team to ensure internal studio schedule efficiently covers all shoot needs (across all e-comm and editorial productions)
  • Manage monthly shoot calendar and pre/post-production timeline dates in conjunction with Project Managers
  • Oversee freelance crew roster, sharing new talent with creative team on a monthly basis; set-up in-house castings with LA-based agencies and present options to team on an alternating bi-weekly basis
  • Work closely with Fashion/Creative Production teams to update style guides and ensure teams are upholding brand standards; train/support freelance crew in goop policies and procedures for any required pre/post-production tasks
  • Partner with Senior Retoucher to ensure all post-production deadlines are met
  • Work with Lead Studio Photographer to maintain DIT/Digi station functionality and file systems
  • Support Senior Producer and Director, Creative Production with any production task as needed and continue to build/expand goop's external vendor/agency relationships

Qualifications & Experience
  • 5+ years of experience in similar function
  • E-commerce and editorial shoot production experience required
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently against tight deadlines
  • Highly organized with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to partner well cross-functionally, ensuring all needs and deadlines are met
  • Must be comfortable in a front-facing role and representing the company in dealing/negotiating with agencies, agents, and vendors (prior rate negotiation experience a must)
  • Understanding of, and appreciation for the goop sensibility, brand, aesthetic, and mission.
  • Desire to work in a start-up environment and wear many hats with a "do whatever it takes" attitude

About goop

Gwyneth Paltrow launched goop from her kitchen as a homespun weekly newsletter. It's grown a lot since then; goop is a lifestyle platform encompassing curated products and content about beauty, wellness, fashion, food and home. Pioneering the contextual commerce platform, goop allows readers to shop with meaning. goop is one of the rare places on the web where food, shopping, and mindfulness collide-where the ever-evolving intent is to make every choice count. We're all resource-strapped, so goop hopes to surface the very best experiences, recipes, products, and advice.

With a highly engaged and loyal customer base already in place, the goop platform is rapidly expanding to include branded events, retail stores, pop-ups, a Netflix series, and an ever-growing lineup of goop private label products in addition to multi-branded shopping. The company boasts diverse and rapidly growing revenue streams across ecommerce, ad sales, retail, and experiences.

  • Type of Hire: This is a Contract Non-Exempt Staff position
  • Compensation: Competitive Market Hourly Rate
  • Perks: Special offers with brand partners, access to custom lifestyle resources and events, and a beautiful work space in Santa Monica
  • Work Philosophy: At goop we believe that creativity, innovation and camaraderie are essential to our business, our culture and our employee's growth and development. With our Hybrid Work Policy, we are committed to promoting collaboration, productivity and employee well-being by maximizing the benefits of both in-person and remote work. With every aspect of this policy, goop is committed to employee health and safety, and will continue to follow all federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Job Disclosures: No applicant disclosures related to physical requirements or ADA-related considerations are relevant for this role.
  • Application Requirements: All applicants will be reviewed through Greenhouse submission. Direct submissions to the People Operations Team members will not be reviewed separately.
  • Candidate Requirements: Applicants must have US work authorization.

goop is an Equal Opportunity Employer. goop does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. All information provided by the applicant is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the terms of our CCPA Notice for Job Candidates.



Santa Monica, CA


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