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Associate Producer



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Company Description

PXP is Publicis Groupe's future-facing global content and production network, fully immersed in the realm of data, the technological revolution, and the platform-driven world. We craft and deliver impactful consumer experiences using cutting-edge creative and consumer-driven solutions, all tailored to meet the needs of global brands.

We are a 4,000+ network of Publicis Groupe’s most pioneering thinkers, makers and creators across the world.

PXP was built from the ground up with data, content and connectivity in our DNA, and we are obsessed with delivering engaging, platform-first, globally consistent content at scale to help our clients win big and win every day.

Job Description

The PXP Associate Producer (brand) supports the clients and ideals of their creative lead agency, all under the vision of their Head of Production. Directly reports to an SVP/Group EP or VP EP, depending on creative agency department needs & structure.

The Associate Producer position will provide deadline driven support to all disciplines of production as they develop expertise and learn about the role of a producer. The ideal candidate for this position will be eager to learn and open to supporting a variety of integrated projects that provide opportunities to absorb and experience the production process from brief to delivery.


  • Responsible for supporting in all day-to-day aspects of production, learning how to scope and ballpark creative concepts, build detailed project schedules, manage project scope, research and secure production resources, quality control all deliverables, maintain project documentation and communicate with holistic project teams
  • Begin to demonstrate ability to produce projects on their own but also able to work in a support role, sometimes on concurrent projects, to ensure error free, on time and on budget productions all while meeting or exceeding creative objectives and expectations
  • Responsible for ‘managing up’ to more senior producers (EP, Senior Producer, possibly Producer) and proactively seeking support/guidance when needed
  • Observe and learn the process of researching, identifying, selecting and negotiating production vendor partnerships (within The PXP Studio or external) based on both scope/budget/timeline of project and which partner is best suited to execute the creative vision
  • Responsible for supporting and participating in our efforts in cultivating a diverse, equal and inclusive culture of production within our work
  • Communicates proactively to Creative, Account Services, Business Affairs and Media partners on all aspects of the production including milestones, deliverables and due dates to keep the production process flowing smoothly
  • Begins to achieve a basic understanding of Talent 101 definitions, and how they apply to the job
  • Observe and begin to build critical relationships with both internal and external production industry that will eventually enable them to maintain the agency’s reputation and standard of excellence
  • Stays on top of industry trends, craft-makers, techniques, directors, photographers, and new technologies and utilizes expertise and passion for production to inspire and educate the Department and Agency overall in an effort to elevate the creative product


  • Approaches each assignment with curiosity, open-mindedness and forward- thinking
  • Works to pursue the best creative ideas and creates an environment supportive of the best creative
  • Collaborative team member that actively seeks out and tries to understand the opinions of others. Listens well
  • Passionate about ideas, brands, the agency and our clients’ business
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic that is determined, tenacious and tireless
  • Exquisite taste, strong point of view, fearless
  • A great partner. Balance of supportive and challenging, and solution orientated


  • BA/BS degree strongly preferred
  • 1-2 Years prior experience in production at an agency, production company or
  • similar environment desirable
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment
  • Highly organized with a keen sense of attention to detail
  • Exceptional initiative and follow-through skills
  • Effectively communicates, informs and involves others to achieve shared objective


  • Hustle. You thrive at speed.
  • Solution-orientated. You diagnose and solve difficult problems.
  • Adaptability. You roll with the punches.
  • Teamsmanship. You're a team player through and through.
  • Leadership. You know how to take charge.
  • Dedication. You always find a way to get it done.
  • Joy. Not only brings passion to the work but works with us to find the projects you enjoy.

Additional Information

If you require accommodation or assistance with the application or onboarding process specifically, please contact [email protected].

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.