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Eicoff - Assistant Producer

Eicoff - Assistant Producer

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Eicoff is a full-service advertising agency and division of Ogilvy focused on direct response broadcast media.  Founded in 1958 by Alvin Eicoff and located in downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue, our specialty is providing media, creative and consulting services related to short-form direct response television and radio.  We pride ourselves in fostering a positive work/life balance.


Eicoff is looking for an Assistant Producer to join our Creative team.  The Assistant Producer should have the standard TV/video production skills and a strong aptitude for highly detailed projects. We’re looking for someone with agency experience including producing mobile, social and digital content.


  • Consult and collaborate with producers, creative teams and account services on broadcast and digital content creation.
  • Produce/manage/coordinate production projects, including shoots, editorial, audio and especially versioning.
  • Bid and estimate jobs; prepare talent contracts; create and maintain production schedules.
  • Stay abreast of new production approaches, including way to apply social/mobile production tactics to television production.
  • Maintain a positive, collaborative environment; demonstrate initiative.
  • Ensure that best practices are understood and followed throughout all projects.
  • Back-up legal clearance/traffic control


  • 2-5 years agency and/or post production experience preferred.
  • Experience/knowledge of production in a variety of platforms: live action, graphics, interactive/digital.
  • Extremely organized and resourceful.
  • Knowledge of industry trends, techniques, technologies, tools.
  • Familiarity with simple editing programs, templates, etc. a plus.
  • Willingness to explore creative solutions to ensure the best production value.
  • Willingness to help out in all areas of the agency when opportunities arise.