Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is Now Hiring Content Creators

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Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the association known for The Emmys is now hiring.

What is the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences?

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Who are they? Why should you care? These are all valid questions for anyone wanting to know more about the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  The Academy awards annual Emmys, but it's about more than that; it's an organization that provides a wealth of educational opportunities and programs that have been "empowering creative arts professionals and students for over 60 years."

For those interested in the Academy, there are a few easy ways to learn more about it.  The Academy has plenty of information on their website, located at, where you can find Academy news and events as well as membership options and educational opportunities. In order to join the Academy, you must meet certain eligibility requirements and submit an application.  It's a selective process but the Academy makes it clear that they encourage anyone who meets their criteria to apply.

Emmy award winners are announced at an Academy-planned gala event, where those outstanding in their field receive the Emmy award trophy as well as other special awards.  It's a night to celebrate television.

The Academy is also responsible for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which are held the weekend before the Primetime Emmys.  This show highlights "television professionals from around the globe who contribute to both primetime and daytime programming in various artistic disciplines," according to Academy press release in 2013.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, simply put, is a not-for-profit organization that "promotes creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry."  It's an Academy that recognizes exemplary programming and production professionals through awarding Emmy awards in recognition of excellence in national primetime programming.

There's much more to the Academy than this, though.  If you want to learn more about the Academy's history and all its programs and services, feel free to browse

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Jobs:

Social Media Creative Producer

Summary of Position

The primary responsibilities of the Social Media Creative Producer begin with the strategizing, production and posting of creative assets for the Television Academy Social Media team’s content rollouts on various owned-social platforms for Academy/Foundation initiatives. Additionally, the role will capture content and talent Q&A at various Television Academy related events such as Hall of Fame, College Television Awards, Emmy Nominee Receptions, Emmy Awards ceremonies and telecasts, as well as other related events and red carpets during the For Your Consideration (FYC) season to subsequently post on owned social media accounts for the Television Academy and Television Academy Foundation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ideating and producing highly-engaging visual assets and branding for various social media campaigns and content pieces including but not limited to:

  • Templates for standard posts for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Instagram Story
  • Infographics and Listicles
  • Wallpapers
  • Memes
  • Gifs/Instagram Story stickers and filters
  • Style guides
  • Social Media toolkits
  • Videos/Clips


  • Shooting and capturing content and talent Q&A video at various Academy and industry-related events and award shows to post in real-time or as part of ongoing rollouts, with an eye on organization’s social media strategies to drive reach and engagement.
  • Video editing and packaging inclusive of clipping and/or adding visual effects and music as needed.
  • Video production utilizing existing and new content.
  • Ensuring all content is optimized for the various social platforms and adheres to overall brand voice and strategy.
  • Work cross-functionally with Digital, Design, Talent, and Marketing teams to ensure content is produced with suitable graphics/assets, optimized SEO, and ensure all assets are consistently on-brand and adhere to Academy guidelines.
  • Copywriting and proofing.
  • Assisting in creative content development initiatives for Television Academy, Television Academy Foundation and Emmy-related marketing efforts, with an eye towards new and innovative content styles/trends, driving consumer/member engagement, promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and taking advantage of platform-specific opportunities.
  • Producing additional supplementary and creative content as needed.


 Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3-4 years of professional experience in content creation and producing creative assets preferably for a brand or entertainment client.
  • Extremely proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, especially in video editing and effects.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and tools (specifically Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and working knowledge of TikTok) and experience with social media content creation.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment, while meeting deadlines and multi-tasking; outstanding organization and time management skills, exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates maturity, tact and diplomacy and maintains professionalism at all times, especially at events and red carpets, with talent and talent representation; flexible and adaptable.
  • Experience in consistently shooting/interviewing celebrities or similar level of talent/individuals.
  • Competency in Sprout (or similar web-based social scheduling system).
  • Act as liaison between talent representation and Television Academy as needed.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including editorial, copywriting, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Works well with a team and with a range of creative people.
  • Some evenings and weekends required.


Desired Qualities:

  • Familiarity with motion graphic elements preferred but not required.
  • Entertainment industry experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with current television shows and talent preferred.


Salary Range:

The salary range for this role is $60,000 - $70,000 annually.


Disclaimer: This description should not be construed to contain every function or responsibility. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.


About Us

The Television Academy, based in the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, California, is a nonprofit organization devoted to celebrating and empowering storytellers to push the boundaries of what Television can be. The only major organization fully representing the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, it is made up of over 20,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.


The Television Academy recognizes excellence among its peers with the Emmy award, culminating in the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast each fall. The Television Academy also produces several other awards shows and a variety of activities and events for its members throughout the year. These events are featured across the Academy's digital platforms and in its award-winning Emmy magazine.


As a condition of employment, the Academy will require all employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but reasonable accommodations may be considered. It is the Television Academy's policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The Television Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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