Fred Rogers Productions is looking for a Supervising Producer for a new animated series for children. Under the supervision of and working closely with the Executive Producer, the Supervising Producer will be responsible for overseeing all phases of content development, scripting and production.
Candidates for this position must have a background in national broadcast children's animated programming and a passion for creating great content for kids. Strong editorial and production skills are required. Must have experience leading a production team and possess excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
The position is based in Pittsburgh and may require frequent regional travel. This opportunity is being offered as a contract position, initially for 30 months, with generous benefits.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Applications close on December 15, 2019. Relocation assistance will be available. No telephone calls, please.
About Fred Rogers Productions
The company was founded by Fred Rogers in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, it not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-loved program, but also extended Fred’s values and approach to other efforts in promoting children’s social, emotional and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers and other professionals in their work with children. Fred Rogers Productions continues to build on Fred’s legacy in innovative ways through a wide variety of media and engage new generations of children and families with his timeless wisdom. The company’s highly-rated, award-winning children’s series include Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Peg + Cat, Odd Squad, and Through the Woods.
At Fred Rogers Productions, we believe kids come first, now and always. We connect with them through shows that are fun, relatable, and put their social and emotional learning front and center. That’s how we’ve earned the trust of parents, caregivers, and teachers.
We bring our one-of-a-kind expertise in early childhood development to partnerships with talented creators, writers, illustrators, animators, and producers. Together, we create shows that foster a natural enthusiasm for learning and that make kids smile while they learn big life lessons. And we are always exploring how to make the most of new ways for kids to watch and play. For more information, visit www.fredrogers.org or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.