Sample executive producer job description

[Company X] recognizes the power of a story. Whether ideas are shared through a theatrical performance, film, or television show, we are committed to bringing them to life. We are looking to hire an executive producer who can bring creativity, vision, and ambition to our organization. The ideal candidate will be able to oversee all aspects of production, from start to finish, always keeping brand image in mind. They must also be able to supervise other crew members, oversee cast hiring decisions, and distribute available resources and budget.

Objectives of this role

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop impactful production techniques
  • Create a timeline of action items, deliverables, and deadlines
  • Manage existing crew members and improve productivity
  • Review and approve hiring decisions, employee schedules, and project budgets
  • Adhere to all necessary industry regulations
  • Ensure that projects are aligned with brand image


  • Distribute filming tasks to crew members and actors
  • Edit scripts to properly meet the project’s vision
  • Partner with set designers to secure filming locations
  • Resolve any scheduling or logistical conflicts that delay filming
  • Oversee the production progress to meet appropriate deadlines

Skills and qualifications

  • Knowledge of effective production techniques
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Creative thinking

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working in production
  • Collaborative skills
  • Ability to lead actors while executing a project’s vision
  • Familiarity with marketing and promotion practices