Get to know The Pokémon Company International

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

Get to know the role

Job Title: Content Producer

Job Summary: The Content Producer will be an integral member of a team responsible for developing original live-action programming, including both unscripted and narrative content. The Content Producer will be responsible for facilitating the production of a diverse slate of content for native, streaming, social, and internal platforms.

FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt

People Manager: No

What you’ll do

  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop and execute compelling original content including narrative projects, unscripted series, internal videos, and social content.

  • Contribute to series development through research, pitch decks, script writing, and editing.

  • Project ownership from initial concept through final delivery:

    • Content ideation and pitch process

    • Project scope and budget creation

    • Source, vet, and hire production crews

    • Create workback schedules, and ensure that budget, schedules, deliveries, and feedback stay on track throughout the life of the project

    • Communicate project objectives to internal stakeholders, external vendors, and video editorial teams

    • Manage and oversee the review process from script through final post deliverables

  • Collaborate with project stakeholders, balancing the needs of internal sponsors with the overall look and feel of Pokémon video content.

  • Work closely with the social, PR, and Marketing teams to ensure formats, hooks, and run of show align with the Pokémon brand voices.

  • Manage localization of content into non-English languages, placing orders, collaborating with language teams, and driving continuous improvement to process and product.

  • Track content performance, working with stakeholders to optimize for audience impact.

What you’ll bring

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of related professional experience.

  • Bachelors degree required.

  • Knowledge of the digital video content landscape – including what makes for successful programming.

  • Field production experience in unscripted content, documentary, or reality.

  • Thorough understanding of the production process, including post-production workflows.

  • Experience creating pitch decks, pre-production books, and shot lists.

  • Knowledge of industry standards and union guidelines.

  • Experience managing the process of localization of video content into E-FIGS, LAS, BPO.

  • Proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint.

  • Meticulous project organization and attention to detail.

  • Pokémon games/brand and animation and video editorial skills are a plus.

  • Relevant and adequate experience in video/content production management experience including managing timelines, budgets, and contracts for several ongoing creative projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize while juggling multiple projects at once in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Excellent teamwork and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience with creative development, ideation, and brainstorming.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

How you’ll be successful

  • Passion for Pokémon: Develops an understanding of the Pokémon brand, the impact it has on our people, culture, business, fans, and communities, and applying that knowledge and passion to everything you do.

  • Challenging the Expected: Approaches challenges with curiosity and creativity, embracing the possibility of failure as an opportunity to learn something new, develop innovative ideas, solve complex problems and identify unique opportunities.

  • Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates integrity and respect by leading with empathy, listening to others, seeking out different perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.

  • Dedicated to Quality: Takes ownership to maintain and promote high standards, looks for new ways to learn and improve, and embraces a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others in an effort to continuously improve.

  • Building Relationships: Develops and strengthens relationships, adopting a “team first” mentality and working collaboratively to solve problems and meet shared goals.

  • Delighting Customers: Listens and understands the interests and needs of our customers and stakeholders, making them feel heard and important, and embracing these learnings to continue delivering a unique Pokémon experience.

What to expect

  • An employee first culture

  • Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pokémon

  • Competitive cash-based compensation programs

  • Base salary range: $87000.00 - 133000.00. This range is applicable for the labor market where the role is intended to be hired. It is common for TPCi to start employees below the midpoint of the range. Final base salary is directly related to each candidates qualifications and experience uniquely.

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you

  • Generous paid family leave

  • Employer-paid life insurance

  • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance

  • US Employees: 401k Employer Matching

  • UK/IRE Employees: Pension Employer Contributions

  • Fitness reimbursement

  • Commuter benefit

  • LinkedIn learning

  • Comprehensive relocation package

  • Hybrid work environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa. For roles in Ireland, this role requires candidates to have the right to live and work in the Republic of Ireland. However, we welcome applications from all nationalities and may consider supporting an employment permit application, in appropriate and suitable cases.