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Posted January 19th

Content Producer, Vital Performance

Chicago, Illinois


Vital Proteins



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Posted January 19th

Content Producer, Vital Performance

Chicago, Illinois






Full Time

Company Overview:

Vital Proteins is an emerging, dynamic brand consisting of a team of passionate individuals who believe whole food-based nutrition is essential for overall health, fitness and wellbeing. Our team, where job titles and hierarchy are meaningless, is comprised of intelligent and innovative individuals who have grit, a passion and perseverance to achieve goals, who work collaboratively and with speed to ensure creativity, success, and global growth. Vital Proteins seeks to develop and support the right people, with the right attitude, who continually ask questions, who challenge the status quo, who drive change, and who develop and tactically execute good ideas. We are looking for individuals to help us think smarter and put a lot of ideas on the table in a short amount of time. Building a great company is our goal. Quality individuals and getting the team right is our business plan.

Role Description:

The Vital Performance team is looking to hire a driven and passionate Content Producer to join our team. This person is a visual storyteller with a knack for bringing next level content to life. They are passionate about creating engaging and inspiring content for the fitness and wellness space, showcasing Vital Performance's products but also the athletic emotion behind the fast-growing and beloved brand. Not only are you forward-thinking but you are a digital prowess, living within the social media community and understanding what types of content create elevated community engagement.

As a newer division of Vital Proteins, Vital Performance is our athlete-focused sub brand that caters to performance athletes ranging from professional sports, triathletes, marathon runners, and gym goers that require sustained energy and endurance. This individual must have prior work experience in the sport & fitness industry either at a brand, business or agency. This individual must also have a passion for health, wellness and sports/athletics. This position will help drive work on all Marketing initiatives for new launches, current product lineup and brand initiatives. The role will work out of our West Loop (Chicago, IL) and be reporting to the Vital Performance Art Director.

What you will be responsible for:
  • Creating content for the brand as part of the new content team, which is part of the larger creative team at Vital
  • Working with internal creative stakeholders to bring campaigns to life; contribute forward-thinking ideas in brainstorms and creative kick-offs
  • Liaising and streamlining content needs across the marketing team; managing the content briefing process across the organization
  • Creating social media content (both static and video) on the daily; liaising with social media team to stay in the know
  • Successfully planning, managing and executing brand, social media and/or content photoshoots on a weekly basis
  • Overseeing the production of short / medium form content from beginning to end (includes filming, photographing, lighting, editing, sound design and distribution)
  • Ensuring that brand content strategy is properly implemented, while maintaining Vital voice and brand character throughout all deliverables
  • Keeping your finger on the pulse of fresh ideas, creative content, as well as what other stand out brands are doing, and presenting those ideas and strategies to the content team on a weekly basis

Who you are:
  • Bachelor's degree in fine arts (photo or design), advertising or related field preferred
  • 4-6 years of creative and production experience
  • Experience in working with athletes and or with a sport performance brand
  • You are passionate about the creative content space and photography, always bringing new ideas to the table and helping to spark ideas with the larger team
  • You are passionate about fitness and wellness with a love for sports and athletics
  • You are nimble and able to create both static and video content efficiently
  • You have design experience to support graphic overlays, photo editing, and light editing, where necessary (including full Adobe Premiere Suite)
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced organization while maintaining an understanding perspective to support business needs
  • You are a confident idea generator, brainstormer and strategic thinker
  • You can recognize effective, innovative brand creative amongst competitors and bring new ideas to the content and ad strategy at Vital Proteins
  • You can write marketing copy to supplement creative needs as necessary
  • You have both strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English

Vital Proteins is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer