STORIES® is a branded entertainment company creating inspiring content including Commercials, Branded Entertainment, and Integrated Marketing Campaigns to solve brands’ marketing challenges. We are a joint venture between Hakuhodo DY Group, top-10 Global Ad Agency, and SEGA®. We have three divisions; Branded Entertainment, Creative Management, and Film & TV. STORIES® creates award-winning branded entertainment by connecting Hollywood creators with major international brands including Subaru, Mattel, Japan Airlines, Essentia Water, Reebok and Marriott Hotels through Hakuhodo DY Group as well as our international partners. We work with a global group of over thirty acclaimed writers and directors to develop and produce projects at virtually any scale. With STORIES®’ successful branded entertainment projects, founder and CEO, Tomoya Suzuki, was selected to the jury at the Cannes Entertainment Lions 2017.
Account Executive (or Creative Producer), Branded Entertainment
STORIES® INTERNATIONAL, a branded entertainment company and joint venture between SEGA and Hakuhodo DY Group, a top-ten advertising agency globally, is looking for an Account Executive or Creative Producer to join our growing Branded Entertainment team in our Culver City office.
Specific Responsibilities & Qualifications
We are looking for a highly personable, outgoing, proactive, organized, and self-motivated individual to utilize our internal and their own resources to create, foster, and maintain relationships with prospective and current clients at advertising agencies and brands. Someone who loves to take meetings and create new opportunities for business with support from colleagues. A person who loves to hear and tell stories. A team player that will work with our Branded Entertainment department to support, learn and desire to grow to lead is essential. Training to represent our company, including selling our services and directors will be provided. Must have a solid understanding of marketing and the advertising business, and one to two years as either 1) an assistant or junior account executive at an advertising agency, 2) assistant or junior manager at a management or commercial production company representing directors, 3) experience producing video content for brands, or 4) a job with transferable sales skills. Design skills are not required but are a major plus.
Culture of STORIES®
We love what we do – with an expertise in branded entertainment, we produce content (brand films, TVC, out-of-home, digital, experiential, PR and more) and campaigns for advertising agencies and brands to best support their needs, and work with a truly international group of creative minds among our team and directors to create the most effective marketing solutions at virtually any scale. We love to move hearts and minds – 4.8 billion and counting.
STORIES® INTERNATIONAL is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience. Salary is also commensurate with experience.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us about yourself and how you would sell our company and its services. No calls please.
We look forward to the opportunity to grow our team, and hope to hear from you soon.
Film & TV Development Internship (Fall)
Seeking Fall Interns for STORIES® INTERNATIONAL, subsidiary of legendary video game publisher SEGA® and Hakuhodo DY Group, seventh largest ad agency worldwide. We are a production and literary management company that works with A-list filmmakers to produce adaptations of SEGA® video games and Japanese stories as English-language feature film and television franchises for a worldwide audience, including SHINOBI, ALTERED BEAST, GOLDEN AXE, STREETS OF RAGE, and CRAZY TAXI. We are currently looking for development interns, Bilingual (fluent, Japanese- and English-speaking and writing) not required but a plus. A strong interest in video games, books, film and television and Japanese culture is a must. Otaku welcome. Interns will have the opportunity to read feature film and television scripts from Hollywood, watch and read Japanese content for English-language adaptation, as well as gain exposure to a multinational production company and practical training that could apply to a career in Film & TV. Great opportunity for aspiring writers and producers. Minimum 2-3 days a week. School credit only. US office is based in Culver City. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Branded Entertainment Production / Post / Marketing / Design Internship (Fall)
Seeking Fall Production / Post / Marketing / Design Interns for STORIES® INTERNATIONAL, subsidiary of SEGA® and seventh largest ad agency Hakuhodo DY Group. We are a production and literary management company that is adapting SEGA® video games and Japanese stories as English-language feature film, television and digital projects for a worldwide audience. We produce branded entertainment including TWO BELLMEN for JW Marriott, and are currently looking for production, post-production, marketing and design interns for this department. Interns will have the opportunity to learn the ropes of the branded entertainment and commercial production, post-production, marketing, and design process on our projects, as well as exposure to a multinational production company and practical training that could apply to a career in producing, editing, directing, marketing, art directing, copywriting, creative directing, and design. Great opportunity for aspiring editors, directors, marketing executives, advertising executives, and designers. Eye for aesthetic and design is key. Minimum 2-3 days a week. School credit only. US office is based in Culver City. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org