From the family of a Latin verb that means "comply" or "consummate" , the term executive it refers to what does not allow its execution . For example: "The mayor gave an executive order to restore schools and hospitals in the jurisdiction", "An executive decree of the president allowed the release of the four people arrested".
Executive is, on the other hand, a person that is part of a Executive commission or who holds a position of high direction within a company The executive usually receives a high salary and is required to dress formally: “My uncle is an executive of a multinational group”, “I am working hard to get promoted and become a senior executive”.
It is known as Executive power to one of the three basic faculties of State , next to Legislative power and the Power of attorney . The Executive Branch, sometimes mentioned simply as the Executive, has the function of enforcing and sanctioning the laws that regulate social behavior. The division of the government which is responsible for the daily management of the State.
A Executive producer is that person who fulfills a series of functions in the world of entertainment, entertainment or in the media. Your tasks may vary according to the item you are dealing with, the company (since each one can delegate specific tasks that escape the general definition of the position) or features cultural from each region in particular. Next, the competences of this position in different fields are evaluated:
* television and cinema: It is responsible for managing all groups of people who are part of the company, from directors and actors to makeup artists and illuminators. In this sense, it is the one who takes control of the workflow, to ensure that everything stipulated is met on day 0, and proposes solutions for obstacles that may arise during filming sessions (which may be related to inclement weather in the middle of outdoor recordings, with camera failures, etc.). With regard to such potential problems, you should not only offer solutions, but be open to suggestions from your colleagues. On the other hand, you have the responsibility to find financing for projects (objective that can be achieved by private or public means) as well as the freedom to modify the destination of each monetary income, as it deems necessary;
* only on television: within the genre to which the programs In which you are working, you have the possibility to propose ideas for the creation of new content. It is also responsible for organizing the schedules of all its products, carefully analyzing the competition and making decisions that may mean success or failure for the whole team. You must manage the presence of advertisements in the programs with the companies corresponding, as well as looking for sponsors for each issue and keep an exhaustive control of the campaigns that the chain itself decides to place in its schedules. It is important to note that television series often depend on a good advertising strategy, rather than the quality of their content;
* music: At present, the record companies clearly distinguish between the executive and the musical producer; the first is responsible for business-related decisions and artist hiring, while the second works directly with music content;
* video game: being a relatively young industry, despite having existed for more than two decades, the role of the executive producer is not so defined in this case. It can be said that his work is similar to that of an executive film producer, especially in terms of promotional work and marketing decisions.