Senior Live Production & Content Producer

Content Producer - London

Ref: 317Monday 4 October 2021

£Depending on experience

HAWK EYE? Do you have insane attention to detail and can you spot a typo a mile off?

As a Senior (Live Production & Content) Producer you will play an important role in implementing our clients’ objectives, addressing the clients’ business challenges, working in collaboration with colleagues in the Strategy & Planning, Creative, Digital disciplines, and the Production team to deliver the project on time, on budget and on brief.

The agency will look to the Senior Producer to work either independently on a project or be a key player on larger projects, under the guidance of the Executive Producer. As Senior Producer, you will champion your area of Production expertise within the business, providing excellent service to our clients, commercial success for the agency and the continued growth and development of your competency across the agency’s Production team

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage complex project/s, often simultaneously, managing workflows across creative, content development and production, aligning resource based on appropriate skillsets/in line with client expectations.
  • A main contributor for devising scopes of works for production elements within new projects and pitches.
  • Responsible for the creation and ongoing management of project schedules, running orders, timelines and plans to ensure programmes are in line with the overarching project plan/client deliverables.
  • Develop and/or approve budgets, timelines and supplier contributions, in response to specific client and business needs.
  • Work in close partnership with the Creative Directors and Strategists to identify and meet the clients’ strategic objectives whilst adhering to all operational considerations and parameters.
  • Articulate, write and present a clear vision of project success, in order to gain the confidence of a client audience, providing guidance and counsel where relevant.
  • Ongoing evaluation of job/cost reports and timesheets – proactively addressing issues and making recommendations ahead of time.

About you

  • You demonstrate a calm and positive attitude.
  • You are curious to constantly question, innovate, be open to and identify new ways of working
  • You inspire your team to learn, grow and be curious.
  • You provide healthy challenge to clients and colleagues in order to get to a more successful result/outcome.
  • You are adaptable and open to unexpected requests and ways of working.
  • You’re a challenger who is always looking to improve work rather than, ‘we’ve always done it like this’!
  • You are persistent to follow up with stakeholders and clients but demonstrate empathy in understanding the agency and Executive Producers’ workload.
  • You are truly passionate about planning and delivering a best-in-class event.
  • You have the ability to adapt your working style and practices quickly to respond to different projects in terms of scale, content, complexity.

Your Background, Skills & Experience

  • An effective communicator who is honest, clear and constructive with your communications, including a strong command of written English.
  • Ability to lead and support courageous conversations.
  • Decisive, with the ability to make several decisions at once, and quickly.
  • Previous management experience.
  • Experience of managing complex project/s.
  • Experience of managing budgets.
  • Experience in managing live productions, such as delivering keynote auditorium productions, awards ceremonies, musical events through to experience in digital/online delivery.
  • Experience in managing the development of presentation and video content, working with Graphics, Video and Client teams.
  • Experience in working with Showcallers is important – the ability to Showcall is a plus!