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Production Executive

London

Working in an evolving and ambitious company, this role will work with the Director of Production and Creative Director to oversee production of projects for all external TV broadcasters and clients. Main responsibilities include working with editorial leads to respond to pitches, project planning, budgeting and cost management, managing project contracts with clients, recruiting staff, managing facilities, and delivering projects successfully from end-to-end. You will need experience of working in a fast-paced digital and television production environment, able to juggle multiple tasks and projects, used to overseeing large teams and content at scale, and must be highly organised, with excellent communication and attention to detail. Other elements of the role will involve working across external digital productions where appropriate, working closely with other Production Executives across multiple workstreams, and being involved in wider company processes and strategy. Key Responsibilities * Creating budgets for broadcasters and clients for a myriad of content briefs, including, but not limited to, large-scale US premium documentary and fact ent formats, digital series, and commercial branded partnership projects. * Managing a portfolio of project budgets ensuring that delivery is achievable within the proposed timeframe and budget. * Oversee assessment of the financial viability of content ideas, identifying and mitigating any risks. * Ensuring consistency in scheduling, budgeting and managing productions across the company in line with any relevant frameworks, and ensuring resources and editorial aspirations are aligned. * Ensuring profit margins, recoveries and cash flow in budgets are achieved by effective planning, forecasting and management of people and resources, and assessing and reporting production risks (including overspends) to the Director of Production. * Negotiating key legal agreements with clients for legal and director approval. * Managing an annual development pipeline to ensure strategic and financial objectives are met. * Responsible for planning and managing capacity (resources and people) in line with strategic objectives and commissions. * Ensure an understanding of and compliance with production policies, guidelines, legislative and regulatory requirements (with particular emphasis on health & safety, risk management, editorial policy and data protection). Requirements What do I need to succeed? * Proven experience in managing end-to-end production of large-scale US premium documentary and fact ent formats, and digital content. * Excellent contacts and a deep knowledge of packaging first-class production talent, showrunners and producers. * Proven background in building content budgets and working with senior editorial teams, and in negotiating budgets and tariffs with partners. * A demonstrable ability to juggle several projects and multi-task. * Confidence reviewing and negotiating legal agreements. * A strategic and ambitious mind-set, with energy and drive. * A robust understanding of all staffing, talent and production contracts as well as business affairs processes. Benefits As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including: * Unlimited paid time off (yes you read that right!) * A share in our success- every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year * Free digital magazine subscriptions and access to back copies of our print magazines and bookazines * Discounted gym membership and onsite health & wellbeing (yoga at lunch anyone?!) * Annual Future conference - get together with your colleagues to celebrate success and look forward to what's next * Regular staff socials arranged by our wonderful Employee Community & Culture committees * Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues



Date Approved

05/03/21

Deadline For Applications

05/04/21

Job Title

Production Executive

Location

London

Salary/Rate

Negotiable

Duration

Permanent, Full-Time

Industry

TV

Minimum Experience

3+ Credits

Preferred Genre Experience

Not Specified
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