Video Assignment Production Manager - London

London /
Editorial – Editorial Content /
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Video Assignment Production Manager - London

Duration: Permanent
Location: London
Start: ASAP

Who You Are:

    • The Video Assignment Production Manager is a genuine cross-media operator with skills in every area of video production. Must have knowledge of shooting, editing, interviewing, motion graphics, sound, and managing the logistics and costs of a shoot. Knowledge and passion for entertainment, news and sports, popular culture is vital. An aptitude for technology, upload systems, file formats and delivery methods are a key facet of the role. Will manage client budgets and therefore be experienced with working with clients on budget management, quotations, and project management. Hiring and leading all aspects of freelance video crews, shoots and edits. Hours are flexible and dependent on event and shooting schedules and involve evening and weekend hours. Must be meticulous and able to manage multiple projects in various stages across multiple teams (internal and external), organised and have the ability to see projects through from ideation to post-production.

Your Next Challenge:

    • Manage and coordinate multiple commercial video projects from ideation to post-production.
    • Work alongside sales teams and clients across budgets, contracts, invoicing and project delivery, as well as providing creative feedback/direction to sales teams and directly to clients.
    • Identify and pitch new opportunities for both creative and editorial video projects.
    • Translate client requests into full briefs and project specifications, share briefs with video crew and ensure all requires/deliverables are communicated clearly from client to crew.
    • Working with the wider editorial teams across news, sport and entertainment to determine video needs, opportunities, content creation and revenue opportunities, including our stills counterparts and assignment editors
    • Manage a roster of freelancers and process the onboarding on new starts.
    • Work with regional and global teams in US, EMEA to source and grow external regional talent.
    • Lead all aspects of onsite productions and ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget with the highest quality and customer happiness.
    • Management of Day to Day administrative tasks – freelancer paperwork & invoicing, keeping an up to date assignment log, submission of jobs into salesforce, asset management/backups to our company server.

What You'll Need:

    • Desired 5 years proven experience in this field.
    • Passion and curiosity about news, sport and entertainment along with popular culture.
    • In-depth knowledge of production and project management from ideation to delivery.
    • Must have extensive knowledge of file formats, video cameras, file sizes, social platform formats, editing tools and programs and delivery methods.
    • Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple projects at one time. constant deadlines, multi-task, prioritise and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communicator, effectively with clients, sales and other key stakeholders
    • Ability to work in a team environment as a creative member of daily production team.
    • Strong creative insights, technical ability and a meticulous eye for detail
    • Ability to work extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Outstanding integrity at all times
    • Desired knowledge of salesforce,
    • Education- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

Mental & Physical Demands:

    • Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
    • Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
    • Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
    • Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work assignment.
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