• Executive Producer - Advertising Production (12 Month FTC)

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(14/06/2018 12:07)
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  • Overview

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do at ITN. It’s vital that our workforce reflects the diversity of both our audience and the wider society in the UK, so we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities. We also recognise the importance of a good work life balance, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.


    The Executive Producer role is responsible for managing and overseeing the production team and production projects to support with troubleshooting and ensure the smooth delivery of all output.


    This role will be responsible for all stages from budget generation, production and post production through to the delivery of each project, and primarily owning quality control for everything that leaves the building.


    You will be in charge of key relationships both with internal stakeholders and external resources, and be primarily responsible for managing budgets and margin levels to meet individual and department targets. On occasions you will provide key support to the business development heads, helping to win new business by attending pitch meetings, and assisting in costing up specific production ideas.


    • Manage a team of Producers, setting deadlines, overseeing output and delivering according to production schedules
    • Leadership and decision making on productions
    • Cross-project planning across all jobs in production
    • Write and manage budgets and schedules with production team – overseeing and controlling margin on all jobs
    • Trouble shooting and problem solving on projects, including complex live/as live and socially reactive advertising
    • Attend and oversee PPMs and shoots where needed
    • Source and manage third party suppliers (Post houses, kit houses etc)
    • Regularly review workflows to maximise efficiency
    • Ensure the highest Health, Safety and Compliance standards, conducting risk assessments for all shoots and projects
    • Work with the production team to manage clock numbers and music reports
    • Liaise with key talent and music agents on fees, terms and contracts
    • Oversee the delivery of projects to broadcasters and other delivery platforms, proofing and ensuring all work is of the highest quality
    • Liaise with the accounts team on the financial management of projects
    • Work with leadership on all future strategy, and team requirements, as and when required
    • Support business development in pitches, meetings and presentations with agencies, brands and broadcasters, as and when required
    • Support business development by providing timely and accurate budgets and productions schedules for future projects, as and when required
    • Support the team in growing the Advertising freelance network (finding, meeting and approving Directors, Producers, Production Managers).

    These are the main requirements of the role and is not an exhaustive list of duties. It is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time.


    • Strong production background and an all-round Producer with proven experience in budgeting for and delivering content, using all common production styles (including studio, on location, multi-camera, graphics, streaming, green-screen style productions) and APA rates for crew
    • Strong commercial awareness
    • Strong management skills, both managing a team and projects
    • Enthusiastic, pro-active ideas driven person with the ability to influence others and gain buy in
    • Proven client-facing skills
    • In-depth knowledge of how the advertising industry functions
    • In-depth understanding of compliance regulations surrounding advertising and sponsorship idents
    • In-depth understanding of Clearcast operations, submission and approval process
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Highly organised with faultless admin skills
    • Solid understanding of Post-Production workflows
    • Experience of managing large scale productions
    • Proven track record of handling large complex production budgets and workflows
    • Understanding of delivery process and formats (Adstream, IMD).


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