Project Director (creative agency)

Posted 06 June 2024
Salary £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production & Project Management
Contact NameSereena Shienmar

Job description

Major Players are working with a leading agency to assist in their search for a Head of Production. The successful individual will lead a team of project manager and producers and have a holistic overview of the department; guiding the team to ensure all project deliverables are on time, on budget, and of course, to the highest standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production of all work created by the department.
  • Lead and manage the Production team (inc shoots).
  • Oversee all commercial production activities within the department, including P&L planning, budget control and content creation.
  • Undertake project scoping, overseeing budgets, timelines, and schedules for integrated campaigns.
  • Maintain compliance with health and safety standards for all production staff and freelancers.
  • Frequently assessing the production team structure and continuously looking for ways to maximise efficiency and minimise cost within the team.
  • Manage all financial aspects of production, encompassing contracts, budgeting, and weekly reconciliations.
  • Stay up to date with the latest digital, editing, filming, and production technologies.
  • Proactively anticipate and resolve stakeholder needs.
  • Mentor the development of team members, actively seeking growth opportunities.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Strong background in stills shoot and integrated campaigns
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing in-house & agency production teams for prominent brands/ agencies.
  • Proven experience in executing integrated cross-media campaigns across digital content, production, post-production, and social media platforms.
  • Successful track record in implementing efficient production workflows.
  • Negotiation skills leading to cost efficiencies.
  • Client-facing experience and collaboration with marketing teams across multiple brands and locations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams through periods of change and transformation.
  • Capability to effectively manage multiple deadlines and stakeholders, with delegation when necessary to meet deliverables.

If you believe this role could be for you and you want to know more, please apply with a copy of your latest CV and we will be in touch to discuss.

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