Production Manager

Job

  • London (Remote)  
    perm, from remote  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    NBCUniversal International  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    16 March 2022  
    Posted on
    14 January 2022  

The Production Manager works within the Production and Facilities team, who are responsible for all the production logistics on the planning, creation, and delivery of UNI’s promotional output for both the UK and Emerging Markets business units. Working in close conjunction with the Director of Production, the role will be responsible for the day-to-day production management of the department, including being accountable for the departmental budgets, creative scheduling and planning of the promotional asset delivery.

This role’s primary responsibility is Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service.
Peacock has recently launched in the UK and will be launching in early 2022 in Germany and Italy. Peacock delivers a world-class slate of exclusive originals, an extensive library of hit TV series, as well as critically acclaimed films.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • To plan and manage the day-to-day creative production schedules of the department for the promotional output primarily of Peacock EMEA feeds
  • To plan and work with Director of Production & Social team (within Marketing) to understand social deliverable needs and oversee & plan efficient process
  • To be the primary user of booking system (currently Farmers Wife), to ensure all creative bookings are made and kept up to date, any potential issues are flagged in a timely fashion with alternative suggestions put forward and ultimately ensuring production remains on track.
  • To ensure that forward planning schedules are devised and maintained and communicated, producers are allocated edit dates according to TX priority and all work is scheduled and produced according to the monthly deliveries.
  • Book any additional resources required by the UK and Emerging Markets teams e.g. VO artists, creative freelancers.
  • To work closely with the Creative team to provide an optimum creative environment to produce excellent work
  • To liaise closely with the Post-Production and Facility Manager to ensure they are aware of all production plans and production can be accommodated and delivered in time.
  • To produce any requested reports on facility usage/production operations in conjunction with the Post-Production and Facility Manager.
  • To organise any shoots as required
  • Purchase Order raiser/ financial planning and analysis of expenditure to ensure Director of Production is kept aware of the status of the On-Air budgets. Accountable for keeping overall expenditure within the agreed budgetary amounts.
  • To manage the Production coordinators including maintaining 1-1s, completing objectives and encouraging growth and motivation and ensuring they are managing the post bookings and postproduction sessions accordingly.
  • Ensuring content is downloaded and ready for creative bookings, liaising with Director of Production for escalations in content availability.
  • Working closely with Design Manager to ensure GFX requirements are planned efficiently and effectively.
  • Be the first point of contact for day-to-day promo planning queries
  • Work closely with Director of Production on special projects
  • Manage, plan and forecast creative teams’ usage, understand where opportunities can be streamlined – work with Director of Production in creating a streamlined process to utilise and optimise the Creative departments output

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Solid experience in an On-Air promotional environment is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar role highly advantageous.
  • Good technical knowledge of post-production processes and 2D motion gfx workflow.
  • Sound understanding of industry practice for TV production.
  • Strong production management skills and previous experience of financial planning and control.
  • A good understanding in organising shoots.
  • Proactive approach, a self-starter.
  • Must work well under pressure and keep to deadlines.
  • Exceptional verbal communication and people management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and relationship building.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Highly organised and excellent time management.
  • Great stakeholder management skills
  • Solid Multi-tasking skills

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove they are able to work in the United Kingdom.
For US Citizens: Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.
 

About Us:

NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 176 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific.  The channel brands in the portfolio include Universal Channel, Syfy, E! Entertainment Television, 13th Street, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, The Style Network and Golf Channel. These unique brands deliver a full range of entertainment experiences to local audiences across the globe; the portfolio also includes Movies 24 in the UK. Further, NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected portfolios of on-air and digital news properties in the world, operate CNBC and NBC News internationally.

NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

Notices:

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

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