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Video Producer

Department:
Video
Based:
Hartlebury
Reporting to:
Video Production Lead

Purpose

To work closely with the Director of Video, Executive and Senior Producers, and Directors as well as other DRPG team members to manage and deliver projects to the clients’ highest level of satisfaction, on time and on budget; to ensure a continuously and consistently high level of service to all clients and on all projects and to oversee project production processes from conception to final delivery, managing the production and post-production process creatively and effectively; to manage and maintain steady workflow processes in the Hartlebury office including briefings, escalations and general quality control of work produced by DRPG.

Principle duties

  • To manage projects in a producer role and work closely with the projects’ stakeholders
  • To manage production budgets effectively and deliver projects within the stipulated deadline and cost
  • To report on all project costs and update financial software with estimated and actual costs, purchase orders and report on differentials
  • To co-ordinate creative brainstorms with the Video Creative Lead as required following internal briefings
  • To help support Executive Producers if required with the project proposal process
  • To be available for internal project meetings
  • To lead, motivate, support and direct other, less experienced team members
  • To keep up to date with new technical and creative developments in the corporate film production sector and be aware of the competition
  • To oversee the Hartlebury post-production team, taking briefs and overseeing project delivery for internal stakeholder review
  • Occasional on-site production support for live events

This list is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other such duties as the management may, from time to time, reasonably require.
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Experience

  • Proven substantial experience as a producer in TV or corporate film production
  • A high level of experience delivering a variety of high-quality film and animation related projects
  • Extensive experience of working with corporate organisations including individuals to board level

Skills/Characteristics

 

SKILLS
  • Ability to understand and interpret clients’ requirements instantly and relay this to the assigned project Director
  • Ability to cost small to medium sized projects and deliver a high GP on those projects
  • Ability to manage client expectations whilst always delivering against DRPG’s promise
  • Strong visualising skills and a good eye for detail
  • Ability to challenge requirements where needed with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Good level of business acumen
  • Excellent time and schedule management
  • Be able to work under pressure, motivating those around them and meet deadlines
  • A strong negotiator, both with external stakeholders and internal team
  • Be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Be punctual and willing to work outside normal office hours when required
  • Must be computer literate

 

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Quick to understand a brief and what it needs to achieve
  • Meticulously organised with a fine eye for detail
  • A team player who has the respect of those around them
  • Imaginative aptitude and ability to bring ideas to life through video / film
  • A true passion for video production and film in general
  • Focused on consistently providing high service levels
  • Positive attitude towards challenging situations and multi-tasking
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work individually and as part of a wider team
  • Willingness to learn new skills and develop existing ones
  • Must be committed to making ‘anything possible’ with a ‘can do’ attitude

Other requirements

  • Able to travel throughout the UK and overseas
  • Driving licence

 

Data Security

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in the DRPG’s Information Security Policy and your Employee Confidentiality Agreement. Failure to do so may be treated as gross misconduct.

Health & Safety

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in DRPG’s Health & Safety Policy and Employee Manual.

Further notes

The role will be based primarily in our Hartlebury office. There will be times when this role will require you to work from the company’s other offices and occasionally on site at client events or premises. You will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas as the company may from time to time reasonably require.

The company

Established in 1980, we're one of Europe's most experienced and largest fully integrated, award winning communications agencies. From the strategic communication consultancy to our complete in-house production facilities for digital media, video, events & print, we deliver to companies of all sizes that span a wide range of markets.The DRP Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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