Producer & Client Manager

The role:

 

The focus of the role is to manage client relationships, and manage and deliver video production projects from start to finish. You will oversee an in-house team of two, including a motion graphics designer, and a roster of specialist freelancers, primarily camera operators and video editors.

 

Core responsibilities:

 

  • Client management Liaising with clients and speaking to stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget

  • Pre-production including scheduling, storyboarding and shot lists

  • Overseeing post-production, Managing workflows and post-production processes to ensure maximum efficiency.

  • Producer/director on shoots

  • Proposal writing

  • Costing/budgeting - quotes, managing and tracking project spend

  • Being responsible for and ensuring impressive and consistently high standards are applied to every project for all our clients.

 

Secondary responsibilities:

 

  • Marketing, including messaging

  • Business development and strategy

  • Management of intern recruitment

  • We may require some management of web projects.

 

Applicant profile:

 

  • A confident and effective communicator, written and spoken

  • An organiser who can manage projects

  • A self-starter with an ability to self motivate 

  • A team player who can organise others

  • A keen intellect, in order to understand subjects/industry sectors quickly

  • A sociable, fun person who can talk to clients and contributors easily

  • Enthusiastic about content. Ideally you would be able to show us content you have created.


 

Essential knowledge and experience:

 

  • Experience of managing client relationships

  • Knowledge and experience of the video production process

  • Working knowledge of and experience in relevant software, for example editing video on Premiere Pro or creating graphics in After Effects. 

  • Educated to degree level (we consider production/filmTV courses to be relevant, as well as Arts subjects like English literature, and creative writing, or marketing, and journalism.) We would not rule out applicants with different academic backgrounds. 

  • Some experience with, and basic knowledge of cameras, lighting, and sound equipment.

 

Desirable knowledge and experience:

 

  • Experience of working for an SME or micro business

  • Knowledge of marketing techniques and what makes for effective content

  • Digital savvy - knowledge of websites, social media and SEO.

 

Remuneration

 

  • Dependent on experience.

 

Working hours

 

  • Full time - 5 days per week

  • Work hours are between 9am and 5pm Monday-Friday.

 

Working from home

 

  • Flexible - Ideally we would like you to work from our Birmingham office at least one day per week, but we can be flexible.

 

Shoot hours

 

Shoots are usually a 10 hour day  including travel time, but travel sometimes increases this, and occasionally an overnight stay may be required.

 

Start date

 

Flexible.

 

Closing date for submissions

 

4th March.


 

How to apply 

 

Please supply a CV and covering letter to robin at robin@embertelevision.co.uk and cc Sam Willet s.willet@embertelevision.co.uk. This would ideally include links to previous video work.