Job Details

IMG Productions
Job title
Production Management
Postcode of work
Experience required
Working days
5 day week 
Additional days
Date posted
09 Mar 2020

Job Title Production Manager
Division IMG Productions (Working title: ‘RISE’)
Main Purpose of Job – Manage launch and production of a new content network
Reports To – Production Executive
Direct Reports – Freelance Production Coordinators and Production Assistants as required
Indirect Reports  – None
Hours of Work  – 40 Hours per week
Contract Type / Length – Fixed-Term (until end of 2020)
Location  – Stockley Park, Uxbridge

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
 Alongside the Production Executive, this role will be in at the beginning and setting up a new content network based around Women’s sport and fitness (Working title: ‘RISE’)
 Assisting the Executive Producer and Creative Director in overseeing the production strategy and team workload
 Hiring of freelance staff and contractors
 Commercial management including negotiating deals with suppliers (personnel and resources)
 Clearing Archive used in the programme and completing post production paperwork, negotiating with archive suppliers
 Managing the music clearances and working with both IMG Library service and external record companies
 Creating the yearly, quarterly and monthly financial projections for the department in conjunction with the Production Executive and Head of Production
 You may also be required to carry out any other duties that are within the scope and purpose of the job.

Unusual Challenges or Circumstances e.g. shift(s)/ unsocial hours/ travel etc
 Weekend work and unsocial hours possible
 Adapting to use of new systems and technology where appropriate
Key Results Areas
 Keep all productions on budget and on schedule
 Positive Client Relationships (including internal relationships)
 Ensuring all the necessary production and post-production paperwork, contracts, in place for production
 Manage all risk management elements (insurance, health & safety etc.) within project
 Manage compliance issues as appropriate
 Follow all procedures as per IMG Productions Guide
 Liaising with the finance team to ensure financial projections are kept up to date

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience
 Previous production management experience of digital/social media production
 Experience in managing junior production management personnel
 Ability to create a detailed, line-by-line production budget
 Knowledge of production and post-production technologies and workflows
 Knowledge of archive and music (including commercial music) clearance
 Knowledge of production insurance, health & safety
 Experience of industry’s Digital landscape

 Previous experience of a channel/programme launch

Skills and Abilities
 Good Microsoft Excel + Word skills
 Ability to manage more than one project simultaneously
 Working without direct supervision

Qualifications and Training
 Health & Safety Training
 Full and Clean Driver’s License
 Team management expertise
 Great client liaison skills
 Excellent written ability
 Calm yet effective manner
 Assured interpersonal skills
 Ability to work under pressure
 Strong decision making capacity


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