Regional Advertising Producer

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Location
London, City of London
Salary
£51200 per annum + potential Bonus
Posted
16 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Sep 2016
Ref
UR0052
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our client Unilever are currently recruiting for an experienced Regional Advertising Producer. This is a temporary role to start immediately for 12 months (Maternity Cover) to be based at Unilever's prestigious facility in Blackfriars London. This role is Full Time paying £51,200.

Background and main job purpose:
As one of the world's largest TV advertisers Unilever strives to leverage its scale and global expertise to achieve higher standards of quality and efficiency as well as manage advertising production on a more global level. To this end, Unilever is continuing its development of the European Regional Advertising Production Hub. The Regional Advertising Production Manager role, based in the London hub, will be responsible for managing advertising production across all brands and all categories in Europe and sometimes globally.

This role reports to the Head of Global Advertising Production and is part of the global structure.

Key Accountabilities:
* Maintain full transparency on all planned advertising production activities (TV, Print, radio etc).
* Review all briefs and storyboards in order to assist project leaders in achieving the objectives of the brief within the desired budget
* Manage the direct negotiation of all cost estimates with production companies including liaison with Unilever brand teams and creative agencies whilst maintaining the correct balance between quality and cost.
* Resolve day to day issues related to last minute changes to advertising productions
* Deliver better planning of asset production
* Work with the other Regional Advertising Production Managers to leverage economies of scale and transfer learning
* Assist with the payment process via the internal buying system and manage spend reconciliations
* Ensure transparency on all activities and costs by logging these in the internal management tool.
* Assist with monthly reporting and analysis
* Assist or lead global management & best practice for specialist production areas of expertise as allocated by the Global Head of Production
* Global Production & Post-Production Roster Management & quarterly performance review
* Conduct cascades to Brand Team and Agency

Skills / Experience / Qualifications:
* The applicant will currently be (or have been) a Creative Agency Producer or Advertising Production Company Producer/Production Manager experience or will currently be holding a similar role
* Must be fully conversant in the related areas of talent management, licensing, insurance, music and general production terms and conditions.
* This is a specialist role and requires robust experience and understanding of all methods of production and will suit a candidate looking for a long term position in this area
* Good analytical skills and problem solving abilities
* Strong commercial ability
* Excellent communication skills (including excellent spoken and written English is essential)
* Excellent negotiation skills

Competencies:
* Strategic influencing with the ability to build strong relationships across networks including marketing, advertising agencies and third party suppliers (especially advertising production companies)
* Organisational awareness
* Team commitment
* Ability to manage a high workload and deliver against demanding time lines



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