London - Central

12-month Maternity Cover



Production Manager (Maternity Cover) – L4592

A key Production Manager role at a global news company, responsible for the creation and enforcement of production processes, whilst managing crews, budgets and production schedules.

This is a 12-month FTC maternity cover.


Our client is a major multimedia news company.


You will help manage production across the EMEA region.


Key Responsibilities -  

  • Coordinate production schedules, ensuring back up cover is in place
  • Regulate all budgets and assess project and resource requirements
  • Source freelancers and external contacts for agreed upon deliverables
  • Collaborate with the tech team to ensure all production equipment is maintained
  • Ensure that all VNR’s are ingested and regularly reported on
  • Manage a small team.



With substantial experience in a production management role within branded or corporate content, you will have proven knowledge of executing multiple video productions  tasks, whilst developing and executing production processes.

You will have managed significant budgets and have demonstrable experience managing international versioning.

You will also have strong  writing and verbal communication skills, with the ability to manage multiple clients in a fast-paced production environment.

A large network of contacts within production industry will be hugely beneficial.



An attractive salary is available to the successful candidate.

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

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