Management & Business Others Marketing and PR Media
1 - 2 Years
Role: Brand Producer
The Brand Producer will support the Exec Brand Producer and Procurement focusing primarily on BTL agency productions. They oversee the creative production process for the brand's BU's assessing timing plans/budgets/insurance/procurement requirements per job, They will be charged with validating the budgets, assessing project diagnostics, and reporting on dedicated cost savings per job for the brand. They will be responsible for ensuring that all creative agency and production partners are onboarded and adhere to the brand production guidelines and processes that have already been established.
THIS ROLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU IF...
You are someone who likes to work in close collaboration with clients and brands. You are entrepreneurial and relish the opportunity to be a part of something new and dynamic.
ABOUT THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING
You will work closely with brand teams and third-party agencies to ensure all productions are set up to succeed, value is optimized and smarter longer-term thinking is bedded into all processes.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE
Supporting brand teams in briefing comprehensive production elements to agencies and setting up key kick-off and pre-bid meetings. Scanning for bottlenecks and ensuring agencies are taking the best approach for the budget available.
Cost control and analysis of production scopes and negotiating best rates with BTL agencies and production partners, to assess if production costs are proportionate and at competitive rates for the brief/budget available.
Attending PPMs and shoots where required and able to troubleshoot at any phase of production.
Geared to improving best practices at lower budget thresholds and widening adherence to the brand guidelines across more brands more markets and agencies. An agile approach to cost control, evaluation of production approaches, and quick hygiene checks are essential.
Ensuring brand teams and agencies are onboarded, comprehend, and adhere to the brand's to date production guidelines.
Ensuring insurances are correctly applied where relevant brand teams understand and need to implement the Adwrap policy.
Creating and pooling a database of photographer talent with a particular focus on Diversity/BAME/Female talent.
Introducing relevant preferred suppliers into the processes where applicable EG Adapt or Animatic Partners.
Running Adhoc training/workshops/surgeries to support brand teams.
Supporting the Exec Brand Producer with Data Management and Monthly Reporting admin including production cost savings
Building and managing additional data points that can be leveraged to proof of concepts EG music spend data to run a library music RFI.
Linking in where organically appropriate with the on-site team to brief adapt or NTW work into the model.
The ability to manage a heavy workload under pressure by effectively prioritizing, planning, and overseeing multiple tasks at any one time.
WHAT SKILLS WILL HELP YOU BE SUCCESSFUL
3-5 years experience of managing integrated campaigns in a Creative and Production Agency, with good knowledge of print, digital, and moving image production.
Strong track record in executing campaigns across multiple platforms.
Used to leverage Print / Digital / Film / Video Production expertise as part of a holistic approach to campaign execution.
Previous Experience in Project Budget Management, and Scheduling and building data.
Previous Experience in Resource and Production services sourcing or Production Consulting.
A strong financial understanding.
An interest in wider production strategy as well as delivery.
Have a positive, calm, and phlegmatic attitude to negotiations able leverage experience to provide the best solution for each production. You will know where to appropriately challenge agencies to disagree and commit where you hold the knowledge and expertise to know there is a better option.
Be a lateral solutions-oriented thinker able to keep their cool and apply their best judgment in high stakes meetings.
Be willing to share your experience and collaborate with your global network of colleagues.
Be unafraid to ask questions and have an innate ability to identify and manage production risk.
Use initiative and be proactive in everything you do.
Be great at building strong working relationships externally to the brand and with all third party agencies
ABOUT OUR COMPANY
Lots of agencies say they're different. OLIVER is.
OLIVER believes that agencies work better inside a brand's organization; delivering more effective work at the speed required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique Inside Intelligence methodology, we build specialist, dedicated in-house agencies that collaborate with clients to form better marketing solutions.
Established in 2004, our model is now driven by over 2000 people, working across more than 200 in-house agencies globally. Clients include The Guardian, Unilever, Barclaycard, PepsiCo, AXA, The AA, Adidas, BMW, Post Office, and 3M. OLIVER is part of the Inside Ideas Group (IIG), which also includes a global content agency to Adjust your Set, design, experience, and engineering company DARE and property marketing specialists Aylesworth Fleming.
We are a company built on our values; we have given you a brief overview below but would love to tell you more.
Be Ambitious – to succeed
Be Imaginative - to push the boundaries of what's possible
Be Inspirational - to do groundbreaking work
Be always learning and listening - to understand
Be Results-focused - to exceed expectations
As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.