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Head of Production

London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £90k plus benefits
Closing date
19 Sep 2022

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Business Type
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract

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Head of Production. FTC 6 Months. £90K plus benefits

This full-stack consultancy and communications company use the power of diversity and the imagination to seize the future. They’re looking for a Head of Production to join them for a 6 month Fixed Term Contract.

As Head of Production, you will help to deliver against creative and commercial ambition. This role requires both a broad and in-depth understanding of production and post-production and the necessary senior leadership perspective to help guide the team as they navigate a constantly evolving landscape.

You will be instrumental in shaping and implementing a process that supports a broad portfolio of clients and helps to drive creativity, efficiency, and profitability.

The Head of Production will:

  • You will help to set the creative and production standard and lead Film's Vision & growth strategy
  • You will cultivate and nurture strong working internal and external relationships with creatives, account teams, and clients whilst implement best practice and industry production standards
  • You will identify possible collaborations and/or creative opportunities whilst assessing and managing risks
  • You will keep record of technical/equipment developments, changes in production processes, new suppliers, and talent.
  • Support and train the team in any production management or financial management process or reporting requirements, including but not limited to an oversight on all SoW's, budgets and reconciliations, project progress.
  • Conduct timely, fair, and accurate performance reviews for direct reports and be the known point of escalation
  • Working with the Head of Film and HR managers, seek out and implement suitable training and development opportunities to engage and retain talent

The Head of Production needs to be:

  • Creatively driven; with the ability to think innovatively
  • You would have demonstrated successful organizational and leadership skills throughout your career
  • You will have a proven ability to understand and communicate well with different types of individuals, and have an agile working- style where you’re able to work well with various types of people and environments
  • You’re excited by a challenge and constantly find new ways to solve problems
  • You have an excellent understanding of APA terms and industry regulations and best practice
  • You’re not afraid to take accountability, and you are able to confidently communicate all types of information to internal and external stakeholders
  • You would have been in a production lead role within an agency or agency-type environment


Air Recruitment

air-recruitment finds the best people for the advertising and marketing sector across agencies, including ATL, integrated, digital, data, social, partnerships, loyalty, shopper, experiential and more.

Our mission

We strive to be the ‘go to’ recruitment consultancy for candidates and clients from the digital and creative sectors, whatever the role.

Why choose us?

  • Prior experience working for agencies ourselves - we ‘get’ the industry
  • Extensive knowledge of what clients and candidates want
  • Able to provide informed guidance along every step of the recruitment journey
  • We treat clients and candidates with integrity – we’re not sales people
  • We're small, so you’re a big deal to us
  • We’re friendly people 

What our clients say...

  • "It is great to work with people who get under the skin of our business and find people who can help us deliver a great service to our clients. Honest clarity and reliability with a friendly style, providing us with great candidates." 

- Mark Brennan, Chief Executive, itg Creator

  • "Having backgrounds in the industry themselves, Steve and Adam really understand our industry and are a safe pair of hands for our recruiting needs. Unlike some agencies that have clear ‘weekly cv sent targets’, they only send across quality and relevant CVs. We enjoy working with air-recruitment and look forward to working together moving forward." 

- Sarah Mitchell, Talent Acquisition Manager, IPG Mediabrands


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+44 (0)20 3590 4629
Elizabeth House
York Road

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