RecruitGibraltar are currently recruiting for a Production Manager to join a household name in the Online Gaming Sector with an excellent reputation in its field of expertise. They are a forward thinking Company and seek employees who have the same drive and motivation in their chosen career. Their desire to retain their market leading position means that all aspects of their business model are managed with a view to being the best and providing an outstanding working environment for their staff in all their locations.
What is the plan for the Production Manager role?
The Production Manager is responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of creative services across all in-house creative studios and outsourced third parties in line with business expectations. Reporting to the Director of Creative, the Production Manager will manage an effective team of production resources to plan, schedule and control the workflow process from client / stakeholder requirement through ideation, completion, sign off and delivery to expectation (Brand guidelines, agreed SLAs, cost, technical quality) for all brands.
What will you do as a Production Manager?
Responsible for the effective planning and delivery of all creative/content activity on all channels for all brands
Working with Brand and Marketing teams to triage all creative requests and prioritise/plan all creative/content activity for the business
Responsible for all assets complying with Brand guidelines and regulatory frameworks including CAP
Track all creative costs (tools, services, agency support and internal resources) and update the business regularly through the Budget/Forecast process – demonstrating clear understanding of target and cost budget setting, quality and productivity KPIs, test cycles, technology improvements and other opportunities
Manage all creative agency, contractor and 3rd party resources effectively including selection, negotiation of costs/services, performance management, contracts, invoicing and regular account review(s)
Responsible for internal and external capitalisation of key project resources and updating project managers, Finance and PMO on CAPEX control matters
Work with Brand team to create and regularly update Brand Guidelines; ensure that all activity delivered is consistent with the Brand guidelines
Own and continually optimize the creative team workflow processes in their respective tools or platforms including stakeholder “buy-in”, training, improvements, tool evaluation and recommendations. (Dashboards, forms, logins, etc)
A strategic and inspiring leader that provides leadership and direction to the team creating and embedding a culture where continuous improvement is embraced
A leader that mentors and develops the team by; providing development, coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required ensuring the team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations and legislation
What do you know that makes you a great Production Manager?
Strong experience working in a sports, gaming or news related copywriting or content role at senior level.
Strong knowledge of Communication/marketing/SEO trends currently used in online CRM
Ability to manage multiple projects, with the ability to switch from one to the other seamlessly.
Strong knowledge and understanding of mobile and tablet gaming
Keen interest in writing, popular culture, and new advertising trends and techniques
Ability to create simple, effective, engaging promotional messaging.
Good stakeholder management experience
Strong understanding of Brand guidelines & tone of voice principles for offline and online media
Strong communications skills (written, verbal and presentational)
Strong organizational and project management skills
Salary £45k - £50k based on experience with bonus & an excellent relocation and benefits package.