JOB POSTING: HEAD OF PRODUCTION
Location: This is a remote position
Contract Type: Full-time
Reporting To: Head of Creative Team
Samba Digital is a sports digital marketing agency with a proven track record and a global footprint. We specialize in managing localized content, PR and communications, and commercial practices to engage new audiences across a wide range of sports, including football, rugby, tennis, and many more. Listed on Euronext, we are a growth- focused company, and we’re looking for people who can contribute to our mission of scaling our operations. We expect operational excellence, discipline, and agility in our team members as we navigate the challenges of being a public company.
We are seeking an experienced Head of Production to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in team and project management, working in production roles, preferably in leadership or management positions. He/she will be responsable for delivering projects within established timelines and budgets, ensuring work of the highest quality.
- Team Management: Oversee and lead the creative production team, ensuring efficient collaboration and adherence to deadlines.
- Interdepartmental Coordination: Work closely with other departments within the agency, such as the creative team, marketing, accounts, human resources, and others, to ensure effective synergy and achievement of project objectives.
- Budget and Financial Planning: Review and manage budgets for creative projects to ensure viability and profitability. Make adjustments as necessary to prevent cost overruns.
- Daily Operations: Supervise the day-to-day operations of the production department, ensuring projects are progressing efficiently and meeting quality standards.
- Resource and Technical Equipment Management: Ensure that all technical equipment and necessary resources are available and in good working order for creative productions.
- Production Strategy Development: Collaborate in determining the best production strategies for each project, including the selection of creative talent, scriptwriters, directors and any other professionals needed for the project.
- Quality and Deadline Compliance: Ensure that all productions meet established quality standards and are delivered within agreed deadlines.
- Knowledge of project management and related tools.
- Attention to detail to ensure work of the highest quality.
- Excellent spoken and written English.
- Proven track record of successfully delivering projects within established timelines and budgets.
- Strong leadership and team management skills.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to adapt quickly to changes and make efficient decisions.
- The ability to work with a wide range of people and disciplines.
- Demonstrated experience in team and project management, working in production roles, preferably in leadership or management positions.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org