We are one of the UK’s top 25 fastest growing start-ups. We’re an independent marketing technology agency based in London and New York, on a mission to combine technology and creativity to solve brands’ problems. We bring together data, technology, content, and paid-media to drive revenue for brands. Our clients include Spotify, Google, Facebook, Nike, Waze, Just Eat, ASOS, Pret A Manger and adidas. Since being founded in 2014, Byte has grown to more than 90 brilliant people.
Our core services are:
Biddable social media planning and buying
Data analytics and insight
Social CRM design and implementation
Building marketing technology products
Influencer relationship management
Digital and social media strategy
Marketing technology consultancy
Digital channel optimisation
Creative ideas development
Digital content production
As Byte’s Production Manager you will bring to life ideas that capture audiences’ attentions, inspire behaviour change and make a real difference to our clients’ businesses. Beyond the everyday responsibilities of individual project briefs you’ll shape how Byte approaches production, bringing vision, leadership and new ideas.
You’ll be a highly-motivated and exceptionally-organised person, knowledgeable in both video and stills production including shooting for different channels, platforms and formats. You will bring a roster of industry contacts and maintain excellent relationships with the partners and clients we work with. You will work across all of our accounts, often at the same time, planning shoots, managing budgets and communicating with clients and other agencies. Within Byte you’ll be adept at operating both independently and collaboratively with Creative Planners, Designers (Motion / AR / Conversation), videographers, editors and photographers to execute ideas with a high level of craft.
The role of Production Manager is exciting and fast-moving. In this role, you will:
Oversee our creative production (as it pertains to videography & photography) – advising on production requirements (equipment, costs, logistics, teaming, location choice etc.)
Plan shoots (video, stills, sound), sourcing crew and equipment, finding studio locations, casting, location scouting
Manage production budgets and produce cost-estimates
Create and oversee production timelines
Negotiate fees to deliver the best value for our clients
Agree contract terms with clients and other agencies
Respond to urgent requests, turning around shoots at short notice
Ensure shoots run smoothly on set, from sending call sheets to monitoring schedules
In addition, you will:
Keep up to date with the latest digital trends
Maintain a roster of excellent production contacts
Present work internally and externally
Contribute to our creative process by sharing your ideas and experience
Maintain effective, professional relationships with team members and colleagues
Participate in team training/meetings and events when asked
Regularly contribute content to the company’s digital presences
Our offering is advanced for the industry, and we rely on great people. To be considered for this role, you will need the skills or experience outlined below.
Excellent organisational skills and high attention to detail
A commercial mindset
Experience at a digital/creative agency
Knowledge of video and stills production – lighting, sound, cameras, formats, grading
Excellent budgeting skills
Excellent communication skills – with clients, talent, colleagues and partners
Thorough understand of regulations and relevant legislation, including copyright, data protection, usage rights, public liability and health and safety
Ability to react quickly within a fast-paced environment
Ability to remain focused under pressure and work under tight deadlines
Above average written and verbal English communication skills
Advanced Internet research and problem-solving skills
Excellent time management skills
Strong presentation skills
Proficiency in the use of Office
Ability to work within a team as well as with clients
A love for learning new things and exploring new formats
Experience with social media marketing, understanding its potential and its limitations
Experience with food photography/video shoots
Experience working with talent (fashion and music)
Experience with livestreaming
Proficiency with other Adobe Creative Suite programs
SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
To complement the team dynamic:
Sense of humour
Positive mental attitude
Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
Reliable and dependable
Calm and patient under pressure
Proactive and assertive
While we don’t have a subsidised canteen and unrivalled pension contribution to offer you, we can offer a degree of responsibility and flexibility that’s hard to find in a role anyplace else.
You will become an integral member of our team, and you will gain experience you wouldn’t get at a big corporate agency. You’ll be encouraged to follow your passions. You’ll be supported when you want to try something new.
You’ll be working directly with founders who are well-known in their industry, who are experienced innovators and who understand how important it is for you to grow and learn.
Most of all, you’ll help create the company you want to work for.
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org