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Production Manager, Premier League Productions

  • Endeavor
  • London, UK
  • 08/01/2022
Full time Producer / Production

Job Description

Job Description 


Contract Summary

IMG Media are seeking a Production Manager to be responsible for the management of magazine and live programme budgets, personnel and logistics for Premier League Productions.

Application deadline is Sunday 16th January 2022 at 11.59pm.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Managing day-to-day production logistics for a number of magazine programmes, ensuring they are produced efficiently, on budget and adhere to compliance and H&S guidelines.

  • Client liaison for ad hoc productions – Ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget.

  • Manage programme budgets, cost reports, forecasts and prepare a quarterly finance report for Production executive & Production accountant.

  • In conjunction with the Production Executive and Senior Producers work on the schedule, planning for PLP departments, ensuring that staffing needs of all programmes are met.

  • Develop an effective relationship with internal facility providers and other external suppliers, ensuring regular communication, and able to troubleshoot issues and potential delays.

  • Responsible for the dissemination of production reports; including knowing what the information means, gaps that require discussion and trends that appear.

  • Attend meetings with Executive Producer, Production Executive, Producers and Directors, to ensure that the schedule is moving forward and/or specific issues are addressed and/or escalated.

  • Run production meetings to ensure clear communication, dissemination of information, acknowledge accomplishments and discuss challenges.

  • Advise the Production Executive/Head of Production of any potential problems or issues, particularly those impacting schedule and budget, and come prepared with proposed solutions

  • Provide mentorship and opportunities for growth for production staff, including delegating targeted tasks and empowering production staff to take on additional responsibilities if required.

  • Active management of a team of Production Co-ordinators and Assistants

  • Be transparent regarding pertinent issues and concerns with staff and freelancers and show leadership.

  • When relevant and appropriate, convey departmental initiatives to staff and freelance crew.

  • Work to establish new processes, procedures and methods that improve production systems and outcomes and overall workflow

  • Support producers’ day-to-day or shoot-specific operational demands as directed ensuring Risk Assessments are properly created and adhered to.

  • You may also be required to carry out any other duties which are within the scope and purpose of the job.

  • In conjunction with the Production Executive, Executive Producer and Technical Manager ensure all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to and appropriate plans and paperwork are in place.

  • Ensure all freelancers are contracted correctly as per HMRC guidelines. 

  • Liaise with Legal to ensure all ad hoc licence agreements and music clearances are in place as required. 


Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in production management, operations or sports environment, with emphasis on logistics and scheduling

  • Experience managing a large production team

  • Demonstrable experience as a Production Manager, working on magazine or sports/entertainment programming;

  • Experience of creating and managing large production budgets, including cost tracking and reporting;

  • Extensive knowledge of post- production paperwork, archive clearance, music clearance, filming permits, contracts, insurance, risk assessments and Health and Safety;


Working Conditions

  • This is a permanent role based at Stockley Park, Uxbridge.

  • Please note, remote working set up until lockdown restrictions have been lifted.

  • The working hours are 40 hours per week.

  • Will require occasional late start/finishes and weekend working as well as a few days over the Christmas period


Business Overview

Providing coverage of live matches for international broadcasters, Premier League Productions has been producing a whole series of Premier League content for over a decade. The vast array of high quality output includes live studio shows, daily news broadcasts and magazine programming distributed worldwide. Premier League Productions is now expanding; Premier League match coverage is evolving with additional features. More shows, features, promos, short form content are being produced and more material than ever is being distributed to licensees around the world.


IMG is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.