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Retail Production Producer

Posted By Pearl BarracloughWest London (3 days onsite per week)


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£357.89 - £369.56 per day (Umbrella)

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Aquent is working with our entertainment client to a Retail Production Producer to join them on a freelance basis. This role provides crucial Design, Print and Digital production expertise within the Studio Retail Production Team; overseeing and delivering Retail Campaigns covering the UK and ROI territories, as well as being a day-to-day contact for the Retail Marketing Team. Retail Production Producers are dedicated to certain business areas but work with multiple Marketing Teams as well as several internal Teams. This encourages a breadth of learning opportunities and an understanding of how the brand works.

This is a hybrid position that combines creative and administrative responsibilities. As a Retail Production Producer, you will work closely with our Marketing and Creative Teams to brief and guide them on projects, while also being responsible for the logistical and administrative aspects of Project Management. This role requires a unique blend of creativity, attention to detail, and organisational skills to ensure successful project outcomes.

There is a 6-month initial booking scheduled to start ASAP. You will also be onboarded onto our client’s talent pool for 12 months. Our client operates on a hybrid model where you will be required to work from their West London campus 3 days a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Wednesdays and Fridays can be worked remotely from home. The role offers a rate of up to £369.56 per day which will have to be through an FSCA Umbrella company from our PSL.

Day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Receive & assess SH briefs
  • Lead on Retail campaigns
  • Create timings plans and (where required) budget campaigns
  • Create jobs in the internal workflow tool ensuring that placeholder Resource requests, briefing info, timings and job details are always up to date
  • Manage and book internal and external meetings throughout the production process (internal & external reviews, production updates with internal teams etc)
  • Brief creative teams and oversee the creative development process ensuring work is delivered against brief
  • End-to-end delivery of multiple projects across Print and Digital formats
  • Check creative work (QC) before delivery
  • Manage SH review process ensuring timings and budget are adhered to throughout the full lifecycle of each project
  • Ensure that the Studio team are kept across creative, and have all the key production, asset location, and delivery info required
  • Briefing the Studio team on production elements and delivery
  • Provide delivery confirmation to key SHs
  • Where necessary estimate and reconcile OAA project budgets
  • Maintain team documents including resource, project status and budget trackers
  • Managing the delivery of content to brand-owned and commercial channels through SHs, Media agencies and bespoke processes through the Studio

Minimum requirements:

  • Proven experience working in a creative agency or production environment – with a heavy focus on Retail deliverables, such as Design, Print and Digital Display based formats
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Highly organised and able to multitask
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a flexible and pro-active approach
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; is calm under pressure
  • Proven leadership skills

We’d love you to apply for this Freelance Retail Production Producer role, so please submit your CV today!

*This role is open for a limited time. Next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates ASAP, by Wednesday, 10th July 2024. Due to the high volume of applicants, we may be unable to reply to each applicant individually. If you have not received a response within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have not been selected for progression to the next stage of the hiring process.

Client Description

Our Client is a giant media and entertainment company, with over 24 million customers in Europe. They’re keen on keeping people connected, and their upcoming media investments are expected to bring billions of pounds and over 2000 jobs to the UK creative sector. Beyond business, they’re taking big strides in diversity and sustainability with ambitious public goals in both – including 20% BAME representation by 2025, and carbon neutrality by 2030.

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.