Job details

Location
Brisbane
Salary
AUD $143-166k Package
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1291918
Posted
9 months ago

Job details

Location
Brisbane
Salary
AUD $143-166k Package
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1291918
Posted
9 months ago
A leading Brisbane Creative Agency is looking for a Head of Production to join their team. 

Joining as part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Head of Production will be a critical part of the agency:

Key Responsibilities:
  • The HOP role is responsible for coordinating all workflows coming to the creative and design teams
  • The HOP role will need to review all systems being used to manage the current workflow production. The role is to make recommendations and adjustments to improve workflows and make them more efficient
  • The HOP role will work with the account service team to help set deadlines with the creatives – the role will ensure delivery of deadlines and manage the daily tasks for each creative / designer / online team member.
  • The HOP role will report directly to the Exco team to advise and set tasks for the team. Advise of issues, and to advise on team requirements – ie if new team members are required (build capacity), or if team members are not meeting expectations.
  • The HOP function will have direct contact with the clients and requires a professional approach, attire and attitude at all times.
  • Managing the sign off for projects and having responsibility and the accountability for the release of correct elements
As HOP, you'll oversee the production process, coordinating all production activities and operations. You'll need to:
  • Plan and draw up a production schedule
  • Decide on and order the resources that are required and ensure stock levels remain adequate
  • Select equipment and take responsibility for its maintenance
  • Set the quality standards
  • Ensure that the production will be cost-effective by estimating costs and negotiating and agreeing on budgets with both clients and managers
  • Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed
  • Monitor productivity rates and product standards and implement quality control programmes
  • Liaise with different departments, teams and companies, e.g. suppliers, managers, clients
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed at all times
  • Ensure customer orders are completed on time and to budget and that quality standards and targets are met
  • Work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals
  • Collate and analyse data, putting together production reports for both managers and clients
  • Supervise and motivate a team of creative/graphic designers

About You: 


Experience:
  • 5+ years’ experience in media communications or similar industry
  • Substantial people management and development experience
  • Significant experience with large clients, multi-client teams, and a broad range of categories
  • Substantial experience managing commercial account dynamics
  • Production management experience across multiple channels
  • Strategic thinking and communications planning
  • Presentation and storytelling skills
  • Commercial awareness with sound industry knowledge
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Sound project management skills

This role is based full time in the agency's Brisbane office. 
You will need to have full work rights to work in Australia to be considered for this role. 

If you would like to discuss the role, agency and what you are looking for in your next move please send your CV to Tom Deane: tom@dmcgglobal.com