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Assistant Producer

London, England, United Kingdom

Who is Weber Shandwick?

We create cultural value and help brands navigate the ever-changing age of earned: an age where consumers actively say no to advertising; an age where everyone is an influencer that can make or break your brand; an age where content can be turned into commercial opportunity. Our talented team build brands by finding connection points in the real works. We energise the right mix of talent, using the right platforms and latest technology to choreography stories that make a real and meaningful impact for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses e.g. HSBC, Iceland, Amazon Prime, Unilever, eBay, Tinder and Pinterest to name a few.

We earn affection, attention, affinity and purchase by delivering value to people around the works, with deep specialisms across food & drink, travel & tourism, consumer tech, consumer health, automotive, sports sponsorship, entertainment & lifestyle and energy. We are known for:

  • Developing data driven insights and strategy to drive measurable impact
  • Creating impact creative that taps into culture
  • Creating channel and platform agnostic campaigns that grow organically
  • Delivering integrated campaigns that are earned-first but deliver for paid and owned

What’s happening?

We are on the lookout for a for a talented Assistant Producer to join a leading award-winning communications agency. You will be part of a team that thrives on challenges and keeps quality, creativity and passion at the heart of what they do. We are a busy but close-knit Video team with an appetite for producing quality work and proud to service a very large and prestigious client list. Our team is supportive of each other, and we have regular socials and team gatherings. 

We are looking for a dynamic and well-organised person to work with us; someone who is keen to continue and grow in production and enjoys working on a range of AV projects for a list of world’s leading brands. Our ideal team member would be someone with prior experience in production, who is comfortable taking a lead on their projects from the initial briefing, to shoot and till delivery of final assets. You will often be involved in shooting and postproduction of multiple projects at a time; hence the position requires an exceptionally organised, experienced, and motivated individual who can juggle the complex process of complete stages of production. You should be confident in pitching shoot, editing style or graphic ideas and best possible project solutions to reach the desired creative output.

We are an award winning, global communications agency. A creative studio of producers, creatives, writers, designers, builders, strategists, conversation-starters and storytellers. We are passionate about our clients and knowledgeable about their businesses.

What will you be doing?

  • Create highly engaging audio, video and print content through support from internal crew and external resources
  • Organise and run small to mid-level shoots with skeleton crew
  • Work alongside senior members of the team to understand your day-to-day duties and responsibilities
  • Support senior producers with supplier, freelancer, and talent research on project basis
  • Work with creatives to understand project needs and collaborate in finding the best solutions considering budget and resources
  • Liaise with account management teams to understand and manage project requirements from timeline, deliverable, and budget perspectives
  • Work with in-house and freelance editors on postproduction of in-house content or client video projects
  • Create project estimates, work with production management and finance teams to ensure relevant paperwork is in order including raising PO’s and submitting supplier invoices
  • Your role may occasionally involve travel across Europe with internal and external crew

Who are you?

  • Previous experience as working as an Assistant Producer
  • Strong working knowledge of overall production process and digital asset formats
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • Experience in any project management/resourcing software is beneficial
  • Organised with strong attention to detail
  • Previous experience of running small shoots and producing short form video content
  • Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with working to deadlines and managing multiple projects
  • Editing experience and knowledge of a second European language is desired but not necessary

Core Benefits:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Group life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Personal pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Flexible Benefits:

  • Buy or sell holiday
  • Additional life assurance cover
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Health screening
  • Gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health cash plan

Soft Benefits:

  • Flexible working with our 3:2 hybrid work model
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • Equivalent of $250 USD for new joiners on 6 month + contract to support home working setup
  • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays) plus 2 volunteering days, birthday day off work and Christmas period off
  • Flexible public holidays (from 2023)
  • Sweets and snacks in the office
  • Exclusive shopping discounts and perks
  • Headspace membership
  • Annual eyecare voucher
  • Season ticket loan
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Long service bonus
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Inclusive and invisible health policies

Note from the Talent Team:

We  appreciate the time take to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick. We will review all applications within five working days and be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, due to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

At IPG DXTRA we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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