Senior Producer/New Business Development
London, United Kingdom


Job description

Rushes is seeking an accomplished and versatile Senior Producer/Business Development to join our Production team. This is a senior production position combined with external business development. We are looking for someone with a proven track record in commercials post production; Grading, VFX, animation and digital production.

The candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of the production, including initial bidding and breakdown, scheduling and resource planning, and the timely completion of work on budget and to the client’s and Rushes’ expectation. The Senior Producer will work with and manage the client on a daily basis and ensure the highest standard of work is produced.

Production responsibilities:

Partner and work closely with Artists & Production Team to ensure the facility operates cohesively and collaboratively.

Primary point of contact for clients, being accessible to deal with any client feedback, concerns and issues.

Attend client meetings and advise where ideas / storyboards are being discussed and find solutions.

Work in conjunction with the Artists to breakdown, bid, budget, and schedule and manage projects.

Manage Client expectations for deliverables and deadlines

Work with finance to ensure overall tracking of costs for the project

Monitor overall Bid vs Actual of the artist’s work vs department milestones / deadlines to make sure the project is on track

Manage expectations for the Project’s crew and keeping them motivated

Report overall project status during weekly facility production meetings

Financial Responsibilities

Ensure all quotes are prepared to an agreed working model and followed up within 3 working days.

Provide financial input on future deals with Agencies and be a point of contact for agreed Senior Staff at Agencies and Production Companies.

Business Development Responsibilities

Identify new sales leads - Build fruitful relationships with non-existing customers

Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers

Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions to enable effective targeting for potential work

Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events

Work in conjunction with the Creative Services Team to build contacts/cross sell/leverage the scale of the group

Implement strategies on growing the sales potential of existing clients

Monitoring existing clients

Keeping abreast of new technologies and new competitors

Essential Skills

Minimum 6+ years of experience within the Advertising industry

Excellent people-management, communication and organisational skills, as well as an exceptional eye for detail

Self-motivated individual with a proven track record in building and maintaining client relationships.

Thorough understanding of post production workflows & production software (Resolve, Flame, Maya, Houdini, Nuke, etc)

Highly motivated and works well with a team of artists, coordinators, VFX supervisors, etc.

Good knowledge of MS office packages (including Word, Excel and Project)

Experience with Shotgun, Filemaker Pro, spreadsheets and software.

On-set experience / knowledge is considered an asset

Confident communicator and team player.