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In-house Film Producer

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Job Description


Wieden + Kennedy London is looking for a midweight Film Producer for WRACK, our in-house production arm.

We are looking for a driven and creative Film Producer, with an enthusiastic personality and a ‘can-do’ attitude. This is a growing team, having been born out creating manifestos and pitch work to producing end to end video content. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of the department's future growth and development.

Both Agency and Production House experience is a must, and proven ability to shoot produce branded content. You will need to be confident and experienced in budgeting, pre-producing and running your own shoots in addition to post-production through to delivery.

Major Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Proactively engage and inspire creative teams, working closely with Creatives and Directors.
  • Must have a diverse database of Director’s and DPs, and an ability to read a script and identify the right directors for the project, both creatively and practically.
  • An interest in new talent and ways of working within the production industry across AV, print and Digital.
  • Overseeing all logistics on your projects, including crew, contracts, venues, travel arrangements etc (with the help of PM/PA where relevant.
  • Proven ability to own their productions, oversee multiple projects and internal processes.
  • Evidence of producing during Covid and what remote shooting entails.
  • Confident running of budgets of varying scales, meticulous costing, tracking for active shoots and reconciliation on project close.
  • Experience working with talent on and off set, and managing direct relationships with their agents and representatives.
  • Manage edits in post, ensuring edits needs are fully resourced across all projects, and providing and overseeing creative feedback where applicable.
  • Budget control throughout and regular reporting on financial status.
  • Communicate problems/bottlenecks, clashes or other obstacles in a proactive and clear fashion, ensuring these are dealt with and risk is minimised.
  • A passion and knowledge for all forms of creativity within a variety production medias.
  • A creative vision and attitude that can help aid the creative process.
  • Organised & natural multi-tasker who can prioritise with ease.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Confident and articulate communicator, both internally, with suppliers and client facing.
  • Positive, energetic character that likes to build relationships internally and externally.
  • A strong negotiator who can get the best deals for us and our clients.
  • Creatively charged. Adds value, ideas and pushes to maintain the strong agency creative output.
  • Progressive mentality. Always learning and sharing.
  • A cultured do-er, relentlessly seeking ways of doing more within the agency and out of it (which you then bring into the agency, of course)
  • Non-political and can build strong internal relationships.

Qualifications and Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in end to end shoot production
  • Ideal candidates have experience both Agency and Production Company side
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to own their productions, oversee multiple projects and internal processes.
  • Passion for film and photography content and keep up with industry trends, releases, initiatives
  • Interest in pushing the boundaries of filmmaking both in front and behind the lens
  • Calm under pressure
  • Proactive and solutions-focused
  • Good attention to detail
  • Creatively minded but also meticulous detail around financial and shoot documentation
  • Fluent in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides
  • Confident in being the central point of contact for numerous parties (internal agency side, external production side and client-facing)

Application Specifics:

  • Salary £45k+ dependant on experience. Plus industry leading benefits package.
  • The position is full-time, with a 3 month probationary period.
  • International applicants are welcome - we provide a comprehensive relocation package.
  • Please take the time to answer the required questions embedded within the application.

About Wieden + Kennedy:

Wieden+Kennedy is an independent, global creative company. We’re here to do the best work of our lives with inspiring clients. We make work that influences culture and builds business value. Our global network comprises eight offices and 1400 people, and our work spans every discipline. We have world class media, design and tech operations. But everyone and everything at W+K is driven by creativity, and a core mission of building strong and provocative relationships between companies and their customers.