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Production Manager (Video)

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Job Description

At Hearst UK, there’s always more to the story. Join us as our Production Manager on the Central Editorial Video Team to start the next chapter in your career.

We’re the UK’s leading premium publisher, and the people behind iconic media brands such as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Digital Spy and Country Living. We’ve created a working environment that encourages everyone to pull together.

We never stop looking for brave new ideas. We’ll always try to develop and improve, we trust each other to do our best, and we have fun as we build on our heritage to make history.

The Central Editorial Video Team collaborates with our diverse portfolio of brands to ideate, direct and produce best-in-class productions across all sites and social channels.


The Production Manager runs pre-production operations across the Hearst network of brands to ensure all video shoots are arranged in a timely manner, coordinating all comms with talent, editorial, locations and all relevant stakeholders in the production process.

They lead shoots and productions, working with our editorial teams to elevate and amplify both print and digital content, ensuring the organisation, quality and consistency of original video. They also manage relationships with external suppliers, maintaining and developing a production network of talent, both behind and in front of the camera.

Running the process from ideation and shooting to editing and asset storage, this role is vital to ensure quality control across the output of all produced video to ensure content fits brand identity and standards at all stages.


You will have a proven track record of producing high-quality cross-platform video content, allied with experience working with editors and post-production colleagues to ensure on set through to delivery is as smooth a process as possible.

You will be highly organised and cool under pressure, regularly dealing with fast-paced shoots, time constraints and multiple stakeholder management. You will have experience managing budgets, as well as hiring crew, scouting locations and booking talent.

You will have a passion for Hearst’s brands, a deep understanding of what video themes and formats work for what brands and on what platforms, and be a keen user of analytics to shape and inform video content strategy.


At Hearst UK, you can choose from a huge range of perks and benefits that can help you learn well, work well and live well including:

· 25 days’ holiday (with the option to buy up to 5 additional holiday days) – pro rated for part-time or fixed-term employees

· Hybrid working model – 2 days per week in the office

· Discounted gym membership

· Healthcare cash plan

· Spend a charity day with your favourite good cause

· Life assurance and pension scheme

· Regular socials and more!

There’s more to your story than you imagine. And the next chapter begins right here.