Manager Content Production

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Be a part of a revolutionary change

At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide.

With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom dream up and deliver, better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.

The Consumer Group is undergoing a critical overhaul as we look to transform into an agile, consumer-centric business that harnesses technological innovation to deliver better, science-backed alternatives to millions of adult smokers around the world. It is only by focusing on our strategic priorities and the right organization, fully enabled to deliver what matters the most for our consumers along their journey toward better alternatives, that we will be able to deliver a smoke-free future.

Here, you can make a difference. You can shape the consumer journey, from discovery and acquisition through to conversion and loyalty. And you can watch your efforts lead to meaningful change in the lives of smokers on their way to better alternatives. You’ll develop your skills; collaborating across functions, markets and regions. If you want to make a life-changing impact on consumers, there’s no better place.
For our Design and Content team in London, UK (Global Studio) we are therefore looking for a Manager Content Production.
Reporting to the Head of Content Production, you will focus on managing and coordinating the production and execution of content. You will ensure a proper roll-out of the content for the defined audiences, working with the other functions to ensure a holistic content plan.
You will:
  • Orchestrate the creation of year-round relevant content for the defined audiences
  • Ensure that quality and creative standards are met for the development, production and commissioning of content in the market in a cost-effective way
  • Manage production partners to deliver innovative, state-of-the-art content from editorial to technical perspectives. Maintain an excellent network of companies, creative professionals, agencies, co-producers and partners within the specific country.
  • Lead the execution and production of content in collaboration with other functions, guiding local team through the process from the concept phase to final delivery
  • Serve as the main POC for all content-related matters; aligning and collaborating regularly with internal stakeholders, ensuring full transparency regarding project status and timelines.
  • Identify and develop new story angles for existing projects, genres and recurring content opportunities (Consumer Group, Events, Team Presentations, On Premise, Consumption Occasions etc.). The Head of Production would then ensure they come to life with regards to quality and that they are on brand.

We’re looking for someone with:
  • Proven track record for developing and executing content strategy.
  • Experience in overall media employment in production, commissioning or similar, ideally in factual entertainment, documentary or reality
  • Proven track record developing and producing distinctive content, long-form and short-form
  • Experience in managing multiple productions, budgets and partners
  • Familiarity with the content market (from TV, to OTT and social networks), including solid relationships within the creative community (production companies, talent, artists, musicians, etc.)
  • Sound knowledge of the fundamental principles of storytelling in long and short form programming
  • Editorial expertise, with the ability to evaluate and give clear, constructive feedback on ideas, treatments, productions, etc.
  • Skills in coordinating and guiding production partners and teams from the concept development phase through to production and delivery
  • A broad knowledge of all media production methods for creation and delivery
  • Additional experience in writing for television, filming, editing, production management and other aspects of development and production
  • Clear understanding of the international content market, broadcast strategy, commissioning, programming, audiences, ratings, branded content, etc.
  • The ability to work well within a large, international organization
  • A positive, solution-oriented work attitude
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English (additional languages are a plus)
  • University Degree level education (ideally in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or Film Studies or similar

The role offer is subject to valid right to work in UK

What we offer:

Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can:

  • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
  • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.
  • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.

PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer