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Assistant Producer

Date: 22-Dec-2016

Location: No Selection, United Kingdom

Company: Burberry Limited

Req ID: 95730

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

Established in 1856, Burberry is a global British luxury brand with a heritage of innovation, craftsmanship and design.

The Burberry business comprises 5 divisions: menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, accessories and beauty. We show our collections twice a year in London and viewers globally experience them instantly through video, imagery and music across the brand’s multiple online platforms.

The show experience, live on Burberry.com and fully optimised for mobile, allows users to follow the Burberry social stream, explore runway looks in detail and purchase and personalise the collections. We have a dynamic social media presence, fill news publications globally and have some of the most talented and creative people working for us.

As an Assistant Producer, you have been working in a creative production capacity with stills and video production experience, ideally in fashion for the past 2+ years.

You will have a good understanding of the creative process and be confident managing smaller scale campaigns, with a solid production style to push your productions through to completion. You will also have experience supporting the senior members of the production team on larger scale campaigns and global initiaves.

A great communicator, you can make a point clearly and succinctly, and be all about actions and solutions. Natural charm is a must with this role. As is knowing how to keep creatives fresh, nimble and supported in all their production requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Understanding of the entire stills and video production process, from concepting to post production.
  • Experience producing high quality content from brief to delivery, ideally in the fashion or luxury sector including still life, beauty and RTW.
  • Ability to look at a project from a creative, as well as a production point of view, understanding what is required and how to achieve it without compromise.
  • Have fantastic existing relationships in the production world, with a little black book full of the best contacts in the industry.
  • Experience of working directly with crew, photographers, agents, videographers, directors, production companies and post production houses on both large and smaller scale projects.
  • Have a good understanding of budgets, industry standard rates and the relevant usage rights across all bought media and social channels.
  • Extremely organized, methodical and pro-active, paying strong attention to detail.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and contributing to the team's ideas.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce smaller integrated 360 stills and video campaigns end-to-end, across Fashion (RTW, Childrenswear, Accessories), Beauty & Eyewear.
  • Support senior members of the production team on large scale campaigns and global content initiatives.
  • Accurately and confidently communicate creative ideas to suppliers on behalf of the creative team when required – i.e presenting storyboards/scripts to suppliers.
  • Plan, prioritize and manage workloads across multiple productions at any one time.
  • Draw up production budgets, schedules & critical paths to ensure smooth running productions and clear communication to the wider business.
  • Negotiate competitive rates and associated usage rights with preferred partners across each production, ensuring projects always remain on budget and to schedule.
  • Work closely with wider teams across the business to identify and adapt requirements for content creation across different platforms and social media channels.
  • Keep the production team and creative teams up to date with inspirational new campaigns, photographers, new technology, new faces, and fresh up-coming talent.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Working with creative departments and creative partners to craft the best content within the timeframe and budget available, maintaining consistency on the work you develop.
  • Becoming known & respected as a central, trusted point of contact for the business on your productions.
  • The ability to work on multiple projects, at pace, often in a live event environment.
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with wider departments throughout Burberry.

BEHAVIOURS & CORE VALUESProtect, Explore, Inspire

The success of these projects rely on the right type of person, who consistently demonstrates tight organisational skills, attention to detail while still maintaining a positive, can-do attitude.

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || No Selection || Creative || Creative Media || n/a ||


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