David Wilson

David Wilson

Business Director & Executive ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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David Wilson

David Wilson

Business Director & Executive ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Creating content for the digital age, delivering relevant and resonant award winning storytelling that helps build positive long-term relationships between consumer and brand. Collaborate with the strategy, creative, production and technical departments to continually develop opportunities and relationships with clients. Leading all productions and being central in making sure the best content is delivered. Work in unison with the CEO / Managing Director and Heads of Departments to align targets and manage the account/production teams accordingly. Totally medium agnostic and able to pitch and deliver anything around film content Develop new capabilities and architectures with partners, new business models, and new industry structures to serve new and existing opportunities. Inspire a team of full-time and freelance production staff to deliver on-time and budget and to really push creative boundaries. Responsible for sourcing the right team for pitches and projects. Plan long-term company ambitions, always keeping a keen eye on the detail ensuring step-by-step success. Manage external production partners to push projects forward while making sure everything stays on schedule and in-budget. Analyse trends and results, establishing pricing strategies, recommending selling prices, monitoring costs, competition, supply and demand. Work globally and ensure that projects meet the creative vision and guidelines. Manage and account for data in the business management systems, presenting this information to the board of company directors as scheduled. Use influencing and relationship building skills, research and market analysis to assist in achieving appropriate business decisions. Call on the best people in the industry to help deliver amazing results. Persistently explore and uncover the business needs of clients, offering a range of products to help in business growth. Strong leadership skills, motivated, able to work under pressure, and a natural creative thinker with the ability to come up with innovative ideas and solutions to problems. In-depth knowledge of content production, specifically within film. An understanding of digital and editorial production, and a willingness to develop and learn in this ever advancing area. Create clear and concise briefs by writing effective sales proposals and providing creative solutions to clients. Work closely with the new business teams in searching for and securing new contracts of work based on a targeted vertical. Applying this practice to ensure the company achieves financial and creative growth by servicing the appropriate types of accounts in line with the company’s ambitions. Strategic and tactical work includes managing the company’s growth and other measuring devices in terms of service, technical ability and creativity. Managing budgets between £5k - £1m Experience and ability of delivering high-quality work for small budgets. Continue to grow all existing accounts while targeting new revenue streams Immediate relationships and opportunities include content and platform briefs for brands such as Red Bull, Channel 4, and more. Brand Clients: Aldi, Amazon, Bacardi, BBC Worldwide, BeIN Sport, Betsafe, Bristol Myers Squibb, British Cycling, Channel 4, Cirque du Soleil, Coca-Cola, CyberVista, DHL, Diageo World Class Reserve (Ketel One, Ron Zacapa, Johnnie Walker, Don Julio, Tanqueray, Singleton, Ciroc), ESL Gaming, Fashion Week, Formula 1, Formula E, Foodcycle, FC Barcelona, FIFA, Gibraltar Bank, Gibraltar FA, HM Gibraltar Government, Givergy, Global Fund, Hyperloop, IMMAF, IHG, IPO, LIPEX, Molson Coors, MotoGP, Movistar, Nascar, Parkinson’s, Porsche, PwC, Red Bull, Rugby World Cup, The Rolling Stones, Settled, Sky, Sodexo, Shimano, Stanley Black & Decker, UEFA. Agency Clients/Partners: AIS, Amplify, Analog Folk, Anomaly, BBH, BMB, Cake, Carat, CHI, Clusta, DigitasLBi, Edelman, FCBInferno, Freud Communications, Fullsix, Golley Slater, Havas, Isobar, Jam, Jaywing, MCBD, McCann, M&C Saatchi, Mindshare, MRM Meteorite, MSL, Naked, Nitro Digital, Ogilvy, OMD, Precious Media, Proximity, Publicis, RKCR Y&R, RPM, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sapient Nitro, Steel, Sweet & Chilli, TBA, TBG, TMSW, VML, W+K, WCRS, We Are Social & Zenith.
  • The Rolling Stones
    The Rolling Stones
  • Channel 4
    Channel 4
  • Red Bull
    Red Bull
  • Diageo
  • PepsiCo
  • Nissan
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Work history
    Executive Producer - TV
     - Freelance
    OUR MISSION IS CLEAR PROGRESS CREATIVE CULTURE. Something is... A commercially-driven, creative partner that helps our clients reach their audience in effective ways by working with them to invest in culture - we help brands become the story, not just the story teller. We’re approaching the world of marketing differently - for us, it’s about driving true and measurable value to brands and consumers. It’s about asking the right questions and solving problems through a collaborative and transparent approach. Our approach is to take clients on a journey, build brand advocates, and really drive commercial value. We combine the creative idea with data and insight to understand who the most relevant audiences are, where we can reach them and what value our brands can add to their culture. Everything we do has a reason. Everything we deliver has an impact. http://something.media
    New Business Director & Executive Producer - Film
     - Full Time
    Hello. We're ERIC, an independent full-service production company part of the Maverick Group. We combine our love for film-making and flair for storytelling, then drive all that energy into commercials, documentaries, branded content and live broadcasts. Between our directors and production team we have won an Emmy, BAFTAs, Cannes Lions, and a long list of respected awards and nominations. https://ericproductions.com We are a team of over a 100 Mavericks including: strategists, technologists, designers, copywriters, art directors, storyboard artists, producers, directors, film editors, and project managers, offering our clients a collaborative partner who can support them with genuine original thinking. Maverick come at any given challenge from a different angle, a totally unexpected perspective means we create communications that people remember. It helps our clients to get noticed, beat the competition, and realise their full potential. After all, no two brands should ever be the same. By harnessing all our multi-discipline skills and our understanding of human behavior, and then applying our own Thinking Inside Out™ approach, we’ve helped world-class companies to break new ground, develop brands that people truly believe in, and create long term business opportunities. That’s why we’re Maverick. https://mavad.co.uk Maverick Sports + Entertainment is a specialised marketing agency and part of the Maverick Group, with expertise ranging from partnership strategy to contract negotiation. We believe it’s time for sponsorships to be more than simple badging exercises or brand awareness campaigns. Our goal is to forge meaningful partnerships between brands and rights holders. After all, it’s the synergies born out of such partnerships that enable outstanding returns. We have the ability to draw on the integrated offering of our established global media group to deliver a unique approach to sports + entertainment and provide the perfect platform to create impactful solutions to meet your business aims and objectives. http://mavericksports.com VU Media has a completely unique offering in the marketplace. Merging the coverage of DHL’s countrywide vehicle fleet and Maverick’s experience as a full-service creative agency allows our clients to occupy and dominate an underutilised space in the media landscape. http://vumedia.uk.com
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