I’m an enthusiastic and resourceful creative production manager with extensive experience of managing marketing communications projects and of producing engaging creative content in a fast-paced, in-house environment. I love working collaboratively with creatives and stakeholders to deliver high-quality, impactful content on time and to budget. KEY SKILLS • Project management of complex multi-channel marketing campaigns • In-depth knowledge of managing print, film, stills photography and digital projects • Budget management • Client/stakeholder management • Resource management of in-house studio team and external freelancer roster • Health & safety, contractual, risk assessment and safeguarding management of international and UK film and photography shootsLocked Pro Plan feature
• Project managing the delivery of multi-channel (digital, print and film/photo) marketing campaigns from brief through to delivery. This includes interrogating briefs, producing production schedules, budgeting, problem-solving, managing relationships between creative and internal stakeholders, and managing feedback and sign off. • Project managing creative content for corporate partners including Arsenal F.C, WHSmith, Wall's, Peppa Pig, Papa John’s and Wilko on high-profile campaigns like Christmas Jumper Day. • Resource management – scheduling and managing the studio team’s time, managing conflicts and workload, and making sure no one is over capacity and that projects can be delivered smoothly and on time. • Building excellent cross-organisational relationships at all levels. Acting as an account manager for stakeholders/other teams and providing guidance and advice throughout the briefing and delivery process. • Leading the studio team through delivery of campaigns ensuring they’re working to brief, within scope and delivering high-quality creative. • Maintaining freelance/agency rosters for print, design, editorial and film/photography. Briefing and managing freelancers and agencies when work is outsourced. • Arranging international and UK film and photography shoots and all associated paperwork including contracts, risk assessments, safe guarding procedures, health and safety, insurance, travel and permits. • Dealing with copyright, clearance and compliance issues. • Working in MDTs using agile methodology. • Monitoring and managing budget spend for all projects, selecting and negotiating with appropriate external suppliers to ensure best value for money for stakeholders.
• Managing the production of all publications through the entire publishing process, from initial briefing to finished product. Scheduling all work and negotitating priorities across teams to make sure all deadlines are met. • Commissioning, briefing and monitoring the work of external suppliers, including designers, writers and printers. • Devising and managing project schedules and budgets and ensuring projects delivered on time, within budget and to a high standard. • Maintaining and building relationships with internal clients and external authors and acting as the key point of contact. • Copyediting and proofreading. • Digital asset aggregation.
• Writing arts, food and culture reviews, previews and interviews. • Leading the listings team, assigning workload, managing freelancers and ensuring high levels of performance demonstrated. • Building strong relationships with marketing and press officers at arts venues and local businesses. • Researching events, writing listings copy and handling editorial and listings enquiries. • Layout of copy and images and proofreading pages prior to publication.
• Developing contacts and building relationships with local and national press. • Writing and distributing press releases, responding to press enquiries and arranging interviews and photo calls for the Metapod digital arts festival and the annual performance art festival Fierce.