Full Time Job

Production Executive

Warner Media

Cologne, Germany 10-12-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

As the Production Executive Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) Germany, you will be responsible for overseeing several production teams, creating and approving of budgets and financial reports for controller, and developing process improvements.

Essential job functions
• Oversee and actively manage several production teams, including approving budgets, monitoring progress. Responsible for your own production team if required due to project assignments
• Responsible for team development: assess staff members and identify development opportunities; communicate to management about individual employee performance; identify and consider potential talent
• Develop and create communication structures for the teams
• Manage and solve crisis situations. Escalate to the appropriate channels such as senior management, Human Resources, Legal Counsel
• Develop new processes for project efficiency. Implement those changes and test them for quality control
• Create budget plans for each project. Review terms with senior management
• Monitor budgets against spending for each project. Review spending reports with Production Manager
• Provide monthly financials for Controller
• Other job-related duties or special projects as required

Person specification
• High School Graduation required; advanced degree preferred
• Production experience a must, production budget responsibility of 4 million and upwards
• Experience in production locations abroad (dealing with local service providers, various municipal, etc.)
• Working knowledge of content creation
• Working knowledge of video production and post-production
• Ability to manage crisis situations
• Strong working knowledge of the digital/media industry
• Excellent knowledge of language and grammar, written and spoken communication skills
• Must have good interpersonal skills.
• Must have computer skills (word, excel, database knowledge)
• Foreign language skills (English)

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including flexible hours or an element of working remotely. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.

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