London - Central




Head of Production & Operations

 A key position within a fast growing production company.

As Head of Production and Operations, you will support the business as they package and win new commissions. You will also oversee on-going productions.



Our client works in film, TV, XR, podcasting development and production, as well as financing and packaging. 

With new funding and new projects green-lit, the company is currently in a phase of significant growth.




The Head of Production and Operations will drive the operational functions of the company in order to support business growth. The role will fall into four main areas: 

  • Supporting the business development process & managing broadcaster/client relationships
  • Growing production and operational capabilities
  • Financial /Resource  / Production Management
  • Supporting Strategic & Operational Leadership. 




My client is looking for someone who is happy to take on a wide range of responsibilities depending on the needs of the business. Someone keen to roll up their sleeves and manage the main operations and communications required in their current growth phase, and subsequently oversee all aspects of production.


With solid experience in a senior operational & production management role within a drama or factual production company, you will be able to oversee  projects from initial development through to sale.


A confident communicator, you will be skilled at negotiating budgets with  clients (broadcasters / streamers/agencies) , and  managing successful long-term  relationships with  them.


You'll need an entrepreneurial mindset - and the capability to identify new business opportunities (e.g., new content / genres / products / JVs, etc.) and thenwork with the CEO and producers to realise these.



There is great potential for the candidate to grow into a partner position in the future.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.


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