Stamford Bridge




Production Manager (Live)
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Production Manager to oversee all outside broadcast and location shoot production, projects and logistical requirements within the team.

  • Lead, plan and resource the production elements of Chelsea TV studio, remote & outside broadcasts and other filming particularly focused around our match day streams
  • Responsible for crewing and managing the freelance crew resource for our remote matchday productions and outside broadcast games and events
  • Liaise with the FA, UEFA& Premier League Match day coverage and manage the schedules for our outside productions, including Academy and Women’s matches and Matchday live shows
  • Arranging satellite feeds, downlinks and on-passes for any other live games shown on the platforms
  • Forecast and budgeting for Live game coverage & OBs across all categories, reconciling invoices with accounts and managing all additional kit and freelancer bookings (cameras / editors / producers, etc.).
  • Manage and resource shoots and project with the ideal in house and freelance team. Confident managing shoots, planning, hiring and negotiating with contractors
  • Arranging and overseeing documentation as necessary for film shoots and OB coverage – such H&S risk assessments, film permits, accreditations, liability insurance, travel arrangements, contributor release forms, etc.
  • Internal point of contact for any Location shoot operational & logistical enquiries and ensuring all shoots are planned accurately according to requirements.

Experience: Essential 
  • Thorough understanding of Live production, editorial and technical processes involved in the making of a range of programs across content creation, Sports industry and Branded Content is required
  • Experience and solid understanding of lines booking, satellite and OB broadcasting equipment facilities and feeds
  • 4+ years’ experience in live content production and coordinating with an ability to work as part of a team but also to work independently when required
  • Solid experience in on-site production of live sports broadcast, understanding of OB Facilities and studio shows requirements
  • Strong knowledge and experience in scoping, budgets and cost tracking
  • Experience of managing crews, creating call sheets, risk assessments. 
  • Calm under pressure: The ability to remain a calm, reassuring presence in pressurised situations and flexible. Adaptable to the demands of challenging and unusual projects
  • Can Do Attitude: A positive attitude, solution focused mentality; eager to manage project span, different formats and deliveries e.g. digital assets including social platforms deliverables, short form branded content, editorial content and event coverage
  • Organisation skills: Demonstrable experience and skill at managing multiple creative projects and timings concurrently
  • A natural problem solver - ability to think clearly and calmly when faced with issues or under pressure and be diplomatic
  • Creative and innovative approach: to finding technical and cost-effective solutions.

To see the full Job Specification and to apply, please visit OUR WEBSITE.