• Producer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/22/2018 6:26 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Career Category
    Marketing & Communications
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Discovery Corp Logo

    This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a world leading media house. As Producer in the EMEA Pay TV Team, you will work across Discovery’s portfolio of globally recognized brands and franchises. Reporting to the Senior Production Manager, this role is responsible for the production management of on air, digital and 360 creative projects that support the growth of the PAY TV Team business priorities.


    You will be part of a team with members based in Warsaw and London. Your core focus will be our Lifestyle brands HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel and Fine Living, with opportunity to work across our Factual and Reality brands, which include Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet.


    You will work closely with the Senior Production Manager, Production Manager, Creative Manager, Creative Director, Marketing, Media Planning, Programming, U.S. and regional teams to deliver projects that stir emotion and elevate our IP in the minds of the consumer, the business partner and the internal teams throughout the EMEA region. As Producer, you will work across multiplatform projects including TV, digital, social and print to ensure they are delivered to brief in a timely manner, maximizing resources, time and finances.

    You will maintain both overall monthly and individual project timelines and defined budgets, ensuring they follow planned forecast and priorities.

    You will implement best work practices for all productions, setting up workflows and processes where appropriate and maintaining the most effective working relationship with all relevant departments involved in the creative and production and distribution process.


    As part of an international team, you will be a true self-starter, with the ability to consider the trends, needs and sensibilities of countries as diverse as the UK, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Russia, Romania, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.


    • Responsible for reversion campaign creation and delivery including overseeing editing of scripts, directing voice overs and performing edits where applicable.
    • Overall responsibility for assigned on air/digital projects including production management, resource support, costing, raising purchase orders, and ensuring timely and accurate delivery of campaigns.
    • Responsible of archiving assigned projects in a timely manner to ensure accurate sharing of assets and maximize reversioning opportunities.
    • Create and update Monday boards/asset trackers with necessary information to ensure accurate and timely provision of all requested deliverables.
    • Work through company matrix organization with EMEA on air teams to exchange production plans, ideas and execution on shared projects
    • Work with Marketing, Media Planning and the Production Manager to ensure that production plan reflects all requirements (e.g. tags, versions, social etc.)
    • Support internal and freelance staff with all elements to ensure smooth and accurate production process
    • Create and maintain all on air data bases (e.g. promo database, materials data base)
    • Ensure accurate use and Soundmouse reporting of music for on air and online campaigns, following Ofcom regulations and internal documents provided by the Business and Legal Affairs.
    • Manage voice over and audio bookings, budgets and shoot preparations when required
    • Build strong relationships within EMEA organization and maximize sharing and efficiencies
    • Manage all issues relating to rights & Ofcom for regional promotions production
    • Manage the production of presentation reels and other sales support materials to support the lines of business
    • Manage affiliate fulfilment by sharing content and media
    • Support Senior Production Manager, Production Manager, Creative Manager and Creative Director and Marketing EMEA team in all non-standard projects related to the region and on other EMEA feeds as necessary


    • Education to degree level or equivalent
    • At least 3 years experience in On Air Production in a broadcast environment. 
    • Excellent English, the main language of the feeds, experience working with foreign languages/digital formats is an advantage
    • A strong understanding of the pan regional nature of the business is important as we are not creating materials for a local market but for all regions across EMEA
    • Excellent project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Strong analytical and decision-making skills with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
    • Show excellent brand awareness, understanding of the creative process, and the ability to make these work within the restrictions and realities of the production process
    • Can be relied upon to take initiative and responsibility
    • Excellent team player with first class relationship skills
    • Strong knowledge of software, excel, power point, word
    • Knowledge of edit based software such as Avid, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut an advantage but not essential




    • Optimizing production budgets
    • Increasing the shared promo production
    • Innovative solutions
    • 10+ Brands
    • 25+ unique feeds
    • 14 languages


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