You will be responsible for overseeing the production process of advertising campaigns from inception to completion. You will collaborate closely with internal teams, clients, and external vendors to ensure the successful execution of projects within budget and on schedule. This role requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
You’ll also have the opportunity to build out our in-house production department—Hall Pass Productions. Helping build the client roster, the team members, and cast the vision for what you want to make possible. The sky’s the limit.
Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Project Management
- Lead the planning, execution, and delivery of advertising campaigns, including print, digital, video, and audio projects.
- Develop project timelines, budgets, and resource plans in collaboration with account managers and creative teams.
- Coordinate with clients to understand project objectives, timelines, and budget constraints.
2. Vendor Management
- Source and negotiate contracts with external vendors, including photographers, videographers, directors, and production companies.
- Manage relationships with vendors and ensure deliverables meet quality standards and deadlines.
- Obtain necessary permits, licenses, and clearances for location shoots and other production activities.
3. Budgeting and Cost Control
- Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring that expenditures stay within approved limits.
- Track project expenses, reconcile invoices, and provide regular financial updates to stakeholders.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities and negotiate favorable rates with vendors and suppliers.
4. Creative Collaboration
- Collaborate with creative teams to develop concepts, storyboards, and scripts that align with client objectives.
- Provide input on production feasibility, technical requirements, and budget considerations during the creative development process.
- Facilitate communication and feedback between creative teams, clients, and production partners.
5. Quality Assurance
- Oversee all aspects of production to ensure that deliverables meet quality standards and brand guidelines.
- Conduct thorough reviews of creative assets, including proofs, rough cuts, and final drafts, to identify and address any issues or discrepancies.
- Implement quality control measures to minimize errors and ensure consistency across multiple deliverables and platforms.
6. Risk Management
- Identify potential risks and obstacles that may impact project timelines or deliverables.
- Develop contingency plans and mitigation strategies to address unforeseen challenges and minimize disruptions.
- Proactively communicate with stakeholders to manage expectations and resolve issues as they arise.
7. Post-Production Management
- Coordinate post-production activities, including editing, sound design, visual effects, and color correction.
- Review and approve final deliverables to ensure they meet client expectations and project requirements.
- Oversee the distribution and delivery of advertising assets to appropriate channels and platforms.
8. Business Development for Hall Pass Productions
- Intentional outreach to business partners and new client prospects. Create a list of prospective clients and develop a plan of action for outreach.
- Meet and greet prospective clients – share out capabilities deck and latest work to prospective clients.
- Be the brand ambassador for Hall Pass Productions. Attend industry events and always be finding new ways to scale and sell capabilities.
- Previous experience in advertising production, preferably within an agency environment.
- Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize competing deadlines.
- Deep connections with vendors in the industry.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and clients.
- Proficiency in project management tools, budgeting software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Workamajig.
- Knowledge of industry trends, production techniques, and emerging technologies in advertising and marketing.
- Detail-oriented with a keen eye for quality and a commitment to delivering exceptional results.
- Ability to remain calm under pressure and adapt quickly to changing priorities and requirements.
The base pay salary is a calculated industry-based estimate from the American Association of
Advertising Agencies and is what Vladimir Jones may pay for anyone seated in this position
throughout their tenure at our company.
This estimated range for this role is $80,000 - $93,000. Actual base pay is based on a number of
factors including but not limited to market location, job-related knowledge, education or training,
skills, and experience.
Our Agency Values:
The following characteristics are expected of each employee of the agency regardless of role or responsibility:
Fearless: Of course we can do it. Absolutely. No doubt. Doesn’t matter if it’s the first time or the thousandth. We face and embrace and race through a changing world, brave because we have each other.
Tenacious: Proactive by nature, optimistic by choice. Forward as a way of life. Solve as a mode of thinking. If you believe in something, sink your teeth into it and go, go, go.
Passionate: Everything matters. Every client interaction. Every comma and every decimal. If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing to the best of your ability.
Me & We: What can you do to make your team successful? Find your moment, your specialty, your piece of the puzzle. And then own it for the greater good.
Vladimir Jones is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Vladimir Jones is committed to building a diverse staff and encourages applications from minorities.