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Production Manager

Soccer Aid Productions
Closing date
10 Apr 2021

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Marketing & PR
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Position in the organisation

The Production Manager role is a vital part of the Soccer Aid for UNICEF team, planning and overseeing our shoots where we gather all the vital content to market our campaign and satisfy stakeholders and commercial partners.

You will be exposed to senior managers and stakeholders both within SAP, UNICEF and key partners. This is a fast moving and, at times, high pressure position. You will need to thrive in a role that requires quick decision making, challenging negotiation and creative thinking to deliver results.

Purpose and Responsibilities

· Oversee the content production budget for the SAP content and marketing teams ensuring all content is delivered within pre-approved budgets

· Remain up-to-date on latest COVID protocols and adapt them to ensure SAP compliance at all shoots, acting as COVID Officer where necessary

· Ensure all paperwork for pre-production, during shoots and subsequent reporting are accurate and accountable

· Work with the Creative Director and Head of Social Media to ensure smooth running of multiple shoots

· Responsibility for preparation of of pre-production, shoot and edit schedules

· Hire crews, contractors and equipment (including negotiating rates) in consultation with Creative Director and Head of Social Media

· Oversee location agreements, release forms, method statements and risk assessments for content shoots

· Manage the above for Soccer Aid training week, including co-ordinating partner content shoot requirements

How to apply

Please apply with CV and covering letter to

Further details

Location: Working from home initially; London-based office location TBC

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm This role is likely to require frequent out of office hours working, especially during the campaign period and training week.

Contract length: May - September (Five months)

Salary: TBD dependent on experience

Soccer Aid for UNICEF

The brainwave of UNICEF UK ambassador Robbie Williams and Triple S, Soccer Aid for UNICEF brings together two teams of celebrities and football legends from England and the Soccer Aid World XI FC for the biggest charity celebrity football campaignin the World. The event started in 2006 and since then has raised nearly £50million to help UNICEF UK ensure Play for Every Child.

Soccer Aid Productions Limited

Soccer Aid Productions Limited (SAP) is responsible for delivering Soccer Aid for UNICEF and raising substantial funds from both a commercial and fundraising perspective for UNICEF UK. SAP's ambition is to grow Soccer Aid and the Soccer Aid World XI FC brand in the UK and internationally to increase revenue and deliver change for children worldwide. SAP work closely with the best in class partners, namely; Initial as Producers of the live TV event and ITV as broadcasters of the prime-time television show.


UNICEF is the world's leading organisation focusing on children and child rights, with a presence in more than 190 countries. UNICEF ensure more of the world's children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation, influencing laws and policies that protect children around the world. Their aim is a world is a safe place for all our children.

UNICEF is supported entirely by voluntary contributions receiving no money from the UN. As champion of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF ensure government's protect and promote the rights of every child.
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