Producer

Company Description

Forward (FWD) is the media company of lastminute.com. Its mission is to help businesses unlock new opportunities to make their marketing activity more efficient, intelligent and relevant. FWD encompasses four commercial businesses (Travelpeople, FWD trading, Playbook and Madfish), that combined form a media-marketing power-house.

FWD is part of lm group, a publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Each month, our websites and mobile apps (available in 17 languages and 40 countries) reach 43 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences.

More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to providing our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services

Job Description

Forward is looking for a Producer for its Forward team based in Milan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking in charge the management of  video projects, both on client and provider side from the first contact to delivery
  • Contribute pro-actively with new ideas for video series and content in general that can work either on a global scale or at a local level
  • Manage the clients campaign briefs, understand requirements, develop a creative strategy
  • Develop production schedules
  • Consistently communicate to the client about updates on progress, relevant delays or issues, and budget or timing implications
  • Managing all the aspects of a project including workflow, timelines, resources and budgets
  • Proactively searching and scouting for external provider, such as video producer 
  • Managing relationships with the provider making sure that the final output is aligned with the client requirements and expectation, in terms of quality and timing
  • Work independently, as well as part of a team, to establish project deliverables
  • Collaborate closely with internal clients and stakeholders to help facilitate the creation of multimedia content 
  • Plan video shoots; scout, select and reserve shoot location 

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in the role, preferably in a creative agency
  • Highly creative with the ability to manage video/motion graphics solutions within client guidelines and agreed timescales
  • Experience of various filming techniques 
  • Awareness of emerging video/digital design trends
  • Great team player with a client-centric focus and possess the ability to build strong and effective working relationships
  • A creative approach and an obsession with the details
  • Ability to operate autonomously amidst ambiguity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent Business English and one other European language