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AdPro Regional Advertising Producer

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Munro, Buenos Aires
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AdPro Regional Advertising Producer

Background and main job purpose:
As one of the world’s largest TV advertisers Unilever strives to leverage its scale and global expertise to achieve higher standards of quality and efficiency as well as manage advertising production on a more global level. The Regional Advertising Producer role, based in the Buenos Aires (LatAm) hub, will be responsible for managing advertising production across all brands and all categories in Argentina and Southern Cone & Mexico and sometimes globally. 

This role reports to the Senior Regional Advertising Producer in LatAm (Brazil) and the Global Head of Advertising Production in London and is part of the global structure.

Regional Advertising Producer - Key Accountabilities:

• Plan and provide solution to brands teams on all aspects of production - including annual production planning

• Deliver better planning of asset production, amplification of assets and production workflow processes

• Work with the other Regional Advertising Production Managers to leverage economies of scale and transfer learning across the world

• Manage direct production projects as internal producer for brand teams

• Maintain and develop creative agency relationships along with third party production, post, sound, talent agency relationships

• Maintain full transparency on all planned advertising production activities (Digital, TV, Print, radio etc).

• Review all briefs and storyboards in order to assist project leaders in achieving the objectives of the brief within the desired budget

• Manage the direct negotiation of all cost estimates with production companies and creative agencies via the internal quotation tool, including liaison with Unilever brand teams and creative agencies whilst   maintaining the correct balance between quality and cost.

• Closely partner with internal business partners such as procurement, legal and finance on all aspects of advertising production execution.

• Resolve day to day issues related to last minute changes to advertising productions

• Assist with the payment process via the internal buying system and manage spend reconciliations

• Ensure transparency on all activities and costs by logging these in the internal management tool.

• Carry out monthly reporting and analysis

• Assist or lead global management & best practice for specialist production areas of expertise as allocated by the Global Head of Production particularly in relation to regulatory production/filming requirements  connected to Argentina/Southern Cone/Mexico (LatAm), such as Argentine Reciprocity, SADAIC, made in country regulations,  knowledge of importation regulations in relation to commercial production, along with talent union regulations throughout LatAm  etc.

• Global Production & Post-Production Roster Management & quarterly performance review

• Conduct cascades to Brand Teams and Agency

• Development of production rosters via supplier vetting within the region

• Undertake annual team programs led by global head or production that deliver growth and efficiencies relating to production execution including innovation strategies

Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

• The applicant will currently be a (or have been) commercial advertising Production Company Producer/Production Manager a Creative Agency Producer, Post-Production Producer or experience or will currently be holding a similar role

• On set film production experience is essential

• Must be fully conversant in the related areas of talent management, licensing, production insurance, music and all aspects of film/video/stills production.

• This is a specialist role and requires robust experience and understanding of all methods of production

• Good analytical skills and problem-solving abilities

• Strong commercial ability

• Excellent communication skills (including excellent spoken and written English is essential)

• Excellent negotiation skills

• Strong computer literacy skills


• Strategic influencing with the ability to build strong relationships across networks including marketing, advertising agencies and third-party suppliers (especially advertising production companies)

  • Organisational awareness 
  • Team commitment 

• Ability to manage a high workload and deliver against demanding time-lines

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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