Manager, Shoot Production

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
Jersey City, NJ, United States
Posted
01 Oct 2021
Closes
05 Jan 2022
Ref
R0008732-2
Level
Manager
JOB SUMMARY

The Shoot Production Manager is an expert on image and asset production, and execution for shoots on location as well as within our in-house studio in Jersey City. Responsible for producing photography and video shoots for Marketing initiatives to ensure concepts are realized and right for the brand. The Shoot Production Manager manages all content production from a holistic standpoint across budget, scheduling and resource communication. The Shoot Production Manager must understand industry trends to evolve processes and relevant cultural trends. Partner with creative stakeholders to manage project needs, while meeting budgets, timelines and production specs.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBILITIES

Plan and produce all tiers of content production including campaign shoots, on location, studio on model and editorial e-commerce shoots, editorial still life shoots
  • Manage the intake of shotlists, schedule and oversee shoot production for our global marketing channels.
  • Serve as liaison between Tory Burch and all external partners for still and moving image production (marketing and sample operations, photographers, directors, set designers, stylists, models, retouchers, etc)
  • Work closely with Creative Team to ensure creative concept is met & provide solutions when necessary.
  • Cast models and negotiate usage and rates
  • Facilitate clear, constructive communication regarding project scope, rates, dates, estimation, usage, bookings and invoicing
  • Track estimated to actual spends to ensure budget is always up to date
  • Negotiate with vendors on continued basis to ensure best rates and create cost-saving measures when possible without sacrificing quality
  • Track and approve invoices and submit to Accounts Payable on a timely basis
  • Build out production timelines to level set expectations on new briefs and asset delivery
  • Ensure all assets are retouched as needed and reviewed/approved by Art Director(s) prior to upload in to the digital asset management system.
  • Stay abreast of new/up-and-coming talent and share with team quarterly
  • Communicate status of photography assets/shoot samples with cross-functional teams as needed
  • Negotiate contracts and understand all the complicated business items connected with photo production, including working knowledge of licensing and rights management -
  • Continually identify and recommend production workflow process improvements

EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • At least 3-5 years Photoshoot Production experience
  • Strong organizational and time management skills — must be able to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment.
  • Highly motivated team player with the ability to build relationships both internally and externally.
  • People manager experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Fashion/Accessory industry preferred.


DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

Please note any skills/qualities you would want someone to have in this role in addition to our core skills :

  • Adaptable - Change before you have to
    • Changes course easily - Knows when to be patient and when to push - Works well in the gray - Shows grace under pressure - Owns mistakes and learns from them - Balances multiple priorities
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit - Own it
    • Takes initiative, doesn't wait for direction - Builds for the future - Takes personal ownership and accountability - Is resourceful in getting things done
  • Collaborative - No "I" in Tory
    • Is self-aware and open-minded - Integrates the perspectives of others - Is direct but respectful - Communicates cross functionally - Knows when to get people involved and when to make a decision - Takes an inclusive approach
  • Client & Brand Focus - Put yourself in Tory's shoes
    • Passionate about the brand and the work - Creates a transformational client experience - Makes decisions in the best interest of the company and our customers - Focuses on internal and external customers
  • Live the Values - Being "Buddy"
    • Keeps the "Buddy Values" alive (Kindness, humility, warmth, honesty, loyalty, compassion, integrity, and passion) - It's not just what you do, but how you do it - Contributes to a positive and productive environment
  • Functional Expertise - Know Your Stuff
    • Has the skills necessary to perform the job - Keeps current on trends, skills, and practices - Puts learning into practice
  • FOR PEOPLE MANAGERS: Team Builder - It's all about "We"
    • Sets team goals and roles - Develops, motivates and empowers - Delivers constructive and encouraging feedback - Holds people accountable for results - Recognizes high performance
  • FOR PEOPLE MANAGERS: Change Leader - Change is the essence of life
    • Challenges the current point of view - Puts changes in context for the team - Executes changes that impact the business - Is proactive and positive - Listens to and keeps the team up to speed


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .

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