Production Manager

Isleworth (City/Town), London (Greater)
23 Oct 2020
23 Nov 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work. 

The overall job purpose is to manage production workflows for pre-recorded subtitles and support the audio description teams. To ensure subtitles for all required content is produced and delivered within deadlines and complying to Ofcom guidelines. 

What you’ll do:
–  Management of the Pre-recorded Subtitling workflows including management of freelancers to ensure quality and delivery, within budget.

–  Ensure all content requiring pre-recorded subtitles is scheduled to the teams ensuring delivery by the specified deadlines. Ensure the consistent quality of subtitles throughout the team, adhering to Ofcom guidelines and Sky SLAs whilst aligning with productivity requirements.

–  Effectively communicate with internal Sky departments as necessary to ensure seamless deliveries and bring up any issues in a timely manner.

–  Identify and implement efficiencies within the production processes.

–  Support Live Subtitling teams and Audio Description teams as needed.

–  Work closely with the management team to implement the ASR workflow. 

What you’ll bring:
–  Previous management experience within Broadcast Subtitling and Ofcom regulations is essential for this role.

–  An understanding of ASR and new technologies

–  Experience working with broadcast schedules and allocating resources. And familiarity with programme compliance issues.

–  Change management and transformation. 

–  Ability to adapt to different situations, finding solutions and ensuring delivery of projects.

–  Sufficient knowledge and the ability to use other software such as MS Word and Excel, ability to learn in-house software quickly and efficiently.


Group Product: We’re the team behind the infamous Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design. Could you help us turn an idea into the next big thing? As a team, we’re collaborative, empowered and innovative – together, we’re proud that everyone’s favourite Sky products are #MadeByUs. 

The Rewards
There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

–  Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

–  A generous pension package

–  Private healthcare

–  Discounted mobile and broadband

Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you. 

Why wait?
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you. 

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer. 

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