Sky Sports Production Manager
Sky Sports are seeking a Production Manager to be responsible for the provision of comprehensive, accurate and clear production planning & delivery for all productions.  This includes studio & location based productions across all platforms.


We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

Over last 25 years Sky Sports has had a major impact on the way Sport is covered across all platforms. We were the first to use pioneering new techniques such as HD, 3D, interactivity, steady-cam and super-slo-mo on TV and are the number 1 destination for sports fans in the UK.  We continuously look to expand the quantity, quality, depth and variety of top-class live sport and coverage across all of our platforms.  And through our experts and support programmes, we’ve brought a new level of commentary and analysis to enhance understanding and enjoyment of sport. 

As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.


Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision of comprehensive, accurate and clear production planning & delivery for all productions including timetable of events for all stakeholders. This includes studio & location based productions across all platforms
  • Work with content teams and production team to own all demand and supply requirements for given productions
  • Budget ownership required with the ability to organise and deliver content to tight deadlines
  • Ensure the cost of the allocated production remains within the budgeted parameters through good communication with Heads of Content, Production, Operations & finance teams
  • Work with team to ensure that all production output is clear and accurate across all content requirements fulfilling all health & safety policy
  • Perform site surveys & visit potential sites to assess the viability of production. Assessing technical capabilities, risk and logistics to deliver a safe working environment whilst enabling fantastic coverage
  • Continually liaise with operations, production & content teams
  • Liaise with Transmission and MCR/Satellite Operations during the planning and the broadcast of an Outside Broadcast
  • Liaise with Stadium & Site owners to ensure necessary arrangements required for production
  • Maintain good working relationships with external rights owners, clubs, management and operational personnel within event venues
  • Knowledge of the technology & facilities that we are using to deliver content
  • Ensure that all content delivery adheres to Sky health & safety policy.


Your Skills

  • Demonstrating enthusiasm & initiative, the ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently under pressure, consistently delivering accurate results quickly. You should be able to prioritise to ensure deadlines are met in efficient and proactive ways
  • You should thrive in a constantly changing environment, demonstrating a real desire & aptitude in being able to drive change & continuous improvement. You should have excellent interpersonal & influencing skills to build strong relationships within your team, external stakeholders & across Sky departments
  • Content Delivery knowledge, well informed and up to date on broadcast developments & production processes
  • Live Outside Broadcast Production management experience
  • Able to step into any content making environment to manage production and issues affecting delivery
  • Highly motivated with outstanding attention to detail and a commitment to continuous self-improvement
  • Training across H&S and safe planning of productions will be provided.

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today 

Happy to talk flexible working

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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To Apply:
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