Executive Producer
Cape Town, South Africa
4d ago

Media.Monks is on a mission to create a new future for this industry. Our vision? Build everything with a belief that changing for good comes from changing who does the work.

Yep, that means you. Welcome to the party one global, cross-cultural collective with a passion for using our skills to create better and a better world.

That’s how we’re able to connect the dots between data, content, digital media, and technology from everywhere we are a true end-to-end model.

Joining the Media.Monks collective means having the opportunity to create award-winning work with some of the most gifted, focused, joyful, talents from all over the world.


Media.Monks is looking for an integrated, digital-savvy Executive Producer to lead one of our superstar digitally-focused teams in South Africa , helping to bring in new business and bring forth award-winning work.

About the role :

  • As an Executive Producer at Media.Monks, you’ll serve in a client facing role and act as the main point of contact for (new) business.
  • You’ll partner with the world’s leading brands to pitch, plan and produce an array of deliverables across all digital touchpoints.
  • From smart production of content, to the creation of platforms to pushing what’s possible with innovative technologies.

  • You’ll discuss opportunities with clients to get all the details, organize the teams and guide the work and collaboration with our in-house teams, help to shape these projects into a joint success and take responsibility for the quality of response to briefs and RFPs.
  • You’ll take responsibility for client retention and help your teams to focus on a high level of servicing.
  • You’ll oversee and manage the South-Africa production team and guide the collaborations with all other offices.
  • Your role is to bring all of our in-house talent together, integrating activities between different disciplines to make sure great work is done between Media.
  • Monks monasteries around the world.

  • You’re the project’s pace and peacemaker, and principally responsible for its timely-and-terrific delivery.
  • You’ll proactively keep fires out and steer the producers and PM’s project success.
  • You’re the cultural bridge-builder between how things need to be done to service in South Africa and how Media.Monks globally are used to doing things.
  • You’re responsible for reviewing business requirements and for scoping and quoting key projects as well as timing and planning production work.
  • You’ll help to establish what gets done and when (you love SOWs), making sure projects are profitable, doable, and award-winning.
  • You’ll take responsibility for implementing operations and processes and make sure the South Africa team follows and keeps focus on improvement.
  • You’ll oversee the digital production process, conducting research on digital production project matters, and producing creative digital campaigns for clients.
  • You lead by example and are not scared to produce jobs yourself.
  • You act as an escalation point for any issues that may arise on projects.
  • You attend critical client production meetings.
  • You know everything about cutting-edge & innovative new media and technologies. You’ll apply this in-depth knowledge and specialized expertise in digital strategic and creative solutions and digital campaign production.
  • With the support of our marketing department, you’ll help build a reputation for MediaMonks South Africa to be the industry’s go-to player for ambitious digital ideas and deliver on that promise.
  • With the help of our recruitment department, you help build a strong local team :
  • You’ll support key recruitment efforts in South Africa and help interview new candidates.
  • You’ll help nurture talent that comes in to grow them and keep them happy.
  • With the help of legal and finance, you’ll make sure our contracts and financial admin are sorted, both on projects and in the office.
  • If all of this doesn’t excite you enough already, you also have the honour of compiling reports on sales and forecasts. $-)
  • Requirements

    We are looking for a seasoned producer and business leader who can successfully work across clients, teams, time zones and technologies.

    You are experienced driving business with top clients, who will seek your take, expertise and leadership on their business challenges and needs.

    You are an entrepreneur and a pioneer, you make stuff happen and you don’t hold on to your role description.You are a relentless collaborator.

    You grab an oar and do what it takes and ask for help whenever you need it.You are structured and well organised.You speak fluent English and hold yourself at the highest professional level.

    You have + years of experience in digital advertising / marketing, as part of an agency / client and / or production in a similar industryYou like a flexible workday vs the standard 9-5’ at your desk - we work with production partners all over the world so no two days will look the same!#LI-AS1

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