• Project Based Production Consultant - Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Job Description

    Project-Based Production Consultant – South Africa and West Africa


    APRs’ Purpose

    To make a difference in the world of advertising content production by helping clients maximise their production spend and resources through the collection, analysis, and presentation of financial and production information.



    We are looking for an experienced Production Consultant/Producer to join our global team at APR on a freelance basis. We are looking for someone who is passionate about production, and has experience in the media/advertising industry.


    You will need to be based in the stipulated market and have knowledge of the Ghanaian market also, in order to meet with an International Client based in Johannesburg and/or Ghana. Some work will also be required in Nigeria. 


    The work will be on an ad hoc basis and you will be supported by a team of production consultants based in London.


    Candidates with own production consultancies are encouraged to apply. You must not own or be affiliated with a Production company as this would be seen as a conflict of interest.


    Essential Duties

    The scope of the Part-Time Production Consultant responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


    Ad Production

    • Assist in the budget discussions (ballpark estimates) and bid negotiations with client and production partners.  
    • Review production specs, schedules and budgets
    • Detailed analysis of Cost estimates for production including film/photography shoots, post-production, talent, music
    • Quick vetting of local vendors for quality and strong local knowledge of market to provide alternative suggestions if appropriate
    • Must collaborate and work directly with APR clients and their partners
    • Participate in production meetings (from pre-bid or before to post) for the advertising campaigns and attend any pre-production meetings and shoots (as necessary and requested by client).
    • Track and report jobs in detail with challenges faced, learnings to take forward and detailed analysis of savings using the client’s methodology


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