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Head of Production

The Australian Financial Review is seeking a Head of Production to take responsibility for editorial operational performance, people management and overall delivery of production services within budget across all the masthead’s distribution platforms.

The Head of Production is responsible for direction of production processes to meet content flow throughout the day, to ensure deadlines are met and quality standards are upheld.

They will work on day to day production but should have a deep understanding of production requirements, differing styles of story-telling, tonal qualities and development needs and goals of all digital and print media platforms, including magazines and electronic newsletters.

They will reorganise workflows to drive efficiency, will oversee the workflow that assigns jobs to production staff and will intervene where necessary to assign the best resource for the job.

They should have the ability to exercise outstanding editorial judgement as well as a demonstrated ability to respond to commercial demands.

The ability to communicate clearly at all levels within the business and cultivate productive and collaborative relationships with colleagues at all levels, as well as the ability to coordinate a range of stakeholders, is required.

The Head of Production will manage performance of production staff and will champion the necessary changes to deliver cultural change in the production team and in the newsroom, ensuring that the publishing strategy of delivering high quality, timely content for Financial Review subscribers is translated into action.

The position reports to the Editor, Financial Review.

To join us and be part of our highly committed, talented and successful team – connect with us today!

We embrace all aspects of diversity & inclusion and are committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Pyrmont, NSW 2009



Please apply on or before 31st May using the following link: https://www.fairfaxmediacareers.com/au/jobdetails/ajid/HGstd/Head-of-Production,39056


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