Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 06010-0011404520_1583159595
Contact Name: Ashley Forbes
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2020 14:33

Job Description

Robert Half Creative and Marketing are recruiting for a production manager position within a promotional products supplier based in Reading. £30,000-£35,000 + benefits.


Working directly with clients, the production manager will gather their requirements and then work closely with the internal design team and suppliers to ensure products are produced and delivered within required time frames. Whilst managing the teams and the process the production manager will need to ensure that all projects can be fulfilled, whilst balancing the feasibility of manufacture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the development of product ranges, within tight deadlines. Ensuring that all departments and clients are informed at all stages of the process.
  • Manage and oversee the creation of all artwork to keep it in line with client briefs and ensure the feasibility of manufacture.
  • Work closely with the ecommerce team to facilitate roll out plans.
  • Maintain and develop processes to keep cost and timings communicated to all stakeholders and account managers to charge.
  • Manage the team of designer's outputs and ensure work is consistent.
  • Direct meetings with management, artists and designers to translate their creative ideas into reality
  • Manage the small in house creative, purchasing and administrative team to ensure product range is developed and approved in a timely manner
  • Liaise with suppliers to develop product and negotiate best prices
  • Represent the company at live events


  • A background of building relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Line management experience.
  • A background of managing multiple projects to tight timelines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and office
  • Able to manage own and teams' workloads in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience of creating and managing budgets


Robert Half Creative and Marketing are recruiting for a production manager position with a fast-paced organisation based in Reading. The organisation specialise in providing custom made product, ecommerce solutions, ticketing and tour support to the music industry globally. They are a face paced, growing organisation who operate in a friendly and creative team environment

Salary & Benefits

The Production Manager will be offered a basic salary of £30,000- £35,000 plus benefits

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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