Producer / Production Manager
Aalto University, Joint Unit ARTS

Producer / Production Manager


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Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.


Aalto University’s Aalto Studios is the media centre of the future. It weaves together the players of the creative economy: designers, filmmakers, game developers, architects, youtubers, artists, engineers, programmers, educators & researchers, angel investors and public-sector operators in Finland, Scandinavia, Europe and beyond. Aalto Studios facilitates education, research and artistic activities in film and TV, games and animation, VR/AR/MR, motion and perceptual data capture, digitalization of teaching and fast prototyping.


At Aalto Studios we are now looking for a Producer / Production Manager. The position is temporary between 26.8.2019-22.11.2019, covering the leave period of our permanent Producer / Production Manager.


Asking the clients the right questions to create a shared understanding of what is the right AV-medium for their message. Balancing the spend with content needs and the potential of the target audience. Motivating the production teams to give their best. Being enthusiastic about new storytelling possibilities and the potential of digital culture?


Your role and goals

Aalto Studios Producer/Production Manager is responsible for our AV-production service. The Producer/Production Manager runs the production service together with our Assistant Producer. Together they are is responsible of the productions from pre-production to production and post-production. The Producer will need to a good understanding of how differing content needs meet the available budgets for the productions. Excellent interpersonal skills and budgeting skills are a must as often the clients are not that well versed with the intricacies of AV-productions.


Your experience and ambitions

  • Excellent customer service skills and extensive organizational experience
  • Self-starter – ability to independently manage a core section of our service portfolio
  • Experience in budgeting and managing AV-productions
  • Experience in planning AV-productions from start to finish
  • Related degree and/or adequate media industry experience
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in report generation
  • Fluent in Finnish & English (oral + written)
  • Technical skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Other preferred skills, knowledge and abilities:

  • Managerial experience
  • Creativity
  • Skills/experience with project management software
  • Passion for the digital culture
  • Experience in event productions
  • Marketing experience
  • Agile mindset

With Aalto Studios team we offer

  • World class university environment, where personal development is highly encouraged & supported
  • Opportunity to work with passionate professionals who deeply care about their work and their team members
  • Great contacts to media industry in Finland and internationally


Ready to apply

If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system no later than August 2nd, 2019. If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Director Marcus Korhonen, phone +358 40 0129 629.


To apply, please share the following application materials with us:

- Motivation Letter
- CV


Salary is internationally competitive with other universities and Aalto University provides health care benefits. The position’s pay grade is at level 9 (Other personnel) in Finnish Universities’ pay grade system, depending on the experience and skill level of the candidate.


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