Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Manager, Content Production (Consumer Health)

Your tasks and responsibilities


The primary responsibilities of this role, Manager, Content Production are to: 


  • Refine, manage and train the organization on content production standards and practices
  • Develop, and keep current, divisional and category content production calendars
  • Develop project plan for new work, including identification of resources to manage and deliver work
  • Manage and lead internal and external production resources (agencies and freelancers0
  • Oversee scopes and budgets for projects ranging from $1,000M - $20,000M
  • Engage with brand marketing during the creative development process to ensure optimal and efficient translation of creative idea to produce assets
  • Oversee projects through every phase of production including scoping, budgeting, pre-production and location production and continually seeking optimization of methods and spends
  • Collaborate with brand marketers to plan, budget and execute
  • Identify best external and internal resources to meet content production needs with cost efficiencies, speed and quality
  • Set and measure KPIs for performance, both in how the wrok gets done and the ultimate efficacy of the work delivered
  • Manage relationship with 3rd party to ensure proper validation of bidding and billing
  • Stay abreast of all industry developments related to content production practices


Who you are


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelors of Science/Bachelor of Arts Degree is required; MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in content production or a related field, including TV and digital production
  • Must be comfortable managing expectations and needs of multiple stakeholders at the same time and consistently managing 5-10 projects at one time
  • Experience leading the production of brand videos and TV commercials
  • Experience within the advertising, PR, and film/video content production industries.
  • Experience producing commercial and/or film shoots, both in office during pre-pro and on-site, with crews in the 5-25 range.
  • Strong knowledge of crew roles/rates and strong abilities to manage SOWs and budgets through all stages of production
  • Strong crew and creative personnel contacts preferred
  • Knowledgeable of a variety of production methods including use of big ad agencies, adaptation agencies and crowd sourcing
  • Must be comfortable negotiating and managing scope and budget through all stages of production.
  • An engaging, personable communicator over the phone and in- person.
  • Ability to influence others without direct authority
  • Able to be collaborative but firm in managing to standards and cost structure



Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany
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