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Director of Production- Perform Group

Job Title: Director of Production- Perform Group
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Davey Blofield
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

The Executives in Sport Group are exclusively retained on behalf of Perform.


Department: Global Production
Internal Job Title: Director of Production
Reports To (title):  Global Director of Production
Career Level: CL6
Location: London
Hours of Work: 37.5 per week
Line Management Responsibility: Yes

Our Director of Production will oversee all Outside Broadcast output and support programming teams within the Group Operations function of Perform.

This is one of the fastest developing areas of the business due to the increased demand on Live content for Perform’s OTT business, DAZN.  

The successful candidate will oversee teams that provide Outside Broadcast services to the DAZN programming verticals in each territory. Enabling either multiple and individual local programming teams to version the output to its own brand style whilst maintaining a high level of service to external parties through World Feed services. Furthermore, you will oversee the Outside Broadcast and support programming requirements for Perform’s broadcast partners.  A key part of this role is to create best of breed services within the changing landscape of providing live and on demand content within the OTT landscape. This is a global role with people spread across most of territories that Perform operate in.

The successful candidate will require a strong background in setting the visiondelivering to a brief and work within agreed budgets. They must be a proven team leader, strategist, strong manager of people, and should consider their communication skills as one of their most valuable assets. They must oversee Heads of Production across a number of sports verticals and lead by example of how to create world-class production output consistently in a well-organised professional team environment.  A global contact book or knowledge of solutions in multiple territories would be an advantage.

Regrettably, we are unable to provide sponsorship for this role so you must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis – UK / EU citizen or ILR.



  • Proven experience overseeing large sports production department
  • Evidence of being able to work effectively with all members of varied production teams at a high level
  • Commercial acumen and knowledge of cost management
  • A thorough understanding of the technical processes involved in Live sport and other sports broadcasting and program production
  • A thorough understanding of the production and delivery surrounding World Feeds for top end sports production
  • Understanding of content production for OTT distribution

Whilst we make every effort to respond to all applications, if you have not heard from us within 48 hours, you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion. Please continue to look at our job postings and for other suitable opportunities.