Head of Productions – Content Factory (d/f/m)


pbschaffrath Published: August 20, 2021
Düsseldorf, Germany
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Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. Henkel has its headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany. Henkel employs around 53,000 people worldwide, around 85 percent of whom work outside of Germany. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international ratings and rankings.

We are hiring immediately:

Head of Productions - Content Factory (m/f/d)
Beauty Care


  • Lead the team of content creators and be the owner of all creative production and additional organization needs including events and shootings for all Henkel Beauty Care brands
  • Oversee Content Factory operations and optimize production processes and to improve production & post production efficiencies
  • Shoot photo and video content from small-scale image and video productions as well as large scale productions. Can be in-house or in collaboration with external parties
  • Approve cost estimates from talent/suppliers needed for all Content Factory projects together with Content Factory Manager
  • Provide creative guidance on shootings including postproduction ideas in collaboration with Brand, and Digital Managers
  • Manage multiple pieces of editorial content from various brands and meet requested deadlines
  • Direct and work alongside the Content Factory eContent Team in SSC, and external partners and gives briefing on retouches all photography and videography assets including, but not limited to, digital, social media, e-commerce and campaigns for our Diverse Henkel Beauty Care brands based on briefings
  • Work in an international, and interdisciplinary team with diverse colleagues and exciting projects


  • A digital/ production/ agency professional with 10+ years’ experience working in a creative agency or production team preferably in retail/FMCG company
  • A creative with fresh ideas and the ability to photograph and shoot video for a wide range of content such as still lifes, flat lays, Instagram stories, tutorials, people shootings, and more
  • Very strong leadership skills, brave enough to take on team leadership responsibility of an agile in-house studio
  • Excellent organizational skills with a methodical approach to production processes, file organization and maintenance
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Robust knowledge of all photographic formats and processing skills, including RAW image files, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Bridge, Capture One and others
  • In-depth knowledge of video production: editing techniques, video equipment and tools. Expertise in working with the latest video editing systems. Well versed with the latest video editing software available on the market, including but not limited to Final Cut Pro. Adobe Premiere, AVID, Animation software, Pre and Post video or digital media production,
  • Production Software: Adobe Creative Suite, FCP, Web/mobile VOD technologies
  • Strong sense of visual storytelling and an insane eye and ear for detail. Strong knowledge of the media production and instructional design process, best practices, industry standards, tools, approaches, and technology
  • A highly collaborative team player who is flexible, reliable, highly organized and able to handle projects independently
  • Photography and Videography Skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English – German and other languages a plus

If you love to innovate and feel this is something for you, please contact us at gs@pbschaffrath.de or use the apply option.

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