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HEAD OF PRODUCTION

 

Prospero Productions is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Head of Production / Line Producer / Producer to join their Senior Management team as Head of Production

 

This is a full-time position. Working closely with the Managing Directors and General Manager this role is a fast paced, varied one and we are seeking a strategic, collaborative, team player to work with us to shape the future of Prospero. Experience in Factual programming / Observational documentary is a bonus. 

 

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

·      Identify and implement a focused production strategy for the company.

·      Ensure all production teams are staffed with appropriate personnel /contracting of teams.

·      Supervise all production management duties and ensure each production comes in on schedule, on budget and delivers editorially and technically according to the contracts and expectations of the broadcasters.

·      Work closely with the Head of Finance with regards to financing and cost reporting for projects.

·      Oversee schedule management for all projects in production.

·      Oversee and support all production teams.

·      Report on all production progress to the EP’s and investors.

·      Ensure all the correct insurances are in place and understand all policies.

·      Oversee the Edit Facility schedule (in collaboration with the Post-production supervisor).

·      Draft / update all Production Procedure documents and production templates.

·      Maintain the Production department files and records.

·      Such other tasks and responsibilities as are reasonably required

Prospero Production has anywhere from 15 - 40 staff / contractors at any given time and the Head of the Production is generally the ‘go-to’ person for most personnel. 

As well as possessing the ability to complete the aforementioned tasks, the desired candidate should:

·       Be a great communicator and negotiator;

·       Work well in a fast paced, busy environment;

·       Be calm under pressure;

·       Be strategic; and

·       Have a strong knowledge of and interest in the both the local and global market. 

 

PREVIOUS BROADCAST CREDITS ARE ESSENTIAL. 

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE PREVIOUS CREDITS AS A HEAD OF PRODUCTION / PRODUCER / LINE PRODUCER

 

The role is based in Perth.

 

Interested parties should send CVs and Covering letter for the attention of Jules Fortune to jules@prospero.com.au

Posted on 12/04/2021