Head of Production

Location: Western Australia
Date Posted: 07/12/2017
Category: None    
Job Type: Full-Time
Close Date: Jan, 03 2018
Experience Level: 6-8 Year(s)

Description

Prospero Productions is looking for an experienced Head of Production / Line Producer / Producer to join their Senior Management team as a full time Head of Production.

Working closely with the Managing Directors of the Company this role is a fast paced, varied one.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):
• Contracting projects.
• Contracting personnel.
• Preparing Screen Australia and Screenwest funding Applications.
• Preparing Producer Offset Applications.
• Overseeing all projects in production – budgets, schedules, HR issues,
O, H & S etc.
• Ensuring all productions are staffed with appropriate personnel.
• Ensuring each production comes in on schedule, on budget and delivers editorially and technically according to the contracts and to the expectations of the executive producers, broadcasters and various investors.
• Reporting on all production progress to the MD’s and investors.

Prospero Production has anywhere from 20 - 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 to 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.
• Have a strong knowledge of the both the local and global market.


PREVIOUS BROADCAST CREDITS ARE ESSENTIAL

The role is based in Fremantle.
This is permanent contract commencing January 3rd 2018.

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