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JUNE

26

8 desks/spaces available in Soho/Bloomsbury @ Royle Productions

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 24 July 2017

8 desks available on month- month basis in a beautiful, spacious and bright office located in the Bloomsbury/Soho!

Fast WIFI

24h Access

Client facing meeting room

Perfect central location

Month-month flexibility

Friendly and happy atmosphere

Fixed desk spaces available immediately in a beautiful, character property located minutes from Tottenham Court Road Station and the bustling Soho, perfect for the creative industry.

Although the office is shared, the available desks are fixed to you throughout your tenancy (no silly desk hopping).

The office is bright from natural lighting and high-ceilinged, facilitating a calm environment where great new ideas flourish.

Desks are equipped with phones lines and access to superfast Wi-Fi and printer is included. The kitchen is fitted with all the usual appliances as well as being stocked with a range of teas, coffees, and biscuits.

Currently the space is being shared by a production company and creative translators.

The vibe is calm and friendly with a creative flare.

Each desk is only £400 per month and all bills are included.

If you would like to view this hidden gem in central London please get in touch with Marta

Marta@royleproductions.com

0207 9939 383

JUNE

23

Producer @ Defunct Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Producer(s) urgently required for productions.

Must have experience in producing high-end commercials, music videos and content.

A strong network of industry contacts, production crew and talent is necessary.

Please get in touch with your links and experience: scott@defunctfilms.com

No phone calls please.

JUNE

22

Reception / Office Manager @ Wizzo & Co

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 07 July 2017

Wizzo & Co are looking for a Receptionist who will also provide support across all levels of the agency.

You should be Mac proficient, have a good working knowledge of Excel / Word, an excellent telephone manner and great communication skills. A background in commercial production would be useful.

Duties include:

· Answering Calls

· Greet Guests

· Distribute mail incoming

· Post any outgoing mail

· Petty cash reconciliation/Petty Cash float

· Maintain kitchen supplies, stationary and office equipment

· Maintain a clean kitchen area

· Assist with scanning and copying

· Run errands

· Manage team calendar, holidays and meetings

· Liaise with Landlord

· IT supervision – help troubleshooting

· Arrange travel and accommodation

· Arrange couriers and taxis

· Assist with the organisation of Christmas party/crew drinks

· Manage Award show entries

· Copy chase with production companies

· Assist with client invoices

· Banking

· Send out daily reminders email

· Update website – uploading and maintenance

· Cleaner supervise

· Source/research office equipment

· Reading of scripts and treatments

Salary according to experience.

To apply, email your CV and cover letter to reception@wizzoandco.co.uk

No recruitment companies please!

JUNE

21

Sales Rep @ Cookie Studio

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 07 July 2017

About Us:

Nested in Shoreditch, Cookie Studio has been devising delicious creative recipes for global brands and broadcasters since 2010. Cookie Studio is the perfect match between Analogue and Digital domains mixing all the media ingredients.

Perfectly sized, Cookie Studio offers full production of your motion projects from the idea’s inception, conceptual brainstorming to Art Direction, Animation 2D / 3D, Character animation, to final delivery whether you need TV branding, sponsorship, title sequence or TV commercial. Find out more www.cookiestudio.tv

About the Role:

Cookie Studio is looking for an experienced Sales & Marketing rep with a background in media or broadcast and a great passion for film and animation.

This person should be fun, friendly with a fresh and original approach to marketing and sales.

The opportunity is on a freelance basis to begin with one day per week, with an opportunity for increased days in the future.

About the Candidate:

• Have a creative passion

• Experience in sales and marketing and new business acquisition

• Good understanding of the UK broadcast and agency industries

• Excellent communication skills with team and client facing

• Driven to help a company grow and develop, with an opportunity to grow and develop within the company

• Represent Cookie Studio and its values and professionalism

• Initiating and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients

• Agency and Broadcaster contacts a plus

• Hit an agreed sales goal after a certain time period (to be agreed)

• Strong English speaking and writing skills

• Collaborative and team player

• Confidence client-facing, be it on email, phone or in person

• Knowledge of Word and Excel

• Ensuring systems are kept up to date

Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply email your CV and cover letter to jobs@cookiestudio.tv

Applications due by 7th July 2017.

JUNE

21

Production Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 23 July 2017

Experienced production assistant required to work in-house to assist MD with smooth operations of the London office.

Responsible for assisting working producers and helping with day to day company administration, managing all aspects of showreel supply and wire drive operations,, liaising with sales support staff. Assisting MD for smooth and professional running of internal and external communications.

  • Professionalism
  • Experienced Production Assistant with a good understanding of film production requirements and best practice.
  • Ability to identify issues before they become problematic
  • Help project the image through professional manner at all times.
  • Have a creative passion
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Personable manner with the ability to multi task
  • Excellant communication skills with a good standard of written and spoken English.
  • Collaborative team player
  • Numerate & financially literate
  • Assist with sales requirements - reels and setting up meetings
  • Preparing reels on Wiredrive
  • Maintain relationships with Furlined suppliers
  • Perform reception duties
  • Meet and greet guests
  • Ensure stationary is stocked
  • APA Production Course qualified
  • Assisting with diary management
  • Assist with research for directors
  • Assist on productions as PA
  • Maintaining correct documentation
  • Liaise with LA head office as and when required.
  • General upkeep of the office
  • Events planning
  • Booking travel and accommodation for directors and producers
  • Overseeing conference calls
  • Ensure finances/paperwork are up to date and processed accordingly by directing invoices to the appropriate
  • Booking restaurants and venues
  • Ensure systems are kept up to date & organisation of the server
  • Treatment co-ordination
  • Personal errands
  • Available for evening and weekend work when relevant
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Able to use Microsoft Office, Outlook & Excel, Google Sheets
  • Adobe Photoshop and indesign

Salary dependant upon expertise

Applications due in by 23rd July. Send applications to olly@furlined.com with your CV.

JUNE

20

Bookings Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 18 July 2017

Soho Square Studios is a highly prestigious, award winning audio post production facility based in the heart of Soho. We are looking for a Bookings Assistant join us.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience either in bookings or production. We are looking for a confident and knowledgeable person who can not only manage the studios schedules, but will also be able to build and develop relationships with new and existing clients.

This is an exciting role working alongside a creative and friendly team.

Job specification:

· Manage the studio and engineer schedules using Farmers Wife

· Putting together quotes for clients in the advertising, broadcast and film industries

· Advising clients on audio workflow for projects

· Ensuring time reports from engineers are complete, invoicing and billing clients for jobs on a weekly basis

· Building and maintaining good working relationship with clients

· Attending industry events to network and promote the studio to new contacts

· Assisting the Studio Management team with running the facility

· Equipment hire for sessions, liaising and negotiating costs with suppliers

· Marketing the studio by awards submissions/attendance, ensuring the website and social media pages are up to date

· Planning and running events for the studio

Experience required:

2 years’ experience production, ideally audio post production

Desirable:

Working knowledge of Farmers Wife An interest in audio.

Send your CV and cover letter to dalton@sohosquarestudios.com

JUNE

19

In House Runner @ Academy Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Academy Films are currently recruiting for an In House Runner to be a part of a busy team at an award winning production company.

The candidate needs be a hardworking and enthusiastic team player with excellent organisation skills. They should be willing to learn and keen to gain an understanding of all areas of commercial production.

They should be proficient in the following programs:

Adobe Premiere (or Final Cut Pro), Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, MPEG Streamclip, Microsoft Office.

Responsibilities include:

Going on runs in Soho and the surrounding area

Running and driving on commercials and music video shoots and recces

Managing the Academy & A+ websites, as well as the directors' archives.

Creating and sending out reelsFilming casting sessions and providing cutdowns

Visual Research and Treatment Layout

A full clean driving license is essential.

Previous experience within production companies is preferable.

CVs & cover letters to:

runners@academyfilms.com with the subject line as : Runner Position

JUNE

19

Executive Producer @ Nexus

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 28 July 2017

Position: Executive Producer

Job Function: Business Development

Employment Type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: Based on experience

Nexus is looking for an Executive Producer to join our talented team. Be it hand-crafted or high-tech, our goal remains to make engaging, heartfelt stories people want to share and to transform brands and organisations through the power of entertainment and culture.

As Executive Producer your primary role will be to win commercial projects for our roster of award winning directors. Working closely with the directors, our ECD and the production team, you will lead the pitch strategy, client calls and meetings. New business enquiries stem from anywhere worldwide, although our focus is on the US and UK markets.

This is also a creative role and requires supervision of the pitch process including supporting the idea development and production of the materials and presentations as required. As EP, you will have an entrepreneurial and positive approach, whilst balancing the creative and business aspects of any project.

You will enjoy presenting the company to new and existing agency / clients in order to develop creative opportunities and enhance the already strong reputation of the company. 

You will have extensive and varied experience within the commercials production industry and will have an excellent list of contacts. Exceptional team management, communication and networking skills are a prerequisite.

Nexus Studios makes highly acclaimed storytelling work in both film and interactive media. Our directors work alongside our artists to design and craft animation, live-action and digital media that pushes storytelling in all visual forms. Nexus Interactive Arts is at the cutting edge of storytelling, known for innovative experiential work including live, augmented and virtual reality experiences. And we’ve picked up 2 Cannes Grand Prix, 2 Black Pencils, an Oscar® nomination and Adweek’s Commercial of the Decade along the way.

To apply, please send your CV with a brief covering letter to James Tomkinson, MD, at james@nexusstudios.com

JUNE

19

Full-time Runners @ UNIT

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 17 July 2017

UNIT are looking for full-time permanent runners with an interest in Design, Nuke and 3D.

Get in touch with Karen @ UNIT via email: karen.hampson@unit.tv

JUNE

19

Production Manager

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 02 July 2017

Production Manager – TV Commercials, Advertising Production

Reporting to:

Client Services Director – Advertising Production

Job purpose:

This role sits in the organisational hub of ITN Productions’ Advertising Production team, supporting the individual production specialists, to produce a vast range of complex commercial and sponsorship projects.

The Commercials Production Manager will work closely with the Client Services Director, Account Team, Producers, the Branded Content Production Manager, the staff Production Assistant and Media Managers to ensure budgets and schedules are realistic, that company margins are maximised and that both technical and personnel related production and post-production workflows are managed effectively and efficiently. This role will also provide a consistent financial and production presence across all projects.

KEY tasks/responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of project budgets and schedules in accordance with client requirements, and working with Producers to identify and maintain income and recovery projections. Produce budgets at peak workflow periods
  • Line Management of Staff Production Assistant and to assist with their development
  • Invoice processing including coding and accurate management of incorporation into budget cost trackers, forecasting costs to complete and close projects once delivered and accepted; including confirmation of supplier invoice details, payroll payments and claims, coding to projects once received, ready for approval and check and process staff expenses for authorisation, overseeing petty cash and float reconciliations, project expenses and invoice submission
  • Managing production and post production technical and personnel workflow requirements for each individual project, including setting up team meetings in appropriate time to discuss requirements and options and take ownership of tailored workflows created from these to achieve best quality, timely and cost-effective delivery
  • Communicating project financial and production process status across all projects and regular communications meetings for Heads of Departments and Producers
  • Planning and sourcing personnel (both freelance and staff) and resource allocation, including management of working hours, sickness and absence, identifying freelance needs (production staff, crew, post production crew and in vision talent) and maintaining database/contact list of suitable personnel to fill roles on current and future productions. Raising and issuing appropriate freelance personnel contracts and purchase orders in line with HMRC guidelines
  • Working with Media Managers to organise all aspects of post-production for the team – including ingest, editing and long-term storage and quality assessment for all projects prior to delivery
  • Working with Producers to manage and prepare call sheets, risk assessments and insurance cover requirements
  • Working with Head of Department and Producers to develop and update job descriptions for project personnel
  • Working with Producers, develop and maintain strong relationships with external clients where required, ensuring their projects meet and exceed quality and technical standards and maintain communication with clients during projects
  • Working with Producers to develop and maintain strong relationships with external suppliers (resources, kit, personnel) including management and negotiation of bulk discounts and best rate discussions
  • Book and manage internal and external resources, kit, staff and freelancers across all areas of production
  • Overview, management and prompt preparation of post-production paperwork/legal reporting requirements including music cue sheets and release forms, copyright clearances, rights management and agency clearance and reporting
  • Maintain, develop and update freelance database and freelance talent pool
  • Manage edit diaries
  • Cover for other Departmental Production Managers as and when required
  • Supporting the Department on extra projects as and when required
  • Managing and scheduling of training in line with personnel requirements and budget.

Key attributes/qualifications:

  • Hands-on Production Management skills
  • Accurate financial, cost management and reporting skills, including working with excel spreadsheets, combined with a keen awareness and understanding of the financial implications of all decision making to achieve maximum production efficiency and spend
  • Extensive experience in commercial production including an understanding of APA guidelines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels, including client management
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Extensive experience in identifying suitable freelancers to work across projects
  • Robust attitude to managing personnel and dealing with roster changes and project deadlines
  • Experience of working with a Media Managers to organise all technical aspects of production and post-production through to delivery for the department to include ingest, editing and long term storage
  • Thorough understanding of technical and personnel related production and post-production workflows
  • Experience of working with and managing risk assessments and insurance cover, including added risk cover
  • Experienced in both UK and overseas filming requirements, carnet, travel and visa processes.
  • A natural problem-solver with the ability to think creatively, technically and laterally
  • Confident and persuasive
  • Highly computer literate
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and multi-task effectively
  • Able to work as part of individual teams and across the department, providing a cohesive presence
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Experience with talent contracts and child licences
  • Ability to demonstrate our company values – Transparent, Innovative and Collaborative.

Click here to apply.

JUNE

19

Editor @ Hazel May

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 17 July 2017

Overview

We are looking for a Junior Editor to assist in cutting mood films, brand films, sizzle reels, award films, and online content. We need someone with a couple of years experience in production to start immediately.

We are a friendly small creative office in Soho, London, and looking to expand our full-time post-production team. At Hazel May Ltd, we work with some of the world’s biggest advertising agencies and need to deliver fast turnaround, high quality, high energy creative content for world leading brands.

Below are links to examples of the sort of films you’ll be asked to create, most are internal so password protected (HM).

https://vimeo.com/134306725

https://vimeo.com/163444043

https://vimeo.com/136705922

https://vimeo.com/134834167

https://vimeo.com/187358672

Responsibilities

  • To create mood, pitch and brand films from advertising agency briefs with clips supplied by in house researchers
  • Building dynamic text elements using Photoshop, Illustrator or After effects
  • Suggest and cut different music tracks to suit different edits
  • Work independently through feedback quickly to the deadlines given
  • Archiving

Essential

  • Experience on Adobe Premier and After Effects
  • Ability to communicate brand stories and values, interpreting scripts with creative flair
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Organised with an attention for detail and an ability to work collaboratively
  • Easily respond to critical feedback
  • A good understanding of storytelling and an ability to create visually exciting content

Desirable

  • Skills on illustrator or Photoshop
  • some knowledge of grading and sound mixing
  • An eclectic knowledge of music
  • A love of film, art & culture

Send your CV and cover letter to megan@hazelmay.co.uk

JUNE

16

Creative researcher/ designer @ Caviar

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Caviar is an award winning production company, working with clients across advertising, music, film & digital.

We are looking for a creative researcher/ designer to cover our existing in house designer for a minimum of two months, with the possibility of it becoming a full time job.

Your main focus will be working alongside our EP’s, Directors and creatives on new business pitches for commercials, music videos, content and/or digital production. Sourcing the relevant images and deigning layouts that perfectly compliment our words and images.

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about, photography, film, graphic design, art, craft and creativity.

Skills needed:

Adobe Creative Suite - Particularly InDesign / Premiere / Photoshop

Keynote

Final Cut

Mpeg Streamclip

Microsoft Office

General IT knowledge for both Mac and PC systems

Duties include:

Image / film research and treatment layout, working directly with directors and EP’s to create pitch winning treatments

Creating mood / reference films

Creating presentation and reference documents

Social media management – contributing / managing company Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts

Photo manipulation in Photoshop.

At busy times, be in charge of booking and working with freelancers around the world.

A good level of written English is essential.

Past experience in this role is necessary

Salary dependant on experience, but keep in mind that this is a junior level role.

Due to the high volume of applicants only the successful ones will be contacted.

Please send your CV with examples of your work to Sorcha.shepherd@caviar.tv with the subject header Research Position.

JUNE

16

Production / Creative Servies Manager @ Lonelyleap

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Production / Creative Servies Manager

Lonelyleap is a creative production company work with brans such as Google, Kew, CNN, Kew Gardens and Save the Children. We produce content across film, animation and digital. Storytelling is at the heart of everything we do. We are driven to find the best stories and tell them in the most engaging way possible, connecting to an audience with a lasting impression.

With 40 people across London and New York we are a dynamic team of strategists, filmmakers, designers and animators working towards a collective vision that the best way to engage people with a brand is through great stories.

To help us fulfil this vision we need to find talent and driven individuals to join our team.

We are seeing a Production / Creative Services Manager to join our London office. This role requires at least 8 years experience in the industry in a leadership role with a proven and solid production background.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Lonelyleap family at a key stage of growth!

Role

This is a unique and pivotal position for us at Lonelyleap and we are looking for passion and enthusiasm alongside proven experience in documentary and/or commercial production. You must be an excellent communicator with proven experience managing clients and internal staff.

We’re looking for someone who’s worked in a creative agency and/or film production company similar to ourselves. Someone who’s used to liaising with internal stakeholders as well as the clients themselves. Reporting directly into the company directors you’ll be working closely with the leadership team, whilst also fostering relationships with all members of staff and ensuring that every project is resourced successfully. This role will play a large part in the consolidation of the company, and the creation of a strong team culture.

We are looking for a confident candidate to take on a hybrid Production/Creative Services Manager role to manage things internally, introduce processes and run the day-to-day studio operations. Key to the success of the role is experience in trafficking projects through a busy studio. You will be supporting the creative and production teams to ensure we are maintaining extremely high standards with the quality of our output, whilst nurturing client relationships.

We'd like to hear from candidates with in-depth knowledge of broadcast, media, corporate, independent and branded content.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the helm of our talented Production & Creative teams, assigning work and maintaining an overview across all projects as well as being responsible for production finance. Attending weekly production and creative meetings, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the development of new ideas, whilst also being across budgets & delivery deadlines. You will be tasked with nurturing and developing the skills of the production team and offer them support throughout the production process. You will be the key person dealing with production insurance and contracts. You will be likewise overseeing workload in our Creative team and working alongside our Creative Director to resource projects out effectively. This role is very process driven and detail oriented, however, we are a creative company so we are also looking for a genuine passion for and experience in the craft of filmmaking.

Experience required:

  • Experience of working on projects within a broadcast, content or creative environment

  • Negotiation and conflict management - achieve the best possible outcome in every negotiation. Establish empathy in all negotiations and anticipate, defuse and resolve conflicts between colleagues and clients

  • Forecast and identify resourcing issues

  • Resolves capacity constraints: identifies when demand will exceed available resources

  • Solid understanding of project lifecycle and process: able to interrogate requirements, interpret briefs and recognise potential risks and dependencies

  • Experience championing new systems to team members ensuring buy in

  • Good IT knowledge is desirable

  • Attention to detail and excellent written skills

Perks and benefits include company pension, industry related training budget, 20 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), a ridiculously well stocked fridge, regular ice cream, regular team outings and Summer Fridays.

Please send cover letter, CV and salary expectations to recruitment@lonelyleap.com

Please title all application emails ‘Production / Creative Services Manager’.

Interviews to be held in June with a view to start as soon as possible.

Please only apply for the role if you meet the requirements, unfortunately due to the volume of applicants we will only contact successful candidates.

JUNE

16

Junior / Middleweight Producer @ Lonelyleap

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Junior / Middleweight Producer - London

Lonelyleap is a collaborative, transatlantic team of strategists, directors, cinematographers, designers and producers. Our films are based on human truths. They communicate at a deep level: stimulating intelligence, feeding curiosity and inspiring action.

We now have an opportunity for a talented Junior / Middleweight Producer to join our team in our Deptford office in London, on a fixed term contract.

We are looking for a producer who has worked in a similar production company, has brand/agency experience producing stunning high end documentary, brand, corporate and commercial film. The emphasis will be on leading new projects from pitching stages through to completion / delivery.

The main priorities for the role are:

  • Meeting with clients / potential clients to discuss their video needs

  • Being the main point of contact for clients on your own projects

  • Budget creation and reconciliation ensuring you meet set targets

  • Scheduling and resourcing all of your own projects

  • Attending shoots - national and international travel

  • Overseeing all post production on projects

  • Managing final delivery of films to clients

Essential Skills:

  • Solid experience at a production company / agency

  • Providing producer expertise for new clients and in pitches for new business

  • A solid knowledge and understanding of current production and post processes

  • Strong budgeting skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Pro-active, well-organised and dynamic personality

  • Good knowledge of content production, including scheduling/budgeting, knowing what is achievable

  • Experience producing commercials or corporate communications

Perks and benefits include company pension, industry related training budget, 20 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), a ridiculously well stocked fridge, regular ice cream, regular team outings and Summer Fridays.

Please send cover letter, CV and salary expectations to recruitment@lonelyleap.com

Please title all application emails ‘Junior / Middleweight Producer - London’.

Interviews to be held in June with a view to start as soon as possible.

Please only apply for the role if you meet the requirements, unfortunately due to the volume of applicants we will only contact successful candidates.

JUNE

16

Intern @ Biscuit Filmworks

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Biscuit Filmworks is looking for an enthusiastic intern to join the team for a three month placement. Our interns will share the responsibilities of a variety of different roles within the commercial production industry assisting both sales and production departments. Candidates need to be organised, responsible, motivated and good at multi tasking.

Biscuit Filmworks is a Commercial Production company based in the heart of Shoreditch – with offices in New York and Los Angeles.

Our interns are important members of our team and crucial for helping to ensure the smooth running of our office.

What We’re Looking For?

•Someone who is ambitious, passionate, and creatively inclined.

•An enthusiastic quick thinker with great initiative

•A level-head and positive outlook

•Someone that is more than happy to get their hands a little dirty

•A keen eye for organization and problem solving

•A real passion for commercial production!

Technical knowledge of Final Cut Studio, Indesign, Photoshop, DSLR cameras and Keynote is a bonus but not essential. The successful candidate may be required to lock up the office.

This is a paid internship. We greatly encourage applicants from all backgrounds, this is an entry level position. If this sounds like you or someone you know, please send your CV and a short covering letter to adam@biscuitfilmworks.com

JUNE

15

Junior Producer @ Picture Farm

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Junior Producer / Project Manager oversees projects from start to finish, ensuring they run smoothly and seamlessly, while reporting on progress to senior members of staff. Confident decision-making and a sharp eye for detail will be as essential as tactical thinking and clear communication. This role is client facing, so the junior producer project manager must be adept at building relationships and willing to develop an understanding of the customer.

You will become involved in day-to-day management of projects and pitches. You will aid the production team in communicating with agency clients, organizing the project team, and maintaining assets. Keeping projects on track will be a core responsibility. Other duties may include daily office operations, travel arrangements, and external event organization.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the post-holder will be responsible for key stakeholders sign off ensuring all project work, any issues are resolved and all feedback is noted so their work improves.

Typical activities

The specific details of a junior producer project manager role will vary, but common activities include:

  • Managing both small and large scale projects
  • Supporting and encouraging team members to maximise productivity and the development of skills
  • Ensuring projects stay within timescales and budget
  • Structuring projects and devising processes that ensure efficiency
  • Generating clear and succinct project reports
  • Engaging with creative teams to understand their progress with tasks
  • Liaising with clients and members of the team, to keep projects running smoothly
  • Client retention, and further client business development.

Essential

  • 6yrs plus line production experience in Stills and Motion.
  • Experience in Advertising and direct to client.
  • Able to multitask
  • Passion for creating relationships
  • Team player

Desirable

  • Languages
  • International Experience

To apply please send a CV and linkedin link to pfuk@picturefarmpro.com

Please quote reference: GreatJob@PFuk

JUNE

15

Commericals Agent @ Sara Putt Associates

  • Location: Middlesex
  • Applications close 14 July 2017

Sara Putt Associates and Sayle Screen are looking for a key team member to set up and run a commercials arm.

The successful candidate will initially have access to a talent list of relevant pre-existing SP and SS clients and will be expected to develop their own client base over time.

Working across the two companies the job will primarily be based at the Chelsea office

The successful candidate will have:

• Knowledge of and high level contacts within the commercials industry.

• The ability to cultivate relationships with industry decision makers and future clients.

• The ability to work independently and also as part of a small team

• An ability to multi-task and prioritise

• Strong negotiation skills

• An understanding of industry standard deals/contracts

• Excellent time management skills

• Excellent social skills

Previous experience as an agent is not vital.

Responsibilities will include:

• Building the profile of SPA/SS and their clients in the commercials world

• Growing a successful client base

• Day to day management/admin of those clients

For more information or to apply please email your CV and cover letter to info@saraputt.co.uk

JUNE

13

Receptionist (Permanent position) @ Final Cut

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 16 June 2017

Receptionist (Permanent position)

Required for our busy Edit House in W1.

Primary responsibilities will include maintaining a well-run reception area, welcoming clients, answering calls, co-ordinating the running team and assisting producers with all general admin.

We are looking for somebody who has a super friendly manner and possesses great interpersonal skills, is organised and uses their own initiative. You must be computer literate and proficient in Excel & Word.

Please do not apply if you are a looking to become an editor as this is not the route for you.

Please send CV’s & cover letter to jobs.uk@finalcut-edit.com

JUNE

13

Executive Producer @ Rankin Photography Ltd

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 15 July 2017

We’re growing and looking for a hands on Executive Producer to join the team and provide senior level leadership, support and guidance to the Production team to ensure the seamless delivery of projects that meet our clients’ creative ambition, production values and commercial targets. The role will also involve working alongside other HOD’s and senior members of the group to drive efficiency and cross sell the group’s full range of services. The EP reports into the Global Executive Producer.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead, and mentor the production team.

• Provide day to day support to the production team to ensure the seamless delivery of projects that meet the group’s creative and commercial ambitions.

• Embed a commercially minded culture and support the team to maximise all commercial opportunities.

• Lead projects and pitches where appropriate.

• Work closely with all other HOD’s to provide a high quality, integrated service offer.

• Develop client relationships and actively support retention and development.

• High proficiency in Hot Budgets or similar.

Essential

• 5+ years Exec Producer experience or 10+ years line management experience across high end commercials and music promo.

• Ability to demonstrate a passion for the work we do.

Desirable

• Experience and knowledge across stills production: Editorial and Advertising

** TO APPLY**

Email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – EP Film’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and brief cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

JUNE

12

Full Time Animation Producer

  • Location: Shoreditch, London
  • Applications close 10 July 2017

We are looking for an animation producer with a great knowledge of all things 2D + Motion Graphics. We want an enthusiastic and detail orientated guy or gal to join the Golden Wolf pack.

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:

An expert knowledge of 2D, 3D + Motion Graphics.

2+ years at a busy animation production company.

Business minded with the ability to negotiate when needed.

A great contact list of animation + design crew.

Passion for great work and a good eye!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage a wide range of animation jobs for Golden Wolf.

Budgeting and maintaining profit margins.

Scheduling multiple jobs and tracking progress through to delivery.

Running production meetings.

Briefing and helping crew with client feedback alongside the Art Directors.

Ability to lead Jnr production staff members.

IF THIS IS YOU:

Get in touch with a short note and your CV. Please send to sam@goldenwolf.tv

JUNE

12

Key Member Required @ Short Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 20 June 2017

**Key Member Required **

A happy Soho based commercials production company, is looking for a key member for a position that involves daily office duties as well as some production.

You will be working as part of a small team and will be responsible for looking after the office as well as attending shoots.

You will have to be organised, friendly and have a good working knowledge of Adobe systems especially In-Design and Photoshop. You will be a whizz on social media, be generally computer savvy and have the ability to do a little fire fighting with our computer systems, our email server and web site. Of course it requires initiative.

This is a job that would suit someone wanting to further their career in film production and can be bent either towards a creative or organisational role.

Experience in the production of commercials and film would greatly help your chances of interview.

Please email your C.V to tanya@short-films.com

Deadline for applications is 20th June 2017.

JUNE

12

Office Space to Rent | Newburgh St

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 10 July 2017

Office Space to Rent

Situated on Newburgh St, Soho 1st Floor (311 sq feet) Beautifully fitted with deskspace for 8 people Space available immediately For viewings please call 07768 116028 or email patb@tellytraffic.com

JUNE

08

Sales & Marketing Rep – MPC Creative @ MPC

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 07 July 2017

Sales and Marketing Representative

About MPC Creative:

•We are a global Creative Content Studio with the VFX power of MPC at our disposal.

•We are a team of creatives, directors, producers, developers, designers, strategists and technologists.

•We build bespoke processes and match the right talent around the brief and the task.

•Many of our projects benefit from the seamless integration between our live action, digital and VFX departments.

Our output includes:

TV commercials and video content

Digital experiences including projections, interactive installations, smartphone apps and VR content.

Introduction:

MPC Creative works with a wide range of clients and produces content for brands such as adidas, talk talk, Ralph Lauren, Palace, Audi, Berocca and Fiat. Additionally we have proven ourselves as a genuinely multi-discipline production unit with creative solutions including TV commercials, online content, smartphone applications, VR/AR and experiential projections.

The time is right for dedicated sales and marketing team member. We need to raise our profile, awareness and sales amongst the agency community and upon the launch of our website and ‘brand’ later this year we need to be structured accordingly.

The Sales and Marketing Representative responsibilities would broadly fall into the following categories:

Development:

We need someone with a passion and belief for the work, the talent including MPC Creative roster of directors and our unique proposition.

Sales:

It is important that we build awareness of the MPC Creative brand and offer, and that we become far more renowned amongst the agency creative and producer communities. (primarily in London, but also Amsterdam)

Therefore we would be looking for this individual to build a detailed and large database of influential creative and TV producers with a view to converting sales for MPC Creative and MPC Creative talent. We are looking for a strategic and tailored approach that matches the right work / talent to the right Clients / Agencies.

Marketing:

We are keen to raise the profile of both MPC Creative and our talent. We need someone who is constantly thinking of ways to get us talked about, whether that be through social media, traditional PR (journalist relationships), newsletters, events etc. We want fresh ideas and real energy in this area. This role will be responsible for our social media, PR and marketing around the MPC Creative brand. We need to essentially build a marketing plan around the brand, the talent and the work.

The role will be expected to work closely alongside MPC’s existing marketing department to ensure all marketing activity is integrated within the broader MPC marketing strategy.

MPC Creative Culture:

As we enter into this exciting new chapter in our development we are looking for a creative and intelligent addition to the MPC Creative and broader MPC family. We hope to teach and learn in equal measure, and look forward to providing exciting growth and career opportunities in years to come.

Please apply here: http://smrtr.io/uTPL2Q

JUNE

08

Client Services Manager @ MPC

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 16 June 2017

Client Services Manager – MPC Advertising – London

With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award winning, high-end VFX for the advertising industries.

We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry.

Our teams in London, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the success of these projects. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Client Services Manager to oversee the organisation and management of the Client Services department, ensuring the smooth running of a building which accommodates 400 staff, as well as clients.

Responsibilities:

•Management, leadership, coaching and recruitment of all staff in the House Services department. This includes the Reception team, Running team & Skybar Supervisor.

•Ensuring all teams are providing a 5 star service to clients and staff

•Oversight of: client services activities, errands, meals/coffee, grocery shopping, etc.

•Responsible for ensuring client services teams are well trained upon starting employment and additionally where required.

•Events coordination and management, location research, rate negotiation, managing budgets and overall logistics for events/meetings for the Advertising team. Fully facilitating these meetings where necessary, e.g. with hospitality, AV equipment, accommodation and transportation.

•Ongoing improvement to the service and overall experience provided to clients visiting the Studio.

Skills & Experience:

•At least 3 years’ in a client services, office management or operations role, ideally within a creative studio environment.

•Able to work a flexible schedule with the availability to work overtime and some weekends

•Work well under pressure

•Demonstrated ability to keep track of priorities, project activities, and critical milestones. Ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail.

•Professional demeanor, executive presence and strong client etiquette and sensibilities.

•Excellent communicator, able to build successful working relationships with internal staff, external suppliers and clients.

•Highly organised, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and priorities effectively.

•Must be confident in using all Microsoft packages.

Apply here: http://smrtr.io/iGr6kA

JUNE

08

Part Time Accountant/Bookkeeper @ Familia

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 29 June 2017

FAMILIA LONDON is looking for a part time accountant/ bookkeeper to join the team. We are an award winning, fast growing, production company working within advertising, branded content, music video and fashion film markets.

The accountant will be required to work from our East London office for 1-2 days per month.

The role will involve

Completion of bank account and petty cash reconciliations

Managing PAYE

Submitting quarterly VAT returns

Monitoring profit & loss

Recording financial data in accounting software

Our ideal candidate will:

Understand the production process and how a production budget is assembled

Have worked in a similar role for at least 1 year

Have a diligent and meticulous attitude when it comes to finances

Be skilled in accountancy and budgeting software

Have professional accountancy qualifications (preferable but not essential)

Salary dependent on experience.

All applicants should send a CV and covering letter to hannah@wearefamilia.com