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21

Treatment Writer @ Rankin @ Rankin Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 19 May 2017

We’re after a creative writer who can work towards a detailed brief and add their own flair to competitive pitches, ideation / concepts, on a global stage.

You’ll work closely with our directors and producers to interpret, shape and articulate their ideas and present a clear and engaging vision of the project they see in their mind’s eye.

Experience in writing treatments for commercials, branded content, music videos, stills projects, digital and interactive campaigns and client pitches, is essential.

Your talent will cover all genres, especially fashion and beauty.

You’ll have a good grasp / knowledge of the practices of production – and be adept at working at a fast pace and to a strict deadline.

If you have all these skills and more, and feel you’d be able to wow us with your application then we’d like to hear from you.

Alongside your CV please send us:

• A brief cover letter

• 3 examples of your finest work

TO APPLY

Email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Treatment Writer’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

Closing date 31st May 2017

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

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

APRIL

21

Junior Content Producer @ Pocket Motion Pictures

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 02 May 2017

We are a young and fast expanding London based Video and Photographic Production Company, working with well-known brands, celebrities and covering major events.

Looking to bring on board a full-time Junior Content Producer to support our production team. The role is primarily office based and will be supporting our Content Producer. Key responsibilities will be to manage the post-production, work directly with clients receiving feedback on videos/photos and liaising with our editing team to ensure feedback is manageable and completed.

You will help with the prioritising of jobs and assign editing time.

A major part of the role will be to watch and review all content before it goes to clients. Checking all the requests have been completed and using your creativity to see if further improvements need to be made.

Attention to detail is everything in this role.

Excellent communication and organisation skills are a must. You will be communicating directly with clients and juggling multiple projects simultaneously.

Direct experience is not essential, but an understanding of branded content is important. We are looking for someone with the right skillset and a desire to learn and understand the industry. We are a small team, and the right candidate will be expected to be confident and wade straight into the deep end. But at the same time, full training will be given. A bright and positive outgoing personality is essential.

Requirements:

At least one year's professional experience within a relevant sector. A sound knowledge Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive and Google Sheets.

We are offering £21,000-£23,000 depending on experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing team.

To apply, please send your CV to: amy@pocketmotionpictures.com

Closing Date: May 2nd

APRIL

19

Junior 1st Line Support Engineer @ Passion

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 28 April 2017

A Windows/Mac Support 1st line engineer with passion for I.T is required by an award-winning company based near Tottenham Court Road. The company are looking for a dynamic and driven person who thrives working as part of a team in a creative environment. Working in a team of 3 your key responsibilities will be to provide efficient and effective face to face hardware and software support to approximately 150 users whilst also supporting remote users across a Windows and Mac platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1st line technical support for Mac and Windows system issues (OS and applications)

  • Act as a first responder triaging calls and escalating

  • Troubleshoot problems by telephone and remote access

  • System builds, configuration and installation (remote / on-site)

  • Setting up new starters and account creation (Active directory / office 365)

  • Documentation

  • Asset Management and equipment tracking

  • Troubleshoot connectivity problems for remote users

  • Must be a team player, patient and always willing to assist

  • The successful candidate will not only have excellent technical skills, but be an approachable, personable character.

  • You will be the first point of contact for IT within the London office.

Contact Details: If you are interested in the position, please forward your current CV and covering letter to: recruitment@passion-pictures.com

The closing date for applications is Friday 28th April 2017

APRIL

19

Junior Producer @ Agile Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 17 May 2017

Shoreditch-based Agile Films are looking for a full-time junior producer to be working across the live action and animation digital content departments. You will be working on your own projects from the offset under supervision from the department head. Projects are handled from briefing through to delivery.

Required skills and experience:

  • Minimum 2 years in production with experience working on both animation and live action jobs

  • Applicants from a PA/ PM or agency background will also be considered

  • Must have basic shoot production experience- booking crews, locations, sorting production documents and talent

  • Must have basic knowledge of 2D/3D animation workflow and it’s associated software

  • You will handle multiple projects so the ability to multi task is essential.

  • Must be enthusiastic and eager to develop your skills.

  • Well presented with excellent communication skills - the role is increasingly client/agency facing.

  • Creative drive is beneficial as well as an interest in animation

  • Due to the nature of the job you may need to work evenings or weekends when required. Travel abroad is a possibility.

Please apply to richard@agilefilms.com with the subject “Junior Producer”.

Please state your availability to start with us.

Salary is negotiable.

APRIL

19

Head of Sales @ Dirty Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 19 May 2017

Dirty Films are on the hunt for a superstar Head of Sales to join their fast growing Dirty business.

Dirty launched in the summer of 2015, and have firmly established themselves in the commercials and music video industry with a rich and vast supply of work from their international family of award winning directors.

Dirty are looking for a likeable, enthusiastic, and sales-minded person who is bursting with passion yet has a methodical, results-driven approach. A sense of humor also helps!

You should want to be part of a story, and work with the partners to strategize and implement company growth. You will work closely with the two partners, and will have the freedom to work and schedule your time independently.

Experience in the industry is vital, particularly in commercials with an established network of contacts. Agency (advertising, or other) or post-minded experience could also be suitable.

This is a rare opportunity to step up and own it, or for a more experienced Head of Sales to grow with a young production company looking to do things a little differently.

Salary: a competitive basic and uncapped sales based commission. We are looking to fill this full time position immediately.

Key Responsibilities

• Build relationships with potential new clients and spread the Dirty word as well as managing own existing network of contacts.

• Set up regular meetings and screenings.

• Keep your finger on the pulse creatively, always looking for new collaborations.

• Managing the social media / PR output in conjunction with the partners, including managing relationships with industry press.

• Identifying and executing other PR opportunities.

Experience / Qualifications:

• Proven track record of sales in advertising industry.

• Have an already established network of contacts.

• Broad understanding of commercials production industry.

• A can do attitude and a sense of humor!

Please send CVs and a concise sentence or two about what makes you Dirty to: letsmake@dirtyfilms.uk

In the meantime, take a wander over to www.dirtyfilms.uk and see what we’ve been up to. Thanks for reading!

APRIL

19

Creative Coordinator @ Blinkink

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 30 April 2017

JOB OVERVIEW:

Reporting directly to the Executive Producers, you will be responsible for coordinating creative resource across all pitch presentations. You will actively source new, and maintain existing relationships with, freelance talent and designers. You will work with our exciting roster of directors to help craft job-winning pitch presentations. This is an administrative role requiring an organised, dynamic, creatively-pragmatic person interested in furthering their career in commercial animation production.

ABOUT YOU:

You have an appreciation for, and understand the difference between, all forms of animation. You need a few years experience helping other people solve problems. This really should be inside a commercial production company.

You communicate clearly. You write well. You speak eloquently. You can explain most things to most people, and you’re as comfortable in writing as you are on the phone.

You pay attention to details. As far as you’re concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focussed. You are motivated and driven. You jump at new challenges without waiting to be asked. You take ownership of of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.

Above all, you’ll see this as an exciting opportunity. If that’s you, we look forward to meeting you. 


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your CV as an attachment to jobs@blinkink.co.uk - in the body of your email provide answers to the following 3 questions. Please limit responses to a paragraph each. Don’t worry, your answers will remain confidential:

  • Why animation?

  • What is your favourite film/director/designer/author and why

  • What piece of work has Blink Ink produced in the last 3 years do you find interesting and why

Blinkink: Director-led, craft-focussed, creatively diverse, culturally ambitious, energetic, collaborative, youthful, idiosyncratic, highly-skilled, hands on. In each and every project we endeavour to undertake something new, something different, something unique. A contribution to culture, no matter how modest.

APRIL

10

Head of Content @ Mad Cow Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 08 May 2017

Mad Cow Films are looking for someone to head up their Content Division.

Applicants must have previous working experience in production and sales (with contacts) and able to engage with our Directors, hire where appropriate, plus liaise with our existing and busy production team.

Recent and ongoing clients include Next, Honda (with 360 degree VR), Amex, and Amazon and we are looking to expand our services into this exciting area of work.

Salary dependant on our experience but with basic retainer and performance-related bonus.

Please send CV’s to tiffany@madcowfilms.co.uk

APRIL

10

Camera Operator @ Nash Studio

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 01 May 2017

Nash Studio is a premiere casting space based in the heart of London situated just outside Leicester Square. Nash works with the industries top production companies, directors, casting directors, producers and talent in TV, Film and Commercials.

Job Description:

Nash is currently looking for a tech savvy and enthusiastic individual to be a full time camera operator in our busy London studio.

Requirements:

You are resourceful, comfortable around a video camera, able to multi task, and have a pin-sharp focus. You are always the one who arrives early and when needed finishes late. You are adaptable and quick to learn existing workflows and can think of work arounds if things go wrong. Handling a number of different tasks at the same time is never a problem and you're not one to crack under pressure.

You have experience working a camera, perhaps you're a recent production graduate looking for their first job in the industry? A first hand knowledge of the casting room would be a bonus but if not, a willingness to learn is important. On top of this you have that special ‘something,' the willingness to learn and a commitment to your job. You have an ability to deal with people from all walks of life and people are drawn to your friendly, well presented appearance.

You know your way around a Mac and you are comfortable with Quicktime capturing and Media encoding. A basic ability with iMovie is great but not essential. You are sociable and helpful not only to colleagues, but to all who come your way.

Film and Tv are important to you ( you'll be recording auditions for a lot of it) and you have some understanding/interest in how casting works.

Responsibilities.

Camera Operator

• Recording, Encoding and Uploading casting sessions to various FTP sites.

• Managing mini dv tape back ups of all casting sessions.

• Taking down time codes while recording sessions

• Using Fast Capture and Casting Networks to capture and share casting sessions.

• Liaising with external companies E.g. Production companies, Casting offices, etc.

• Liaising with Studio Administrator to maintain studio supplies E.g. tapes, screens, bulbs, etc..

• Management and maintenance of our casting rooms, tapes and list archive

Skills

• Comfortable using SONY HDV DV Cameras & Bowen Studio Lights.

• Comfortable using encoding software like MPEG Streamclip, Adobe Media Encoder, Sorenson etc...

• Comfortable using Quicktime to capture.

• Comfortable using Sennheiser Boom microphones.

• Experienced MAC user.

• Experience using Fast Capture and Casting Networks to capture and share casting sessions a HUGE bonus but not essential.

Employment Full Time (min 40 hours ). 6 Month contract leading to renewal or permanent.

Apply Please send your CV and a short cover note explaining why you would be the best choice for the role info@nashstudio.co.uk with subject heading: CAMERA OPERATOR 2017 Closing date for applications 1st April 2017

APRIL

10

Junior Editor @ Absolute Post

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 18 April 2017

Absolute Post is an award winning and hard working post production company and we recruiting for a full time Junior Editor. We are looking for a confident and positive professional with a passion for creativity and editorial to join our vibrant team.

The successful candidate will have

  • A min of 1 years experience using Avid Media Composer

  • Knowledge of a wide range of digital camera formats

  • The ability to work well under pressure

  • A good sense of humour!

  • Knowledge of Premier Pro a bonus

The role will involve;

  • Liaising with Producers and clients to manage workloads

  • Client attended editorial sessions

  • Creating EDLs / AAFs and QuickTimes

  • On set editing in the UK and worldwide (you will be shooting abroad on a regular basis!)

If you’d like to apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to jobs@absolutepost.com by Tuesday 18th April.

Unfortunately we will not be able to respond to all applicants - apologies in advance.

APRIL

10

Data Manager @ Spring Studios

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 08 May 2017

Established for 20 years, Spring Studios is a creative agency and photographic studio complex in London and New York, dedicated to high-end creative production for the fashion, luxury and beauty industries. Spring combines expert teams across art direction, stills and moving image, digital design, strategy, PR, casting and artist representation to deliver complete strategic creative solutions for the world’s leading brands. Spring has expanded further with a new studio in Milan.

Job Purpose:

Spring Studios are looking for a Data Manager to join our busy in-house team of editors, VFX artist and colourists.

The Data Manager is responsible for our day-to-day production data and asset management; from shoot rushes throughout the entire post production process, to QC and delivery.

Key responsibilities:

· Preparing drives for in-house and external shoots, and liaising with the DIT on set

· Ingest data to the server. Transcode data as required for the entire post process

· Setting up grading sessions for our in-house Baselight, and render out after the grade

· Maintain the server and archive off to a LTO system as necessary, and retrieve as required

· Day to day data support to the editors, colourists and producers, and working closely with the IT department

· Assisting New Business with client presentations

· Managing FTP / Wiredrive and other file sharing tools

· Communicating with the production team to ensure maximum workflow efficiency and meet
deadlines

· Staying abreast of emerging technologies and developing new workflows accordingly

Qualifications / Experience

· A solid understanding of the data workflow throughout the post process from shoot, editing, grading, online and delivery is essential

· Experience with Baselight and LTOs is essential

· Knowledge of Adobe CC is preferable, Premiere is a must

To be successful in this role you will be:

· Self motivated and extremely organised with an ability to prioritise conflicting task

  • Able to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced environment

· Work closely with the rest of the post team and help to maintain a positive, upbeat and
professional production office

· Pro-active and solution-orientated

Application:

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to hr@springstudios.com, with ‘Data Manager’ in the subject header. Interviews to take place week commencing 17th April, with a view to hire as soon as possible.

APRIL

10

Sales Rep Based in Amsterdam @ Adelphoi Music

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Applications close 01 May 2017

Adelphoi Music is one of Europe's leading music agencies based in the heart of Covent Garden, London. We are looking for an exceptional salesperson to join the team and grow our business in The Netherlands and across Europe.

So what do we do?

We create sonic identities for brands, commision and license music and create sound design for the advertising, broadcast, events and film industries.

Who are we looking for?

An exceptional salesperson with a proven track record and a knowledge of the local market. You’re a passionate and well-read music fan, a natural and driven self-starter, a great communicator, a social butterfly, an organisation guru.

THE ROLE INCLUDES...

• Developing and managing clients, ensuring Adelphoi is their preferred supplier

• Daily sales activity

• Presenting the company and its services to agencies and brands

• Working to ambitious financial and sales targets

• Client hospitality and promotional events

• Detailed sales reporting

KEY FACTORS AND EXPERIENCE

• Proven and relevant track record in sales

• An established book of contacts for people in the local advertising industry

• Evidence of self-starting business activity

• A broad knowledge and understanding of music and how it's made

• Strong presentation and communication skills

• A passion for meeting new people and building relationships

• Project management skills

• Drive, motivation, a hunger for success!

Salary + commission and excellent benefits Full-time, permanent position, based in Amsterdam

Closing date: 1st May 2017 Please send your covering letter and CV to: opportunities@adelphoimusic.com using ‘Sales Rep 2017' as the subject heading.

Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to respond to successful candidates

APRIL

10

Head of Business Development/Directors Rep @ Make Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 08 May 2017

Make Films is an award winning creative film production company - we make branded content, commercials, music videos and movies (including the critically acclaimed Mission to Lars).

We started life 8 years ago in Soho (we’re now in a snazzy roof top studio in Shoreditch) and are in the process of opening an office in New York. Right now we're a small permanent team in London, with a tight knit roster of freelance Producers and Directors.

We are on the hunt for a Head of Business Development / Directors Rep to come on board and work in partnership with the MD and the team to strategise and implement the future plan for the company.

We have a strong base of regular clients but feel there's a lot of areas we could be expanding into and we need an expert to guide the ship and become an integral part of the family.

Applicants must be:

• Sales driven with a proven track record of developing successful client relationships through strong client-facing skills

• Undertake research for new business proposals and presenting to potential new clients

• Manage and consolidate existing clients

• Seek out fresh and exciting leads for each of our directors, whilst nurturing and supporting their development

• Develop and implement sales strategies

• Lead meetings and pitches where appropriate

• PR and Marketing of the company and roster of directors

Alongside a competitive basic salary we’re offering a commission structure based on personal and company performance.

Please send a CV & covering letter to will@makefilms.com.

APRIL

06

Marketing and PR Assistant @ Nexus

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 19 April 2017

Nexus Studios is looking for a proactive, organised person with a passion for communications and imagery to join our independent production company, animation and interactive arts studio. You’ll support PR and marketing activity across a small team, with an emphasis on the smooth co-ordination and timely delivery of materials, continuity of messaging across all platforms, events planning and general administration duties.

Your day will involve anything from crafting newsletters to updating the website and social media, to running annual marketing calendars and organising events. Helping to get great work talked about in the right places will excite you, running multiple PR & Marketing calendars won’t phase you and your passion for creating and curating great social media content will be put to good use as we roll out strategy across all channels.

Key Responsibilities

• Forward plan to collate assets and material required for marketing events and opportunities throughout the year.

• To develop new digital strategies with the team and maintain a compelling online presence through the website and social media platforms

• To research and organize and manage third party promotion strategies for developing and building audiences, and ensure they are in sync with and correlate to social media and email newsletter activity 


• Assist in production of reports, presentations and other communications for internal and external purposes 


• Maintain contacts databases and annual editorial, marketing & events calendars

• Manage general press enquiries

Requirements:

If you’re bursting with ideas for turning communication strategy into tactics and have an appreciation for culture, film, advertising and design, this role could be for you. You’ll also have the majority of these qualities/ skills:

• Articulate with excellent writing, proofing and editing skills

• Articulate with excellent interpersonal skills and
ability to work flexibly with a team

• Superb organisational and administrative skills 


• Demonstrated passion for social media management

• Computer savvy with the ability to update presentations and online marketing channels

• Previous experience in marketing, PR and social media or relevant Bachelor Degree

How to Apply

If you are enthusiastic and dedicated to joining a growing London studio, please send your CV and a brief email saying why you are suited to the role to prodjobs@nexusstudios.com, ref: ‘Marketing and PR Assistant’.

About Nexus Studios

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.

APRIL

05

In House Runner @ Academy Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 13 April 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, music video shoots and recces

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

Creating and sending out reels

Filming casting sessions and providing cutdowns

Visual Research and Treatment Layout

A full clean driving licence is essential.

Previous experience within production companies is preferable.

CVs & cover letters to:

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

APRIL

05

Post Production Producer @ 750mph

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 21 April 2017

750 MPH is one of the UK's leading Audio Post Facilities. We work with numerous advertising agencies, production companies and post houses in the UK, Europe and Internationally.

We are looking for a Post Producer with a minimum of 2 years experience to join our team based in Soho.

*Applicants will have a good knowledge of ScheduAll bookings software and will be responsible for multiple productions across 8 studios.

*Develop client relationships and manage existing ones.

*Responsible for scheduling, budgeting, assisting clients with technical and deadline issues including some crisis management.

*Responsible for final reconciliation on productions, working with accounts to promptly invoice jobs and maintain monthly cash flow.

*Work closely with Head of Production to make sure studios, reception, kitchen and facilities are well maintained.

*Attend Award shows and events as directed to strengthen client relationships.

Candidate should have a clear and pleasant phone manner, be able to work under pressure and have strong attention to detail.

**Salary dependent on experience

Applications close Friday 21st April, please email CVs to jobs@750mph.com

APRIL

04

Executive Assistant @ Stink

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 02 May 2017

About Stink:

Stink is a global network that is proud to work with clients across advertising, entertainment, music and the arts. We collaborate to create film, interactive and original content. We focus on quality and smart production whilst striving to create an inspiring home for talent.

About the Candidate:

We are looking for a strong and experienced executive assistant to provide personal assistance to Stink’s founder and president. We are looking for a confident, organised and responsible person. A confident and clear communicator, with good manners, the utmost discretion dealing with confidential matters on a daily basis, and an ambitious team player who will have a flexible and dedicated approach. Ideal candidate has some production experience or similar and is looking to progress in production.

About the Role:

-Day-to-day diary management

-Booking and managing all aspects of travel - car, flight, hotel

-Setup meetings and conference calls internally, with directors, and with key clients

-Must be familiar with Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendars

-Managing visa applications

-Managing all personal accounts, including air miles accounts

-Occasionally take notes and minutes during meetings

-Keeping email groups, staff sheet, and calendars up to date

-Ad hoc bookings - couriers, restaurants, hotels, etc.

-Assist management team

-Setting up appointments

-Liaising with other key members of team in regards to work, creative, financial and personal matters

-Manage petty cash & credit card statements

If you feel you are experienced in the above tasks and are looking to work in an exciting and challenging production environment, please send your CV to tommaso.albertini@stink.co

APRIL

04

Junior Bookings Co-ordinator @ Production Switchboard

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 01 May 2017

Production Switchboard is one of the industry’s leading diary services and agents representing freelance producers, production managers, production assistants, art directors, make-up artists researchers, storyboard artists and many, many more.

We’re looking for a junior bookings co-ordinator to join our team in Fitzrovia.

Applicants should have a basic knowledge of the film industry and preferably have a couple of years’ experience at entry level, either as a runner or assistant in one of the crew departments. It is essential that applicants have a clear and pleasant telephone manner, be able to work under pressure and have a strong attention to detail.

Although this is a full time position we would consider reduced hours so might appeal to someone with other commitments.

Based in Fitzrovia, we share a jolly office with a group of complimentary companies – Lucky Strike Productions, Amazing Space Locations, The Freelance Directors Company and Alternative View Studios.

Please attach a copy of your CV, along with a letter telling us a little about yourself and why you think you might like to work at Production Switchboard. The position will commence in May 2017.

Please send your application to work@productionswitchboard.com

Applications close 1st May 2017

APRIL

04

Runner @ 750mph

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 02 May 2017

750 mph is looking for full time and freelance runners.

Applicants should be hard-working, personable, dedicated, enthusiastic, willing to learn and interested in a career within the advertising / post production industry.

At the core of the role is client services, studio maintenance, liaising with suppliers and managing petty cash. Long hours and occasional weekend work required.

Previous applicants please do not apply, email jobs@750mph.com including an up-to-date CV and covering letter.

APRIL

03

Freelance Senior Edit Assistant @ Flock Collective

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 01 May 2017

Freelance Senior Edit Assistant

Flock is a new offline editing company specialising in commercials, digital and branded content. We’re looking for freelance senior assistants to join our team. We offer a new way of working in the post-production industry - no fixed edit house, no fixed edit suites. Please contact us to hear more about us and about the way we work.

The successful applicant will be able to be:

-be confident, positive, personable and professional with the ability to smile and work well under pressure

-work with Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere to a high professional standard

-work with a wide range of digital camera formats and their respective file based work-flows

-ingest media from a variety of formats, transcoding from source files where necessary

-create EDLs, AAFs and Quicktimes

-liaise with producers and post houses to design efficient workflows from offline to online

-edit on set in the UK and worldwide

If you wish to apply or for more information please email: arlinda@flockcollective.co.uk

MARCH

30

Producer @ Framestore

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 27 April 2017

Producer @ Framestore Pictures

Framestore Pictures is the production arm of global company Framestore. We are looking for an experienced live action producer to join our growing team. We are a creative dynamic team producing a wide variety of content including: high end television commercials, long form projects, experiential work, emerging technologies and VR experiences.

We are looking for a producer with solid production company experience and as well as agency contacts.

Your role will include but not be restricted to the following:

●Overseeing all aspects of production including budgeting, scheduling and post-production.

●Development of client relationships and new business leads.

●Creatively working with Framestore Picture’s stable of directors, and our agencies and clients, overseeing treatments and creative concepts from the initial pitch through to delivery of projects.

●Creating appropriate and accurate bids (working with creative teams) with an emphasis on creativity to meet budgetary constraints of clients.

●Shoot attendance, both local and international

●Full budget and financial reconciliation and responsibility, working closely with the Framestore finance team.

Skills Required:

●Minimum of 2 years experience working in an established production company as a producer.

●Eagerness to learn and work with emerging technologies

●Positive can do attitude, ability to work within a large global organisation

●Strong talent “black book” and established relationships within the production industry

●Management of freelance production teams

●Knowledge of post production and VFX a distinct advantage

●Possesses critical-thinking, negotiating, and logical reasoning skills, especially under pressure

Good communication skills essential - ability to deal with creative and technical departments within Framestore

Apply HERE

MARCH

29

Office Manager/Runner/Receptionist @ Moxie Pictures

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 26 April 2017

This is a permanent, full-time role for someone looking to be part of our friendly team within an established, yet rapidly developing Production Company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Organising and managing the daily life of the office (opening and locking up, booking couriers, organising taxis, filing invoices, etc.)

• Dealing with suppliers and restocking the office

• Setting up meetings and organising refreshments

• Answering the phones

• Assisting the production team

o Casting cut-downs

o Laying out storyboards

o Preparing shoot bags, etc.

• Assisting the sales team

o Managing directors’ reels

o Visual research & Treatment Layout

o Marketing communication

• Providing basic IT support

REQUIRED SKILLS:

• Proficiency in MS Office, Keynote

• Proficiency in MPEG Streamclip or equivalent software and basic understanding of video formats and codecs

• Basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro X, Premiere or any other video editing software

• Basic knowledge of DSLR cameras and video recording

• Basic IT knowledge

GOOD TO HAVE SKILLS:

• Basic knowledge of Photoshop or other image editing software

• Basic knowledge of InDesign

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

• Creatively-driven, enthusiastic and friendly person with lots of capacity to learn

• Hardworking, organised and with a can-do attitude

• Some experience working in production

• Good to have: experience doing visual research

TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this role, please send any questions or your CV to lauris@moxiepictures.com

All correspondence and enquiries will be treated as highly confidential.

www.moxiepictures.com

MARCH

28

Sales Assistant / Junior Rep @ Bare Films

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 07 April 2017

Bare Films are looking for a Sales Assistant / Junior Rep to assist Head of New Business, Kat Downs. Bare are a very well established, award winning, busy, London based production company and are looking for a sales junior to come in and add to the bottom line, whether its approaching new agencies that we don’t currently work with or finding interesting direct to client opportunities.

We are looking for a positive, personable person with a great outlook to join our very welcoming team.

The ideal candidate should be:

Pro-active, self motivated and have the ability to book and run sales meetings at advertising agencies and direct to client

Confident in cold calling clients

Looking for a career in advertising & sales

Able to multi task and run with multiple projects / assignments at once and manage your time effectively.

Quick thinking and forward thinking.

Social Media savvy

Brimming full of ideas that you will then see through to completion.

Existing agency contacts would be a bonus but not essential. What is important is that you have the drive and the hustle to go out there and create contacts for yourself and bring new business into Bare as well as assisting the current sales team, maintaining the sales database, keeping track of new work our directors have shot and their schedules etc.

You would be expected to keep abreast of the industry publications and key news that relates to our business and then act upon that information accordingly, going in to see the relevant clients associated with the work.

You must want to attend out of hours industry parties and events as part of your job role. Also assist in arranging events for Bare films, screenings, parties, sales trips etc.

Interviews for the role will start 29th March so please send your CV and a note with your suitability for the role to Kat@barefilms.co.uk

MARCH

28

VFX Producer @ Smoke & Mirrors

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 25 April 2017

Producer – VFX

Smoke & Mirrors are looking for a producer to join their creative production department. An opportunity to be part of an inspiring team of people and the chance to take your career forward.

•Minimum 3 years experience in the London VFX scene.

•Essential to have been immersed in the advertising, vfx and creative industries.

•A good knowledge of all CGI platforms and all compositing techniques and to be able to demonstrate this with the body of work you’ve produced.

•You’ll need to be equally as comfortable in suites and overseeing work as you will be in client meetings.

•The desire to be part of the revenue-generating process by developing your own client base, a process you will have already started.

•Team player and motivation skills essesntial.

•Working directly with Creative Production & Head of Content.

•Experience in pitching & bidding.

Salary TBC but will be an improvement on your current position.

Contact: dhead@smoke-mirrors.com

MARCH

24

Researcher @ Hazel May

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 21 April 2017

Overview:

A fantastic opportunity for a film fan with research skills to work within a small, friendly office in Soho.

Company info:

Hazel May is a research, editing and production facility based in Soho that produces research materials and films for some of the biggest advertising agencies in the world. Here’s some links to the sorts of mood films we make and ads we source content for, password HM.

https://vimeo.com/209892115

https://vimeo.com/134834167

https://vimeo.com/202387782

https://vimeo.com/163444043

https://vimeo.com/187358672

Responsibilities:

To assist in the creation of research materials, mood tapes and adverts. Logging and archiving of media. Production of shot lists & other administrative duties.

Job Skills (essential):

The ability to read and interpret scripts, visualise ideas and interpret metaphors.

A good visual memory.

Strong interest in, and knowledge of, the main forms of visual media (advertising, film, music videos).

Good working knowledge of computers and online research techniques.

Job skills (desirable):

Mac literate.

Knowledge of Google docs / word / excel.

Salary according to age and experience.

We are a very busy company, please only apply via email to this address – hazelmayltd@gmail.com - any other submissions will not be considered. Please send over a short paragraph about yourself and your interests as well as any links to any work you may have done that you consider to be relevant.

MARCH

24

Runner @ The Edit Store

  • Location: London
  • Applications close 21 April 2017

This is an ideal opportunity for the right person to get their foot in the door.

Training will be given to the person who has the right aptitude.

Key responsibilities:

-Answering the telephone in a professional manner

-Input/update petty cash spreadsheet on excel

-Dealing with incoming and outgoing deliveries

-Organising couriers/taxis

-Ordering stationary and other stock

-Photocopying / Printing scripts

-Liaise with clients

-Filing and other ad hoc duties

-Making and handing out tea, coffee and lunches

-Handling petty cash float

Candidates can send their CV and cover letter to Amin Amin@editstore.org.