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Production Coordinator/Manager

Real SFX are hiring a Production Manager / Co-ordinator to join the team in Cardiff. A Production Manager / Co-ordinator responsible for the administration, organisation and secretarial work in Production. While duties vary from production to production, the work includes:


  • running the production office on a daily basis; 
  • organising/managing crew; 
  • breaking down scripts; 
  • purchasing equipment and supplies; 
  • dealing with travel and accommodation bookings; 
  • sorting out enquiries and other paperwork; 
  • attending production meetings; 
  • typing and distributing call sheets; 
  • dealing with accounts, budgeting and expenses; with xero knowledge 
  • creating quotes for each job; 
  • working closely with Producers & Exec. Producers on production; 
  • setting up relevant insurance cover and helping with visas for crew; 
  • maintaining the company’s fleet of vans by insuring and taxing annually; 
  • delegating work to other members of staff.


Essential Skills:


  • full UK Driving license; 
  • Xero 
  • positive attitude and strong work ethic; 
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • the ability to work effectively as part of a team and alone; 
  • stamina, persistence, enthusiasm, motivation and a proactive manner; 
  • the ability to remain calm and level-headed under pressure; 
  • initiative, flexibility, adaptability, common sense and problem-solving skills; 
  • administrative and organisational skills; 
  • a good level of numeracy and accurate word-processing skills; 
  • the ability to prioritise and cope with last-minute changes (e.g. to scripts) while under pressure. 
  • highly organized with excellent scheduling and task management skills; 
  • demonstrated project management experience with the ability to problem solve effectively in a fast paced environment; 
  • minimum 2-5 years of experience within the industry; 
  • strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Mac computers; 
  • we look for proactive and personable team players. 


The duties and responsibilities outlined in this posting should not be considered as all-­‐ inclusive. Additional functions or requirements may be assigned by management as deemed appropriate.


Desirable but not Essential Skills:


  • Read, write and speak Welsh


Please submit your CV along with a covering letter to our recruitment manager (carmela@realsfx.com) for review. If your background and experience fit with the requirements of the positions offered, you will be contacted for interview when a position becomes available.




Ready to start a project or really curious about our effects? Let’s talk about your idea. We like to come prepared for our first conversation, so for starters, please fill out our enquiry form in as much detail as possible.



REAL SFX (Cardiff)
Rear of ATS
Ipswich Road
(t) 029 2034 2690
(e) info@realsfx.com
Pinewood Studios Wales
Room W001
Wentloog Avenue
Cardiff CF3 2GH
(t) 02921 304100
(e) info@realsfx.com
REAL SFX (Manchester)
(t) 0161 359 3775