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.

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.

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.

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.

Desirable but not Essential Skills: Read, write and speak Welsh