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Prospero Productions
(Company Profile)


Head of Production

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


About Us

Prospero Productions is one of Australia's leading independent documentary production companies. 

We have made quality, multi-award winning documentaries and documentary series for over 25 years.

Visit  www.prospero.com.au to learn more.

The Role

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


Prospero Production has anywhere from 20 - 40 staff / contractors at any given time, and the Head of the Production is generally the ‘go-to’ person for most personnel.
 

Specific duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Contracting projects
  • Contracting personnel
  • Preparing Screen Australia and Screenwest funding Applications
  • Preparing Producer Offset Applications
  • Overseeing all projects in production – budgets, schedules, HR issues, O, H & S, etc.
  • Ensuring all productions are staffed with appropriate personnel
  • Ensuring each production comes in on schedule, on budget and delivers editorially and technically according to the contracts and to the expectations of the executive producers, broadcasters and various investors
  • Reporting on all production progress to the MDs and investors. 
About You

As well as possessing to ability to complete the above tasks, the desired candidate should:

  • Be a great communicator and negotiator
  • Work well in a fast paced, busy environment
  • Be calm under pressure
  • Be strategic
  • Have a strong knowledge of the both the local and global market.
PREVIOUS BROADCAST CREDITS ARE ESSENTIAL.
 
Details

The role is based in Fremantle.


This is permanent contract commencing January 3rd 2018.


To learn more - or to apply - please send your details online, via grapevinejobs in the first instance. We'll be in touch with qualified candidates as soon as we can.

WA - Perth

permanent

production - content

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