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 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.

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


production - content