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new job post Programme Executive - Games & Digital Media

Employer: Creative England
Location: Birmingham

Programme Executive required to work closely with Creative England's Head of Games & Digital Media to help deliver programmes of support to the games and digital media sector.

Key responsibilities include:
- Leading on the planning of how wider programmes are delivered before handing over to the Project Manager and Project Coordinator for implementation;
- Preparing annual plans, liaising with the Project Manager to set schedules and budgets for agreed activity;
- In collaboration with the Head of Games, designing and delivering Creative England's services to the Games and Digital Media sector;
- Managing client relationships with employers in the sector and trade associations.

Key attributes for candidates include:
- Significant experience in a similar role within the games and digital sector;
- Proven track record of establishing contacts within the games industry;
- Good working knowledge of the games & digital sector;
- An awareness of industry trends and the implications for businesses within the sector.

Salary: £30k
Deadline: 1 December 2014

Apply / More Details [PDF]: Creative England >>


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Other TV & Media Jobs


new job post Sound Assistant (Freelance)

Employer: BBC, Borehamwood
Freelance opportunities for Sound Assistants to work within BBC Studio and Post Production.
Key responsibilities include:
- Operating sound equipment such as booms and fishing rods;
- Setting up and rigging / fault chasing where necessary, the whole range of sound equipment used in studios, or on locations;
- Selecting and placing microphones as required and to the direction of the Sound Supervisor;
- Interpreting the Sound Supervisors' plans in terms of efficient deployment of staff and facilities, providing focus and team leadership to the sound operation.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Experience in working within a multi camera operation and a proven sound background;
- Excellent communication and presentation skills and the knowledge required to forge strong, cross-functional working relationships;
- The aptitude for working within a creative environment.
Deadline: 23 November 2014
Apply / More Details: BBC >>

new job post Senior Producer, Sky Creative

Employer: Sky, London
Senior Producer with a background in line-producing at a senior level in broadcast TV and substantial experience in short form promo and commercial production is required to join the team at Sky Creative.
Key responsibilities include:
- Taking the lead on specific shoot projects, scoping out effective production solutions to ensure assets are delivered on time and within budget;
- Performing a line producer role on larger productions when required;
- Playing a key role in the forward planning and allocation of workload by ensuring resources are allocated appropriately and projects are adequately supported;
- Managing and improving production workflows and giving guidance and advice to other production staff and freelance producers;
- Negotiating the best deals for Sky throughout the production process, whilst maintaining quality of work.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Demonstrable production and broadcast technology experience - knowledge of formats, cameras, lighting, studio and location equipment as well as media management and post production workflow including VFX and audio;
- Demonstrable skills and knowledge gained from high level talent negotiation;
- Project management and budgeting skills;
- Substantial production and post-production knowledge gained in a broadcast media, agency or production company background or equivalent.
Deadline: 27 November 2014
Apply / More Details: Sky >>

new job post Picture Editor, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine

Employer: News UK, London
The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Britain's best-selling monthly holiday title, is seeking a Picture Editor.
Key responsibilities include:
- Commissioning and organising shoots around the world;
- Picture researching sometimes obscure destinations;
- Managing tight budgets (and deadlines) and negotiating with agents, libraries and travel companies;
- Generating ideas and thinking creatively across the brand and working closely with Art Director and Editor to create a strong visual identity for the magazine.

Photography is key to the magazine's success, so candidates will need to have experience to lead the title's look from day one. But, because the picture desk is a team of one, the successful candidate will also be happy performing the more mundane day-to-day tasks of a magazine picture desk.
Deadline: 25 November 2014
Apply / More Details: News UK >>

Casting and Contracts Assistant

Employer: ITV, Salford
The Casting/Contracts department of ITV Studios requires an Assistant to join its team based at Trafford Wharf Road studios in Salford.
Key responsibilities include:
- Supporting and working alongside the Coronation Street casting team as well as the contracts team that manages and generates contracts across the whole ITV Studios output;
- Dealing with artists and their agents on a daily basis, including setting up interviews and auditions and processing artists' contracts whilst helping to manage the administration and paperwork relating to those processes;
- Dealing with various production and managerial personnel at all levels of seniority.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A demonstrable interest in TV production and TV Drama is required, along with experience working in an administrative role;
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy is essential, as is absolute discretion with regard to the sensitive information held by the department;
- First class communication skills, both oral and written, are essential.
Deadline: 17 November 2014
Apply / More Details: ITV >>

Production Manager, Film

Employer: NBCUniversal, London
Production Manager required to provide proactive production and administration support to the Programming Director and the extended A&R team as required.
Key responsibilities include:
- Supporting Production Executive with the production on all in-house and third-party managed titles;
- Working closely with legal to ensure relevant clearance process is adhered to on all productions;
- Maintaining excellent working relationships with talent, artists, managements, agents, together with all production personnel throughout the production process and beyond;
- Analysing production budgets across all genres (feature film, documentaries, live events and TV productions) to review cost reports and interrogate any variances;
- Negotiating the best rates throughout a production with all third party suppliers and freelancers.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Significant experience on multiple production titles accredited at minimum Production Coordinator level;
- Excellent and thorough production budget knowledge - ability to draft and interrogate various formats;
- Strong knowledge and practical application of Health & Safety governance on productions, including relevant training, eg: First Aid certificate;
- Knowledge and experience of licensing music and archive for inclusion in a film/programme;
- Excellent organisational skills with demonstrable experience of managing multiple projects.
Apply / More Details: NBCUniversal >>

Line Producer

Employer: Red Bull Media House, Salzburg, Austria
Line Producer required to oversee all productions and deliveries coming from the Feature Film Department.
Key responsibilities include:
- Working in close collaboration with the Producer to deliver the highest production values - obtaining the best crew, using the best camera techniques, successful castings and location scouts, etc. - all whilst staying within the approved budget;
- Being in close contact with the marketing, distribution, legal and technical operation departments to ensure a constant information exchange about all films in production between all departments;
- Creating several cycles of budgets per film, receiving and evaluating quotes from vendors and choosing the right crew and specialists for each film;
- Creating a timeline for entire film projects according to business standards and the requirements of the film project itself, and ensuring that the production deadlines and delivery schedules are met.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Several years' experience as a Line Producer on feature length projects, with a focus on high production value, factual feature-length films as well as fictional productions;
- Experience with relevant software and tools like Movie Magic and others;
- Ability to work independently and being self-dependent;
- Ability to work within a corporate context.
Apply / More Details: Red Bull >>

Receptionist, Monkey Kingdom

Employer: NBCUniversal, London
Receptionist required - on an 11-month FTC - to ensure the smooth running of the reception area of Monkey Kingdom, producers of Made In Chelsea.
Key responsibilities include:
- Ensuring reception, kitchen, toilets and communal areas are tidy;
- Highlighting maintenance issues within the office;
- Distribution of post, booking of taxis and couriers;
- Keeping track of recorded delivery items and franking post;
- Responding to speculative job applications and uploading / filing CVs on the Talent Manager website.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Being reliable and organised;
- Able to complete every task efficiently and quickly;
- Excellent attention to detail;
- Ability to use common sense and initiative at all times.
Apply / More Details: NBCUniversal >>

Designer, Digital Products, Games

Employer: Disney, Hammersmith, London
Disney Interactive EMEA is looking to recruit a creative and experienced Game Designer with extensive casual and mid-core games experience.
Key responsibilities include:
- Working across a variety of casual, mid-core, games across touch, web and mobile platforms;
- Assuming responsibility for and leading the game design for a portfolio and slate of games on mobile and desktop compatible browsers, mobile OS apps, and other connected devices;
- Helping to deliver best of breed digital content that delights and engages the Disney audience whilst ensuring that all games are delivered to defined and expected quality metrics.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Significant experience in a designer role working with international brands;
- Track record of designing games including some combination of casual, mobile, online, social and console games from concept through to release;
- An impressive knowledge of the video game industry and current trends;
- Professional design experience on multiple shipped mobile, commercial titles.
Apply / More Details: Disney >>

Editorial Administrator, Observer Magazine and Observer Food Monthly

Employer: Guardian News & Media, London
Editorial Administrator required to provide efficient administrative support for the editorial teams on Observer Magazine and Observer Food Monthly on nine-month fixed term contract.
Key responsibilities include:
- Processing payments and expenses for Observer Magazine and Observer Food Monthly and dealing with the contributors involved;
- Booking travel and accommodation for writers;
- Managing work experience students;
- Distributing post, archiving magazines and general administration on an ad hoc basis;
- Assisting with commissioning features and fixing interviews.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Proven relevant administration experience;
- Experience of dealing, in person and over the telephone, with people of all levels of seniority;
- Experience of arranging and coordinating travel itineraries;
- Experience of processing invoices and making payments;
- Knowledge of the commissioning process would be an advantage;
- Demonstrable enthusiasm for and interest in print and digital journalism.
Deadline: 23 November 2014
Apply / More Details: Guardian News & Media >>

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PRODUCTION / DEVELOPMENT FREELANCERS WANTED

We're looking for experienced production and/or development freelancers with a proven track record and experience in producing and, er, developing content for 'traditional' and 'new' media broadcast platforms.

You should have a keen eye for spotting quality, innovative ideas and formats and an in-depth market knowledge of one or a number of content genres being broadcast in the UK or internationally.

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Content and Media GENRES

Genres include:
*  Comedy and Entertainment;
*  Daytime;
*  Documentary;
*  Drama;
*  Education / Youth / Childrens;
*  Factual Entertainment;
*  Features;
*  Film - feature-length and short form;
*  News & Current Affairs;
*  Specialist Factual;
*  Music;
*  Gaming

Strong, personable writing and communication skills required for critiquing and fine-tuning proposals.

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