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Production Coordinator & Researcher – Weekly Features

Do you have production coordination experience and can research and develop a production from concept to finished product? Do you also have a passion for cycling? 

As Production Coordinator & Researcher, you will be responsible for all the organisational, scheduling and administrative aspects of a weekly show’s production from pre to post production, including the management of the shoot in the studio and on location. 

You will work with our weekly features team across all Play Sports Network (PSN) commercial, editorial, digital promotions and multimedia campaigns. You will also assist the PSN Producers, Content Managers and Filmmakers to interpret and realise the  weekly shows creative vision, financially and logistically. This will include preparing and updating production schedules or script breakdowns to confirm that sufficient time has been allocated for all aspects of the production process, and check the budget and schedule.

The position is based in our Bath office in the UK, but may require you to travel to shoot locations in the UK and abroad. You must have a full UK drivers license and the ability to work in the UK and EU. You will need a full UK drivers license and the right to work in the UK and the EU.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with the Producer and senior production staff
  • Planning, researching and scheduling multiple shoots with a planning cycle.
  • Researching and developing production features
  • Managing more complex shoots on location
  • Drawing up a production schedule
  • Negotiating costs with suppliers
  • Hiring crew and contractors
  • Approving bookings of resources, locations, equipment and supplies
  • Arranging permissions and risk assessments
  • Influencing team members, filmmakers and other contributors to the weekly features to keep the weekly shows running on time
  • Represent the company on location shoots, and develop rapport with locals and businesses where required

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Understand and have experience of the technical processes involved in video production, including camera, lighting, sound and editing
  • Know how and experience of ensuring that all necessary licences and clearances have been obtained for a production
  • Have up-to-date working knowledge of relevant UK union and/or broadcaster regulations and agreements, e.g. Pact/Equity, Pact/Musicians Union, Pact/BECTU
  • Know how to access information about, and comply with, corresponding regulations and agreements in other countries
  • Be able to work effectively, and with diplomacy and sensitivity, with all members of the production team, with presenters, other contributors, and members of the public
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Experience in online video is desirable, but not essential

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