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Picture Co./Full-time/$70,000 to $100,000


Posted 11 Jan 2019

Closes 10 Feb 2019

Picture Co. is hiring an experienced Producer.

We are a boutique production company based in Melbourne, specialising in commercial content and independent film production. In our digital world where the quick, unconsidered image is abundant, we put our heart and soul into every image we capture.

To be successful in this role, you will have a passion for production, know the industry, know the people and know numbers. You will be responsible for the smooth and seamless execution of Picture Co commercial productions, and accountable for all aspects of the production process, from budgeting and expenditure tracking, through to pre-production, casting, production/shoot management and post supervision. You are able to remain calm, focused and maintain your attention to detail under pressure. You are an excellent communicator with a can do attitude who always aims to go above and beyond to get the job done and bring the best out in your crew. You will have a solid professional network in the Melbourne production scene – both clients and freelancers.

Skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years relevant industry experience with a production company or agency
  • Solid professional network in Melbourne
  • Technical knowledge of Australia screen production industry standards/compliance/processes
  • Technical knowledge of broadcast standards for TVC, CAD and Ad stream
  • Experience production managing shoots
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Polished communications skills for both client facing and internal scenarios
  • Strong logistical and problem solving skills to solve situations and keep production on track
  • Ability to find creative solutions to tight budgets
  • Financial acumen, and track record of meeting budget and profitability targets
  • Knowledge of Mac operating systems, and MS Office software
  • Current Australian drivers license

Key Responsibilities:

In your role, you would work across a range of short and long form commercial content projects, and responsibilities would include:

1. Producing

Pre Production Management

  • Scope and budget projects
  • Develop and manage project timelines  
  • Financial negotiation, management and bookings/liaison for crew/cast
  • Safety and Risk assessment and plan development
  • Consultation with Picture Co insurer as required
  • Pre Production meeting booklets, call sheets
  • Pre Production meeting management
  • Australia screen production industry standards / legal requirements – permits / permissions planned for / acquired as required

Production Management

  • Compliance with Australia screen production industry standards, legal requirements – permits / permissions
  • Crew briefings
  • Production kept on schedule
  • Safety plan implementation

Post Production Management

  • Quality control / sign off all outgoing material, including meeting broadcast standards for TVC, CAD and Ad stream where required
  • Financial reconciliation

2. Client/Account Management

  • End to end Client liaison – from brief through to presentation of project assets
  • Develop key documents – quotes, treatments, pre production booklets
  • Invoicing and follow ups

3. Project Management

  • Production planning across all Picture Co commercial projects to meet deadlines
  • Weekly WIP management
  • Maximise outputs from permanent people resources, and identify requirements for freelance resource
  • Financial negotiation, management and bookings/liaison for freelance resource
  • Monthly financial reporting and forecasting

Adhoc Responsibilities:

  • New business development
  • Editing (not essential, but desirable)
  • Creative/script development for direct to brand clients

  • Consultation on key Picture Co initiatives

This Melbourne based role is fulltime with a base salary of $75,000 – $85,000 depending on experience, plus commission on new business sourced.

Please send your CV, cover letter to [email protected] telling us why you think you would be a great fit for Picture Co.


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