We have a vacancy in our Melbourne office for a Floor Manager. The Floor Manager ensures all equipment and resources required for the show are on the studio floor and are functional and prepped as required. They are in the studio; there they work closely with Director who is in the control room. They pass information on to Studio Hosts and Autocue Operator during show and relay the message back to the director. They ensure Studio Hosts and guest meet their cues and the program runs smoothly.
The role responsibilities include but limited to:
Assist with production planning and consulting on logistics.
Ensure equipment and resources required for the record are adequate and functioning.
Ensuring communication lines are open and effectively relaying information between the control room, floor staff and the talent.
Ensuring the recording of the show is as per the run down and the direction of the director on the day, this includes providing cues and information to talent and relaying any relevant off camera action to director.
Preparing and maintaining control of the audience throughout the show.
Overseeing safety issues on the floor.
In outside broadcasts; liaising with venue staff, organizing talent, etc.
The successful applicant will:
have extensive experience in working for Television both studio and outside broadcast;
have proven floor management and crew co-ordination skills;
be a highly organised and confident individual with excellent interpersonal skills.
have excellent self and time management skills with attention to detail.
be an excellent communicator with ability to communicate with wide range of talent and staff;
have the ability to work under pressure and deal with difficult situation calmly;
have ability to take direction, and work collaboratively with colleagues;
have good knowledge of OH&S standards and requirements;
Computer skills – MS Word, Excel and ScheduALL would be advantageous.
be required to work on 24/7 rotating shift, including weekends;
have Current Driver’s License
If you are interested in applying for this position and possess the necessary skills and attitude, please apply with a cover letter.
Applications close on 7th September 2018.