Our Production team has a 9 month contract opportunity due to a secondment in the team. We’re searching for a Development Associate Producer – 9 months to facilitate the development workflow from pitch to the commencement of production for all non-scripted programs within Foxtel Networks Australia. This is an exciting area of the business to be part of and you will be able to use your thorough coordination ability, strong stakeholder skills and advanced MS Excel experience to manage data.
Some of the duties:
Research & presentation documents for development
Oversee the organisation of development paperwork, server files and archived pitches.
Attending all channel pitch meetings and taking detailed notes
Updating pitch database and managing the production pitch in-box
Responding to producers as requested by the Development Producer, to advise outcome of the pitch process
Assisting the Development Producer with setting up and co-ordinating development workshops and attending to take notes
Managing all development deliverables, including sizzle reels, casting shortlists, etc.
Managing and updating the development checklist across all shows
Assisting the EPs with casting documents & presentations during early pre- production
Maintaining and updating the FNA Genre sheets
Researching development topics as needed
Tertiary qualifications preferred
At least 3 years TV production experience essential
Good knowledge of production process including the different disciplines required for all types of production
Systems: Excel – Intermediate/Intermediate, Word – Intermediate, Outlook – Intermediate, PowerPoint – Intermediate
Exceptional organisational skills
Logical and lateral thinking with a good understanding of accounting principles
Discretion and confidentiality of budget sensitive knowledge
Fantastic interpersonal skills including diplomacy, tact and sensitivity to creative team members, upper management and outside suppliers such as production companies and talent agencies
What’s in it for you?
We have a benefits program with something for everyone. But we’re in the entertainment business and we connect Australians to all the stories they love, so what would a Foxtel benefits program be without a free Foxtel subscription and discounted broadband!
Above all, we love entertainment and, if you do too, you’ll love working with us. So if you’re excited about this opportunity, please click ‘Apply now’.
Applications close: 5 March 2018