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Production Manager

Production Manager

Contract type: Unscripted
Location: Sydney
Industry: Production - Management
Reference: 3254320

Job description

Great opportunity for a Production Manager (can be fulltime or part time) to work with the production team at Foxtel, supporting them in the local production initiatives across unscripted, internal and scripted slates. The production calendar is full  with a great deal of (mainly unscripted) series in various stages of development and production across the next 12 months and beyond.
The role is very much hands-on and the chosen candidate will be required to work across many different facets of our production work – working with have oversight on  production budgets submitted by  third-party production partners. You will also help organise delivery of productions and internal screenings; advise on new development ideas from a practical physical production perspective; and help organise ad hoc shoots and post, as well as deal with a myriad of requests and queries from different departments across the business.

Ideally you will be  proactive, adaptable and flexible,  a great team player, skilled at managing up as well as down.

  • Initial review & analysis of budgets from external production partners, schedules & cash-flow requirements to present to the Executive Director of Television and Executive Producer
  • Work closely with the Executive Producer regarding all aspects of each production to ensure creative and editorial requirements are met within the budget parameters and to manage any physical production issues as they arise
  • Create budgets and schedules, help manage logistics, for in-house productions
  • Oversee workflows to ensure all deliverables are delivered on time
  • Approve production and talent invoices
  • Maintain the monthly cash-flow spreadsheet, department budget tracker and audit reports as required from time to time