Job Details

Job title
Production Management
South East 
Postcode of work
Closing date
29 May 2022 
Experience required
Working days
5 day week 
Additional days
Date posted
09 May 2022

Purpose of role

This is a key role in the School’s Production Support Team, working under the direction of the School’s Head of Production to schedule and budget a wide range of production activities across the NFTS. Including supporting the management of student productions and curriculum workshops by providing accurate and timely support to students, tutors and other members of the Production Support team.
Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Working with the Head of Production to assist in all duties to ensure the smooth running and efficient operation of systems to enable delivery of student productions and workshops including:
Managing the Production Support pages of the School’s intranet (Workplace) to ensure students, tutors and curriculum teams have access to up to date and correct documentation


Booking and contracting crew and technical staff – negotiating rates and ensuring all necessary production paperwork is in place including Risk Assessments, contracts and insurance documentation where applicable


Support students in the preparation and presentation of budgets for productions – advising on efficient methods of production to ensure cost effectiveness and best use of funds


Work with the School’s Production Safety Manager to support students on the preparation of Risk Assessments


Working with students to ensure budgeted expenditure is monitored and productions remain on budget


Dealing with staff and student queries and requests for assistance on graduation film and workshop projects.


Working with department HoDs, advise students in relation to clearance of music and archive for use in student films, ensuring correct paperwork is issued and signatures obtained to assist in closedown of productions and final delivery paperwork


Work with the Head of Production and support the Production Support Assistant to ensure shooting spaces including the Stages are used to maximum capacity and efficiency – manage the stage ensuring any health and safety issues are addressed, liaise with facilities to ensure any servicing of equipment is carried out when needed and ensure shooting spaces and stages are kept clear and tidy at the end of each shoot and before next shoot starts


Dealing with insurance claims arising from loss or damage to production equipment and to 3rd party claims on the production.


Liaise with NFTS insurers regarding any notifications for specific insurance requirements such as vehicle drivers, foreign travel etc
Support the Production Support Assistant in the management of systems for Health and Safety, vehicle bookings, the management of the Location Store and general administration duties.
Any other reasonable duties as required.
Person Specification 


Previous experience in film or TV production
Previous experience helping to manage budgets, schedules and risk assessments
Excellent organisational skills including the ability to work to tight deadlines
Close attention to detail
Numeracy and analytical skills
Strong IT skills, in particular excel
Ability to work as a member of a team and to show initiative
Interest in management of productions – in particular clearances, cost management, H&S, crewing, insurance, contracts
Good oral and written communication skills



Understanding or experience of overseas productions
Supporting new crew and/or students


For further information about this role and information on how to apply please visit
The closing date for applications will be Sunday 29 th May.