TFS is looking to hire a new Post Producer to work closely with Head of Production Cherri Arpino and Head of Picture Stuart Bryce

20.10.2021
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JOB TITLE: Post Producer

DEPARTMENT: Production & Sales

LOCATION: Twickenham Studios

REPORTS TO: Head of Production

CREATED/REVISED: October 2021

Department Overview:

Twickenham Studios based in leafy St. Margarets has a rich and successful heritage, founded in 1913. From Script to Screen – Twickenham Film Studios have been producing films for over 100 years. A home for filmmakers, as well as being a centre for latest innovation and technology across all our offerings.

Recently acquired and operated by Time+Space Studios, Twickenham studios is known for being one of Britain’s leading production and post-production facilities. Offering Oscar winning Sound, Stages and Picture post-production across Film and TV projects for International and US high profile Film Studios as well as Independent Films and all key Streaming platforms.

Multimillion pound investments in 2020 and 2021 on the existing site, buildings, infrastructure and technology mean Twickenham Studios is able to expand and increase our world class facilities, cutting edge technology and award-winning talent to all of our clients worldwide.

Primary Purpose of the Job: 

The Post Producer responsible for managing our most high profile productions through the facility. Being the conduit for all communication throughout the facility bringing together all the specialists and talent from other departments to deliver both feature films and high end episodic television to the highest standard.

The candidate will have excellent technical knowledge of both production and post production workflows and have an excellent understanding of delivery standards and procedures. The Post Producer will have excellent communication and client handling skills with a drive for excellence and for delivering an exemplary level of service. This role is the main point of contact for our highest profile clients and must be polite, articulate, prompt with communication, calm, professional and proactive with problem-solving.

The Post Producer needs to be a merticulous with recording information with an eye for detail to ensure our facility resources are well utilized whilst ensuring our client billing is accurate. The ideal candidate would be someone with an already established profile within the post production industry as a reliable and successful Post Producer or D.I Producer who is looking to ensure our facility is forward thinking, innovative and the industry leader in post production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project manage feature films and episodic television. Develop a full overview of the entire production pipeline, understanding these areas and utilising specialist team members to execute the work required.
  • Contribute to an effective project management team that is fully integrated and highly collaborative with artists, operations and technical services.
  • Understand and manage all requirements around deliverables, co-ordinate workflow solutions and generate effective but flexible schedules and provide detailed cost and billing analysis for each production.
  • Proactively drive and motivate a team of artists in day to day operations to deliver results.
  • Build and maintain sustaining relationships with clients at all levels and actively assist in the sales process, winning repeat business and taking part in any resolution of issues. Set expectations for and actively drive exemplary Client Experience throughout the building and the business.
  • A key contributor to the quoting process whilst being accountable for project profitability through timely billing activities and full post production resource utilisation.
  • Actively communicate, document and maintain processes and procedures aligned to workflow and business process along with the occasional business / project plans aligned to business strategies.
  • Contribute to the bidding process while being accountable for project profitability through timely billing and full and efficient resource utilization. Articulate, document and maintain processes and procedures aligned to workflow and business process.

Skills Required:

  • 5+ years experience working in a Post Production environment, detailed knowledge of DI, audio, mastering and deliverables.
  • A track record as a Senior Post Producer / Project Manager on Studio Level Features and high end TV Drama.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of feature film and episodic television Post Production processes and industry standard deliverables.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain sustaining relationships with clients at all levels. This includes excellent client handling skills, established relationships along with experience in generating new business from existing and new clients.
  • In general, strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills, ability to work on own initiative and proactively handle day to day client services issues, escalating and resolving these where appropriate
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interface with talent and clients regularly and maintain excellent working relationships.
  • Excellent client relation skills and professional profile within the industry
  • To be a team builder and works efficiently as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise and have excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in difficult situations
  • Flexibility around normal working hours, to include evenings and weekends as required
  • A logical and fast approach to problem solving
  • Precise attention to detail
  • Resilient, tenacious, flexible, diplomatic, committed with strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to get involved
  • Numerate with good basic level maths, able to remain accurate under stress
  • Computer Literate and experienced using computer packages
  • Familiarity with Conditions of Service, Contract of Employment, Health and Safety and their impact on staff.
  • Understands the importance of Twickenham Film Studios values, policies, procedures and guidelines, including Health & Safety guidelines

Applications via email to be made to vacancies@twickenhamfilmstudios.com. Please send your CV and cover letter. The deadline for interested applicants is Friday 29th October.

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