Scripted Division Coordinator – 9 month contract
Deadline to apply: 29th October 2021

Context:

Pulse Films is an award-winning, independent, modern-day studio encompassing the development, production, financing and distribution of cross-platform content for audiences worldwide. Pulse’s “artist first” mantra has allowed the company to build a thriving talent management component to the business that completes its holistic approach to content creation. Headquartered in London with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Berlin and Milan, Pulse was founded by Thomas Benski and Marisa Clifford in 2005.

Our scripted team excels in producing fiction films and television drama that is provocative and redefining in their approach. We work with the world’s leading directors and talent and collaborate with some of the most influential figures in film to create eventful, genre-defying theatrical releases and TV single dramas & drama series.

Role:

This role is to work on behalf of Pulse Films on scripted productions, however it is not a creative development role. Ensuring that the productions run smoothly, by working closely in support of the Chief Operating Officer and Head of Production as well as a central point of contact between internal Pulse teams, production teams, broadcasters, financiers and vendors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth-running of day-to-day processes and information exchange
  • Updates and maintains relevant production, finance and legal trackers
  • Contributes to the refinement and implementation of internal production processes
  • Guides Scripted Department Assistant in navigation of company and production duties
  • Assists Head of Production with talent availability searches and location feasibility research, maintaining up-to-date records
  • Committed to growing understanding of production processes, budgets, schedules and cost reports
  • Manages payment approvals via PMI, ensuring appropriate approvals in place, correct coding and liaising with finance team to help ensure payments are made on time
  • Work under the supervision of the Head of Production to monitor production activity
  • Effectively co-ordinate information exchange between internal departments and external vendors, broadcasters and production teams
  • Provide travel, transport, visas and shipping support for productions, in particular during periods when production teams are not fully on board.
  • Co-ordinate visa and shipping arrangements etc when projects lack full production teams
  • Manage the distribution of production schedules, slate documents, policies and trackers
  • Liaise with production personnel to ensure appropriate production documents and assets are properly delivered and archived
  • Liaise with post-production personnel to ensure deliverables are tracked, recorded and completed
  • Support teams in setting up and maintaining templates, databases and logs.
  • Provide high level administrative support to Scripted team
  • Work with Scripted Department Assistant to ensure team and production documents and assets are safely archived and accessible

Key Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a production environment is essential
  • Minimum 3 years experience at a production company or in feature film or television production
  • Demonstrates initiative, forward-thinking and a responsible attitude
  • Strong ability to manage time and priorities
  • Exceptional organisational and numerical skills
  • Communicates clearly, accurately and effectively
  • Good sense of ownership alongside an understanding when senior approval is required
  • Enthusiasm to learn production processes and industry standards
  • Must have a passion for film and TV and be avid watchers of both
  • Maintains calm and professionalism
  • Develops perseverance to finish tasks to completion
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and PMI
  • Maintain discretion and confidentiality regards production matters including with regard to budgets and talent

REQUIREMENTS

  • Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom