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