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We are looking for a freelance Junior Project Manager to join our Midwest Team at our offices in Pinewood Studio Wales in Cardiff.

Duration: 1st August (or as close to) until 31st October 2016 with the possibility of extension depending onbusiness needs.

Rate of pay: £10 per hour
Reporting to: Head of Casting, Wales and the South West
Based at: Pinewood Studios Wales, Wentloog Avenue, Cardiff CF3 2GH
**YOU MUST BE A DRIVER WITH YOUR OWN CAR TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION AS OUR OFFICE IN WENTLOOG IS NOT ACCESSIBLE VIA PUBLIC TRANSPORT**
Working hours: our office hours are 9am- 6pm. However, you will be required to work possible early hours and evening work depending on the demands of the productions you are working on.
Job summary: to organise supporting artists for TV, Film and Commercial productions shooting in Wales and the South West.

Main Responsibilities

  • Communicating with the production contacts regarding their supporting artist requirements.
  • Sourcing artists (using our database and other recruitment techniques) to fulfil the production’s requirements.
  • Daily delivery of Lookbooks of suitable artists to match the requirements of the production.
  • Booking artists and coordinating their shoot location, costume and travel arrangements.
  • Communicating with artists – LOTS OF TELEPHONE AND EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE WITH SUPPORTING ARTISTS
  • Negotiation of rates and buyouts where appropriate

Essential experience

  • Experience working within a professional Film, TV or Commercial production environment as a Coordinator/ Researcher or similar level.
  • Coordinating large groups of people and handling multiple projects at one time.
  • Excellent software and internet skills with the ability to learn new database skills quickly.
  • Financial proficiency.

Desirable

  • Casting experience.
  • Experience of researching and implementing ways of recruiting large groups of people for a project.
  • The ability to communicate in the welsh language.

Key characteristics:

  • Excellent phone manner
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Consistent professional demeanour
  • Confident and upbeat
  • Full of initiative
  • Resilient and cool under pressure, ‘no problem’ attitude
  • Confident working autonomously as well as in a small team
  • Ability to cope well under pressure and work at a fast pace

Please email a CV and brief cover letter explaining why you would like this position and why you think you’re suitable to: Vicki Sutton, vicki@maddogcasting.com

Deadline for applications: Friday 22nd July Interviews: week commencing 25th July

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