We’re hiring a Production Coordinator!


CTS is looking for an Production Coordinator with at least 2-3 years experience in television or film production, or a similar role involving high levels of coordination and organisation. Their role will be to support all the company’s activities, and in particular to ensure the delivery of Random Acts, a series of short films for Channel 4, made by filmmakers aged 16-24. The Production Coordinator will also work on the company’s on-going slate of corporate, educational and heritage projects.

Start date: 09/10/2017

Salary: £23-25k PA pro-rata

Hours: Full-time


  • Assisting the Random Acts project manager on all aspects of the project
  • Liaising with Random Acts mentoring producers and young filmmakers from pre-production to delivery of active film projects: communicating key info, deadlines and ensuring successful delivery of final projects
  • Communicating with Network Centres and Key Partners, keeping key stakeholders informed of project progression
  • Assisting in the marketing of the Random Acts opportunity to creative young people aged 16-24 across the South West region, using a variety of outreach methods and promotional materials
  • Supporting the delivery of a programme of short training courses and residentials
  • Maintaining production paperwork, including all deliverables and music and copyright clearances
  • Occasional production support for active Random Acts film projects, from kit hire to location scouting
  • Assisting CTS Producers on other projects

Essential Skills

  • Great organisational and communication skills, including strong written English
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be proactive
  • Experience of what is involved in co-ordinating shootsand productions in the UK, including understanding / managing essential paperwork
  • Understanding of the post production workflow and broadcast deliverables
  • Experience in marketing, from social media promotion and creating WordPress content to email outreach
  • Good record keeping skills and the ability to manage a number of live projects at one time
  • Excellent time management and understanding of the importance of delivering on time and on budget
  • Demonstrable understanding of Equal Opportunities and diversity issues
  • Attention to detail

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and risk assessments
  • Knowledge of music copyright issues and managing talent
  • Experience of working with young people
  • Basic creative and design skills, e.g. Photoshop


  • The role will involve working with young people, so appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS check
  • This is an ideal job for a Production Co-ordinator who wishes to build their experience and progress towards Production Manager or Producer.

Deadline: Friday September 22nd at 5pm

Interviews: Wednesday September 27th

Application letters and CV to jeremy@callingtheshots.co.uk