Media production co-ordinator (level 4)
Co-ordinate productions using specialist production management skills, knowledge and experience.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to higher national certificate (HNC).
- Typical duration
- 18 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Creative and design
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Booking Co-ordinator
- Junior Booking Producer
- Production Co-ordinator
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Operate within and adhere to agreed organisational policies, standards and procedures, adapting to operational changes as they occur for a production.
- Be responsible for creating and maintaining production documentation and records such as: schedules, scripts, call sheets, technical requisitions, camera sheets, client feedback, review notes cast, and/or crew lists.
- Compile resourcing and progress reports, drawing on information from all relevant departments in line with production requirements.
- Liaise with other departments, acting as first point of contact on the production.
- Provide production personnel with up-to-date information on production activities.
- Monitor the use of production materials, equipment and supplies ensuring these are used effectively.
- Assist with, sourcing or booking crew, contributors, talent or suppliers to meet production requirements crew and suppliers to meet production requirements.
- Manage logistics and/or travel, liaising with other departments when required.
- Monitor and control compliance for the production relating to legal, regulatory, organisational and industry codes of practice.
- Identify and mitigate any risks to the production, escalating issues if necessary.
- Comply with company Health and Safety policies and practices, and complete risk assessments for tasks and work activities within and relevant to, own role.
- Co-ordinate activities and logistics to support the production team.
- Build rapport and collaborate effectively with partners on productions such as cast, crew, and contributors, including chaperones and tutors where appropriate.
- Communicate factually and tactfully with colleagues and clients; resolving problems on productions when required.
- Allocate resources and delegate tasks within the production to meet deadlines.
- Conduct discussions and negotiations in ways which promote good working relationships for example, using positive questioning and active listening, adapting communication methods as required.
- Work in line with agreed workflows, adapting to operational changes as they occur.
- Assist with management of the set, studio or location of the production.
- Accommodate the technical needs of the creative team, including pre and post production.
- Work collaboratively with senior personnel to ensure the final product is delivered to industry standards including technical and legal requirements.
- Assess the project schedule and interpret/relay the priorities to the team.
- Co-ordinate the scheduling of the production in line with organisational requirements.
- Manage the delivery process of materials to clients or external companies, keeping parties informed of progress and change.
- Multitask on simultaneous productions, often for different clients, deciding how to prioritise the work to ensure that all tasks are completed on schedule.
- Take ownership to resolve and/or escalate faults/incidents/problems to the appropriate person, within agreed governance parameters.
- Create and maintain a professional development record to document progress against key competencies and enable effective learning from the workplace.
- Seek out learning and networking opportunities that will be most beneficial to you.
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