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ATP Production Coordinator

  • Gravity Media
  • Watford, UK
  • 14/01/2022
Full time Producer / Production

Job Description

THE FORCE OF GRAVITY

Gravity Media exists to create world-class content that inspires and excites. Our 500 people serve clients in all markets, from sport and media to news and entertainment, working all over the world from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar. We are driven by client service excellence. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise and efficient delivery.

OUR BRAND PROMISE

We use the collective power of our people and resources to capture, craft and create – putting our clients at the centre of our universe. We are expert, innovative and reliable; a guiding force in a complex world. It’s what we bring together that sets us apart.

JOB PURPOSE

Based out of our outside broadcast office in Watford, you will be part of the established Production Management Team working specifically on the ATP 1000 Masters Series. Your role will involve supporting one of the two ATP Production Managers on five out of the ten Tournaments. You will work closely alongside the Production Coordinator and Production Manager who look after the other five Tournaments of the Series.

It is a primarily office-based role; however, you will be required to travel to five Tournaments Internationally each year in the USA, Europe and Asia. The duration of our schedule at each Tournament is between 2-3 weeks and you would be required to work every day during this time for long hours as a primary contact onsite for all stakeholders.

Please note, Gravity Media is following government guidance regarding working from home during the pandemic. However, it is not possible to guarantee working from home permanently for those unable to commute, therefore it is essential you can commute to Watford when required.

Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Helping the Production Manager to crew large broadcast events. Issuing crew contracts and processing the necessary crew invoices for payment.
  • Coordination of crew visas, accreditation, petty cash/per diems, flights, travel requirements etc
  • Keeping up to date with current travel requirements/ restrictions
  • Tracking and reporting all costs to Production Manager
  • Dealing directly with third party suppliers and clients as required
  • Creating & issuing callsheets and schedules
  • Managing a large broadcast crew onsite

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstration of previous experience of some of the duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description.
  • Previous experience as a Production Coordinator, or as a Production Assistant for 1-2 years in TV.
  • Solid planning and organisational skill.
  • Attention to detail and working to set deadlines Interpersonal skills to manage dealing with crews of up to 110 people

Desirable (but not essential)

  • Knowledge of outside broadcast production an advantage
  • Previous experience working with large crews and on location