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Head Of Post Production

Location: New South Wales
Date Posted: 31/08/2017
Category: None    
Job Type: Full-Time
Close Date: Sep, 30 2017


FremantleMedia Australia (FMA) is one of the market leaders in the creation and production of entertainment brands. FMA produces some of the country’s most viewed, most talked about and most respected programs across various genres - entertainment, drama, factual and reality. FMA is also a market leader in the creation and production of digital media content.

FMA is currently seeking a Head of Post Production to lead their post-production team. The successful candidate will possess both solid and broad experience working in a post-production facility or department in a senior managerial capacity with multiple direct reports. This position reports to the Director of Programming.

The candidate should have a strong knowledge and experience in relation to editing hardware and software, end to end workflows, digital asset management, distribution and related technical knowledge. The candidate will have had responsibility for team management with performance and development of staff including setting and assessing annual objectives.

The main duties for this position will include planning, budgeting and implementation of post-production workflows, projections for capital expenditure, asset management and annual departmental budgeting & reporting. You will be responsible for technical evaluation, equipment and stock purchasing plus advise on studio & location technical requirements.

In addition to assisting in selection and recruitment of casual roles for individual productions, you will oversee and manage a team of full-time staff including; Edit Assistants, Online Operators, Media Services, Engineering, Technical Operations and Facilities. Other duties include project budgeting and quoting and liaison with external providers. On occasions, you will Post Supervise projects.

To be successful in securing this role the candidate should possess strong team leadership skills coupled with excellent interpersonal and high level communication skills. The right candidate will possess high level organisational skills and an ability to function in high pressure situations. You should have superior project management skills including the ability to deliver projects on time and on budget. Additionally, you will be experienced in budgeting, planning and have resource management skills.

If you believe you’ve got what it takes to take on this challenging and extremely rewarding position, please email your application including a CV and cover letter to

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