Head of Post Production

Sydney,
Australia
Reference: HOPP02122021
Closing date: 6 June 2022
Type: Permanent
Due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Post Production to join our team at the Moore Park and Artarmon Production Centres.

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. Due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Post Production to join our team at the Moore Park and Artarmon Production Centres.

Role Overview

You will be responsible for the day to day and overall strategic development of the Post-Production department. This involves identifying, creating and delivering post-production project opportunities and strategy to deliver both short term and long term growth in this department. You will work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure a high standard of customer service delivery.

This is a full-time role based in Sydney with exposure to a diverse range of exciting projects.

Role Responsibilities

  • Identify and investigate new opportunities for the post-production department
  • Build solid relationships and reputation within the film and TV production, broadcaster, SVOD and post-production community
  • Deliver short and long term business development and growth strategy for the post-production department
  • Manage annual P&L and capex budgets and monthly business post operations reporting
  • Promote the services of the business including Avid and EVS based integrated workflows for deployment in TV and feature film productions
  • Deliver accurate quotes and excellent service delivery in collaboration with the Technology and Engineering teams
  • Schedule resources and ensure technical issues are resolved to meet overall post-production deadlines
  • Work alongside our marketing function to own web, social media and event requirements
  • Manage CRM data for pipeline and forecast reporting, undertake competitor and market intelligence analysis to deliver new post-production opportunities
  • Develop and implement procedures to increase efficiency and profitability
  • Foster a reputation for professionalism and service for yourself and the Company

Experience Profile  

  • Substantial experience in the post production industry with proven track record of delivering results
  • Leadership or business development experience within the post production industry
  • A network of existing client relationships within the post production industry
  • Understanding of production technical workflows

Competencies

  • Change agent – able to identify opportunities for change and driving change
  • Strong & proven leadership skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Business intelligence
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent writing skills, specifically within a bid writing/tender context.
  • Strong numerical literacy, comfortable working with budgets and complex quotations.
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to use Excel to manipulate data both for data analysis, and for presenting the data in other formats.
  • Ability to build motivated and cohesive teams

In return, we will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant, and a chance to work for a global leader in broadcast solutions!

More about us

Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, formed by the coming together of four established broadcast and production houses: Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment. Operating across six countries worldwide, with a team of over 500 people, we’re always on the lookout for great new talent. Our teams come from all walks of life but have one thing in common: a passion for the industry and a dedication to customer service. So, if you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career in broadcast and entertainment, we’d love to talk to you.

Gravity Media is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Visit us at www.gravitymedia.com to see our fantastic team and the amazing work we do!

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