Floor Manager

18 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a keen interest in TV production?

Are you looking for a new, exciting opportunity within a TV company to start your career in Television and Production?

If yes then we would like to speak to you!

I am currently recruiting for a Floor Manager to join a busy, creative team ASAP on a temporary to permanent basis!

You will be required to work between 5.30am & 1am with a range of early and late shifts based on a 11.5 hour day. The shift patterns are based on a 7day working fortnight on 40 hours a week to support the requirements of the production department and shows.

What will my day to day duties consist of?

- To ensure the safe running of the studio floor during all live and pre-recorded output.
- Help run the Studio Floor during delegated live shows in conjunction with all relevant TV ops departments.
- Work closely with Sets and Props and assistant to set up large props and furniture for live shows.
- Prep and de-prep all products and demos required for live and pre-recorded shows.
- Be responsible for all guests and model management within delegated live and pre-recorded hours
- To prepare product, demonstration and risk assessments for shows.
- Work closely with Set Dresser to ensure product and set look visually impactful on camera.
- Within daily production meetings liaise with all relevant TV staff regarding the various requirements for shows.
- Provide technical assistance within allocated live hours- mic pack maintenance, cable bashing, basic lighting obligations.
- Provide health and safety training/ briefings to all relevant TV staff in line with Senior Floor Manager, Backstage Supervisor & business requirements.
- Be accountable for studio and backstage housekeeping where appropriate.

Candidate Specification:

- Excellent organisational skills.
- Excellent time management skills and flexibility.
- A keen creative mind.
- Adaptable to a fast paced and ever changing creative challenge.
- Team player.
- Ability to work on own initiative.

If you meet the requirements above and would like more information on the role please apply by:

- Apply online
- Send your up to date CV to lauren.brown@reedglobal.com
- Or contact Lauren Brown @ REED on 01733 295880.

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