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Locate Productions: Location Library Assistant

The Company and the Role

Locate Productions, one of the UK’s leading location and photographic production companies, are looking for a Location Library Assistant to help source locations, liaise with clients and assist the rest of the team. Locate Productions finds, organises and produces location shoots for the Film, TV and photographic industry all over the UK and abroad. The expanding locations library currently has over 4,000 residential, commercial and public locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Location Library Agent and Manager in sourcing and securing new locations.
  • To help manage the library website and database.
  • To photograph, edit, upload and tag new locations for the website.
  • To assist the team in interpreting briefs and servicing location enquiries.
  • To arrange location recces for both in-house and external scouts, directors and producers.
  • To assist in the marketing of the library, including social media and newsletters.

Key Attributes:

You will be given a thorough induction and training for the role, but we require:

  • An interest or background in photography, travel, architecture and/or interior design.
  • An understanding of Apple Macs, Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom.
  • The ability to work under your own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to prioritise a workload.
  • Friendly and confident telephone manner.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced media environment, as part of a tight-knit team.
  • A clean UK driving licence would be advantageous.

Job Details:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience.
  • A company performance related bonus.
  • Based on a 40-hour week at the Locate Productions office in Battersea, SW8.
  • 21 paid days holiday plus public holidays.

To apply; please email your CV and a covering letter to locate@locateproductions.com addressed ‘Location Library Assistant Application’. To arrive no later than Monday 20th February. Interviews to be staged week later that week.

Any questions, please call Katie or Jo on 0207 978 1688.

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The Company and the Role

Locate Productions is one of the leading Location and Production service companies in the UK, producing shoots and sourcing locations for the TV and photographic industry nationwide and abroad.  

We are looking for an ‘In House Runner’ to help assist the Production team in the office and on shoots, maintain the location library database and complete general office admin etc.

This job is offered on a full time basis and the role is based at our office in Clapham Common, SW4.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Production team with prepping shoots; both in the office and occasionally on set
  • Maintaining the Location Library database, ensuring contact details are up to date and photos are tagged
  • Gather content and images for newsletters / website / portfolio updates and assisting with wider marketing projects
  • Uploading research, recce, scouting and casting photos to the Locate website
  • To carry out administrative tasks such as organising couriers, caterers and other suppliers
  • Organising all production kit ensuring it is returned, cleaned and sorted when jobs finish ready for the next one
  • Completing general office tasks such as receiving deliveries and reconciling receipts
  • Answering phones in the office and taking clear and coherent messages

Desired Attributes:

  • An interest in Production & Locations
  • Working knowledge of DSLR cameras and photographic equipment
  • The ability to work both in a team and under own initiative
  • An understanding of Mac OSX and Microsoft Office. Photoshop / Lightroom knowledge would be beneficial
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to prioritise a workload
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Good attention to detail and the desire to learn
  • The ability to work in a fast paced media industry, as part of a tight knit team
  • An interest in keeping a positive working environment
  • To hold a full, clean UK drivers license. Van driving experience would be beneficial

Job Details:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience including company performance related bonus
  • Based on a 40 hour week at the Locate Productions office in Clapham Common, SW4
  • 25 paid days holiday plus public holidays

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to locate@locateproductions.com addressed ‘Runner Application – YOUR NAME’, to arrive no later than 09:00 on 10th February 2020.

Interviews to be staged week commencing 17th February 2020. 

Any questions, please call Drew or Rosie on 0207 978 1688.

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