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Production Coordinator - TV/Film

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Production Coordinator TV/Film
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(thousands per year)*
€18 - 40 
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Last Updated: March, 2013

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
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The work of a Production Co-ordinator in the film and television industry is to efficiently co-ordinate the day-to-day workings of the whole production team.


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The Production Co-ordinator works with the Production Manager and has an extremely responsible position. The job involves setting up and organising the production office by selecting necessary furniture and equipment, maintaining supplies of stationary, etc. It includes determining the travel requirements of cast and crew, organising tickets, visas as required and providing detailed written itineraries for the cast and crew.  
 
The Production Co-ordinator looks after the accommodation requirements of the cast and crew; sourcing, booking and arranging payment for the necessary accommodation. He/she liaises with the Transport Captain/Second Assistant Director to determine and organise the transportation needs of the cast and crew, sources suppliers and negotiates hire or lease arrangements.  
 
The Production Co-ordinator organises and does the paperwork related to insurance cover for action vehicles, rental cars, office equipment etc. A huge amount of administration and production paperwork is involved such as compiling, typing, distributing and filing of call sheets, movement orders, daily progress reports, scripts and cast/crew personnel lists.  
 
The Production Co-ordinator organises the use of courier and shipping companies necessary and makes arrangements for the movement of props, costumes, etc. to and from the production base. He/she co-ordinates communication to and from the set/location by setting up and overseeing communication systems.  
 
The Production Co-ordinator has a lot of responsibility in the closing of the production; such as closing accounts with suppliers, returning surplus stock, tying up all loose ends and leaving office files in such a way that information can be easily accessed by other personnel if necessary.

 


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The Production Co-Ordinator must be hardworking, efficient and have good organisational skills. The job calls for excellent secretarial, word processing and/or computer skills.


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Organisation: Irish Film and Television Network
  Address: First Floor, Palmerstown Centre, Kennelsfort Road, Dublin 20
  Tel: 01 6200811
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Organisation: SIPTU (Film & Entertainment Branch)
  Address: Liberty Hall, Dublin 1
  Tel: (01) 858 6412
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Organisation: Irish Film Board
  Address: Queensgate, 23 Rock Road, Galway
  Tel: (091) 561398
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