Job Introduction

With over 350 hours of in-house output a year, BBC Studios is making some of the most original, diverse and highly acclaimed television.  These range from continuing drama such as Doctors, Casualty, Holby City and EastEnders to series and serials such as Silent Witness and Doctor Who, to name just a few!

Role Responsibility

You’ll report to the Line Producer

Manage a team of Location Managers and Unit Managers

Negotiate competitive prices for location hire. Identify costs associated with each location

Interpret scripts to identify the need for different types of locations

Discuss requirements with directors, designers and other department heads to assess relevant locations

Find and research locations, assessing them in terms of financial affordability, location practicality and suitability for given productions

Maintain detailed, reliable information sources about locations, including their ownership, directions and facilities

Manage a budget to ensure high-quality, cost-efficient outcomes

Ensure compliance with local regulations, as well as other contractual obligations

A competency of risk assessments is required.

Organise recce schedules for production, investigating potential problems that could arise, whilst always being in contact with local residents within a shooting area of up and coming filming and dealing with any issues that could arise.

Find out more and apply. 

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