Media producers plan, organise and administer the production of film, television, radio programs, digital or social media, theatre, music, festivals or other media content. They provide leadership and administrative support and are responsible for orchestrating the creative input of others in the production of content.
Work is in offices, production and recording studios, rehearsal rooms and on location. Long and irregular hours including nights and weekends, as well as domestic and international travel can be anticipated.
Suits those with good contract negotiation skills, excellent leadership, decision making and organisational skills. An interest in culture and the arts is helpful, including history, literature, fashion, generational trends, music and news.
Extensive experience in the entertainment industry is required. Formal qualifications are not essential, however studies in media, digital technologies, design and visual communications are highly regarded.
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Membership with the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance may be useful.