Careers

Current
Opportunities

1st Assistant Director

HOLLYOAKS is a dynamic, exciting and multi-award winning show currently in search of an experienced, committed and passionate 1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR to join our Production team. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate not only experience but pro-activity and enthusiasm.

They will assist the Director to realise their concept of the script by effectively leading the Production Unit during pre-production and the Shoot to ensure that everyone is working efficiently towards the same agreed result, using excellent communication skills and a sympathetic understanding of all the disciplines involved.

In conjunction with the Production Manager and Production Scheduler, the 1st AD will facilitate the smooth running of the set or location to achieve the finished product as envisioned by the Director and Producer.

Applicants will have an extensive level of production experience and must have;

  • - The ability to work long hours under pressure and deliver results throughout
  • - Proven managerial and scheduling skills
  • - A solid knowledge of production, script and story procedures and processes
  • - The ability to represent the programme to the highest standard
  • - Health and Safety knowledge in relation to a television environment (IOSH level)
  • - IT skills
  • - The ability to prioritise workload and work unsupervised
  • - An understanding of legislation affecting staff e.g. Working Time Regulations, Drivers hours
  • - The ability to lead a team effectively
  • - Good organisational skills
  • - High attention to detail.

 

Location:             Liverpool

Status:                  Full Time

Salary:                  Dependent on experience

Closing Date:     Friday 3rd October 2014

Interested applicants should apply by sending a cover letter and CV to recruitment@limepictures.com. The full job description is available upon request.

Production Secretary

Multi-award winning HOLLYOAKS is looking for an experienced PRODUCTION SECRETARY to join our Production team. The successful candidate will need to provide general assistance in the production office and to create all relevant paperwork. They will work closely with the Production Managers, 1st Assistant Directors, 2nd Assistant Directors in preparing and distributing all relevant production information to including calling artistes, bookings hotels and expenses.

Applicants will have a strong understanding of production processes and procedures, as well as:

  • - Computer literacy
  • - Excellent interpersonal skills
  • - The ability to communicate effectively and clearly on the telephone and face to face
  • - Excellent organisation and administration skills
  • - The ability to work as part of a team and under pressure
  • - A flexible and proactive approach
  • - The ability to prioritise workload and work using own initiative.

Location:             Liverpool

Status:                  Full Time

Rate:                     Dependent on experience

Closing Date:     Friday 3rd October 2014

Interested applicants should apply by sending a cover letter and CV to recruitment@limepictures.com. The full job description is available upon request.

Story & Script Workshop

Our next workshop was scheduled to take place on Tuesday 7th October 2014. Unfortunately this will now be rearranged and a new date will be posted here soon.

We are now closed for new applications and we will be in touch with successful applicants over the coming weeks.

(Updated: 30/09/14)

Work
Experience

Our work experience scheme is now closed for 2014.

Please check back here later this year for details about 2015 placements.