Senior Payroll Manager

Lime Pictures is looking for a SENIOR PAYROLL MANAGER to join our busy team.  The role will initially involve leading an implementation project to outsource Lime’s  in-house payrolls to an external payroll provider. Once the implementation is completed the role will have the following responsibilities:

  • To ensure that Finance deliver an effective payroll and pension service to the Productions
  • Payroll Business partner for Heads Of Departments, HR, Production and Senior Management
  • Co-ordinator between the outsourced payroll and Finance, HR and Production
  • Responsible for the annual P11D/PSA submissions and ongoing monitoring throughout the year
  • To ensure that all payrolls are compliant with HMRC and pension regulations
  • Primary point of contact in the company for any payroll matters
  • Regular travel to London office and Production locations required

They should have the following skills:

  • A minimum of 8 years experience in a senior payroll role
  • Up to date knowledge & experience of all aspects of HMRC payroll requirements
  • Knowledge & experience of Pensions auto-enrolment
  • CIPP qualification (desirable)
  • Understanding of HMRC Film, Television & Production Guidance over tax status (desirable)
  • Dynamic self-starter who is able to work effectively and achieve results with minimal supervision
  • Very good organisational and administration skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively and clearly
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • The ability to meet deadlines
  • Good computer skills, especially Excel

Location:             Liverpool

Status:                  Full Time, Permanent

Salary:                  Dependent on experience

Closing Date:      15th May 2015

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

Publicity Intern

We are currently searching for a Publicist-Intern to join our successful Publicity team. The role holder will offer full administrative and publicity support to the Publicity team, and will be expected to;


  • Keep abreast of programme story-lines and cast in TOWIE, as well as our other shows such as Life On Marbs, and be aware of the overall communications strategy of the department
  • Be on the frontline of press enquiries and respond to requests appropriately
  • Have an understanding of sensitive and contentious press issues and be able to refer such issues to the wider team
  • Assist with the preparation of programme press packs
  • Liaise with production to get artists released for relevant publicity.


Applicants should have completed a relevant degree or have some experience of working within a publicity environment, and have:


  • Excellent time management skills
  • A knowledge of the television industry
  • Knowledge of TOWIE and Lime’s other programmes
  • An adaptable communication style, with the ability to present information in a clear and effective manner, with an understanding of others behaviors and agendas


Interested applicants should apply by sending a cover letter and CV to by 18th May 2015.


Location:                              London

Contract:                             Full Time

Contract Status:                3-Month Paid Internship

Lime Pictures London

We make our non-scripted programmes like The Only Way is Essex and Geordie Shore from our London office.

If you have relevant skills and experience to work on those, and similar, programmes you can send a speculative application to

Include a CV and details of productions you’ve worked on.

Please note due to the large number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone who contacts us.



Our work experience scheme is currently closed. We will endeavor to re open the scheme by Autumn 2015. Please do check our website for updates.