CURRENT VACANCIES

Project Construction Manager

This year at Hollyoaks we are investing in a number of new sets across our Liverpool base, presenting us with the unique opportunity to recruit for a Project Construction Manager.

This role will be responsible for a number of projects comprising conventional building construction as well as scenary construction. You will report into the Head of Design and work closely with the Designers and our existing Construction Manager, ensuring that the Hollyoaks vision is maintained throughout each build.

It is important that the role holder has an understanding of TV production, Hollyoaks is filmed 5 days a week which means that there may need to be some flexibility with working hours to guarantee that project deadlines are met with minimal impact to surrounding shoots and to the filming schedule.

We are looking for someone with proven managerial skills, in this role you will manage a team of carpenters, painters and sub-contracters, leading by example and assisting with practical work as and when needed.

We are proud to have achieved the Albert accreditation for our Hollyoaks production, as Project Construction Manager you will need to keep wastage to a minimum on each project and ensure that each project completes within budget.

All applicants must be able to provide copies of the following licences/qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

  • Construction health and safety qualification
  • UK driving licence
  • Proof of training for assorted plant machinery

This role will be for an initial 6 months, however this will be regulary assessed and may be extended for an additional 6 months.

Please click on the link to apply, the closing date for applications is 24 March 2021.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Welfare Executive - Unscripted London

As Lime Pictures prepares for further growth, we have a unique opportunity for a Welfare Executive to join our Unscripted Senior team.  Reporting to the Head of Production and Creative Director, responsibilities include the implementation of Lime’s Welfare Policy across our unscripted slate and overseeing the welfare management of all our Unscripted contributors. The role is dynamic and flexible, one minute you will be working independently on the creation of programme specific welfare policies and initiatives, the next you will be in the thick of production guiding the programme team in supporting our contributors.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate significant experience of working across casting/welfare, within reality TV programming and a genuine commitment to the welfare of contributors.  You will have a collaborative and diplomatic approach, excellent first-hand knowledge of the demands of production, effective communication skills and be comfortable working alongside a range of internal and external stakeholders from contributors themselves to senior production management, Legal, Compliance, Press and Digital and agents and medical professionals.

As the role is integral to production, this may involve weekend working or out of hours calls based on the needs of the production.

In return you will have the opportunity to make a real contribution to our Unscripted business, plus a competitive salary and benefits package.

Sound interesting?  Then we would love to hear from you.  Click Ready to apply? below, attaching your up to date CV by Tuesday 9th March 2021.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

About Lime… Lime Pictures is a multi-award-winning independent production company with more than 30 years’ experience in producing content for global audiences.  From network programming to streaming and digital content, allied social media and ground-breaking commercial partnerships, Lime is at the forefront of some of today's most popular entertainment. 

Lime’s programming includes MTV’s highest rated series outside of North America “Geordie Shore”, and the BAFTA award-winning reality series “The Only Way Is Essex” for ITV, the multi award-winning “Hollyoaks” for C4 in the UK (now in its 25th year) the double Emmy award-winning drama “Free Rein” for Netflix worldwide,  as well as Celebs Go Dating for E4, MTV’s True Love or True Lies and Gemma Collins: Diva Forever following the success of Gemma Collins: Diva Espana.  Previous credits include the Emmy award-winning “Singles Project” and “Relative Success with Tabatha Coffey” for Bravo, Disney’s “Evermoor” and Nickelodeon’s “House of Anubis”.

Hollyoaks Story Scheduler

Hollyoaks is a firm fixture in British TV, we are renowned for our hard hitting, issue led storytelling and big block-buster plots. It takes serious planning to get the initial story ideas through to filming, and finally to the episodes hitting our TV screens 5 nights a week. We are now on the hunt for a Story Scheduler to help us with this process.

The Story Scheduler supports the Series Producers and Head of Production to deliver high quality drama within the structure of Hollyoaks Editorial & Production parameters. The role is vital to the production process, not only producing initial schedules, but also a key link between the editorial and production teams.

You will need to be a problem solver, offering creative solutions to modify storylines, achieving the same story in ways that work with the budget and time available. A keen eye for detail is crucial in this role, you will read and assess multiple storylines to create the initial shoot schedule. As Story Scheduler, you need to be confident and resilient when articulating any necessary changes to the Story team and writers.

This role is central to many areas of production, so you will need to be able to juggle several tasks at once whilst maintaining a personable and flexible approach to your work. The Story Scheduler will work closely with Publicity and create positive working relationships with external stakeholders when handling requests for artistes to appear in projects outside of the show.

Due to the fast-paced nature of our industry it would be beneficial if candidates had previous experience working within TV production, ideally on a long running drama.

If this role excites you then click the Ready to Apply button below, complete the website application form and attach a copy of your CV by 4th March 2021, interviews will take place week commencing 8 March 2021. Please note our inital shortlist will be based on the answers you provide in the website application form.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Brand Partnerships Manager

Lime Pictures are in search of a first-rate Brand Partnerships Manager to deliver campaigns across all Lime Pictures programme brands, as well as identify and pitch brand partnership opportunities to existing or potential clients.  Based from our London or Liverpool location, this is a 12-month fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave.

Lime Pictures Brand Partnerships team offers a wide and exciting range of opportunities to existing and potential clients to work with our programme brands and talent. Our partnerships can include, but are not limited to, a mix of any of the following, primarily in response to a client’s brief; licensing of Lime Pictures programme brand IP, product placement, production of branded content and TV adverts using programme IP and assets, social and influencer campaigns, PR and on-screen talent. The Brand Partnerships Manager must therefore have a proven experience managing complex brand partnerships on behalf of clients to a high level in the areas listed.

This role is first and foremost a campaign management one, the Brand Partnerships Manager is responsible for ensuring Lime Pictures continues to deliver best in class brand partnerships on behalf of its clients and external stakeholders. However, the Brand Partnerships Manager will also assist the wider team to answer briefs.

You will build a wide-ranging knowledge of all Lime Pictures programmes and workflows as well as maintain and build both internal and external relationships to ensure all deliverables are met to a high standard within any given partnership.

As well as having a proven track record in the brand partnerships space, you will also have experience in building strong relationships with broadcasters, brands, media agencies, PR agencies, talent agents and on-screen talent.

This is an exciting, fast paced role. You will need to be able to work under pressure to tight and sometimes shifting timelines however, you will be supported by the wider team.  You will be highly organised with the ability to solve any problems you may encounter in the course of campaign delivery, however alongside this you will also have the opportunity to put forward ideas and show off your creative flair in response to briefs.

About Lime…

Lime is the home of the UK’s most talked about television – from cutting-edge formats to multi award winning, long-running drama. Lime is at the forefront of today’s popular culture – we produce a wide range of original scripted and non-scripted programming, including Hollyoaks, TOWIE and Celebs Go Dating.

Think you’ve got what it takes to join our dynamic team?

Click the Ready to Apply Button Below and complete the website application form, attaching your CV by Friday 12th April. Please note our initial shortlist will be based on the answers you provide in the website application form, 

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

 

Producer Animation

Lime Pictures, producers of some of the UK’s most successful children’s programming, including Free Rein for Netflix, Disney’s The Evermoor Chronicles and House of Anubis for Nickelodeon, have a brand-new opportunity for a Producer with proven experience in long-form animation production to develop and produce two new SVOD animation projects. This is a 2-year fixed term contract, which can be based out of our London or Liverpool office.

Reporting into our hugely successful joint Heads of Kids and Family, Angelo Abela and Tim Compton, you will oversee production of all episodes and ensure the creative and editorial ambition for series are met. Working closely with writers, animation studios, internal production teams, external facilities, artists and platform, you will be the lynchpin of communication, ensuring the series is delivered on schedule and within budget. 

You will be an experienced Producer, with a proven track record in producing visually compelling,

innovative and high-quality animation, with wide ranging experience and knowledge of animation

techniques, production processes and a strong awareness of new approaches and developments. 

A strong and instinctive storyteller, you will have the ability to quickly pinpoint elements of a story that don’t work or need developing further.  You will have a track record of bringing your original ideas to life by turning them into outstanding content while maintaining strong editorial judgement and a sharp eye for review across multiple script details to cultural sensitivities. 

You will have strong influencing skills always maintaining diplomacy when resolving professional differences in creative opinion, and you will thrive when responding to the demands of a fast-paced environment, leading and motivating the production team to do the same.

In return you will be rewarded with the opportunity to gain unparalleled experience working as part of a multi-award-winning team who are leading the way in Children’s programming, plus a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please click to apply and attach your CV by Tuesday 16 March.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.