Production Secretary and Studio Runners – 12 Yard Productions, Glasgow
Production Secretary Freelance Contract from 19th October 2020 to 4th December 2020
Studio Runners Freelance Contracts – 24th – 27th November 2020 inclusive
Based in Glasgow
Closing date: Friday 9th October
ITV is More Than TV…
We love having a diverse team of people. The more diverse the better. We make everyone feel welcome and treat everybody fairly, equally and with respect. ITV loves helping people build their careers and it takes a diverse cast of characters to create TV programmes that are well known internationally. Every day we create quality content for different platforms, including some of the UK’s best-loved TV programmes.
What does 12 Yard do…
12 Yard Productions was founded in 2001 by the creative team behind the worldwide hit The Weakest Link and Hat Trick Productions. 12 Yard quickly grew to become one of the world’s most successful entertainment format creators, producing hit formats including the BBC’s long-running daytime quiz Eggheads, Saturday night BBC One lottery formats In It to Win It and Who Dares Wins, primetime feel-good format Big Star’s Little Star for ITV, and Coach Trip for Channel 4.
The company was acquired by ITV in 2007. Since then, we’ve built on previous successes with all UK broadcasters across the schedule. Our most recent series include; comedy entertainment panel show for BBC Two, Insert Name Here, hosted by Sue Perkins, the celebrity dinner party format, I’ll Get This for BBC Two, Saturday night game show Catchpoint, hosted by Paddy McGuinness for BBC One and Comedians Giving Lectures for Dave.
With offices in both London and Glasgow, we pride ourselves on being a welcoming company that people talk positively about working for and are constantly looking to build experience within our teams and develop careers in the industry. We recognise the value to our business that each individual can add.
What are we looking for…
We are currently looking for a Production Secretary and daily Studio Runners for a Saturday night game show.
The Production Secretary role is varied and can include organising the production contacts list, making and taking calls, monitoring stock, ordering stationery. They research and book travel, transport and accommodation and assist the Co-ordinator and Production Manager with their daily tasks.
The Studio Runner roles are solely studio based and tasks can include keeping communal areas clean and tidy; looking after studio guests, getting lunches and making tea and coffee.
To be considered for these opportunities you will need to demonstrate the following skills;
- Be organised and be able to plan, multi-task and prioritise to meet deadlines; work calmly under pressure.
- Maintain effective communication both internally and externally and have a professional, approachable manner
- observe what’s happening, listen, use own initiative and ask questions at the appropriate time
Inclusive, Diverse, Collaborative & Creative
Diversity, equality and inclusion are at the heart of our business and we are passionate about treating everyone fairly and with respect, our jobs are open to all.
ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We’re happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So if you require additional support, please get in touch… At ITV it’s your talent that matters and we want you to be the best you can be.
Our creativity, individuality and collaborative way of working put us at the heart of popular culture. Equality. Fairness. Respect. It’s what we do here every day. It’s part of our DNA. We love different perspectives and we’re passionate about increasing our diversity. We’re building a team that reflects modern society with people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. Put simply, we’re an employer for all.
“ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture.”
Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
noting Production Secretary and Studio Runners in the subject line of the email.
Closing date: Friday 9th October