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Senior Project Manager

Location:Johannesburg, Robindale
Job level:Management (Jnr - Mid, 1-4 yrs)
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Type: 1 Year
Reference:#Project manager

Job description

  • Perform management activities such as budgeting, scheduling, planning, and marketing.
  • Coordinate the activities of Traffic Coordinator, Designers, Animators, Directors, Editors, Managers, and other personnel throughout the production process.
  • Monitor post-production processes in order to ensure accurate completion of all details.
  • Determine production size, content, and budget, establishing details such as production schedules and management policies.
  • Main Client liaison and build client relations.
  • Conduct meetings with staff to discuss production progress and to ensure production objectives are attained.
  • Produce shows / commercials when so required.
  • Write and submit proposals to bid on contracts for projects.
  • Hire freelance directors, principal cast members, and key production staff members as required. 
  • Select plays, scripts, books, or ideas to be produced with Creative Director and Company Directors.
  • Review film, recordings, or rehearsals to ensure conformance to production and broadcast standards.
  • Perform administrative duties such as preparing operational reports, distributing rehearsal call sheets and script copies, and arranging for rehearsal quarters.
  • Obtain and distribute costumes, props, music, and studio equipment needed to complete productions.
  • Negotiate contracts with artistic personnel, often in accordance with collective bargaining agreements.
  • Plan and coordinate the production of musical recordings, selecting music and directing performers.
  • Negotiate with parties including independent producers, and the distributors and broadcasters who will be handling completed productions.
  • Obtain rights to scripts, or to such items as existing video footage.


  • Excellent command of the English Language, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of media production
  • Customer Service principle and processes
  • Admin and Management - strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, production and coordination skills
  • Active Listening
  • Time management skills
  • Critical Thinking - including alternative solutions
  • Great decision making
  • Great organisational skills, planning and prioritising
  • Please send your CV and motivation on application.

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