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Posted Tuesday 25 Feb 2014

Publicity Assistant South Pacific Pictures

Application deadline:      Friday February 28, 2014

This is an outstanding opportunity to join the publicity department of New Zealand's largest film and television production company.

 

South Pacific Pictures is looking for a Publicity Assistant to provide administrative and practical support to the Publicity team.  Duties will include general administration and filing, photo processing, website content creation and maintenance as well as liaison with on-air talent, production crew, media and the general public.

 

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated administrative whiz and a skilled written and verbal communicator. S/he will have excellent organisational skills, outstanding people skills, a high level of attention to detail and will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

 

The Publicity Assistant role is an entry level position and would be well-suited to a recent tertiary graduate. Some experience in a related field such as film and TV production, journalism, publicity or marketing would be beneficial but is not essential.

 

The successful applicant must have a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially Word, Excel and Outlook as well as practical knowledge of graphic design programmes (particularly Adobe Photoshop) and an understanding of social media and web content creation.  A valid full driver's licence would be an advantage.

 

The position is full time and based at South Pacific Pictures' studios in West Auckland. Applications (including a current CV) should be forwarded to:


Tamar M�nch

Head of Publicity

South Pacific Pictures

PO Box 104-124

Lincoln North

Auckland 0654

 

Or via email: tmunch@southpacificpictures.com

 

Want to work for Shine Australia?  We want to meet you!

 

Scott Rowan, Director of Post Production and Kacy McDonald Resources Manager will be in Auckland, New Zealand on a recruitment drive on the 26th, 27th and 28th February 2014.

 

We are currently hiring Post Producers (Directors) and Senior Offline Editors seeking 2 to 5 month contracts to work with us in Sydney.

 

We want to talk to you about short term, long term and future prospects, so apply now with your expression of interest.

 

You will need to have prime time reality and entertainment experience, be highly proficient on AVID Media Composer, extensive multi-cam experience, good sense of music editing, great story telling skills and be able to work in a fast paced, quick turn around team environment.

 

If you are interested in working for one of Australia's proven leaders in television and digital production, please email your CV & availability to resources@shineaustralia.com.

 

We look forward to meeting you! www.shineaustralia.com.au

 

Post Production | Resources Team

E: resources@shineaustralia.com

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Level 3 / 19-21 | Rosebery Avenue | Rosebery NSW 2018 | Inspire. Create. Shine.

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Marketing Manager - NZ Film, Television and Production industry.

 

Rocket Rentals is looking for a dynamic person who is interested in working 20hrs per week marketing the company's equipment rental and crew hire services to prospective clients throughout New Zealand. ??The position is based out of our Auckland office in Eden Terrace.

 

The ideal candidate will have a background in the TV or Film industry, will be familiar with production, shoot scheduling, shoot planning, directing, or have had experience facilitating within the industry in some manner. You might have been a producer, production manager, director, camera operator, or managed your own production company. You will need to be very organised, and a self-starter.  A person skilled at creating a very organised approach to the task at hand, all managed in a friendly, personable manner.  An ability to sell the company's highly skilled staff and services, arrange visits to clients, develop relationships, cold call, quote general rates off the cuff, and solve client production service supply issues effortlessly, are critical skills required for this position.  You will work closely with and answer to the General Manager - David Morrison and the Auckland Manager - Mo Arend.

 

This position is a very flexible glide time job that would suit a strong self-starter with a disciplined work ethic. You need to work a minimum 20hrs per week, but you can be selective of when you work to a reasonable degree. Potential to work more on some days than others, work more some weeks than others. EG If the Kids are sick, OK to stay home that day, Kids on holiday, OK to catch up once they are over. ??The position has a base monthly retainer with the opportunity to earn substantially more by meeting realistic sales and revenue targets. For the right person the remuneration for 20hrs per week will be within a range of  $20 - 25k + per annum with the opportunity to earn more than this dependant on the the applicants skill set.??Please apply by email to nic@rocketrentals .com

 

Television Presenters

 

At Rocket Training we make training videos and we're currently looking for a number of people of different types and ages (over 18) to interview for one of the presenter roles in a Sales Training Video Series.

We have a number of roles available in a series of approximately 10 one hour videos, which we will be filming in Timaru over an extended period (from February - August 2014).  Our shooting timetable is flexible and we're happy to work in with your schedule, however once you commit to a shooting date, you must be on the set on time and ready to film as other people (cast and crew) will be depending upon you to be there.

The ideal candidates will respond well to direction, be bright and bubbly and can act naturally in front of a camera.  You don't need to have any acting experience, but you will need to be able to speak clearly.  You'll look professional and well-groomed.

Your interview will include a screen test during which you will be asked to role play a sales situation.  You do not need sales experience to be successful in this role play as it is entirely scripted.  You will be provided with the script at the time of your interview and will be given the opportunity to read it through several times and then present it in front of the camera.  You'll be able to read the script from prompter sheets as you are being filmed, so you don't need to worry about learning your lines.

At $15 per hour, the pay is abysmal, but it's great experience and if you're hired, you get a copy of some of your videoed material to add to your r�sum�.   You'll also pick up valuable sales skills along the way.

Online Applications:?Please send your r�sum� or CV, including a recent photo of yourself to jo@rockettraining.co.nz

 

Account Manager

Chi Mei entertaiment media producer ltd commitments to planning and production of television programs, advertising and packaging, show and concerts. We keep good business partnership with all the major Chinese cable TV medias, well-know advertising companies, digital television platform, major portal websites for example Sina and Tencent, Beijing outdoor medias, Taiwan TV station, all major CD recording companies and agencies.

We are seeking for some one:

1.Good English and Mandarin communication skill

2.With excellent organizing and coordinating skill and teamworking attitude

3. Film production or activity planning experience required.

4. Bachelor degree required.

Please email your curriculum  vitae to tyovne@hotmail.com

 

Associate Channel Manager - GE Channels

 

SKY TV is looking for an experienced and highly organised person to join our Entertainment programming team, to work across in-house entertainment channels.

Our ideal candidate is fanatical about television, a resourceful self-starter who has the ability to manage a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities accurately and to deadline.

You'll need a can-do attitude and creative flair; exceptional grammar, English and communication skills; and the ability to make good editorial decisions and work unsupervised.

In this busy and varied role you'll be responsible for:

Creating, editing and monitoring content for web pages and social media.

Selecting content and co-ordinating edits for on air filler material and menus.

New programming research and evaluation.

Writing and editing monthly content highlights; proofing TV listings.

Assisting with IBMS scheduling and processing amendments.

Ratings analysis and reporting.

Sourcing publicity images and information for new content.

Various other programming-related duties and channel manager leave cover as required.

 

We'll be short-listing candidates who have:

Proven experience in a programming role or a closely related industry.

A strong interest in and knowledge of entertainment content and industry trends.

Excellent computer skills - Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, Social Media, Photoshop.

Website editing experience preferred (including basic HTML skills).

Excellent organisational and communication skills; the ability to work independently and to deadline.

Familiarity with video editing software such as Final Cut Pro

 

SKY TV as an Employer

SKY is NZ's pre-eminent pay television company and continues to be one of the fastest growing pay TV networks in the world. SKY enjoys a high profile, in a growing diverse business, and is full of energetic and passionate employees who love its product. SKY employs people who have a fast paced, innovative, professional and enthusiastic approach. We consider ourselves to be relaxed, innovative and professional and you can be assured that their environment is stimulating and challenging.

If this sounds like you and you have the experience we are looking for please apply below.

For a full position description contact jobs@skytv.co.nz

 

Sports Reporter - 3 News

 

 

3 News is looking for a Sports Reporter to join the Wellington team.

The primary functions of the role are:

Reporting on sports news stories

Reporting live from story locations

Breaking sports news stories and generating original story ideas

Providing coverage for the Company's online and mobile platforms as required.

 

It is expected the successful applicant will have:

Experience as a television news Sports Reporter

Extensive knowledge of most common sports in New Zealand

Strong skills in writing and structuring news items

The ability to report live

An extensive contacts base

A relevant tertiary journalism qualification

The ability to meet deadlines while working under pressure.

 

If you are interested in this position, please apply by Monday 3 March 2014.

 

Camera Operator TV3

3 News has a full time vacancy for the position of Camera Operator.The position is based in Auckland and reports to the Chief Camera Operator.

The primary duties of the position are:

Providing good quality news pictures

Video editing in the field on AVID Newscutter laptop

Setting up live crosses

Working all rostered shifts including weekend, early and  evening shifts

Being on call at times

 

The successful applicant will have:

Experience as a field camera operator or video editor for television news

Avid NewsCutter or similar non-linear editing systems editing skills

Technical expertise with television newsgathering and editing equipment

The ability to meet deadlines while working under pressure

The ability to work flexible hours and travel as necessary

The ability to work well both alone and within a team

Good communication skills

 

All applicants should be prepared to supply a show reel, or a link to a web address of their most recent work.

If you are interested in this position please apply by 5pm on Friday 28th February.

Sound/Camera Operator Dunedin

New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) is a truly diverse business. We're a totally Kiwi operation and what we do touches the lives of a vast number of people the length and breadth of the country. Operating more than 650 TAB retail outlets and several call centres, as well as our own national television and radio channels, we're an integral part of cities, towns, and communities nationwide.

The Sound Operator will be responsible for managing the set up and sound quality for the outside broadcast operation including presenter audio, guests, race callers and general sound effects. The role will also include a secondary and simultaneous raceday function of managing live video tape recording and replay of these recordings for programme requirements.

As a Camera Operator you would be responsible for setting up and filming horse races, listening to the OB director on race day, for Trackside/TAB TV channels and the Racing Integrity Unit. The role involves working in elevated camera towers and the camera operator must comfortable working with heights and be physically fit to lift heavy equipment.

Ideally the successful candidates will need to:

- Possess clear, concise and effective interpersonal communication skills

- Have a full New Zealand Class 1 Drivers License - Class 4 is an advantage

- Work as part of a team and work in a stand-alone role

- Have good hand-eye co-ordination

Previous television sound experience, complemented with a familiarity with the racing industry and product would be beneficial to the applicant not a necessity. Full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Flexibility with work hours is essential as weekend, nights and public holiday work, operating from various locations and some travel (including overnight) will be required. As this is a part time role hours would be based on a seven day roster. he New Zealand Racing Board is committed to providing a safe workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer genuine opportunities for career progression and development.

To apply for this position please provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.

Applications close Sunday 2 March 2014.

 

 

 

Camera Operator

New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) is a truly diverse business. We're a totally Kiwi operation and what we do touches the lives of a vast number of people the length and breadth of the country. Operating more than 650 TAB retail outlets and several call centres, as well as our own national television and radio channels, we're an integral part of cities, towns, and communities nationwide.

Integral to our Trackside Channel operation is the digital outside broadcast unit. Through the use of the NZRB's outside broadcast fleet, regional teams are responsible for the filming of live race day activity.

The Camera Operator is responsible for setting up and filming horse races, listening to the OB director on race day, for Trackside/TAB TV channels and the Racing Integrity Unit. The role involves working in elevated camera towers, the camera operator must comfortable working with heights have the ability to lift heavy equipment.

Ideally the successful candidates will need to:

- Possess clear, concise and effective interpersonal communication skills

- Have a full New Zealand Class 1 driver's license

- Be able to climb and work in elevated camera towers

- Posses problem solving skills

- Work as part of a team and independently

- Have good hand-eye coordination skills

A familiarity with the racing industry and product, and television camera experience, would be ideal, however not essential as full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Flexibility with work hours is essential as weekend, nights and public holiday work, operating from various locations and some travel (including overnight) will be required.

The New Zealand Racing Board is committed to providing a safe workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer genuine opportunities for career progression and development.

To apply for this position please provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.

Applications close Sunday 2 March 2014.

 

 

Digital / Online Editor

 

SKY TV is looking for a skilled editor to join our SKY GO team to assist in the publishing of content for SKY TV's online TV service (skygo.co.nz) ensuring easy access to content and a positive user experience.

Your expertise as a digital editor and ability to generate user journeys, coupled with your superb organisational skills will be essential in this role. You'll be expected to work with a range of technologies so you must have the ability to pick up new systems quickly maximising our web and mobile content.

You'll be a customer-focused person who can problem solve, strive for accuracy and not be afraid or hard work along with top notch written and verbal communication skills.

The role is a full time position, working both Saturdays and Sundays to capture the busiest time for us!

In this role you will be responsible for:

Writing both long and short form copy with the ability to adapt quickly across all content forms where needed.

Responsible for ensuring consistent tone of voice in content across the SKY GO editorial team on all platforms and in alignment to content guidelines.

Building relevant internal relationships, as well as liaising with marketing, broadcast and a range of departments to ensure the commercial success of SKY GO. Flexible with the ability to negotiate and influence key stakeholders.

Ensure website evolves to meet the changing needs of SKY GO and its customers, involving website planning, implementation, maintenance and enhancement.

Strategically considers user trends to influence content decisions.

Contributes ideas and concepts for content and special events.

Provide support to Senior Digital Editor for onsite advertising such as pre-roll, site banners etc and reporting associated to paid advertising and providing site revenue support.  .

Contributes actively to the wider SKY GO team in relation to discussions of site development, product roadmap, etc as may be solicited from time to time.

 

For this role you will need:

Experience with content management systems, online best practice and customer-centric content production.

Relevant tertiary qualification such as a degree in communication, journalism, advertising or similar.

Proficiency in HTML and Adobe Photoshop and/or other relevant programming & software tools.

Editorial, programming or content development (writing, editing or video/radio production) experience, preferably for online audiences.

Confidence in content planning, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and consistently produce a high quality of work.

Experience with analytics programs such as Google Analytics, media analytics and/or other web analytics tools.

Understanding of user-centric online experiences and content management.

Photo editing/research skills

 

Next Up...


New Deb Filler Show in Auckland

Posted Tuesday 25 Feb 2014

I LOST IT IN KIEV Written & Performed by DEB FILLER

Travel with Deb (WIFT International member) through a highly entertaining evening of stories and song from this acclaimed one-woman tour de force, as she schleps through the backstreets of the world with her show I LOST IT IN KIEV playing 11-14 March at Auckland's Musgrove Studio, Maidment Theatre.

"Filler is a complete chameleon, transforming herself instantly into dozens of relatives and accents ... exhilarating and liberating." The Independent (London)

"An extraordinary story-teller..." Village Voice

Renowned for her rich character portrayals (36 characters in Punch Me in the Stomach, 27 characters in Filler Up! as she baked bread live onstage), Deb has performed all over New Zealand and internationally. From off Broadway's New York Theatre Workshop, Deb is a master story teller who has held audiences in the palm of her hand with her stories of fact and fiction. We weave in and around the best restaurants of Paris, a Kibbutz in Israel, to Canada, then back to Paris again. We meet Nazis in New Zealand and share a never to be forgotten experience in the Ukraine. If life is a colorful learning curve, is there such a thing as 'enough already'?

I LOST IT IN KIEV plays?11-14 March ?Musgrove Studio, Maidment Theatre

Tickets on sale now from The Maidment Theatrewww.maidment.auckland.ac.nz or 09 308 2383

debfiller@sympatico.ca

 

http://www.fillerup.ca/