Whizz Kid Entertainment

Whizz Kid Entertainment is a high-profile established independent production company based in the heart of London.

The company is trusted producer of prime-time entertainment in a range of genres for all the major UK broadcasters and enjoys an enviable track record in format origination, high-quality output and access to major talent.

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Whizz Kid Entertainment – producers of The BAFTA Film Awards and Celebrity Ex on the Beach – are looking for a Head of Production to start mid-March 2020.

This is offered as a fixed term 3-month contract initially with the possibility of a staff position after this period.  Rate to be negotiated with the possibility of a flexible part-time contract depending on candidate.

The ideal applicant should have experience in budgeting and cost management across a wide range of genres including live events, studio, fact ent, fixed rig, digital content, popular documentary, comedy entertainment and music.  Experience of working with development teams and preparing budgets and quotes for new formats is essential.

This is a hands-on role supporting Production Executives, PMs and the development team with overall responsibility for all production output, production policy, compliance and health and safety.   Co-operating with the finance team and corporate finance on budget forecasts will also form part of the role.  Previous experience in a Head of Production role would be useful but it may suit an experienced candidate with senior Production Executive / Line Producer credits across a range of genres, broadcasters and budgets.



Please apply by 23rd February 2020.

How To Apply

Please send CV and cover letter with reference HEAD OF PRODUCTION to jobs@whizzkid.tv

Only applicants who are selected for interview will be contacted.

We kindly ask that you only reply if have the credits/experience detailed and respond only in relation to this particular role: other roles on our productions will be advertised in due course.

We would love to be able to contact everyone who replies but due to the volume of responses we receive we are only able to contact applicants whom we would like to meet.

Whizz Kid Entertainment is committed to eliminating bias in areas of selection and assessment directly or indirectly with regards to gender, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age and recruits fairly based only on individual merit and ability.