Head of Production

Salary plus superannuation
02 Sep 2013
14 Oct 2013
Head of Production
Film Industry
Job Type

Key role shaping Screen Australia’s Development and Production strategy

Screen Australia is the key Federal Government direct funding body for the Australian screen production industry. Its functions are to support and promote the development of a highly creative, innovative and commercially sustainable Australian screen production industry.

An exciting opportunity now exists to join us as our Head of Production. In this newly created position, you will provide strategic leadership as well as creative and operational direction for Screen Australia’s content creation including feature films, television drama and documentaries.  Leading a team of unit managers, you will have overall responsibility for development and investment decisions, and oversee projects from development and/or production investment through to delivery on a range of channels and platforms.

The successful candidate will be a leading figure from the world of film and screen content with considerable managerial and production experience across a domestic and/or international landscape.  You will have extensive experience in relevant senior executive roles in development and production across a diverse range of creative platforms with tangible, high quality outcomes that demonstrate high levels of creative and commercial skills and knowledge.  You will also possess an avid interest in Indigenous storytelling for the screen, and up-to-date knowledge of the Australian and international marketplace, and evolving financing and distribution models. 

This is a key creative, senior leadership role.  Exceptional people management skills as well as leadership experience, with proven ability to inspire, engage and motivate a team are essential.

The position will be based in Sydney.

The full job profile for this position can be viewed on the Screen Australia website: 

To receive an Information Book with more details of the role and how to apply; or to arrange a confidential discussion please contact:

Julie Steiner

Director, Braithwaite Steiner Pretty Executive Search (BSP)


+61 2 94604505

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 2 October 2013