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Arts Officers, Producers and Directors

Arts officers, producers and directors assume creative, financial and organisational responsibilities in the production and direction of television and radio programmes, films, stage presentations, content for other media, and the promotion and exhibition of other creative activities.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 7,938
£ 37,007
£ 75,665

Available jobs

In the past year there were 63,097 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Selects, contracts, markets and arranges for the presentation and/or distribution of performance, visual and heritage arts.

  • Manages health and safety issues.

  • Ensures necessary equipment, props, performers and technical staff are on set when required.

  • Prepares rehearsal and production schedule for main events, design of sets and costumes, technical rehearsals and dress rehearsals.

  • Breaks script into scenes and formulates a shooting schedule that will be most economical in terms of time, location and sets.

  • Directs actors, designers, camera team, sound crew and other production and technical staff to achieve desired effects.

  • Chooses writers, scripts, technical staff and performers, and assumes overall responsibility for completion of project on time and within budget.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Marketing

  • Content Creation

  • Post-Production

  • Workflow Management

  • Service Quality

  • Finance

  • Adobe After Effects

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Digital Marketing

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Detail Oriented

  • Leadership

  • Innovation

  • Editing

  • Sales

  • Research

  • Social Media

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.