The Hype Factory

Jobs at The Hype Factory

Full time - Studio Manager

Job Description

The Hype Factory is a multimedia company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. We work with a mixed range of clients, from small businesses to international corporations, delivering engaging and thought-provoking content.

Due to our growth, we are hiring a Studio Manager. This is a new role, with all day-to-day management previously having been done by the Managing Director. We are looking for someone who wants to join a team of creatives in an ever-evolving company, someone who wants to be part of a growing company and assist our team in creating truly unique and exciting projects.

The Studio Manager will be responsible for day-to-day project management of all our media projects which include video production, photography, and animation.

The Studio Manager won’t just be a project manager. As a small team, we will look to you to coordinate and submit quotations for new projects, field new enquiries and collate client feedback on completed work. You will be involved in all aspects of our productions, including organising locations, managing freelancers, and booking equipment when required.

Role will involve:

  • Allocating daily projects and work to the most suitable team member

  • Management of day-to-day projects

  • Manage client feedback requests

  • Manage schedules and budgets, complete risk assessments for shoots and events whilst also arranging freelancers, sourcing locations and other ad hoc tasks needed to deliver a brief

  • Managing new enquiries, and producing and submitting quotations

  • Developing briefs for our team and external suppliers

  • Delivering projects on time and within budget

  • Submitting & chasing invoices for completed projects

  • Monitoring and improve the team's workflow

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of project management experience (experience in a video production environment is highly preferred but not mandatory)

  • You will be a proactive and a flexible individual who has a good eye for detail, a team player and has an ability to work calmly under pressure

  • You will be comfortable working with a mixture of strong personalities and be confident at presenting and running meetings

  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work flexible hours when required including weekends and evenings

  • Strong word processing and spreadsheet skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken

  • Good organisational ability

Benefits:

  • On-site free car parking

  • Relaxed working environment

  • Flexible work hours ( typical office hours, 10am - 6pm with 1 hour for lunch )

  • Competitive salary

  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Free Coffee!

Other:

  • 7 hour working hours a day, 1 hour lunch

  • Belfast, BT3 office

Deadline

Submissions close 16th July.

The ideal job commencement, the first half of August. ( Can be discussed )

How to apply:

Send us your CV

Send to: jobs@thehypefactory.uk

Experienced Freelance Photographer

Job Description

Our client list ranges bars to large corporations. We're looking for experienced photographers to work on solo projects and as part of a team on larger events.

Skills Required

  • Your own camera equipment ( DSLR, flash, lenses )

  • Your own editing equipment and software

  • Outgoing and independent personality

  • A strong portfolio of work

  • Fun, happy and up for a bit of banter