Posted on September 19, 2023

EP / Head of Music

Closing: October 20th 2023

Award winning production company FRIEND are looking for a new EP / Head of Music to join their team.

Salary: Dependent on experience

Send applications to: [email protected]

Location: FRIEND operates a “work from the office” policy. We are based in between Farringdon and Barbican.

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role for a EP / Head of Music at FRIEND in London. The role involves overseeing the production of content, special projects and music videos from pre-production to post-production. We’re looking for someone with a background in  working with and discovering emerging Directing talent. They will manage budgets, schedules, and client expectations while ensuring the creative team delivers high-quality content on time and within budget.

Our ideal candidate would:

  • Have an energetic and entrepreneurial spirit
  • A background in working with and discovering emerging Directing talent
  • Be passionate about the industry and enjoy the thrill of developing Directors’ careers
  • Have an interest in gaining experience as EP in commercials alongside the music role

EP responsibilities:

  • Creative development of all music projects
  • Bidding UK & overseas productions (music videos, stills, special projects)
  • Generating new business and developing relationships with music industry representatives
  • Nurturing relationships with current Friend talent roster
  • Discovering new directing talent
  • Overseeing budgets and productions within the music department
  • Familiarity with rules and regulations within the industry
  • Oversight on all contracts

Head of Department responsibilities:

  • Overall department strategy including music videos and special projects
  • Active involvement in the industry
  • Managing staff schedules and wellbeing
  • Managing department’s finances and turnover
  • Management of PR (social content, awards etc)

Skills & experience/requirements:

  • Senior producing experience of music videos, and/or junior commercial producing
  • A passion for music videos & the music industry
  • An awareness of current trends and artists
  • Passionate about creating work that stands out and pushes boundaries
  • Experience / knowledge of Google/Excel/Adobe products