9 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsCreative Services Coordinator, Event Coordinator, Producer
  • TypeFreelance
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Description

Job Description: Creative Coordinator

Organisation: Medea Creative Productions

Primary place of work: Soho, London

Employment Type: Temporary contract, 4-5 days pw

Minimum Commitment: 12 months

Working Environment: Split in office/remote [3 office days as essential]

Working Time: 45 hours pw / circa 9am-6pm with flexibility

Salary: Competitive, upon request:

Why we need you:

The world is constantly and rapidly changing. We are all continually bombarded with an unlimited supply of information. The information we are surrounded by creates a bubble, and this bubble has a profound impact on the quality of our lives.

Medea was founded in pursuit of helping people to recognise the bubble, understand its workings, and to take control.In pursuit of Medea’s cause, the organisation is looking to create a large-scale immersive experience in Spring, 2025. We are recruiting for someone to join our creative team and provide instrumental support to our ambitious creative team.

About Medea and ProjectX:

Medea Creative Productions is a creative production company formed in 2022, made up of a team of UK and international cross-disciplinary experts and specialists across immersive experiences, performing arts, festivals, TV and film. Collectively we have 100+ years’ experience of creating and bringing to life ground-breaking, inspiring and transformative experiences.

Medea aims to shine a light on the production, circulation, digestion and impact of information so that people can be empowered to make factually informed choices. We help people to think critically via The Arts, through highly playful, personalised, awe-inspiring experiences: this is impactful storytelling with purpose.

Medea has built a network of world-class creators, researchers and designers to deliver projects and multi-channel activations beginning in 2024 in London. Our high production immersive entertainment will engage and empower audiences, placing them at the heart of the experience.

ProjectX(working title) is an entertainment-forward, narrative-driven, highly-interactive, multi-sensory, location based experience which is physically, psychologically and ontologically immersive.  We design for awe. Tuning into our bodies, minds and emotions to create impactful storytelling with purpose.

What you will be doing:

  • Supporting the creative team organisationally by coordinating and scheduling meetings, preparing in advance, recording minutes, and documenting as required.
  • Keeping key creative documents up to date and synchronised with other project-critical information across departments.
  • Staying informed on all creative content updates and anticipating the future needs of the creative team.
  • Coordinating logistics for creative workshops and all related deliverables.
  • Conducting research across various aspects of the project.
  • Managing budgets up to approximately £250k, including overseeing schedules and timelines.
  • Communicating with external stakeholders such as consultants and performers.
  • Internally managing Medea’s film project, including budget management, creative input, and coordination.
What experience you will need:

  • Strong experience supporting production and creative teams as an assistant or coordinator.
  • 5+ years of experience in the event industry, with a preference for immersive event experience.
  • Managed budgets up to £500k.
  • Confidently managed timelines and key production documents.
  • Coordinated medium-sized internal teams.
  • What skills you will need:
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to forecast challenges and troubleshoot confidently.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proficient in managing production documents with strong attention to detail.
  • Refined creative instincts with the confidence to follow them.
Our culture:

Since Medea’s inception we have understood that, in order to have a chance to achieve our cause, we must prioritise not only the products that we produce, but the organisation that we build. We are serious about culture.

We have discovered and articulated a philosophy that we care about deeply, and regardless of position; our young, growing company needs people who not only fit into the culture, but aid us in our ability to better execute our philosophy and thus, to build an organisation that has real impact, and we can all be deeply proud of. These simple words will only serve as a hazy insight for now, but here are our deeply held values: critical thinking, listening, ambition, nourishment, playfulness and trust. We hope these are principles that you will see and feel.

Interview Process:

The interview process will be over 2 stages:
  • 2 x 1 hour interviews, with a mixture of Medea executives and leaders (we prefer in-person (Soho, London) where possible
  • After each phase we will provide an update (at minimum) within 1 working week
To apply for this role please email freya@medeacreations.com with your CV. Subject line: Your name, Creative Coordinator Application. Application deadline is 22 July 2024.

Skills Required

  • Immersive Experience
  • Immersive Theatre
  • Events