Development Coordinator

Production Wandsworth, London Req. UMG-1315



Job title: Development Coordinator

Responsible to: Managing Director, Eagle Rock Films

Department: Eagle Rock Entertainment Ltd

Location of work: Wandsworth Town (Kings Cross Autumn 2018)



Main Purpose Of Role


This role will sit within the Eagle Rock Film department, ensuring that development runs smoothly and efficiently, whilst also assisting with other on goings within the business such as Production, PR and supporting the Managing Director.




  • Organise ERF development treatments, rewrite and format to Eagle spec.  Reach out to producers/directors for materials.
  • Organise 3rd party ERF distributed development treatments, rewrite and format to ERF Spec.
  • Coordinate internally with other ERE staff to chase for materials or supply materials.
  • Coordinate with art dept for one sheets.
  • Initial research for ERF on specific stories.
  • Prepare and keep up to date in development and in production one sheets.
  • Update database of creative talent.


ERF promotion and PR


  • Manage and update ERF website.
  • Manage and update ERF IMDBPro entries.
  • Manage and update ERF mailing list.  Prepare upcoming Production emailing.
  • Develop ERF Twitter/FB pages.
  • Coordinate with PR company for external press releases.


Festivals and prizes


  • Manage and update Festivals diary.
  • Coordinate all festival submissions.




Manage and coordinate all screenings of ERF programming.  This includes; preparing invitation, invitation list management in coordination with other departments, budgets, contact with venue and

overseeing the event.


PA to MD Films


Assisting with;


  • Personal expenses.
  • Diary management as needed.
  • Answering phone when MD travelling.
  • Organising travel requisitions.


Production assistance


  • Manage expenses for production with Production coordinator. 
  • If requested offer production runner duties on individual shoot days.
  • Assistance to production manager when needed. 
  • Organising travel requisitions.


General office duties


  • Standing in on reception.


Person Specification




  • 1-2 years’ experience of working within a TV Production environment.
  • Previous experience of dealing with senior members of an organisation.
  • Proven organisational skills.
  • Proven experience of working in a pressured environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven experience of working under own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Confident & assertive.
  • Strong sense of initiative, along with discretion.
  • PowerPoint skills.
  • Basic photoshop and video editing skills.


Diversity and Inclusion


Universal Music is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age




The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable.  However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop.  Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.