Description of Duties/Essential Functions
Under administrative direction of the Deputy Director of the of the Illinois Film Office, serves as Assistant Deputy Director of the Illinois Film Office and directs the Commercial Productions, Television Productions, Film Productions Programs and Special Projects/Intern programs of the Office; plans, develops, implements and controls strategic long term planning for the Illinois Film Office programs; develops and formulates policy to implement long term goals and recommends to the Deputy Director program changes; supervises staff; organizes, plans, executes and evaluates Film Office projects related to the continuing greater growth and development of the motion picture and television industry in Illinois.
Plans, develops, implements and controls strategic long term planning for the Illinois Film Office programs; directs and administers procedures and evaluates all results of the Film program to attain goals; formulates and develops initiatives to meet long-term goals and objectives for the Film Office programs; serves as Deputy Director in the absence of the Film Office Deputy Director; possesses full line authority of the Film Office Deputy Director to direct management in program objectives and operations of the Office.
Develops and formulates policy to implement long term goals and recommends to the Deputy Director program changes and implementations that will improve overall operating efficiency of the Film Office. Acts authoritatively on policy-making issues impacting programs to promote film production and economic growth in Illinois.
Directs the administration of the Commercial Productions, Television Productions, Film Productions Programs and Special Projects/Intern programs of the Illinois Film Office; directs research and management of statewide productions in conjunction with locations staff on location scouting expeditions; directs scouting assignments and also conducts scouting of a highly controversial, sensitive or confidential nature including film projects with high profile producers and directors; presents location selections of prospective film projects to prospective project representatives. Develop strategies to maintain the location photography database that contains viable location sites for efficacious film production matching and selection. Travels in the performance of duties.
Supervises staff; assigns and reviews work; provides guidance and training; counsels staff regarding work performance; reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs; establishes annual goals and objectives; approves time off; adjusts first level grievances; recommends and imposes discipline, up to and including discharge; prepares and signs performance evaluations; determines and recommends staffing needs.
Organizes, plans, executes and evaluates special Film Office projects related to the continuing greater growth and development of the motion picture, television and commercial industry in Illinois. As Assistant Deputy Director, oversees all staff projects in the Film Office and provides input to the Deputy Director on marketing projects to optimize the film and television industries; provides input with the Film Office budget;monitors budget during the fiscal year and advises the Deputy Director of budgetary expenditures, shortfalls and recommends resolutions to resolve shortfalls.
Organizes and implements the Production Units campaign of selling Illinois, its resources, businesses and people to the film industry. Contacts potential production sources. Assists in arrangements for setting up production in Illinois.
Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. Position No: 37015-42-00-050-11-01
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, with coursework in film and television studies, business administration, marketing, or closely related fields of study. Requires prior experience equivalent to three years progressively responsible administrative experience in the film industry, including a working knowledge of film financing and development, to locations scouting, pre-production, production and post-production phases; a working knowledge of Illinois locations and technical needs of film crews shooting on location; professional experience in a Locations Department for a motion picture, television show or commercial production; proficiency in still photography and working knowledge of photo shop software. Requires a valid driver's license to meet travel requirements on a statewide basis for the purpose of conducting location and scouting trips.
Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact
8:30AM - 5:00PM Monday – Friday, Days off: Saturday/Sunday
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
JRTC, 100 W. Randolph Street - Chicago, Illinois 60601
MAIL TO: Natalie Chambers, Human Resources Office
500 East Monroe, 1st Flr. - Springfield, Il 62701-1643
PHONE: 217-785-1577 FAXES ACCEPTED: 217-524-0189
NO EMAILS ACCEPTED
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CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES:
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