• Erika B
  • Receptionist, Retail Sales Assistant
  • Last/current workplace: SBS Australia
  • 38 years old from Thirroul, NSW


Honest and intelligent, I am noted by all who have worked with me as a diligent and energetic employee, ever-capable and enthusiastically willing to learn new skills and take on tasks above and beyond my immediate title.

Employment History

  • SBS Australia

    • Feb 2014 - Dec 2014
    Production Coordinator - Entertainment, Comedy and Drama Commissioned Content SBS Australia Artarmon, NSW February 2014 - December 2014 Responsibilities • Liaise with internal and external clients to coordinate the successful delivery of commissioned programs to the network, within the popular genres of Drama, Comedy & Entertainment Work closely with production companies to coordinate a program's progress through SBS's admin., monitoring, approval, payment and delivery procedures up to the end of the License Period (standard 5 years), thus the post-TX supervising and duties for all programs, including Screen Rights, APRA, Contracting, Business Affairs processes, Awards and Festivals • Accept program delivery, assess for quality purposes and disseminate internally • Oversee the commissioning and decommissioning process - initial, reviewer and final step in the process • Liaise with production companies, Scheduling, Programming and Publicity over content durations, program extensions, break structures and deliverables. • Coordinate, communicate and distribute information accordingly, regarding a commissioned programs production requirements and transmission specifications to SBS internal departments and managers at all stages • Liaise with Program Finance and Business Affairs on budgetary issues and production expenses. These can include the monitoring and implementation of production and departmental payment approvals, Drawdowns, contracts, invoices, salary and overtime costs, budgets and schedules • Manage the submission process of new proposals, through acceptance, advisement, assistance, processing and declination of all externally submitted proposals • Coordinate, supply and manage all required information, deadlines and material as required for regular film festivals, awards, screenings, conferences, board reports, team meetings and weekly program reports • Personal Assistant of 1 Commissioning Editor, 2 Executive Producers, 2 Production Supervisors, and the EA to the department director. Tasks include diary management, general Admin, problem-solving, expenses- personal and departmental, processing of invoices, travel booking and itineraries, meeting and guest coordination • Use of IBMS, Excel, PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, editing software, and Word programs Achievements • Have streamlined role to encompass additional responsibilities as well as finding time to further my knowledge of production management and business management roles. • Adopted roles of Production Supervisor, particularly in a business affairs capacity • By close interaction with Finance, have made significant cost reductions to the Content department, e.g. With coordination of shared spaces, review and expulsion of unnecessary waste and accepting of additional responsibilities and tasks originally reserved for hired casuals • By close interaction with the I.T. department, I have overhauled and streamlined many functions and systems, including the submission process, of which I took control of on behalf of the department • Streamlined vital processes of commissioning and decommissioning of projects, to better communicate and facilitate all departments involved, for e.g., the contracting and corresponding documents and processes of commissioning a program are now more efficient, clearer and legally stronger • Fulfilling the requirements of Producer in a variety of internal and off-site production and special projects, most notably the internationally linked and streamed Eurovision
  • Contemporary Arts

    • Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
    2014 performance by Jessica Mauboy, and corresponding party production, as live from The Museum of Contemporary Arts Assistant to Executive Produc tion Netw ork Ten Pyrmont, NSW September 2011 - February 2014 Responsibilities • Co-ordinate production requirements • Liaise with production companies, scheduling and programming over content durations, program extensions, break structures and deliverables. • Manage flights and accommodation for producers and various Talent from Ten programs • Time management of 5 executive producers. • Liaise with Program Finance and Accounts on budgetary issues and production expenses. Achievements • Have streamlined role to encompass additional responsibilities as well as finding time to further my knowledge of production management and business management roles. • By close interaction with Finance, have made significant cost reductions to the production department. • Frequently acknowledged by the company internal recognition program • Asked to perform the role of production coordinator for a variety of shows (including The Project, The Living Room, The Loop, etc.) • Assisting external production company with script review and co-ordination of live feeds for The Project. • Fulfilling the requirements of associate producer when required in addition to existing responsibilities. Commercial Scheduling Coordinator Netw ork Ten Pyrmont, NSW September 2010 - September 2011 Responsibilities • Responsible for creating and maintaining commercial schedules for the primary broadcast channel (TEN). • Liaise with sales, sponsorship, commercial allocation, presentation and news production teams to ensure that the client's and the Network's requirements for commercial placement are met. • Complete post-time reconciliation of commercial schedules for Nielsen. Achievements • Solely responsible for Ten Melbourne (ATV), the second largest metropolitan market. • Trained several new starters. • Performed 'Above expectations' in all performance assessments.
  • Venue Magazine

    • Apr 2010 - Jun 2010
    Production Coordinator - Paid w ork experience Venue Magazine Surry Hills, NSW April - June 2010 Responsibilities • Responsible for taking the magazine from storyboarding through to printing and distribution, this involved liaising with and coordinating editors, designers, writers, photographers, studio, advertising, production, accounts, external printers and distribution personnel. • Solely responsible for coordinating magazine covers, including production of the digital media, bar-coding and pricing. • Assisted in updating the content of the 'Venue' website. • Back office administrative tasks such as managing company credit cards, purchasing, time-in-lieu leave management, placing job adverts and organising candidate interviews. • Executive assistant tasks such as scheduling meetings, organising events, booking flights, accommodation, cars and equipment for company travel, events and photo shoots. Achievements • Implemented new archiving processes and streamlined many processes to increase efficiency.
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    Angus & Robertson

    • Apr 2006 - Apr 2010
    April 2006 - April 2010 Store Manager Angus & Robertson W ollongong, NSW
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    • Apr 2005 - Feb 2006
    April 2005 - February 2006 Sales Assistant Dymocks W ollongong, NSW


  • Phone System
  • Sales
  • Shop Assistant
  • Merchandising and visual merchandising
  • Microsoft Office
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Stocking and Inventory
  • Receptionist
  • Front of House Duties
  • Other
  • Customer Service

Education History

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    University of Wollongong

    • Jan 2003 - Jan 2007
    Bachelor of Creative Arts University of Wollongong, NSW
  • Illawarra Institute of Technology

    • Ended Jan 2001
    2001 HSC Illawarra Institute of Technology, W ollongong
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    University of Griffith current

    • From Jan 2013 - Current
    2013-present Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice University of Griffith (via correspondence)

Personality Type

The Guardians