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At-a-Glance:

Feature

ProductionBase

Free plan

✔ (Free for employers.)

Price

From £225.00 +VAT /post for recruitment agencies; £99.00 +VAT /post for employers.

Featured listings

Searchable candidate database

Job distribution

x

Social media promotion

Review:

ProductionBase offers employers access to a highly defined audience of professionals in the U.K.'s film, television, and commercial production sectors. Employers can search the site's freelancer database and post basic job listings at no cost. There is also an option to upgrade listings for increased exposure, which includes social media promotion.

Pros:

  • ProductionBase offers free and paid job posting options.
  • Job listings are included in email alerts sent to matching ProductionBase members.
  • Job posts can be managed easily from an online dashboard.
  • The Promoted Listing plan includes placement at the top of the job board, an extra email alert, and social media promotion.
  • Employers can proactively find candidates in the site's freelancer database.
  • Recruitment agencies get bulk discounts and the option of a social media add-on that includes two sponsored posts.

Cons:

  • There is no free job posting option for recruitment agencies.
  • The site does not feature an applicant tracking system or job posting distribution to other websites.

Reputation:

On Sitejabber, ProductionBase received more than 30 reviews and an average rating of 1.6 out of 5 stars. The feedback is mostly from a job seeker's perspective, with many users complaining about the company's subscription services and customer support.

Pricing:

Plan

Pricing for Employers

Pricing for Recruitment Agencies*

Basic Listing

Free.

£225.00 +VAT

Promoted Listing

£99.00 +VAT

£260.00 +VAT

*ProductionBase's employer rate card also includes pricing for packages with multiple listings, as well as a social media add-on.

ProductionBase vs. ScreenSkills Jobs:

ScreenSkills Jobs is a completely free job posting service, compared to ProductionBase, which has a free basic posting option for employers, as well as a paid promoted post option and several paid plans for recruitment agencies. The latter offers better features than ScreenSkills jobs, including social media promotion and candidate searches.

ProductionBase vs. Arts Jobs:

While ProductionBase targets professionals in the film, television, and commercial production industries, Arts Jobs caters to a broader audience of professionals in the general arts sector. While the latter only has a free job posting option and no candidate database, ProductionBase offers candidate searches and free and paid job posting plans.

ProductionBase vs. ProductionHive:

Similar to ProductionBase, ProductionHive is a platform directed at the local film, television, and branded content production market and features candidate searches. Both sites offer free job postings, but ProductionBase also has paid job posting plans, which ProductionHive lacks. Both provide other paid advertising options.

Key Information

Legal Name

ProductionBase

Address

Britannia House 11, Glenthorne Rd., London W6 0LH

Email

info@productionbase.co.uk

Telephone

020 3971 8808

Website

https://www.productionbase.co.uk/

FAQs:

What does it cost to post a job on ProductionBase?

ProductionBase's pricing includes a free basic job posting plan for employers, a paid option for a promoted job ad priced at £99.00 +VAT, as well as several paid options for recruitment agencies.

Is ProductionBase any good?

While ProductionBase has received several negative reviews from job seekers, it offers employers an attractive feature profile, including promoted listings that are featured on social media.

Is ProductionBase free?

ProductionBase offers a free basic job posting plan for employers, as well as paid options.

How do I contact ProductionBase?

See the contact details for ProductionBase in the key information section of our review.

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