The South Australian Film Corp. isn’t wasting time in starting the search for a CEO to succeed Richard Harris.

Last Thursday Screen Australia named Harris as the head of its new head of business and audience department.

Over the weekend the SAFC called for applications on its website to be sent to to head-hunters J. Squared Advisory, setting a deadline of December 12.

The aim is to have the successor start in February. On its website the SAFC says it’s “at the beginning of a new era. Since the completion of its state-of-the-art Adelaide Studios, the SAFC and the local industry have developed significant momentum, with record production levels, impressive creative achievements and an increase in the level of local screen business development.”

The criteria for candidates include developing partnerships that can drive industry development and enhance screen business; a sound understanding of screen industry best practice principles and their implementation; financial management at the executive level and the ability to plan and monitor budgets; leadership capabilities and experience managing and motivating an innovative

A competitive remuneration package is offered.

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