Production Assistant (film/moving image)

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
up to £30k
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021
Ref
1078
Discipline
Marketing
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is a leading global business communications agency, which delivers content across multiple channels, including film, web and print.

They are looking to hire a production assistant to add to their growing studio. The Production Assistant role is a blend of runner and production assistant, offering essential support to the Producers and Executive Producer/Director with all aspects of production administration (including booking freelancers) and assistance on shoots.

The Role will entail

  • Booking resource and crew for shoots and post-production
  • Produce and distribute call sheets
  • Book production related travels (taxis, flights, accommodation)
  • Support on shoots (carry kit, help set up, get lunch etc.)
  • Clearing copyrights for music and library footage
  • Organising meetings and schedules
  • Booking and researching locations
  • Organising filming permits
  • General administrative support for the production team

Experience and skills

  • 2-3 years’ experience gained in a runner/Production Assistant role in an agency or production company environment
  • Experience of booking crews worldwide (under guidance)
  • Experience of scheduling talent and other resource (under guidance)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Proactive approach, able to think outside of the box
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Willing to get involved in different work pieces
  • Flexible approach: able to move between tasks while executing and keeping track of each task in hand
  • Good time management, self-motivation – but ability to flag and seek guidance/input when unsure of matters
  • An interest in film and television production
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere – desirable

 

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