We are looking for a production assistant to help us deliver the exciting shoots we have scheduled.

The role responsibilities include:

  • Ability to take a shoot brief from the Head of Content and prioritise and manage ‘to-do’ list.
  • Working with Heads of Content on financial budgets.
  • Negotiate competitive rates with suppliers across each production.
  • Assisting in the organisation of all shoots including overseas, on both small and large-scale projects.
  • Ensure that all shoots are produced as efficiently as possible and remain in budget. Communicate any risks to the budget prior to spend.
  • Plan, prioritise and manage workloads across multiple productions at any one time.
  • Book all logistics and travel.
  • Book creative teams, transportation, visas, carnets.
  • Book equipment for all crew and departments.
  • Generate call sheets.
  • Produce on set including overseas (when needed).
  • Location sourcing
  • Model and talent sourcing
  • Prop and wardrobe sourcing
  • Organising and maintain up to date contacts and production database.
  • On set assisting to Art Director
  • On set catering, styling assisting, ensuring locations are tidy and clean after shoots.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications

  • Ability to manage shoot productions both in studio and on location.
  • The ability to manage a heavy workload under pressure by effectively prioritising, planning ahead and overseeing multiple tasks at any one time.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and planning
  • Confidence in sourcing relevant industry suppliers.
  • Have a positive, can-do outlook, use initiative and be proactive in everything you do.
  • Communicate effectively in high-pressure situations.
  • Confidence to ask questions / ask for help.
  • Has the ability to negotiate in order to reach the best possible outcome for the company.
  • A willingness to travel if needed and times at short notice.
  • Confidence to use social media to document BTS and job postings.
  • Numerical and IT skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Experience working on a production crew welcome, though not essential, evidence of how you have implemented the required skills in previous roles is important.

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