Production Assistant

City, State
New York, NY
To begin direct-hire, permanent position immediately
Commensurate with experience
Job posted on
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About the job

A boutique production company is hiring a full-time Production Assistant to handle production duties. The Production Assistant will assist in studio productions, edit as needed, digitize media files, dub tapes, organize production rundowns, conduct station confirmations, manage shipping and receiving and handle various administrative projects.

We're looking for a ''superhero'' candidate with positive, can-do attitude - someone who can ''roll up his/her sleeves'' and complete a task efficiently in a timely manner. Candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated, and a fast-learner capable of working independently within a small team. Strong verbal and writing skills are required.

Daily Responsibilities:
• Conduct Radio Media Tour and Satellite Media Tour confirmations
• Manage press material distribution for Satellite Media Tours and Radio Media Tours
• Digitize media files
• Maintain the master archive library
• Coordinate file transfers via dropbox
• Create pre-production materials (cue cards, production bags)
• Assist in internal video conferencing using Google Hangout
• Maintain shipping supplies (UPS, Fed Ex, USPS)
• Approve invoices- Fed Ex, UPS, Messenger Service
• Assist Senior Producers with all projects
• Research for future projects

• Must be familiar with Mac
• Must be familiar with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Microsoft Word
• Must have working knowledge of Final Cut Pro, AVID, Adobe Premiere Pro
• Must practice excellent phone etiquette
• Must have prior knowledge of media file formats and conversions (MOV, MP4, AIFF)
• Must have basic knowledge of camera operation and audio production.

Education and Experience Requirements:
• College degree
• At least two years of post college work experience

Sorry but this vacancy has now been filled.