Production Assistant

New York
Jun 25, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
Rachel Goldner
Description is seeking a Production Assistant to work on MTV Digital's production team for MTV2 and mtvU. Production Assistants have direct or related experience through previous employment and/or education. They are fans of music, pop-culture and MTV. Production Assistants have excellent written and verbal communication skills, keen editorial instincts and are enthusiastic users of many social media platforms. They are creative individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment, pay attention to details, are quick to take initiative and above all, are team players.

Applicants should be College graduates and ideally have 1-2 years previous online production experience. To be considered for this position, you must have relevant experience and live in the NY metropolitan area.

Responsibilities include:
Assemble and manage video and photo assets for publication on the website, mobile and our social media accounts
Update content pages (adjust text, graphics, video and links) and photo galleries using a content management system and HTML/XML
Manage process of encoding video clips
Write and edit copy as required
Assist with social media accounts
Carry out various administrative tasks for producers and the production team

Required Qualifications/Skills:
1-2 years previous online production experience
Must have relevant experience and live in the NY metropolitan area
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Strong communication and writing skills
Passion and knowledge of current entertainment, pop-culture and social media environment
Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and HTML edition tools such as Homesite
Knowledge of video encoding and editing tools such as Final Cut
Familiar with MTV, MTV2 and mtvU brands, on-air programming and the MTV website
BA required

Please include cover letter with resume