Assistant, Production

Posted: 11/9/2018

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Purpose
The Assistant, Production, would report to the SVP Production and VP Production and manage a very busy desk, day-to-day administrative functions, and would interact with all personnel internally, as well as with POC’s, APOC’s and other production staff externally on our Studio productions.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative support; i.e. answering phones, process mail, set-up meetings, maintain files, etc.
  • Actively interface with show Production Coordinators regarding Studio requirements.
  • Set up show offices for shows before production starts.
  • Oversee production office compliance regarding document formats and file uploads.
  • Arrange executive travel, and interim production cast & crew travel as required.
  • Process contracts, deal memos, and budgets.
  • Maintain staff & crew, and travel databases.
  • Reconcile credit card statements and submit expense reports.


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in production environment, television production is a plus.
  • Minimum 2 year’s experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) on both PC and Mac.
  • Flexibility with respect to work hours and must have ability to work overtime, when necessary.

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume for this job online to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA.
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Working knowledge of FileMakerPro and Movie Magic Scheduling.
  • Familiarity with accounting practices and legal documents.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think clearly and quickly under pressure.
  • Ability to multi-task, effectively manage competing priorities, and follow through.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Capable of working effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced environment.

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