Digital Production Assistant

10014, New York City
Competitive freelance salary
Feb 04, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York

Digital Production Assistant (Freelance)

Asset Production, Viacom Multiplatform Production

Position Overview

Viacom Multiplatform Production is looking for a Digital Production Assistant to be part of the Asset Production team to manage content across our owned and operated digital platforms. The Digital Production Assistant will be responsible for building and managing video clips, episodes, images, schedules and metadata for content on Viacom’s websites.

The Digital Production Assistant will have excellent project management and communication skills. They will work closely with internal teams including Programming, Design, Video Production, Editorial, Site Management and Integrated Marketing. The Digital Production Assistant must manage multiple programming schedules, meet deadlines, thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment, have a precise eye for detail and be able to work autonomously. The Digital Production Assistant should also have flexible hours. While this is generally a daytime job, we occasionally need coverage for evenings, weekends and holidays.

Job Description:

  • Produce and schedule multiplatform content on Viacom’s owned and operated websites, applications and connected devices for Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Logo, Paramount Network, CMT and TV Land
  • Coordinate with Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Logo, Paramount Network, CMT and TV Land Producers and PAs
  • Submit video, editorial, design and tech requests
  • Conduct Quality Assurance
  • Create, manage and complete tickets in Viacom’s JIRA system
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as arranging meetings and taking notes


  • Detail-oriented
  • Learns new tools and systems quickly
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Flexible schedule, to help with night, weekend and holiday hours coverage as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of problem solving
  • Knowledge of entertainment industry


  • Working knowledge of content management systems
  • Photoshop, additional database development and web production skills

Sam Freund

Asset Production Manager, Viacom Multiplatform Production

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