Production Assistant

Posted: 6/12/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Role Purpose
The Production Assistant role is an office based, administrative heavy position involving focus, a great attention to detail, and a proactive attitude. The ideal candidate will work well under pressure, apply critical thinking to their tasks, and will possess the ability to prioritize requests from multiple departments as needs arise.

ResponsibilitiesAssist in the production of promotional content by supporting producers, directors, and project managers via heavy email communication and SlackField requests from multiple departments and individuals (Press, Digital, Social, Brand Marketing and Promotions, executive leadership, external producers/vendors)Maintain working relationships with assigned show post departmentsLocate, organize, and traffic all assets to production facilities (both internally and externally) to assist all departments.
    Dailies/VFX shots, episodes, scripts, transcriptions, sponsor logos and taglines to producers/vendors Digital delivery – to and from vendors / producers/ editors / colorists and engineers via Aspera faspex etc..Author, encode and deliver footage in various formats in support of Press, off-air, and strategic departments Facilitate requests with internal Media Asset Management (MAM) teamsManage external hard drives and tape digitization for tangible source assetsEnter info and track materials in NBC’s Media Library Services Ancillary editing – assist the production & creative teams with the generation of video assets, clips pulls, shot requests, and footage scrubs
Maintain Storage Area Network (SAN) and organize all final and clean promotional assetsDeliver and track assets to internal and external departments (including Digital, Social, and Affiliate)Maintain various departmental software/databases and manage user access for eachFrequent document creation, maintenance and distribution Produce and traffic compilation reels for company executives, awards submissions, and NBCUniversal Upfront, in addition to handling reel/material requests for various other needsAssist in managing interns and PagesPotential to take on additional projects to gain a greater understanding of the network at large and pursue individual interests

Qualifications/Requirements :
Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 1+ year experience in production or post production for television

Additional Job Requirements
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Strong interest in production and/or project management
• Sense of urgency and ability to prioritize projects/tasks
• Strong work ethic
• Superior organizational skills
• Aptitude for working well under pressure with tight time constraints, multiple simultaneous projects, and long hours
• Ability to work both independently and with a team

• Strong video post production knowledge and skills (ideally Adobe Creative Suite and/or Final Cut)
• Solid knowledge of Microsoft Suite
• Basic understanding of digital video formats and transcoding
• Familiarity with database software

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