Production Assistant

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
ID
2021-4815
Position Function
Public Relations
Job Classification
Full Time

Overview

Are you up for a meaningful challenge? Do you aspire to use your creativity to drive social change? 

Then come join our team of sharp, passionate and (sometimes) quirky activists.  In our 35+ years, we’ve helped elect presidents; improved education; fought for stricter regulations on tobacco, supported clients to improve health interventions like vaccines and clean water in the developing world; fought to bring health coverage to all Americans; and brought people together to improve the lives of individuals, families, communities and nations. 

   

Our mission:  to create real and lasting change in the world.  And between our D.C. home base, Seattle and San Francisco offices, you’ll find all the know-how and drive to create advocacy campaigns that deliver real results.

 

We arepolitical strategists, data scientists, issue experts, social and digital strategists, comms and advertising gurus, designers, writers, media planners and multi-media producers.

Responsibilities

You are a Production Assistant who will:

  • Assist Production Manager with budgeting, purchase orders, track vendor invoices and book talent
  • Assist Producers with booking film crew, talent and equipment for shoots
  • Create daily call sheets for crew members
  • Establish relationships with vendors and coordinate external production needs with them as necessary
  • Organize, archive and maintain libraries of photos, images, music, footage and completed spots/videos
  • Maintain master production calendar of all studio bookings and production events
  • Research, prepare, and edit stock footage and music usage
  • Create closed captioning

Qualifications

You have…

  • H.S. diploma required
  • Local to the Washington DC, Baltimore, Virginia.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in production, film or related industry
  • Knowledge of video encoding and compression, Microsoft Office and ADOBE systems
  • The ability to thrive in a high pressure, fast paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends - because we're a client services firm so sometimes that's when our clients need us
  • Strong interpersonal skills and can work collaboratively across teams
  • A meticulous eye for detail and exceptional organization skills
  • Industry training preferred but not necessary

 

GMMB is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other discriminatory factors prohibited by law.

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