Production Assistant
Start date: ASAP
Contract: Full time
Location: Brighton
The Progress Film Company is an award-winning, contemporary film studio based in Brighton, UK. Progress makes predominantly digital content, branded entertainment, animation, commercials and feature-length cinema all under one roof, serving both agency and clients directly worldwide. For more about us and the way we work, visit our website and social media platforms: and @progressfilmco.
At Progress, people are our strongest asset. You’ll be working with our Production team to ensure the journey from concept to bringing it to life through film, runs smoothly. As an assistant, you will be an essential part of the Production team and an ambassador for Progress, both through your contact with clients and your presence on shoots. You think big and your strongest quality is that you stay positive at all times. You’re at your best when you need to think on your feet and out of the box. At least 12 months of experience preferred in either TV or content, with the view to really developing and growing within the company.
Responsibilities include:
* Being a part of the end to end production process, from brief through to delivery
* Communicating with clients and suppliers
* Running on set and for the Studio, to help the day to day management of projects and shoots
* General administration – producing call sheets and risk assessments, basic book keeping and float management, booking freelancers, travel and kit
The Ideal Candidate:
* Excellent written and verbal communication
* Solutions orientated person with excellent trouble- shooting skills
* Proven numeracy skills
* Great research and negotiation skills
* Highly organised and a process orientated mindset
* High levels of energy and drive. A great sense of humour and a pragmatic outlook
The role is full time, based in Brighton with regular working hours, 5 days a week. However, on-location working and flexibility around working days/time is expected depending on production need and schedule. Weekend work is compensated through DOIL or pro rata salary amounts.
Salary: Starting at £18k and dependent on experience and level of responsibility. Applications from more experienced candidates with additional skills are encouraged.
Contact with your CV and cover letter to express your interest. Please note that successful applicants would be expecting to be located in or around the Brighton area and that working remotely or part time hours will not be possible for this particular role.