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Production Assistant

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
  • Job Code
    112984405
Discovery Communications


Production Assistant

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 24031
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Marketing & Communications
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Production Assistant to support the Food Network/Cooking Channel Brand Creative Production Management team. This is an entry-level position that requires a high-level of organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Candidate must have a strong interest in production management and coordination.



Responsibilities

1. Assist Brand Creative Production Management team with all administrative needs.
2. Acquire materials needed by Writer/Producers and outside production partners for promotional projects. Includes graphics, music, source footage, show descriptions, etc.
3. Coordinate footage delivery from show production teams and work ahead to receive footage in a timely manner
4. Support Writer/Producers with music searches, creating tape logs, tracking digital file delivery and coordinating graphic needs.
5. Work closely with Operations team to load materials for Writer/Producers’ edit sessions (digital files, footage from drives, FTP downloads). Troubleshoot any issues that arise with footage deliveries.
6. Review and check all promotional spots for accuracy prior to delivery for air.
7. Create files and other requested materials for internal and external clients.
8. Create compilation reels for team meetings.
9. Manage project requests including producing clip reels and tagging promos and interstitials with sponsor materials.
10. Assist with daily organizational tasks and regularly update project database.
11. Supervise basic edits, audio mixes, and voice-over sessions as needed.
12. Deliver/Pick-up materials to and from edit sessions, as needed in-house and at post-production facilities.
13. Ingest shoot footage into media library.
14. Oversee asset delivery for international team.
15. Other duties as needed and as directed by supervisor.



Qualifications

* A college degree or equivalent experience required.
* Experience in the media industry is preferred, but not required.
* Must be highly organized.
* Has the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
* Works well in a team environment, is a self-starter who can take charge and quickly troubleshoot issues as they arise.

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI112984405

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Production Assistant</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24031<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Marketing & Communications<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Production Assistant to support the Food Network/Cooking Channel Brand Creative Production Management team. This is an entry-level position that requires a high-level of organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Candidate must have a strong interest in production management and coordination.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Assist Brand Creative Production Management team with all administrative needs.<br />2. Acquire materials needed by Writer/Producers and outside production partners for promotional projects. Includes graphics, music, source footage, show descriptions, etc. <br />3. Coordinate footage delivery from show production teams and work ahead to receive footage in a timely manner<br />4. Support Writer/Producers with music searches, creating tape logs, tracking digital file delivery and coordinating graphic needs.<br />5. Work closely with Operations team to load materials for Writer/Producers edit sessions (digital files, footage from drives, FTP downloads). Troubleshoot any issues that arise with footage deliveries. <br />6. Review and check all promotional spots for accuracy prior to delivery for air.<br />7. Create files and other requested materials for internal and external clients. <br />8. Create compilation reels for team meetings. <br />9. Manage project requests including producing clip reels and tagging promos and interstitials with sponsor materials. <br />10. Assist with daily organizational tasks and regularly update project database. <br />11. Supervise basic edits, audio mixes, and voice-over sessions as needed.<br />12. Deliver/Pick-up materials to and from edit sessions, as needed in-house and at post-production facilities.<br />13. Ingest shoot footage into media library.<br />14. Oversee asset delivery for international team.<br />15. Other duties as needed and as directed by supervisor.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* A college degree or equivalent experience required.<br />* Experience in the media industry is preferred, but not required. <br />* Must be highly organized. <br />* Has the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure. <br />* Works well in a team environment, is a self-starter who can take charge and quickly troubleshoot issues as they arise.</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/JBmrkxUpjDKzfPJVfYyLw"> <p>PI112984405</p>

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Posted: 2019-08-21 Expires: 2019-09-21

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