Production Assistant

Job description

As a key member of our Production team, you will be an integral part of ensuring our products flow smoothly through the agency. You will work with and learn from a wide range of colleagues, including our designers, editors, creatives and producers.


We can promise that no one day will be the same as the one before, but your responsibilities will include:


Film and photography shoots:

  • Assist with shoot planning; scheduling, shot-listing, talent management

  • Coordinate third parties as well as internal stakeholders

  • Help to manage the shoot on the day


Post-production logistics:

  • Brief edit teams

  • Support the management of studio traffic

  • Engage in creative review sessions and consolidate creative feedback

  • Research and license music and stock footage

  • Book and manage recording sessions


Production partner relationship management:

  • Research potential new partners

  • Develop and refine our process for onboarding new production partners

  • Manage our relationships with our pre-existing network


Pitch research:

  • Work with the wider Production team in ensuring that the ideas that we pitch to new clients are feasible and within budget

Requirements

This is an entry level position, ideal for someone who is starting out in media production, and who has a true thirst to learn and grow. You don’t need to have gained prior experience in the world of creative agencies, however your CV and application needs to show a demonstrable passion for at least a couple of these:


  • Advertising

  • Film production

  • Photography

  • Animation / VFX

  • Sport (either as a fan or a player)


Ideally you’ll have a degree although it’s not a strict requirement. We envisage that your degree will have been gained in one of these disciplines:


  • Media

  • Marketing

  • Film & TV

  • Photography

  • Journalism / Publishing

  • English / Humanities



Your strengths:


  • You ensure project objectives are delivered because like us you are fanatical about execution and its detail.

  • You have a real flair for outstanding organisation, multi-tasking and project planning.

  • You have a clear writing style, and are a confident communicator.

  • You have the analytical skills necessary to distil information, and the ability to package and deliver that information concisely and clearly.

  • You can exercise creative judgment and are not afraid to speak your mind.

  • You are a natural relationship builder with the ability to quickly enable trust, rapport and respect.

  • You have the numeracy and attention to detail that is necessary for effective budgeting and finance management.

  • You are highly proactive and exude a positive can do attitude.


Working with us means…


  • Working alongside some of the brightest minds in an exciting sector - at the intersection of sport and consumer brand marketing.

  • Learning all about advertising theory and strategy, as well as the production process for our inspirational campaigns.

  • Collaborating on-set with exceptional creative talent - from world-class commercial photographers to industry-leading production companies and directors.

  • Joining a tight-knit community with an open, supportive culture.

  • Bringing your own ideas to the table and solving problems together.


The cherry on top


  • Competitive pay, and a guaranteed 3% annual pay rise, or 5% to 10% based on targets.

  • Holiday: 22 days, that increases with service up to 30 days.

  • Equipment: Brand new MacBooks, iMacs and all the accessories you’ll ever need.

  • Health: Free gym membership or monthly contribution to your sports team, and an Employee Assistance Programme to help you with your wellbeing.

  • Personal development: Quarterly career check-ins (‘YouMATTAs’), contribution to training courses of your choice, and structured career progression.

  • Socials: regular nights out including meals, drinks and activities; tickets to major sports events; payday pizza Friday!


Get in touch


If you think MATTA sounds like a place where you can do your best work and build a fulfilling career, then send us your CV and a covering note telling us about yourself.