Assistant Producer

Department:
Video
Based:
Hartlebury - West Midlands
Reporting to:
Head of Production

Purpose

We’re looking for an Assistant Producer to join our talented Film Team in the West Midlands. We are a busy bunch of over 33 experts, all in-house, working across the entire production process from development to delivery.

We're looking for an Assistant Producer who can work with our team of producers working on the larger projects as well as taking on their own, smaller projects. This role involves working across the full production spectrum.

We are looking for someone with a keen desire to progress their career and ultimately become a producer/director making branded content. A flexible and proactive 'can do' attitude is essential. The right candidate will blend in with our friendly and collaborative company culture.

Experience

We're looking for an experienced assistant producer or someone with several years researcher or production assistant experience who is looking to make it as an assistant producer. Someone ambitious and hands-on who likes taking charge of a wide variety of projects and can anticipate the needs of productions and suggest solutions.

Applicants should have these essential characteristics:

  • More than four years previous experience in an agency, production or shoot environment
  • Experience working across a range of medium to large productions in a support function plus experience working across a range of smaller productions as the sole project owner.
  • A keen understanding of the overall production process and what is needed at every stage.
  • Proven experience in client communication and management.
  • Ability to shoot and edit
  • Has ambitions to be a producer of videos for brands, comms and engaging social campaigns.
  • Have a genuine interest in making campaign based films and can come up with creative ideas to briefs in a team brainstorm.
  • Be organised, with attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Great computer literacy skills (particularly working on Teams, Outlook, Trello, resource management software)
  • Great communication skills.
  • A desire and ability to contribute to brainstorming creative ideas in response to a brief
  • The role maybe partly remote at first, but candidates must be based within commuting distance of Hartlebury. Once COVID restrictions lift, the expectation will be for the position to be an office based.

Other requirements

  • Able to travel throughout the UK and overseas

Data Security

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in the DRPG Information Security Policy and your Employee Confidentiality Agreement. Failure to do so may be treated as gross misconduct.

Further notes

The role will be based primarily in our Covent Garden office. There will be times when this role will require you to work from the company’s other offices and occasionally on site at client events or premises. You will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas as the company may from time to time reasonably require.

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in DRPG’s Health & Safety Policy and Employee Manual.

The company

A-Vision team has worked with some of the world’s foremost brands, delivering content for diverse platforms, ranging from big screen motor show model launches to AR for handheld devices. The high standards of TV, film and advertising have made viewers more discerning than ever—and it is vital that corporate communications should always meet the same high production values.

As a board member of EVCOM, this resonates strongly with A-Vision founder Andrew Smith and can be seen in A-Vision’s consistently high standard of award-winning corporate films. By understanding media types and screen personalities, A-Vision always delivers the very best content to fit the screen.

In January 2021 A-Vision became part of the DRP Group. Established in 1980, they are one of Europe's most experienced and largest, fully integrated, award winning communications agencies. From the strategic communication consultancy to our complete in-house production facilities for digital media, video, events & print, we deliver to companies of all sizes that span
a wide range of markets.

DRPG is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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Give us a call on:  0207 937 8057  or email us today on:  anythingspossible@drpgroup.com

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