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Production Assistant FTC

  • Gravity Media
  • Watford, UK
  • 19/03/2024
Full time Broadcast Engineering Camera Operator / Technician Content Distribution / Transmission Producer / Production

Job Description

THE FORCE OF GRAVITY

Gravity Media exists to create world-class content that inspires and excites. Our 500 people serve clients in all markets, from sport and media to news and entertainment, working all over the world from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar. We are driven by client service excellence. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise and efficient delivery.

OUR BRAND PROMISE

We use the collective power of our people and resources to capture, craft and create – putting our clients at the centre of our universe. We are expert, innovative and reliable; a guiding force in a complex world. It’s what we bring together that sets us apart.

This is initially a 6-month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension. Based out of our outside broadcast office in Watford, you will be part of an established production management team. Your role will involve supporting the Production Managers with both short and long term projects.

A primarily office-based role, however you may also have the opportunity to act as a primary point of contact onsite at events abroad.

 

Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Raising of purchase orders that relate to the Projects department
  • Ordering stationary and peripherals (for office and on-site)
  • Arranging and keeping record of taxi bookings for all staff
  • Maintaining crew database (‘Crewplanner’) and be responsible for adding / updating freelance records and Crew Information folders in Sharepoint.
  • Assisting Production Co-ordinator and Managers with travel arrangements, meeting preparation and other ad-hoc tasks
  • At times, being the responsible person in the office whilst staff are working abroad and providing whatever support is necessary
  • Taking minutes of meetings including follow up action points and distributing as required
  • Keeping track of staff passports and visa validity and renewing where necessary

Experience

Skills

  • First class organisational skills
  • Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) Sharepoint,
  • Excellent communication skills – must be confident in dealing with a variety of people inside and outside the business
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills
  • Able to work well within a team and use own initiative
  • Flexibility (some out of hours working may be required)

Desirable

  • Experience in OB Production / Broadcast Media field preferred but not essential