Closing: April 30th 2021
Posted on March 31, 2021
Head Runner and Assistant
Passion is an award-winning independent production company with a 33-year heritage in making animated shorts, commercials, documentary series and features. Founded in London, Passion is a truly international company with studios in Paris, Barcelona and producers in the USA. With world renowned anima(on talent, an Oscar Winning Feature Documentary team, experiential expertise and a design driven sister-studio, Passion is uniquely positioned to create ground-breaking work for any medium.
The role of Head Runner and Assistant to the COO is ideal for those looking for their first or second job in production as it will give you an invaluable insight into how a busy and successful production company works. It is a full-time position reporting to the COO. Your responsibilities will include providing comprehensive organisation and administrative support to the COO, and overseeing a group of 2-3 runners. As Head Runner, you will also be responsible for assisting the COO with a wide variety of building maintenance and security protocols, and other ad hoc premises-related tasks.
- Creating weekly/monthly rotas for the runner shifts
Ordering all groceries, stationery and other office materials
Supporting the COO in any ad hoc tasks throughout the day
Organising maintenance work in the office
Holding keys and alarm codes to the company building
Working in tandem with our cleaning company to ensure a presentable office space
Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the office
Assisting the various departments in a wide range of contexts – this might range from assisting on shoots to IT support
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel – knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is helpful
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ambition to work within the anima<on/documentary industry
Helpful, proactive, organised, methodical, keen to go above and beyond
Calm under pressure, ability to prioritise
Excellent communication skills
Please email [email protected] with a CV and cover letter to apply.
Salary: Dependent on experience