Posted on January 4, 2023

Production Assistant – Content Production Team

Closing: February 3rd 2023

A LITTLE ABOUT AMPLIFY

We’re a global creative agency, specialising in experience and culture, with offices in London, Paris, Sydney and LA, and have plans for further global expansion. We create campaigns and experiences that can be amplified across every touchpoint, reimagining how we engage, immerse and entertain audiences. We strive to build worlds that place narrative design and storytelling at the heart of everything we create, captivating our audience with stories that are designed to be shared.

We have a dream list of clients and have delivered, and are delivering, some of the most innovative and inspiring campaigns in our category. Our ambition is to help our clients to contribute to the culturally rich world that surrounds us in a meaningful way with the work that we create.

It’s an exciting time for the agency and our incredibly talented team who call us home. We were named ‘Brand Experience Agency of the Decade’ by Campaign Magazine in 2019 and have been named both The Drum’s Brand Experience Agency of the Year and Team of the Year.

THE ROLE

The Production Assistant leads smaller edits or versions and assists Producers across various Productions.

When leading a project, they are responsible for day-to-day management of the process and workflow.

As Production Assistant you will help deliver against Amplify’s creative and commercial ambition on both in-house and 3rd party productions. You will deliver highly creative film, radio, branded entertainment, editorial and commercial content at the best possible quality, on time and within budget.

General Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that projects are delivered to the highest quality, on time and in

    budget.

  • Have the ability to recognise and nurture good creativity.
  • Follow and protect the production process.
  • Carry out everything you do with great attention to detail.
  • Always be organised.
  • Develop an excellent production knowledge, building strong working

    relationships internally as well as externally with production partners and client.

  • Maintain strong local and international production connections, continually

    developing your knowledge of new talent in the industry.

  • Keep informed of industry shifts and technical developments.

    Specific Responsibilities (Under the guidance of your producer):

    • Assist Content Producers and editors on all areas of project administration

      from pre-production, shoot and final delivery.

    • Develop a technical understanding of how the Edit team operates alongside a

      general overview of their role and responsibilities.

    • Support Producers on the feasibility and best production approach on new

      creative concepts.

  • Be responsible for the scoping, negotiation and preparation of small production budgets, managing all aspects of your production and project timelines.
  • Constantly source, seek, promote and nurture new director, production and post-production talent within the industry.
  • Cultivate strong working relationships with creatives, designers, project management, account teams and clients across Amplify.
  • Ensure quality control; inform best practice and industry standards across all productions and adhere to all company policies and legal & insurance requirements.
  • Help to enhance Amplify’s production knowledge by curating drop-in sessions with production partners.
  • Maintain and build upon Amplify’s LBB, including independent director’s, DOP’s, editors, crew etc.
  • Maintain and update status documents, project plans, finance and resource trackers.
  • Liaise with senior producers to find the best production solution to deliver projects to the highest quality, on time and within budget.
  • Timely and accurate cost reconciliations across your projects.
  • Develop good knowledge of APA and IPA regulations and best practice.
  • Familiarity with Procim is an advantage but not essential.
  • Always ask questions!

    Who we are looking for:

  • Creatively driven; passionate about making the best work.
  • Highly responsible, organised and positive.
  • Outstanding manner and interpersonal skills.
  • Diplomatic, collaborative and able to read a room.
  • The ability to prioritise, manage expectations and drive process.
  • Excellent networking, communication, negotiation and social skills.

Who we are looking for:

    • Creatively driven; passionate about making the best work.
    • Highly responsible, organised and positive.
    • Outstanding manner and interpersonal skills.
    • Diplomatic, collaborative and able to read a room.
    • The ability to prioritise, manage expectations and drive process.
    • Excellent networking, communication, negotiation and social skills.
  • Ready and able to use initiative, originate action and take responsibility for the decisions made.
  • Able to identify risk and mitigate against it whilst remaining solutions focussed.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.

HOW WE WILL SUPPORT YOU
We know Amplify is only ever as good as the talented people that choose to call it ‘home’. We are committed to providing the support needed for people to do their best work and have fun doing it.

These are some of the things we have in place for our employees:

    • 24 days paid holiday plus after two years you’ll get an additional day for each

      year you’ve worked here plus we operate a day for a day lieu should you be

      asked to work weekends and / or bank holidays.

    • No one should have to work on their birthday, so you get that off too and if

      work permits, we also allow the week off between Christmas and New Year.

  • Regular team and agency socials, and legendary annual summer and Christmas parties.

OUR VALUES
Everybody at Amplify embodies the same set of values and it is our internal culture and shared ethos that inspires the work we do for our clients.

We are fuelled by curiosity.

We always want to learn more, to know more – about our brands, people and the cultural and social context that we all exist in. We want everyone to share their own lived experiences and perspectives to help inform our point of view. Whether we’re commissioning our own research into youth audiences with Young Blood or exploring the latest developments in sustainable production, we seek out and share what’s happening now and what’s coming next. We are passionate about culture.

If you would like to apply for the role, please send relevant information to: [email protected]