Production Assistant: Film & Moving Image Production
We are looking to add a Production Assistant to assist the Course Leader and Course Team in supporting, scheduling and managing student film productions.
Due to the continuing popularity of the Screen Skills Accredited Ticked BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production course, with its award-winning students, we have seen a significant increase in applications and enrolments over the last few years. We now wish to add a Production Assistant to assist the Course Leader and Course Team in supporting, scheduling and managing student film productions. This is a key role in assisting the smooth running of the production process and enhancing the student experience.
This is a fixed-term appointment during term time. The ideal candidate will hold a good first degree from a film production course, with excellent communication and organisation skills. They will be a strong team player, with the ability to operate within a busy and demanding academic environment. BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production is a successful degree course delivering production skills across four years of delivery, from Year 0 to Year 3. This new role is to provide student facing support for all film productions on the BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production course including; equipment bookings, scheduling, call sheets, casting, permissions and risk assessment.
You will be working alongside academic staff in the film office but also working closely with the resource team and technicians. You will assist the Course Leader and Course Team in supporting, scheduling and managing student film productions. Excellent communication and organisation skills and being a team player are therefore essential in liaising between academic staff, technical staff, student production groups and external agencies (e.g. City Council) to ensure smooth and efficient management of student productions. To this end you will also be required to support the academic and technical teams in the delivery of technical and craft skills as and when required (e.g. assisting in the set up and take down of studio sets for teaching sessions). To support the planning and organisation of degree shows, screenings, external showcase events and submission to festivals. As the role requires work on behalf of the course and the University with external partners and agencies good interpersonal skills with the ability to ensure professional behavior and etiquette is maintained at all times is essential, as is the ability to operate within a busy and demanding academic environment.
Application forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to:
Human Resources Department
Norwich University of the Arts
3-7 Redwell Street