Lumberyard (Post-Production)

Production Assistant

Production Assistant - Lumberyard

We are looking for an amazing addition to our Lumberyard team who is eager to learn and is excited to be in a position that changes day to day! This is a great opportunity to explore Post-Production while providing assistance on all going Lumberyard projects with an added focus on administrative support for the department. This position reports into the Director of Integrated Content Studios.
 
The Role:
- Works with the Lumberyard leadership on daily scheduling.
- Calendar management for all Lumberyard department.
- Freelance management – Handle initial communication, schedule, coordinate and handle invoicing with VB+P admin teams.
- General administrative support – Manage and create job numbers for teams used to complete their timesheets, book travel, rent equipment, run production errands, etc.  
- Lumberyard financials – Keep the financial/budgets up-to-date and assist producers when closing out jobs. 
- Do you like food? We love food here at Lumberyard! This position will be in charge of daily lunch orders with the addition of occasional coffee/dinner orders. 
- Lumberyard physical upkeep – Keep LY physical spaces and edit bay refrigerators tidy, order and stock snacks as needed. 
- Post-Production – Post-produce smaller projects, schedule/coordinate final delivery, assist editors/motion graphics, producers and post producers on these projects. 
 
 
Qualifications:
- Ability to handle several projects simultaneously, juggle people/ resources and respond to last-minute changes seamlessly.
- Must be very adaptable and able to work under pressure. 
- Organized, very detail-oriented and a self-starter. 
- Able to maintain schedules, adhere to deadlines and prioritize workload. 
- Knowledge of Smartsheet, WAG, Adobe Suite and data entry – but not necessary. 
- Willing to work weekends and late nights - if needed.  
- A background in film production is helpful - but not necessary. 

Venables Bell & Partners