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Production Assistant, 4Creative

Posted: 10 Jan 2022 Closes: 24 Jan 2022
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CHL_VN806

Job Title: Production Assistant
Reports to: Campaign Producer
Department: 4Creative
Location: London


4creative is the multi-awarded, highly creative, in-house agency for Channel 4. It forms part of the Marketing and Communications Division within that, 4creative is responsible for developing and delivering all advertising campaigns and channel packaging for Channel 4 in every media. As such, 4creative plays a key role in projecting a coherent sense of the 4-brand family.


We are looking for a Production Assistant to assist the Production Department in all aspects of production across all Channel 4 channels and in all media: off air; on air; digital and social.

Reporting to a Campaign Producers, the Production Assistant will support the production of 4creative's industry-leading output across all media.
The role requires a knowledge of TV Broadcast and advertising, which will be developed extensively whilst working within 4creative. This role provides key support to the wider team and assisting in delivering campaigns.

This role would suit someone who is starting their career in the creative industries and has a genuine interest in production.

  • Support the Production Team across all media, on and off air, digital and social
  • Manage the end to end file/digital media traffic between the Production team, directors and post-production facilities
  • QC and deliver trails (promotional trailers/adverts) for transmission and files for all campaign deliverables
  • Organise post-production bookings where required
  • Package & deliver weekly trails across all platforms, including clocking, end-boards and VO records
  • Maintain good relationships with external post-production facilities and the internal Production Centre
  • Assist the Producers in liaising with the Legal department for trail certification
  • Assist the Producers in liaising with the Music department for music clearances
  • Assist the Producers in liaising with the Marketing and Media Planning departments
  • Ensure archiving & logging of all project material across the business
  • Assist when required to carry out research in a variety of areas
  • Attend shoots, providing production support where required
  • Support shoot pre-production (incl. but not limited to): callsheets, booking of post-production, cars for shoots, pencilling crew and, booking catering where required
  • Experience of post-production, broadcast, advertising, social media or film environment
  • Awareness of post-production processes, working with different formats, sending & receiving material digitally
  • Ability to learn quickly and use initiative in order to respond to Production's ever-changing demands
  • Proven ability to create positive working relationships with internal or external stakeholders
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good organisations skills and time management. Experience of working to a deadline
  • Good computer literacy & communication skills
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in creativity, trends and innovations
  • Be committed to celebrating difference and representing an inclusive and diverse society
  • Knowledge of editing packages, Final Cut, Premiere Pro, Avid
  • Experience of operating cameras or photography
SalaryCompetitiveApplication questions to complete
To complete your application please provide a response to the below application questions, you can upload your response to the application questions as an attachment when submitting your application. This can be attached to your application as a PDF or Word document.
Please outline how you meet the 'Essential Experience & Skills' outlined in the Job Description (Max 500 words)

BenefitsThere are a million reasons why it's great to work at Channel 4, here are just a few of the perks for you;
•26 days annual leave (including a day off for your birthday)
•Company funded Private Medical Insurance
•A generous Group Personal Pension
•Access to our flexible benefits scheme including dental, travel insurance, health screenings and more!Applications Close Date24 Jan 2022
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