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Assistant Director

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Assistant Director

$30/hour
• Intermediate Level

Summary

We are looking for an Assistant Director who can help us manage the production of our short cinematic viral videos!

Category Assistant Director 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 12, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have experience handling the logistics of running an efficient set during production. This person will work hand in hand with the pre-production team and Director to manage the schedule on-set and ensure all necessary shots are completed on time. Strong organization and unwavering attention to detail is a must. This position often requires working long hours including nights and weekends. Since we are a mission-led company and all of the content we create inspires people, the right candidate will find the long hours to be exciting and highly satisfying!

HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME:
  • Supporting the crew to ensure they stay on time with the projected schedule
  • Breaking down the script and planning for efficiency on set 
  • Creating solutions under pressure when unexpected things happen on set
  • Finding efficiencies on set that can help the crew stay on schedule
  • Acting as primary contact for actors
  • Communicating directors needs to team and ensure those needs are completed
  • Overseeing set resets
  • Ensuring equipment is returned following productions
  • Confirming late crew/actors and providing weekly lists to Production Sr Manager
  • Creating equipment lists with input from Director
  • Performing actors wrap procedure with crew Security
  • Advising Production Assistants when talent is needed
  • Ensuring the general safety on set 
WHAT YOU HAVE:
  • 2+ years of experience in pre-production cycle within the entertainment industry 
  • Proficient with Excel, Google Sheets, and Docs; Monday.com and Skype experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Strong attention to detail, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and/or weekends to meet deadlines
  • Ability to enforce the schedule in a kind and professional manner
WHO OVERSEES YOU:
The Assistant Director will report directly to the Production Senior Manager

WHO YOU OVERSEE:
Currently, the Assistant Director has no personnel reporting directly to him or her

WHERE IT ALL GOES DOWN:
All the action takes place at our BRAND NEW studio in Burbank, CA

WHEN THE MAGIC HAPPENS:
This is a full-time role that will require at times long hours, schedule flexibility will be discussed during the interview

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US: 
  • We've kept our hiring bar really high - you will work with the best
  • Our content is growing quickly, so you'll get the opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility and grow a ton personally!
  • Get to know Dhar Mann Studios: https://www.dharmann.com/career
WHEN WE’LL TALK ABOUT HOW AWESOME YOU ARE:
No formal cover letters, please.  Instead include a few short paragraphs in your application explaining why you’d be a good fit for this particular position.  

Provide links to projects you’ve worked on
Attach a resume
 
AN IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE APPLYING TO US:

Our organization looks to hire the BEST of the best and we focus on finding candidates who are a strong cultural fit. We have a 3 month 'Discovery Period' in place that allows us to get to know each new hire better and assess their skill set. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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