- Video Documentary Production Assistant

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Video Documentary Production Assistant


Video Documentary Production Assistant

$16/hour - $17/hour
• Emerging Level


The position, as part of a documentary team within the video department, will help with research, media management, transcriptions, production planning and work closely with the associate producers on our international project and report to the producer of the documentary. This will be a position in Emeryville, CA and may require assisting with gear and media management on site.

Category Assistant 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 23, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Responsibilities include:

Proofreading and correcting transcripts
Assisting with Media Management from shoots
Assisting Associate Producers with shoot preparation
Assisting with Archival Media research
A general willingness to help out where needed

The position requires attention to detail and interest in all aspects of documentary production. Reporting experience is a plus and a curiosity about international events and an eagerness to learn about the filmmaking process will serve applicants well. This position is part time (about 20 hours per week - specific schedule to be mutually determined upon hire) and we are looking for someone available from May to September.

Qualifications & Experience:

College Graduate or enrolled college student with experience working for a college newspaper or journalistic equivalent.
Familiarity with Google Docs and ability to proofread and correct transcriptions.
Able to independently handle reporting tasks, in-depth research, basic Excel work
Familiarity with spreadsheets and basic formulas to organize data (sorting and filtering for instance).
Collaborate and communicate across teams
Display high cultural competency and contribute to an inclusive environment
Familiarity with investigative reporting a plus
Familiarity with audio or video production and previous Production Assistant experience a plus

This position is a part-time position paid hourly at $16.84.

Please send in applications by May 1, 2021.

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Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit 20
Shift N/A
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