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Job Title: Production Assistant

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Production Assistant to join our team. The Production Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the production process from start to finish, ensuring that all tasks are completed on time and to the highest quality standards. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well under pressure.


  • Assist with the planning and coordination of production schedules
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials and equipment
  • Assist with the setup and breakdown of production equipment and materials
  • Assist with the hiring and management of production staff
  • Ensure that all production tasks are completed on time and to the highest quality standards
  • Assist with the management of production budgets and expenses
  • Provide support to the production team as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in film, television, or a related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in production or a related field
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other production software
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Production Assistant

What is the best way to find and hire a Production Assistant near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Production Assistant applicants. Employers posting their Production Assistant job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Production Assistant applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Production Assistant are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Production Assistant positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Production Assistant role?
SMS has 84% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Production Assistant job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Production Assistants are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 178% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Production Assistant applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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