Production Assistant

Position: Production Assistant
Assistant Location: Conshohocken, PA
Hours: Full-time, exempt
Base Salary: $40,000

Bowstring Studios (www.bowstring.tv), a full-service production studio specializing in long-form content, virtual reality and branded entertainment, is seeking a creative, talented, organized and ambitious production assistant, for immediate hire. The successful candidate will be someone who is comfortable in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, punctual, a team-player, and who is willing to meet new challenges with a “can do” spirit.

Major responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Work on local and out-of-state productions as a Production Assistant
  • Assist production coordinator with packing gear and prepping shoots
  • Manage gear purchases and returns
  • Maintain equipment in good working order
  • Transport equipment in cargo van and box truck
  • Learning multiple set positions (grip, sound mixer, camera assistant, etc.) to grow into an adaptable crew member
  • Other duties, as required

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Professional work experience in a related field
  • Some working knowledge of the video production industry
  • Some working knowledge of video production gear
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with great accuracy and efficiency
  • Flexibility to work after-hours and on weekends as required
  • Basic grip work
  • Desire to grow and develop into a specialized role

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be comfortable driving a 19-foot box truck
  • Must be able to pass a health physical for DOT license upon hiring
  • Valid US passport and willingness to travel domestically and internationally

A working personal automobile and a clean driving record are prerequisites. This position will require domestic travel and periodic work on weekends.

Bowstring offers a competitive compensation package including salary, performance bonus, health and dental benefits, a paid time off bank, retirement plan with guaranteed company contribution and flexible working hours.

Potential applicants should forward a cover letter and a résumé to work@bowstring.tv, with subject line “Production Assistant” or use the form below. Please, no phone calls.

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