Utility

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

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, out-of-state, and international productions assisting the production department in various on-set roles
  • Assist the production team with prepping shoots
  • Maintaining gear in good working order
  • Maintain the in-house studio space, prep for shoots
  • Packing gear for travel
  • Transport equipment to set in cargo van and/or 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
  • Desire to travel, up to 50% of the time, including international travel
  • Basic grip and electric experience
  • Desire to grow and develop into a specialized role on the production team

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 driver’s license and US passport and willingness to travel domestically and internationally

A working personal automobile and a clean driving record are prerequisites.

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

Potential applicants should forward a cover letter and a résumé to andrew@bowstring.tv, with subject line “Utility”. Please, no phone calls.

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