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Production Assistant/Researcher- Sydney

Production Assistant/Researcher- Sydney

Location: Sydney
Industry: Production - Coordination
Reference: 3288216

Job description

A highly motivated, organized, creative and curious Production Assistant / Researcher providing organizational, administrative, research, development and production support to ANZ development, productions, leadership and team
  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Research the heart of tv show content including the people, the places, the facts, figures, stories; across books, articles, news, videos, social media, email, phone calls and interviews; and generate briefs that present the findings accurately and in a clear and concise manner.
  • Work with the development and production teams to generate programme ideas for new shows and existing productions.
  • Assist with the creation of presentations, reels and sizzles.
  • Carry out administrative duties including maintaining and coordinating meetings, schedules, expenses, databases, spreadsheets, correspondence, travel and accommodation.
  • Promote Discovery’s ‘Guiding Principles’: one team; creative dreamers; doers; consumer obsessed; global; quick & agile; purposeful; do the right thing.
Qualities Required: 
  • Research and analytical skills.
  • Creativity and curiosity.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • The ability to work to project deadlines
  • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple tasks.
  • Shows initiative and anticipates requirements.
  • Independent problem solving ability.
  • Co-ordination and booking skills.
  • Skills in Excel and Word. PowerPoint and InDesign skills an advantage.
  • Video editing and creative knowledge and skills an advantage.
  • Have a passion for and interest in content and industry trends.
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of current social media trends.
  • Exceptional team player. Can-do attitude.
  • Able to work in a high pressure environment. Calm and positive demeanour.