Production Assistant/PM

Role: Production Assistant/PM

Start date: January 2022

Salary: Dependent on experience

 

ABOUT US:

The Flash Pack is a London based technical production studio. The company was born when two photographers set out to create a software platform to edit and share content from live events. 10 years on, our focus is building social first content experiences for brands and agencies activating in the UK and abroad.

 

We design moments people get excited about and use smart technology to capture and share them. We are known for our innovative approach to briefs, our ability to create striking creative content, and our expertise in delivering live amplification of this content both pre, during, and post-event.

 

We work with some of the world’s best creative agencies and also direct to brands. Our clients include Google, Apple, YouTube, Mastercard, Vogue, Cartier, Coca Cola, IWC, Vans and more.

 

THE ROLE:

We are on the lookout for a Production Assistant/PM to join the team on a permanent basis. As Production Assistant your primary role is to support the Senior Producer and project team in the creation and delivery of projects. The aim of the role is to solve problems and remove obstacles so the team can work as efficiently as possible. The ideal candidate is a hard working problem solver, who is keen to get involved, learn and work as part of a close knit team.

 

Support the Project team on allocated pitches/ productions

Take ownership of your tasks

Contribute to Project Documentation and help ensure it is up to date (i.e. production deck)

Assist with the planning and management of projects via project management software Monday.com

Assist with the planning of production schedules via Team Gantt

Assist with identifying of potential project risks, resolving blockers proactively and escalating where appropriate

Research travel, shipping and accommodation

Research and liaise with suppliers for estimates on fabrication, manufacturing and rental requirements.

Be on-site for installation, live and derig

Assist with installation documentation including RAMS and schedules

Assist with quarterly project reporting and recons

Arranging meetings and capture accurate meeting notes and feedback

 

KEY SKILLS

Strong capacity for multi-tasking,

Comfortable working independently and as part of a team

Effective time management skills

Well structured, detail-oriented working style

A genuine passion for technical and experiential innovation – an interest in content creation is a bonus!

Proactive, can-do attitude

Comfortable providing ad hoc support, i.e. booking couriers, arranging visitors

 

APPLY

In the first instance candidates should email hello@itstheflashpack.com with a copy of their CV and cover letter.

We regret to advise that due to the high volume of responses received, candidates without experience as outlined above, will not be considered suitable and will therefore not be contacted.

So, why come and work for us?

Well, if we haven’t floated your boat already, and taking a look at the work we deliver didn’t get you all weak at the knees, here are some other reasons why you might want to join us.

We have fun. This industry is hard work – demanding clients and long hours, but we like to think we’re pretty good at having fun whilst we do it. Our staff retention rates are testament to that.

We are fair. Working at the weekend? Don’t get any time off back for your hard work? We don’t expect you to give us your life. Why would we? Work an hour at the weekend, get it back in lieu at a time that suits you.

We are flexible. Our systems have been set up to allow our team to work from home when they can.

We are ambitious. Independently owned and run, with big dreams, we have a clear plan in place and are focused on making it happen.

We are honest. Open door policy to management for the entire team, so no one is left wondering. We respect and value our staff and feel honesty is always the best policy.

We are innovative. Constantly pushing boundaries and leaders in our field, we often create first to market products and experiences that simply haven’t been seen before.