What does an Assistant De Production do?

A production assistant works under the supervision of the production manager and as part of the production team. Duties include general administrative and clerical tasks that may be requested by team members to complete projects efficiently and on time. Depending on the company, a production assistant may progress to a managerial position upon completion of further education in a related field.

While a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required, most companies prefer candidates to possess in-depth knowledge and a passion for the industry. Experience in the field is also preferred with the need for good verbal and written communication skills. Other valuable skills include the ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision and the physical ability to stand, walk and move around for long hours at a time.

  • Manage digital graphics and metadata for the production team
  • Archive and sync datasets and files for optimal performance
  • Suggest improvements for all deliveries as identified
  • Answer queries and communications through phone or email
  • Carry out necessary administrative duties as required
  • Perform clerical tasks as requested by the production team
  • Make suggestions for improvements on elements within each project
  • Takes minutes of meetings for record and reference
  • Experience working as a production assistant is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry
  • Familiar with general clerical and administrative tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong passion for the industry
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Flexible to work long hours and weekends where necessary
  • Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Able to stand, walk and move around for long hours at a time
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
Avg. Experience0-1 Year

Assistant De Production Salaries

Average Base Pay

$42,078 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$27K
Median: $42K
$65K
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Assistant De Production Career Path

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Abel + McCallister + AbelAbel + McCallister + Abel
Production Assistant
Jul. 12, 2021

“You get to work on some amazing projects all across the country which is really fun and interesting.”

TBI Media
Production Runner
Aug. 7, 2019

“Everyone was really down to earth and it gave e great insight into what the industry is like.”

University of Wisconsin-MadisonUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Production Assistant
Apr. 6, 2021

“I had freedom to do my work how i wanted and it was a good during college job”

Bstyle Studio
Studio Assistant
Aug. 12, 2021

“It is the best place to start your career and you'll learn a lot from this place”

Oregon Public BroadcastingOregon Public Broadcasting
Production Assistant
May 6, 2019

“I learned a lot and my supervisors trusted me with a lot of different projects which was nice.”

COUNTRY FinancialCOUNTRY Financial
Production Assistant
Oct. 31, 2019

“The agent I worked with was super friendly and let me make my own owners.”

Griffin FundingGriffin Funding
Mortgage Production Assistant/Account Manager
Feb. 13, 2021

“Training was a bit scattered but nothing you wouldn't be able to pick up.”

On-the-Job Training Programme
Production Assistant
May 21, 2019

“it was helpful in my studies and future career”

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