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Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a production assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of production assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.8% of production assistant resumes contained communication as a skill. Let's find out what skills a production assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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The six most common skills found on Production Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Communication

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Communication is the ability to express one's ideas and thoughts to other people using expressions, words, or actions. Communication is to receive or send any kind of information. People need to be able to communicate and convey their message to the customers to run a successful business.

Here's how Communication is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Scheduled budget and facilitated communication between departments
  • Set Production Assistant on location and studio stages facilitating communication between departments and assisting in day-to-day operations of film/television production teams.
  • Facilitated communication between talent, talent management, and production company Coordinated set-up and craft services for talent's green room
  • Designated liaison between digital and accounting departments, optimizing cross-team communication and procedure efficacy through timely invoice cost allocation.
  • Recommended and implemented process improvements which included the enhancement of communication with factories which resulted in reduced airfreight cost.
  • Keep communication supervisors and managers to verify information and keep specialized production records including Quarterly Reviews and Overhead.
  • Supported set designers with building set and ensuring effective communication between coworkers in a fast paced environment.
  • Coordinated all communication of our outsourced animation to other animation companies; ran our social media accounts.
  • Facilitate communication between various positions in the organization, from producers and directors to editors and newscasters.
  • Maintained communication with international vendors in primarily Asia and Central America to ensure partnerships for future growth.
  • Distributed scripts and paper documents to crew in addition to facilitating communication between the director and talent.
  • Distributed essential paperwork to the producer while facilitating communication with the different departments on the set.
  • Coordinated talent and background Facilitated communication between departments Distributed paperwork, radios, and other various tasks
  • Served as communication facilitator and runner between various elements involved in the day of event operations.
  • Coordinated communication between office personnel and warehouse personnel regarding current stock demands and monthly shipping reports.
  • Delivered episodes using Final Cut Pro, managed external media requests & coordinated communication with celebrity judges
  • Maintained daily communication with other departments and divisions to verify accuracy of sample information received.
  • Delivered packages to assigned media outlets, handled budgets and maintained communication with interviewees.
  • Maintained crew communication, managed production radios, performed key production assistant duties intermittently.
  • Conferred with production and graphic design team to coordinate production of zoo communication materials.

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2. Video Production

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Here's how Video Production is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborated closely with inter-departmental teams to meet all deadlines and complete tasks quickly within a fast-paced video production environment.
  • Perform duties associated with video production operation for live television and large-venue video boards.
  • Planned and produced video segments for original programming Successfully conveyed company message to potential clients
  • Performed data collection and gathered written information about each topic scheduled for video production.
  • Received additional training on different aspects of professional video production, i.e.
  • Host and produce audio/video productions for radio/television with linear and non-linear editing.
  • Provided production support for Hollywood-based commercial and music video production company.
  • Assist in organizing technical sessions, including photography and video production.
  • Assist producers to provide complete broadcast-quality video production and post-production services.
  • Directed video production, technical directing; and camera operation.
  • Live studio video production using switchboard equipment; character generation.
  • Generated appropriate audio files from library to accompany video segments.
  • Located and managed prop materials needed for commercial video production.
  • Researched company availability for inclusion in a science video production.
  • Managed the video production requirements of multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Intern and production assistant for full service field/studio video production
  • Edited segments for corporate and documentary video productions.
  • Managed and trained volunteers in audio/video production systems.
  • Collect and organize props for educational video productions.
  • Trained students on video production facility equipment.

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3. Audio Equipment

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Audio equipment is related to recording, reproducing, or processing sound. The equipment can include anything from loudspeakers to microphones. Some of the common audio equipment are CD players, microphones, iPod, stereo, MP3 player, loudspeakers, AC receivers, tape recorders, mixing consoles, amplifiers, and effects units.

Here's how Audio Equipment is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with troubleshooting audio equipment and learned the functions automated broadcasting operations.
  • Assisted cameraman and audio technician by managing all camera and audio equipment.
  • Manage audio equipment and connections of electrical equipment.
  • Operated professional camera, lighting and audio equipment.
  • Operated camera and audio equipment when necessary.
  • Operated live audio equipment and on-air graphics
  • Purchased and installed audio equipment.
  • Managed and maintained equipment including Canon 5d Mark iii's, lenses, lighting, audio equipment, sliders, etc.
  • Helped set up and tear down camera, lighting and audio equipment in both the studio and on remote locations.
  • Controlled audio for instructional video classes insuring the audio board was properly set up and audio levels were correct.
  • Managed and maintained equipment; Canon 7D, lenses, lighting, audio equipment, sliders, etc.
  • Ensured the audio levels for house speakers, stage speakers and microphones were appropriate for each show.
  • Directed the evening newscasts, operated video and audio equipment, and created and designed news graphics.
  • Assisted with setup and breakdown of video and audio equipment for shoots in studio and on location.
  • Operate a camera, assist in directing, set up and break down equipment, monitor audio levels
  • Set up and collaborated all video and audio equipment, lighting, and control surfaces/mixers with production team
  • Establish production equipment such as, grip/lighting/audio equipment, set design, and props on location.
  • Fast paced changing of audio equipment during shows Non- linear editing for live shows and sports.
  • Run and set up in house audio equipment for all events held at Mayo Civic Center.
  • Assisted with setup of camera, lighting, and audio equipment to record events on campus.

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4. Production Staff

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Here's how Production Staff is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborated with production staff of dating/reality show; maintained organization in office and equipment room.
  • Researched and gathered information needed for weekly production schedule to upper management and production staff.
  • Facilitated positive relationships between production staff and the locations and communities affected by filming.
  • Greeted customers and helped facilitate their orders by communication with production staff.
  • Generated and researched story ideas, assisted production staff, corresponded with viewers/guests
  • Perform different duties including facilitating a communication between production staff and cast.
  • Support high-level executive production staff with event tasks and time-critical projects.
  • Provide additional ideas and techniques to production staff specific to target audiences
  • Managed and organized tape inventory and payroll for post-production staff.
  • Worked very closely with supervising producer and production staff.
  • Assisted Production Staff with operations of the 2017 Presidential Inauguration
  • Provided general administrative support to the production staff.
  • Facilitated and organized meetings for senior production staff.
  • Provide hospitality service for production staff meetings.
  • Arranged travel accommodations for senior production staff.
  • Maintained internship program (10-15 people), monthly production staff payroll, and monthly staff scheduling (20 people.)
  • Assisted with releases, ran errands for production staff, moved extras to positions on set work for the show on FoodNetwork
  • Acted as a liaison between company executives and show producers ensuring that all show notes were clearly understood by production staff.
  • Provide assistance to the production staff including, but not limited to, the director, assistant directors, and producers.
  • Assisted with scheduling of post-production staff with post supervisor* Responsible for job postings and scheduling interviews for post-production ramp up.

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5. Teleprompter

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A teleprompter is a device also called an Autocue. It allows the host or presenter to read a particular script while interacting with a target audience virtually or face to face. This device is also used in such things as a video presentation, PowerPoint, and concerts.

Here's how Teleprompter is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Experience in studio and floor production Operated switchboard and teleprompter Microphone and lighting preparation Camera work with Sony HD video cameras
  • Operated production equipment for local news and Virginia Lottery productions including camera, computer graphics, audio and teleprompter.
  • Provided studio camera and teleprompter operation services * Developed newscast graphics * Assisted floor directors with talent cues
  • Performed studio operations as Teleprompter Operator, Camera Operator and Stage Manager
  • Operated cameras and teleprompter for the morning/evening newscasts.
  • Operated on-screen character generator, teleprompter and camera.
  • Assisted on-camera talent with script management and teleprompter.
  • Operate studio cameras and teleprompter during newscast.
  • Computerized teleprompter, studio and remote lighting.
  • Staffed rehearsal room scheduling and on-stage teleprompter operations
  • Operated mounted studio cameras and teleprompter.
  • Managed teleprompter as needed during broadcasting.
  • Operated teleprompter during evening newscasts.
  • Operated television cameras and teleprompter.
  • Organized scripts, operated teleprompter, floor directed, supported assignment desk, prepared guest segments, and contributed to blog.
  • Performed various duties for weekly broadcast including technical directing, audio/visual board operation, teleprompter, copy and news writing, anchoring
  • Operated cameras, floor directed, ran teleprompter, and created graphics for the morning and noon broadcast of Eyewitness News.
  • Gained experience with all studio positions: floor director, camera operator, teleprompter, as well as general studio duties.
  • Organize and run taped packages, manage teleprompter, worked as audio technician, technical director, and run graphics.
  • Comprised video scripts for production crew and on-air talent including close deadline corrections in teleprompter for grammatical and sentence structure.

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6. Camera Operation

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Camera operation refers to the ability of an individual to use a camera.

Here's how Camera Operation is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Operate live studio audio-Operate live studio cameras-Create animations to promote major stories-Operate teleprompter-Run cables for live events-Coordinate live shots/ satellite feeds
  • Contracted employee for different sporting events across North Carolina -Assistant with the on air talent -Camera operations -Gripping -ScoreBox graphics
  • Supervised 12 others in production duties throughout the audition process and assisted in camera operation
  • Trained new production assistants on camera operation, floor directing and teleprompter operations.
  • Assist in every facet of live sporting event production, including dynamic camera operation
  • Developed skills in on-camera reporting, camera operation, producing and directing
  • Assisted with camera operations, sound equipment, and other on-set responsibilities
  • Operate studio cameras, audio technician, non-linear video editing, teleprompter
  • Operated studio cameras and floor-directed on-air talent during live newscast.
  • Trained incoming Production Assistants on studio cameras and delivered scripts.
  • Handled audio recording, second camera operation and production coordination.
  • Managed audio and studio camera operation for live television.
  • Assisted the director of photography with camera operations.
  • Operated two studio cameras during television newscasts.
  • Directed on-air talent and camera operation.
  • Assist in studio/newsroom camera operation.
  • Created Camera Operation training manual.
  • Helped run the shoot smoothly and on schedule; worked playback, lighting, set design, assisting actors and camera operation
  • Use studio cameras, including hand held and jib, to shoot news, interviews and cooking segments for news cast.
  • Directed newscast talent on-camera, camera operation and the creation and coordination of the Pinnacle graphics for the weekday nightly newscast.

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7. Production Department

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A production department is a part of or a group of employees within a company or an organization which is in charge of managing and maintaining the production of that company's products and services. This department has many duties, from ensuring that the necessary materials are purchased and delivered to the production line on time, to employee and production schedules and deadlines, to organising and securing the shipment of the created product to the proper places and people.

Here's how Production Department is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborated with Customer Service and Production Department to ensure that all products were manufactured exactly as specified by customers.
  • Supported production department in completing day-to-day business activities and meeting crucial deadlines while gaining insight into fashion production operations.
  • Filmed virtual tour of prospective property for Worn and Weathered Motorcycle Club Assisted camera and production department on location
  • Assisted in the refinement of the production department's operational procedures, increasing efficiency and growing reputation.
  • Involved in start-up of production department of newly formed commercial typesetting company.
  • Post Production Department assignments included handling and delivering Master Film for subtitling.
  • Directed six production departments for this non-profit organization serving visually impaired individuals.
  • Served in a troubleshooting capacity between the production department and contractors.
  • Constructed Excel reports communicating order information to Management and Production departments.
  • Interfaced with and coordinated business activities between sales and production departments.
  • Coordinated existing sales projects with clients and our art/sound/production departments.
  • Assisted Post-Production department in logging footage from reality & story producers
  • Assisted the production department by facilitating team communication and organization.
  • Increased accurate data reporting for Quality Control and Production Departments.
  • Provided administrative support to Vice President and print production department.
  • Provided administrative support for the Production Department of Money Magazine.
  • Coordinated with Production departments to overcome constant unforeseen obstacles.
  • Maintained inventory in keeping abreast of production department needs.
  • Provide administrative support within the Design and Production department.
  • Disseminated weekly reports to the Editorial and Production departments.

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8. Purchase Orders

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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Generated purchase orders for domestic and import factories while managing an order tracking system to provide timely delivery of merchandise.
  • Contributed towards meeting business objectives by effectively liaising with clients for purchase orders and warehouse staff ensuing operational accuracy.
  • Assisted the production manager in communicating with overseas vendors regarding numerous details of purchase orders in production.
  • Processed purchase orders/cutting tickets/pending orders charts and corresponded with factories for new order bookings.
  • Maintained construction costs company-wide by comparing and contrasting purchase orders to submitted invoices.
  • Executed purchase orders and coordinated with accounting departments to develop and maintain budgets.
  • Created purchase orders and entered purchased inventory into the Canton database system.
  • Communicated with distributors regarding orders; prepared and expedited purchase orders.
  • Executed purchase orders for sample garments externalizing company inventory.
  • Tracked purchase orders/supplies and managed departmental inventory control.
  • Handled written correspondence regarding overseas purchase orders.
  • Coordinated purchase orders and production reports.
  • Filled purchase orders and organized inventory.
  • Executed purchase orders for company inventory.
  • Facilitated customer purchase orders and blueprints.
  • Prepared and negotiated purchase orders.
  • Manage invoices, estimates, purchase orders, and item receipts in QuickBooks and acted as liaison with the accounting department.
  • Utilized Red Horse apparel and ERP software to order garments for retailers, allocate product and create purchase orders for manufacturers.
  • Issue, maintain, validate purchase orders ensuring prices, deliveries, units, are accurate prior to sending to vendors.
  • Assisted team by administrating purchase orders as well as tracking and reporting all global sourcing and production related functions and processes.

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9. Production Equipment

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Production equipment in limited terms is used to define any type of machinery or equipment used in the production of a video or film. Basic production equipment includes a camera, tripod, lighting kit, camera light, short term microphone, light reflector, boom pole, shock mount, audio cables, wireless microphone, headphones, portable digital audio recorder, camera lenses, extra batteries, external hard drive, and DSLR shoulder mount rig.

Here's how Production Equipment is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Promoted to more technical positions as a camera operator, operating various production equipment, and assisted in technical producer duties.
  • Set up gallery viewings and theater productions* Janitorial- clean gallery bathrooms and mop gallery floors* Organize production equipment for theater productions
  • Learned invaluable people-management skills as well as the operation of production equipment quickly and efficiently.
  • Developed work instructions and procedures for production equipment to ensure processes were being correctly implemented.
  • Lifted heavy and delicate production equipment frequently during step-ups and break-downs.
  • Maintained and coordinated release schedules of production equipment, department resources.
  • Performed maintenance and adjustment to production equipment to ensure correct programming.
  • Operated professional television production equipment including high-definition cameras and audio boards.
  • Conducted basic maintenance on machinery, cleaned and lubricated production equipment.
  • Operated production equipment computer interface and processed output from monitoring systems.
  • Operated Digital Automation System, control board and production equipment.
  • Collaborated with other professionals to install production equipment as needed.
  • Operated television production equipment in studio and field production situations.
  • Operate forklift and production equipment according to company standards.
  • Transported, assembled, and operated different production equipment.
  • Evaluated and performed minor repairs of production equipment.
  • Managed studio production equipment and archived studio video.
  • Fed and delivered material on production equipment.
  • Worked with fully automated assembly-line production equipment.
  • Monitored construction on production equipment on location.

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10. Photography

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Here's how Photography is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Freelance Commercial Photographer & Production Assistant: - Commercial Interior Photography : Working with designers to photograph architectural interior spaces.
  • Managed and refined the metadata system for a photography database -Communicated with customers over e-mail with regards to advertisement proofs
  • Managed client photography house accounts and submissions, including calculating usage rights and licensing royalty-free and rights-managed images.
  • Assisted clients on photography shoots by building and disassembling studios, executing display strategy, and alleviating installation bottlenecks
  • Planned and organized onset production including dressing the location, principal photography, and post-production activities.
  • Assist the Director and Director of Photography in effectively preparing lighting and coordinating on camera talent.
  • Contributed ideas regarding scene structure and executed planning decisions set forth by director of photography.
  • Completed special assignments, assisted with stock photography research and management and editorial layout.
  • Assisted with running all operational aspects of a high-volume souvenir photography retail operation.
  • Managed the intake and preparation of Photography and Choreography proposals for jury review.
  • Maintained client branding strategy by selecting stock photography specifically geared toward customer base.
  • Facilitated media in setting up camera positions for both television and print photography.
  • Supplied internationally distinguished artists and clients with high end photography display equipment.
  • Searched and purchased stock photography; recommend photographers and illustrators per assignment.
  • Negotiated licensing rights for assignment photography, stock photography and illustrations.
  • Produced multimedia presentation for management using digital photography and projection.
  • Operated scanner, high-end digital camera and related photography equipment.
  • Prepared and organized completed photography orders, maintained client files.
  • Curated syndicated articles and stock photography for dozens of e-newsletters.
  • Answered reference questions, particularly pertaining to the photography collection.

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11. Production Process

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The production process is a series of events and industrial activities that come into play when raw material are delivered onto the production facility for manufacturing. The process involves different steps of production from start to finish such as; research, design formation, design testing, product manufacturing, and assembly according to the design, product experimentations, and supply.

Here's how Production Process is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Used basic vocabulary of aesthetic terminology to discuss and analyze design and composition elements as they apply to the production process.
  • Monitored production processes and equipment to prevent potential malfunction and production disruption with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Coached and directed supporting actors during production process to ensure clarity of expectations and assigned positions.
  • Researched and gathered materials and information necessary for the preparation and execution of the production processes.
  • Communicated with domestic/overseas factories; monitored production process to ensure compliance with client's timetable.
  • Participated in routine seminars and discussions sharing experience and optimizing ideas of production process.
  • Supported general production process from daily paperwork to field research and set communication.
  • Evaluated production processes and effectively communicated with team members to reach production goals.
  • Establish production policy and procedure; supervised file maintenance and production processes.
  • Assisted in reorganizing the department by documenting involvement throughout the production process.
  • Operated machinery used in the production process of manufacturing automobile parts.
  • Prevent any unauthorized elements from interfering with the production process.
  • Monitor all phases of offshore production process in apparel manufacturing.
  • Planned and scheduled production activities and supervising the production process.
  • Operate machinery during production process and assist machine operators.
  • Familiarized myself with onset experience and the real production process
  • Assisted production supervisor in every aspect of production process.
  • Monitored sample production process for trended women apparels.
  • Determined and implement improvements to the production process.
  • Monitored the production processes and adjusted schedules accordingly.

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12. Control Room

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Here's how Control Room is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Performed myriad production tasks in connection with the development of television programming, including control room operations.
  • Demonstrated leadership and organization by conducting training of interns on studio and control room operation.
  • Maintained camera or control room equipment operations during various sporting events.
  • Greet guest-Facilitate guest needs-Manage the green room-Communicate between control room and producers
  • Monitored graphic elements in the control room to ensure availability.
  • Provided technical assistance to control room engineers during editing sessions.
  • Experienced all major control room equipment
  • Assisted and translated to the sports commentators on what the producer in the control room needed to be fixed or done.
  • Used camera, lighting, set decoration, control room equipment, edited raw footage in station magazine show Democracy Now.
  • Operated switcher for taping shows in the control room Edited web videos for clients Designed and set up stages for special events
  • Provide training and support for producers in HD field & HD studio cameras and control room, Macintosh computer basics.
  • Operate studio cameras, check anchor microphone, relay information between anchors and control room, and perform anchor countdowns.
  • Supported on-air talent with breaking news and up-to-date information by continuously updating game and player statistics in live control room.
  • Produced graphics by creating full-screens, communicating with graphic designers, and directing electronic graphics operators in the control room.
  • Communicate with camera operators the plan for the newscast and keep them informed of any changes from the control room.
  • Facilitated directives prior and during production among producers, directors, control room, camera operators and on-air talent.
  • Issued instructions to photographers from control room to inform them varying shots, zooms, pans, tilts etc.
  • Capture and monitor of class recordings from Control Room using primary and backup recording systems, and camera controls.
  • Set up of Studio and Control Room equipment; Operated DSLR camera and audio for hosts and guests.
  • Ensured timely delivery of monologue and special guest notes to Writers, Producers, and Control Room Staff.

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13. Crew Members

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Here's how Crew Members is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Provided assistance to executive producer, production manager, camera operators, and other various crew members wherever needed.
  • Assisted executive producer, facilitated the collaboration between artists and crew members.
  • Maintained appropriate paperwork and application materials for models and crew members.
  • Organized travel and accommodations for crew members and production executives.
  • Assisted Main Grip with the movement of set pieces for the program Prepared craft and catering services for cast and crew members
  • Conferred with directors and other crew members to discuss assignments and determine desired effects, camera movements, and lighting requirements.
  • Redirected traffic, pedestrians and crew members on production sets and secured their safety and the protection of equipment and vehicles.
  • Delegated the completion of the departments operations by facilitating duties to crew members and coordinated between the departments as needed.
  • Insured that all crew members during show production had the help they needed in order to prevent delays in schedule.
  • Operated Cameras, lights, and audio, worked proficiently with other crew members, displayed great work ethic.
  • Conferred with the director, and other crew members to discuss assignments and determine filming sequences and camera movements.
  • Coordinated with other crew members to execute complex set changes within a very limited amount of time.
  • Worked with fellow crew members to set up, run, and break down shows and events.
  • Assist in preparing/building sets, transportation of set materials and crew members, dressing sets for shoots.
  • Transport crew members to and from the set and retrieved food and props from around the area.
  • Managed on set production as the Key Set Production Assistant by delegating responsibilities to other crew members.
  • Confer with technical directors, managers, crew members, and writers to discuss details of production.
  • Assisted technicians and other crew members in the construction, alteration, and dismantling of the set.
  • Supported thirty cast and crew members during the filming of a feature length independent horror film.
  • Help train and organize crew members -Assist with day-to-day operations -Set up and tear down special events

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14. Quality Standards

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Quality standards are a specific level of standards of products that are set by the companies for the customers that have to be met and maintained throughout the process until the time of delivery. Quality standards are information that includes the customer's requirements, guidelines, and characteristics for the needed final product or service.

Here's how Quality Standards is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Provided equipment installations for a developing residential community of 40 units, working successfully according to project plans and quality standards.
  • Machine operator using safety and quality standards also computer technology in the production of polyester staple fiber in a factory environment.
  • Supervised and implemented quality standards for various post production commercials and promotional material.
  • Create the highest quality standards in manufacturing with automation production and procedures.
  • Coordinated timely deliveries and adherence to corporate quality standards.
  • Maintained quality standards and company aesthetic.
  • Work closely with QC and production team to ensure that all production meets quality standards as set by design and pattern.
  • Ensured adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures as a determined professional with a strong work ethic.
  • Supervised production lines ensuring all quality standards were maintained, as well as making sure production deadlines were met.
  • Assist QPS on properly executing all processes, procedures and tests to quality standards and customers' expectations.
  • Ensured products met quality standards- made sure fabrics used passed flammability standards, water resistant & not defective.
  • Maintained Documents in accordance with Oral, Written and Computer Terminal Instructions, ensure Compliance with Quality Standards.
  • Work closely with factories in China to ensure quality standards are maintained and production schedules are met.
  • Updated daily web content for several small market newspaper websites, meeting hourly deadlines & quality standards
  • Maintain quality standards by inspecting and testing finished products to ensure conformance with specifications and codes.
  • Bolstered bulk production, adhered to quality standards, and ensured timely delivery of finished products.
  • Traveled to contractors to assure all goods meet quality standards, WIP tracking, T.O.P.
  • Assist the Production Manager in reviewing and evaluating the quality standards of the final product.
  • Assist in the Finishing Department, ensuring strict quality standards are met before shipping.
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards, observe equipment for any malfunctions.

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15. Facebook

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Here's how Facebook is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Updated social media feeds for the station's Facebook and Twitter pages, ensuring messaging was aligned with positioning and promotions.
  • Write TV blurbs on Africa 54, Straight Talk Africa, and/or Health Chat Facebook walls while suggesting topics for shows.
  • Monitored social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter to keep pace of what was currently trending in entertainment news.
  • Maintained and curated Big Picture Alliance's social media outlets, including their Facebook, witter and YouTube profiles.
  • Maintained Twitter and Facebook pages for network anchors to promote show topics and drive national policy debate daily.
  • Control and handle multiple cameras for live TV Write, edit and publish stories for web and Facebook.
  • Promote the company's productions through social media platforms such as Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.
  • Moderate Patriots fan chat during the Patriots Pre-Game Social radio show on the Patriots Facebook page.
  • Developed and managed social media marketing campaigns including Facebook, Twitter, and Four Square.
  • Produced and cast several videos for the main Facebook page that reached millions of views.
  • Managed official company pages on Facebook and Twitter to establish a strong online presence.
  • Hosted and handled VIP lists and Facebook marketing, assist production crew during shows,
  • Managed the show's Facebook and Twitter accounts; posting updates about the show.
  • Engage over 4,000 Twitter followers; use Facebook to promote upcoming programs and discussions.
  • Recorded live quotes from interviews in the studio to post on Facebook page.
  • Controlled traffic on all social media websites (Twitter, YouTube, Facebook)
  • Assisted in creation and execution of Facebook strategy to increase social media presence.
  • Maintained social network sites like Twitter and Facebook to increase web traffic.
  • Managed the Bill O'Reilly Facebook page and assisted in site customer service.
  • Post Daily Show and Nightly Show content to YouTube and Facebook daily.

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16. Internet

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Internet is a worldwide virtual networking medium that connects computers all across the world. "Net" is short for the internet and has millions of smaller networks that carry a huge array of information.

Here's how Internet is used in Production Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated marketing at the local venues/ high schools / After school facilities/social internet communications.
  • Recorded live internet radio shows geared for successfully operating a business for future playback.
  • Open internet browser and navigate to http://intranet.jvsnj.org/departments/hr/SitePages/Home.aspx or http://intranet.jvsnj.org.
  • Promoted and generated new business via internet, direct mail and telemarketing
  • Compiled additional data on specific accidents through interviews and internet research.
  • Enhanced competitive intelligence based on my proficient Internet research skills.
  • Conducted heavy internet research for high-volume database input.
  • Distributed mail, as well performed various duties such as typing, filing, internet research, and answering telephones.
  • Provided support to newscast producers and writers by operating news prompter and by researching the Internet for breaking news stories.
  • Researched current event topics via social media and the Internet to be used for integration as needed into each episode.
  • Assisted in drafting and producing compelling social media content; providing excellent proofreading, writing and internet research skills.
  • Assist with the wires and internet to get accurate news and stories for a show or breaking news.
  • Helped book locations, Set PA, Style, and handle office duties for this internet production company.
  • Write advertising copy for use by publication, broadcast or Internet media to promote sales of goods/services.
  • Collaborated with a small crew and produced several episodes of the internet series, The Heavy Show.
  • Assist in editing sizzle reels by discovering clips on the internet or finding selects from original footage.
  • Worked with various vendors on both Internet and by phone to plan events for staff and clients.
  • Captured and documented footage on the internet that was not in internal systems and prepared cuts accordingly.
  • Assist production manager and Director with needs of the TV, Radio and Internet game broadcasts.
  • Worked directly with the video team to produce promotional videos for the Draft Kings internet site.

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One of the best ways to acquire the skills needed to be a production assistant is to take an online course. We've identified some online courses from Udemy and Coursera that will help you advance in your career. Since production assistants benefit from having skills like communication, video production, and audio equipment, we found courses that will help you improve these skills.

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Complete YouTube Course: Audio and Video Production at Home
udemy
4.5
(320)

Make Professional Youtube Videos at home - Video Production, Audio Production, OBS Screencasting, Premiere Pro + Editing...

50 Business Productivity And Personal Productivity Skills
udemy
4.3
(411)

Be a star performer with 50 personal productivity strategies: 50 productivity skills in 1 self improvement mega-course!...

Productivity for Mac Users: 10x Your Productivity
udemy
4.6
(488)

Shortcuts and Tools to 10x Your Productivity on Your Mac...

Music Production II - Music Production Workflow - COMPLETE!
udemy
4.5
(304)

Learn to create a Music Production Workflow, and produce professional quality music within any Music Production DAW!...

Product and Service Management
udemy
4.1
(930)

Know the Work that is Involved in Getting a Product Onto the Shelf and a Service Ready for Effective Delivery...

The Ultimate Gmail Productivity System For Business
udemy
4.2
(489)

Learn over 20 different strategies and tools to cut your time spent on email in half and massively increase productivity...

Digital Product Management
udemy
3.9
(312)

Learn what you'll need to craft successful Digital Products whether Startup or Corporate...

Complete Audio Production Course: Record & Mix Better Audio
udemy
4.5
(470)

Learn how to record, mix & edit professional audio for video production, podcasting, music, course creation, YouTube+...

Slack: Less email. More productive.
udemy
4.5
(657)

Learn how to use slack to enjoy a simpler and more productive work life...

Product Management A-Z: Excel as a PM & Build great Products
udemy
4.3
(429)

Product Management course (with Live Case Exercises & inputs from PMs @Top Tech cos.)- Build n Grow products & Get Hired...

Become a Product Marketing Manager Product Management
udemy
4.2
(360)

Product Marketing Strategy: Marketing New Product: Product to Market: Product Promotion: New Product Launch Strategy...

Smart Tips: Productivity & Time Management
udemy
4.5
(4,013)

Master time management and equip yourself with tools and strategies to be highly productive at work and home...

Productivity Machine: Time Management & Productivity Hacks
udemy
4.4
(7,659)

Productivity & Time Management Strategies for Goal Setting, Eliminating Distractions, & Building Habits for Success...

Computer Literacy & Basic Computer Skills for Productivity
udemy
4.4
(1,071)

Enhance productivity with this basic computer course: an introduction to computers, Microsoft Windows, & the Apple Mac...

Music Production in Logic Pro X: Digital Audio Mastering
udemy
4.3
(488)

Learn how to confidently master tracks in Logic Pro X The Complete Audio Mastering in Music Production Course...

Easy Product Photography with iPhone, Smartphone or Camera
udemy
3.5
(277)

Learn How to Shoot Product Photos for Online Stores, Amazon or eBay Using Your iPhone, Smartphone or Any Digital Camera...

Scrum Product Owner & Scrum Product Owner Certification
udemy
3.9
(1,757)

Introduction to Agile and Scrum Product Owner Role + Preparation to Product Owner Certification Tests...

The ultimate real-life Office 365 productivity course
udemy
4.4
(427)

Transition to a digital workplace and boost Office 365 productivity through real life storytelling and best practices...

Learn Music Production Essentials
udemy
4.8
(291)

Learn how to Record, Edit, Mix and Master your Tracks into a Professional Music Production...

How to be more productive working from home
udemy
4.3
(3,450)

Learn to plan your day strategically so that you can be more productive and have time left over...

20 Most Common Skill For A Production Assistant

Communication12.8%
Video Production12.8%
Audio Equipment5.4%
Production Staff5.4%
Teleprompter5.3%
Camera Operation4.4%
Production Department3.1%
Purchase Orders2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Production Assistant

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
Communication
Communication
12.8%
12.8%
2
2
Video Production
Video Production
12.8%
12.8%
3
3
Audio Equipment
Audio Equipment
5.4%
5.4%
4
4
Production Staff
Production Staff
5.4%
5.4%
5
5
Teleprompter
Teleprompter
5.3%
5.3%
6
6
Camera Operation
Camera Operation
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
Production Department
Production Department
3.1%
3.1%
8
8
Purchase Orders
Purchase Orders
2.7%
2.7%
9
9
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Photography
Photography
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Production Process
Production Process
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Control Room
Control Room
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Crew Members
Crew Members
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Facebook
Facebook
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Internet
Internet
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Live Broadcasts
Live Broadcasts
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Twitter
Twitter
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Photoshop
Photoshop
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
B-Roll
B-Roll
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Administrative Tasks
Administrative Tasks
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Video Equipment
Video Equipment
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Creative Suite
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Indesign
Indesign
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Instagram
Instagram
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
Production Meetings
Production Meetings
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Craft Services
Craft Services
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
News Stories
News Stories
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Travel Arrangements
Travel Arrangements
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Photo Shoots
Photo Shoots
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Production Reports
Production Reports
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Art Direction
Art Direction
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Youtube
Youtube
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
NFL
NFL
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Release Forms
Release Forms
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
ABC
ABC
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Music Videos
Music Videos
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Final Product
Final Product
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Production Company
Production Company
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Production Office
Production Office
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Html
Html
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Expense Reports
Expense Reports
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.5%
0.5%

21,056 Production Assistant Jobs

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