Adam Red | Visual Identity

Production Assistant Position Description

COMPANY Adam Red

POSITION TYPE Contract

REPORTS TO Executive Editor

LOCATION Remote

Adam Red is an Atlanta-based branding agency that helps visionary leaders tell stories and create experiences to inspire change, transform culture, and enrich lives. The Production Assistant role is critical to the efficient, effective, and timely execution of client projects across our traditional and digital platforms. 

This role is an entry-level position that requires strong technical, administrative, and people skills with a solid knowledge of computer operating systems, business software, and web applications. The person holding this position must be a capable, inquisitive, organized self-starter who thrives when providing comprehensive support, coordinating projects, and working with project teams.

Responsibilities

The Production Assistant uses a variety of skills and knowledge to provide support to production teams, which can include:

  • Demonstrate a willingness to gain knowledge of the business from the ground up
  • Assist team members with the operational, creative, technical, and general coordination of client projects
  • Coordinate routine administrative tasks 
  • Perform valuable functions including running errands, coordinating schedules, connecting with prospects, and anticipating the needs of project managers as you master the production process 
  • Serve as liaison between production teams, contributors, and contractors
  • Inform team members of discussions, actions taken, and results
  • Maintain project files, status updates, and manuscript versions, create meeting summaries, and handle routine phone calls, emails, and correspondence
  • Provide general support as requested

Requirements

  • Educational background, preferably in the fields of journalism, project management, and marketing or related fields
  • Proven working experience in administrative support or production assistance
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience utilizing office and  web applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Computer savvy with PC and Mac operating systems and web applications
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Apps
  • Working knowledge of project management software and applications
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Good listening skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes
  • Self-motivation
  • Patience and the ability to maintain a professional demeanor
  • BSc/BA in communications, digital marketing, or relevant field