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Film Assistant

Marketing & Comms

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £17,408 to £19,202 per annum
Fixed term contract until 31/08/2020
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 06 September 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 20 September 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  071819

We have an exciting opportunity for an organised, proactive, and dedicated Film Assistant to work within our Creative Services Team on a 12 month placement. The post-holder will be a key member of the team, responsible for responding to incoming film production briefs, liaising with external film suppliers, editing and producing low-level films and managing our inventory of equipment.The post-holder will also provide critical support by coordinating production schedules, assisting suppliers with booking rooms and locations, and maintaining our archive footage.

This role will:

  • Coordinate all incoming film briefs, ascertaining requirements and booking in with the appropriate suppliers.
  • Liaise with internal customers and suppliers throughout production of any film content through to delivery.
  • Manage archived/b-roll footage, including supplying relevant footage to customers or to suppliers to support the production of new film.
  • Maintaining equipment log and booking system.
  • Ensuring POs are raised and Invoices processed in a timely manner.
  • Ad-hoc low level film requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • An understanding of video production methods, pre and postproduction workflow, and knowledge of the technologies involved.
  • An understanding or awareness of video production tools such Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition
  • Good organisational and communication skills

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and equip our students for personal and professional success. Set in the bustling town of Guildford in the heart of the southeast of England, the University is easily accessible by road and rail with great connections to London. Just a 10-minute stroll from campus, Guildford town centre is alive with bars, restaurants and cafes.

At Surrey, we prepare students for the world of work and the vast majority of our students take up Professional Training placements as a part of their degree. We’re known for our outstanding graduate employability figures, with the Higher Education Statistics Agency revealing that 93 per cent of Surrey’s 2017 graduates were in work or further education six months after they graduated. In the QS World Employability Rankings 2019, Surrey has been ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world for work placements and research partnerships with employers.

Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework, which is testament to our passion for inspiring our students and preparing them for a bright future.

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