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Production Assistant, 4Creative

Production Assistant, 4Creative

companyChannel 4
locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 25/01/2022
Production / Post-Production & Technical
Permanent position

Closing date: 24th January, 2022  

This role would suit someone who is starting their career in the creative industries and has a genuine interest in production.

4creative is the multi-awarded, highly creative, in-house agency for Channel 4. It forms part of the Marketing and Communications Division within that, 4creative is responsible for developing and delivering all advertising campaigns and channel packaging for Channel 4 in every media. As such, 4creative plays a key role in projecting a coherent sense of the 4-brand family.

4creative are looking for a Production Assistant to assist the Production Department in all aspects of production across all Channel 4 channels and in all media: off air; on air; digital and social. 

Reporting to a Campaign Producers, the Production Assistant will support the production of 4creative’s industry-leading output across all media. The role requires a knowledge of TV Broadcast and advertising, which will be developed extensively whilst working within 4creative. This role provides key support to the wider team and assisting in delivering campaigns.


  • Support the Production Team across all media, on and off air, digital and social
  • Manage the end to end file/digital media traffic between the Production team, directors and post-production facilities
  • QC and deliver trails (promotional trailers/adverts) for transmission and files for all campaign deliverables
  • Organise post-production bookings where required
  • Package & deliver weekly trails across all platforms, including clocking, end-boards and VO records
  • Maintain good relationships with external post-production facilities and the internal Production Centre
  • Assist the Producers in liaising with the Legal department for trail certification
  • Assist the Producers in liaising with the Music department for music clearances
  • Assist the Producers in liaising with the Marketing and Media Planning departments
  • Ensure archiving & logging of all project material across the business
  • Assist when required to carry out research in a variety of areas
  • Attend shoots, providing production support where required
  • Support shoot pre-production (incl. but not limited to): callsheets, booking of post-production, cars for shoots, pencilling crew and, booking catering where required

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Experience of post-production, broadcast, advertising, social media or film environment
  • Awareness of post-production processes, working with different formats, sending & receiving material digitally
  • Ability to learn quickly and use initiative in order to respond to Production’s ever-changing demands
  • Proven ability to create positive working relationships with internal or external stakeholders
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good organisations skills and time management. Experience of working to a deadline
  • Good computer literacy & communication skills
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in creativity, trends and innovations
  • Be committed to celebrating difference and representing an inclusive and diverse society
  • Knowledge of editing packages, Final Cut, Premiere Pro, Avid
  • Experience of operating cameras or photography

Job Title: Production Assistant 
Reports to: Campaign Producer 
Department: 4Creative 
Location: London

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

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Years of experience

  • Entry

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