Set Builder/Production Assistant
PragerULos Angeles, CA
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How do I hire a Set Builder/Production Assistant? PragerU is the world's leading conservative nonprofit that is focused on changing minds through the creative use of digital media. Taking full advantage of today's technology and social media, we educate millions of Americans and young people about the values that make America great.
The Set Builder/Production Assistant provides both production and construction support for a very busy Production department. We are a dynamic, all-hands-on-deck team with a unique and fast-paced workflow. This is a manual labor role that requires the ability to do everything from build flats, build desks for the office, move furniture/equipment, go on equipment/prop purchase runs, hold the slate and more.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and maintain several physical filming spaces, including building, decorating, and tearing down.
Spearhead construction of new sets, including walls, flooring, curtains, artwork, etc.
Source building materials and set pieces, place orders, and handle deliveries and returns.
Oversee storage and inventory of props and set pieces, and maintain continuity.
Help move and organize filming equipment and supplies, and when needed, jump in as an extra hand on set during filming, lighting, or striking.
Be at the ready for any miscellaneous tasks that might pop up, from coffee & food runs, to changing light bulbs, to anything in between.
Work with the general office to build desks, file cabinets, move things around, etc.
1-2+ years experience in a studio construction-based role, ideally in a Production or theater-based setting.
An established understanding of building spaces and sets to work on camera.
A true Team Player, proactive, helpful, honest, and calm under pressure. This is a no-ego environment where no task is too small.
Flexible and able to ''roll with the punches'' within an ever-changing game plan, and able to problem-solve on the fly.
Top-notch organizational and time management skills. Able to juggle a wide variety of concurrent projects in different phases.
Highly professional and composed when engaging with a variety of people, and comfortable speaking with high-profile celebrities and personalities. Ready and able to positively represent the Production team and the company.
Some traveling may be required, including flying or driving for long stretches of time.
Has adequate transportation to drive around LA as needed picking up items. This job is no longer available. Click here to view current job listings.