Ado Ato Pictures seeks a Production Assistant to support the operations of our studio in the center of Amsterdam.
This is a significant opportunity for an emerging film and media producer to gain valuable experience, honing their administrative, design, and technical skills in a creative, enterprising, and fast-paced environment.
Among other projects, the Production Assistant will support our award-winning transmedia series Queer in A Time of Forced Migration, that features the voices of LGBTQ+ refugees.
The Production Assistant will work with our growing team of artists, creative technologists, developers, and producers on-site four days a week.
Support Creative Director, producers, and other staff with the day-to-day operations of our studio, including, but not limited to: administration (e.g. office maintenance), management (e.g. hiring and supervising interns), and production (e.g. budgeting, scheduling, assisting with the production process)
Serve as in-house communications designer, efficiently creating effective, elegant, and exciting marketing, presentations, and promotional materials, including documents, graphics, and videos for social media, print, and web
Perform other duties as assigned
Significant experience and/or education/training in film and media production
Strong graphic design skills, experience, and work samples, demonstrating a facility with Adobe Cloud programs (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop)
Sharp communication skills, in English (verbal and written); Dutch and Arabic language skills are a plus
Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, and to both manage and report to team members, with a readiness to adhere to deadlines
Strong interest in projects relating to topics such as world cultures, social justice, and LGBTQ and women's rights
We are currently producing multiple high-level projects toward major festival deadlines, candidates open to a yearlong contract (following an initial evaluation period) are preferred.
Please note: Applicants must be authorized to work in the Netherlands, as we are unable to assist with visas or related paperwork.
Ready to apply?
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line:
Production Assistant Applicant: [Your Full Name]
In the body of the email, include:
A short introduction to yourself
Details of how the qualifications and responsibilities of the position suit your experience, interests, and goals
The date you are available to begin work
Please also attach or include links to:
3-5 representative work samples
Qualified candidates will be contacted shortly for a first interview.