• Production Assistant

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2019 12:00 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Career Category
    Programming & Production
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Discovery, the leader in lifestyle media with top brands including HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel, is searching for a Production Assistant to join our digital content team at our Knoxville, TN headquarters. This organized go-getter will assist the team with production of original and sponsored video content for our well-loved digital brands and social platforms.


    Your Opportunity

    1. Manage timelines, documentation, calendars, and guidelines across multiple projects simultaneously.
    2. Generate and distribute regular team updates and project trackers.
    3. Work in video asset management tools to help production teams stay organized and on track.
    4. Assist in communication with production, production management, editorial, social, internal ad-sales activation and marketing teams, business and legal affairs, and video operations.
    5. Work with production management and production companies to ensure projects are delivered on time and in the correct formats.
    6. Research video topics in the Discovery library and present options as needed for video, editorial, and sales teams.
    7. Assist all producers in daily tasks that contribute to the organization of the team.


    • You have 1+ years’ experience with digital content and production management.
    • You are a strong, spoken and written communicator who keeps projects on task and on time.
    • You're a proactive, detail-oriented, individual with a can-do mentality who thrives in a fast-paced group
    • You're someone who looks for new ideas and solutions, anticipates issues and follows up to keep projects moving across multiple teams
    • You have an understanding of digital production including video, photography and written word editorial
    • You have experience with asset tracking systems and project management tools
    • You have project management and digital workflow experience


    Must have the legal right to work in the United States


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