Internship: Production Assistant in the Sports & Entertainment Industries

JAM Sports Production, LLC - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)

Hours per week 25

Start Date: Immediately

End Date August, 2018

Location: Remote or Los Angeles depending on project assignment

Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking for a strong candidate to support all production and artistic operation functions. Jam’s many productions encompass a wide variety of themes and venues ranging from large stadiums to small, private luncheons. The production assistant, also known as a PA, is traditionally the person responsible for various aspects of a production. The P.A. establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external contacts including venue contacts, artists, athletes, celebrities, technical and creative service providers. The production assistant plays an essential role in administrative processes that insures successful implementation of the artistic vision of the executive producer. Working as a PA is one of the best ways to break into the film, TV, music and sports industries. It’s how you learn firsthand about life on a professional set and behind the scenes.

What you’ll do:

The Production Assistant is responsible for the research, creation, execution and design of the overall production of events. This position will oversee the management, maintenance, deployment and daily operation of the particular production in progress. This position works with the Chief Executive Officer on offsite projects and traveling exhibitions.

⦁ Assist with the creation, distribution, and management of production‐ related contracts

⦁ Create rehearsal schedules and timelines for performances

⦁ Communicate accurate information about production to Jam Sports’ staff so they can effectively manage their responsibilities

⦁ Research potential venues and maintain a venue database

⦁ Research information regarding corporate brands, athletes, actors, entertainers, music artists and TV personalities involved with the projects or who have potential to be involved

⦁ Attend Jam guests’ rehearsals and performances if locally based

⦁ Work with venue coordinators to facilitate AC, sound & electrical needs, and any other venue related issues

⦁ Work with sound, lighting and recording personnel during live performance events

⦁ May serve as crew at times to include creating stage diagrams and blocking charts for performances, overseeing the usability & condition of a venue, including locking/unlocking doors for all reserved rooms, checking cleanliness of bathrooms, restoring the venue to original condition, cleaning up reserved rooms

⦁ Assist with writing and/or reviewing scripts

⦁ Research local, regional, national, and international venues and presenters

⦁ Answers and places call on the CEO’s behalf

⦁ Assists with arranging meals, processing receipts, photocopying, general office administration

⦁ After training and with supervision, P.A. negotiates business deals and agreements

⦁ Assists with the creation of production expense budgets

⦁ Proactively plans for equipment needs, maintenance and changing technologies

Physical demands at certain times:

While performing the duties of this job, the intern is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time, as well as work at a computer for long periods of time with repetitive operation of mouse & keyboard. Candidate must have the ability to perform these functions.

Hours vary depending on production schedule and at times may include nights and weekends.

Job Type: Internship