Production Guild Assistant

30 March 2017

Location: Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Bucks

Closing Date: 30 April 2017

The Production Guild are looking for an assistant to support the smooth running of the Production Guild Office and assist in the administration of the work that the Production Guild carries out for its members.

The Production Guild represents experienced production professionals working in UK film and television drama, across accounts, production, location management, assistant directors, VFX and post production. Based at Pinewood Studios with over 850 members and more than 90 company affiliates, they provide members with industry advice, employment opportunities, networking and seminars.

The Production Guild’s training courses are available for both members and all those working in the industry. Their ‘availability service’ – which is used daily by UK and international film and TV productions - provides member’s availability for work, detailing their credits and production history. This trusted service is invaluable for HoDs looking for production staff in film and TV drama. Delivering informed and expert knowledge on key production issues to members, government and as part of industry consultations, The Production Guild advises productions on a wide variety of issues affecting the UK production industry.


The range of tasks that will be undertaken include:

  • Assisting and supporting CEO
    General administrative support
  • Office administration, including:
    Dealing with phone enquiries and visitors to the office; managing the general upkeep of the office and equipment
  • Events and Awards support, including:
    Attending and providing assistance at industry events during daytime and some evenings; booking administration
  • Training support, including:
    Providing general assistance to the training department including logging of enquiries and applications to the database
  • Membership support, including:
    Managing emails and enquiries; general updating of the PG website and database; administration of new memberships
  • Marketing and comms support, including:
    Assisting with promotion of the PG


The Production Guild Assistant will be expected to perform different tasks as required on a day to day basis.


Experience and Personal Qualities


  • Administrative experience, with proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and team work
  • Experience of handling telephone and e-mail enquiries
  • Knowledge and experience of website content management and data entry on databases
  • Willingness to learn and a keen attitude to provide the best quality service for PG members
  • Flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and perform to a high standard under pressure and working to deadlines.


  • Good knowledge of the film and TV production industry
  • Experience of working in a small busy office
  • Event administration experience
  • Experience of working in a membership organisation




To apply please send your CV and a cover letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this position to . The deadline for applications is Monday 10th April 2017.


If you have any questions during the application process, please e-mail or call the Production Guild office on 01753 651 767.