Post Production Apprentice (WBSL Reach)

Job

  • London  
    perm, remote, temp to perm  
    21,000 per annum  
  • Company
    Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies  
    Start date
    September 2022   
    Duration
    18 months   
  • Closing date
    15 August 2022  
    Posted on
    15 June 2022  

Company Overview

WarnerMedia showcases some of the most iconic and cherished entertainment, news and sports brands in the world, but we are much more than that. WarnerMedia is truly where art meets science. Our combination of cutting-edge technology and an unrivaled commitment to groundbreaking storytelling builds a sense of community and meaningful connection that is shaping the future of media. We create rewarding opportunities across our entire family of brands, while championing a spirit of inclusion, innovation, self-development and support. Join WarnerMedia as we think big, live true and make the stories that move the world. 

Company Overview:

The position is based at Warner Bros. De Lane Lea, which provides sound and picture post production as well as Dailies services for feature films and television. WBDLL comprises of comprehensive facilities including Sound Re-Recording and ADR stages, Grading Theatres, Preview Theatres and a full complement of highly-equipped supporting departments in addition to 50 cutting rooms and a bar/café based in the heart of Soho and at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.

The Job:

  • To provide accurate, effective and timely office support to the Operations, Sales and Bookings teams, clients on site and staff employed at Warner Bros. De Lane Lea.
  • This position requires a candidate who has a passion for the industry and is suitable for someone looking to develop a career in film and TV post production.
  • The ideal candidate will enjoy working as part of a team in an often pressurized environment.
  • The work will be varied and the role offers an opportunity to learn about every aspect of the industry.

The Daily:

  • Provide support to the Executive Director, Operations and Director, Post Production
  • Undertake general administrative duties including but not limited to: raising purchase orders, working with WB centralised systems, data entry, desktop publishing, ad hoc paperwork
  • Act as a point of contact to both internal and external visitors ensuring that they are given a positive image of the organisation
  • Provide exceptional customer service and achieve high client and staff satisfaction when carrying out all tasks requested.
  • Offering general office support as required whilst ensuring general office space is kept neat and presentable at all times
  • Able to use systems and adopt new technologies
  • To run any errands requested such as delivering packages, buying food and drink outside WBDLL and keeping an accurate record and receipts of all amounts purchased and for whom
  • Liaise with operational, managerial and financial staff to ensure the seamless delivery of services
  • To cover Reception during breaks and lunch hours
  • Adhere to the WBSL Health and Safety policy
  • Responsible for handling company credit card transactions
  • Ad hoc duties as required

The Essentials:

  • Passion for production and post production
  • Strong IT skills and a desire to lean new systems
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to create an immediate rapport with a range of contacts
  • Ability to understand and address client and staff needs diplomatically and effectively
  • Capacity to remain calm and effective in difficult situations
  • Able to work within a shift pattern as well as ad hoc timings that may include evenings and weekends

Our apprenticeship opportunities are intended to be for school/college leavers as an alternative to university education, therefore we do not accept applications from graduates for these roles

The Apprenticeship:

  • Contract Length: 18 months 
  • Salary: £21,000
  • Start Date: Likely to be September 2022 
  • Course: Business Administration – Level 3 Qualification
  • 20 days annual leave
  • You will gain hands-on experience working on business-critical projects.  
  • You will have to opportunity to network and build relationships with professionals, executives, and other students passionate about their field.   
  • You will work with industry professionals to best position yourself for a full-time position upon completion of apprenticeship.  
  • You will be enrolled on our Early Careers learning & training programme, as well as having access to personal and professional development courses, executive speakers’ series, special screenings and more.  
  • You will have the chance to give back to the community.  
  • You will be one of over 100 WBD Early Careers employees, meaning you will have an important support network of other students, graduates and apprentices and plenty of opportunities to socialise!

The Perks:

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

WarnerMedia embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us.

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