Production Assistant


  • London  
    Salary dependent on experience.
  • Company
    Gorilla Gorilla!  
    Start date
    October / November 2021  
  • Closing date
    31 October 2021  
    Posted on
    24 September 2021  

Hello hello!

We’re Gorilla Gorilla! a rare breed of intelligent film and animation company that helps brands and businesses make a powerful connection with their audiences. We’re on the hunt for a Production Assistant to join our growing production team.

The role:

The Production Assistant will provide general office and film production admin support. They will report to Exec Producer, Angie Orlin, but will also work closely on a daily basis with the whole team as well as freelancers.

In particular, the role will require someone to:

  • Assist with general production / post-production admin e.g. booking freelancers, producing call sheets, making travel arrangements, sourcing materials, reconciling expenses etc.
  • Liaise with freelancers / suppliers and prepare purchase orders.
  • Co-ordinate diaries, book meeting rooms and arrange client lunches.
  • ‘Settle in’ and assist freelancers when in our building.
  • Archive completed jobs, hard drive storage, logging and labelling.
  • Maintain masters / rushes library.
  • Basic encoding for online delivery.
  • Attend location shoots and assist the Producer / team as Runner.

Why it’s important to us:

As part of a growing business, ensuring our reputation for delivering fantastic work is key to our future success.

How you’ll make us look:

  • Smart.
  • Supportive.
  • Organised.

How you’ll make us feel:

  • You’ve bought energy and enthusiasm.
  • You’re in it for the long haul.

Your personality:

  • Lively and engaging with a responsible and positive outlook.
  • Obsessively organized and methodical.
  • Well-presented, business-like, open, friendly and sociable.
  • The intellect and desire to learn.
  • A team player.

Specific skills:

  • A passion for film and animation.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of film / animation production, post production and distribution techniques.
  • Adept in use of Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • The ability to undertake research online.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via the written word in proposals, letters, and emails.
  • Excellent telephone / personal manner.
  • Detailed and meticulous.
  • Non-essential but knowledge of editing software would be beneficial.


  • Has probably worked in the role of Runner / Production Junior or similar within the commercial, agency or non-broadcast sector.
  • They may have a production background in another sector.
  • Someone who can commit to the role and the development of the company at an exciting time.
  • Someone who wants to grow and develop their skills with us.

And finally, in 3 words, you will be:

  • Energetic.
  • Conscientious.
  • Collaborative.