Production · Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Fred Rogers Productions is looking for a Production Assistant to support the production team of a new animated television series for children. This position is temporary and is anticipated to be available for a period of five (5) to six (6) months.

This job is a great fit for candidates who want to learn how a television show is created and have a focused interest in creating great content for kids. You will excel in this position if you are organized, thoughtful and a team player.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up meetings and conference calls;
  • Coordinate distribution, review and receipt of scripts and production materials;
  • Create and maintain tracking documents and spreadsheets;
  • Organize and maintain development files;
  • Attend meetings and take notes;
  • Draft internal memos and external correspondence;
  • Gather info and images for and create PowerPoint presentations
  • Conduct research on a variety of topics;
  • Coordinate travel arrangements; and
  • Perform general administrative duties as assigned, e.g. photocopying, filing and sending out packages.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree;
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience (including during internships),
  • facility with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel,
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills,
  • follow-through on assigned tasks, and
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years production experience (including during internships),
  • familiarity with digital editing software, such as MPEG StreamClip and QT Sync, and

familiarity with PowerPoint.

  • working knowledge of or fluency in Spanish is a plus.