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Creative Team Assistant
Do you have a passion for TV?  Can you multi-task in a fast paced, pressured environment?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Creative Team Assistant to join our team.  

You will provide creative, production, and technical support to our in-house creative team.

     


ABOUT US

The Creative team is responsible for the development and execution of a range of content for A+E Networks UK. The team devise and deliver all the on-air and off-air campaigns, short form, branding and promos for History, Lifetime, Crime+Investigation and free-to-air channel BLAZE.    


We are in the business of telling stories. They may be stories about real people or made-up people, but our true talent is imagining, finding, cultivating and bringing to life the most entertaining parts of the human experience.

A+E NETWORKS UK run a family of global TV brands broadcasting in the UK and EMEA. Our channels include History, H2, Lifetime, Crime+Investigation and new free to air channel, BLAZE


We are an ambitious and creative team who strive to build strong brands for our territories, whilst working closely with the Head Office in New York.

Our work environment appeals to self motivated and flexible thinkers who are great collaborators and always strive to discover what is next creatively. 


We are customer focused and sustain and build a diverse range of programme brands from Vikings and Crimes that Shook Britain to Dance Moms and Britain’s Next Top Model.

A+E Networks UK foster an open and creative approach which is helping us to deliver ground breaking work.

A+E Networks UK is a progressive, friendly and fun place to work. We’re looking for professionals who are motivated and excited by challenge and driven to deliver results. 


We employ energetic, inspiring individuals who love to innovate and are passionate about the industry.


ABOUT THE ROLE

Key Responsibilities:

  • Film and edit small creative shoots, corporate and PR events as well as behind the scenes projects for creative campaigns
  • Manage and maintain an up to date library of our latest creative promos
  • Supply creative assets for internal departments and external providers to agreed technical specifications
  • Manage and maintain the in-house camera equipment and kit cupboard.  Check kit items in and out using equipment checklist
  • Provide support to the wider creative team including research and reference material, compiling creative reels and awards submission
  • Organise and keep a log of the hard drive library
  • Liaise with creative and tech ops teams to organise encoding of digital shoot rushes
  • Provide creative and technical support to the VP of Creative, Production and Creative teams
  • Assist and contribute to creative projects and initiatives in the Creative department.

ABOUT YOU

Person Specification


You will have:

  • Excellent written and spoken communication and IT skills
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of digital files formats, encoding files, and ability to create and upload files
  • Experience in filming own projects and basic knowledge of cameras types and formats
  • Some experience of using editing software and post-production knowledge, is desirable
  • A passion for creative work, and a desire to work in a creative production environment
  • The ability to originate and contribute creative ideas to projects
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects and Adobe Creative Suite, is desirable
  • Experience of working as part of a team and supporting others
  • Excellent attention to detail and high standards of quality.

 
As a person you will be:

  • Highly organised and self-motivated; able to work without regular supervision
  • Able to follow instructions and prioritise by multiple tasks with various deadlines
  • Willing and able to do a range of tasks from the mundane to the amazing!
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and conscientious
  • Flexible, and able to cope with last minute changes
  • Accurate and calm under pressure
  • Able to relate to others in a diplomatic and sensitive manner
  • Able to rise to challenge and own problems through to conclusion.
  • Willing to work occasional long/unsociable hours, where needed.

 

OUR COMPANY VALUES


THINK NEXT

  • Embrace and anticipate change
  • Invent for tomorrow
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Identify future trends and seize opportunities
  • Be ambitious, don’t be afraid to aim for bigger and better.

OWN IT

  • Commit to your idea and run with it
  • Embrace responsibility
  • Everyone has a voice at all levels in the organisation
  • Be brave, be daring - overcome obstacles
  • Acknowledge mistakes and learn from them.

FIGHT AS A FAMILY, WIN AS A TEAM

  • Be passionate about your ideas
  • Challenge, collaborate and unite
  • Celebrate everyone’s success
  • Build friendships – we work at our best when we’re in it together.

LOVE WHAT YOU DO

  • When you love what you do, your enthusiasm is infectious
  • Be proud of our brand and bring it to life
  • Channel your heart and passion into everything you do.

BE YOU

  • Let your personality shine
  • Be honest with yourself and with others
  • Champion differences in people
  • Keep developing your potential.

NEXT STEPS
To Apply:
Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own careers site and apply.