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Creative environment but little job security
Assistant Producer (Current Employee) –  Manchester, Greater Manchester27 June 2017
Brilliant, down to earth colleagues - but vey management heavy and difficult to progress through through the ranks. Good place for a career starter but not much long term potential.
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Produce great content on small budgets
Assistant Producer (Current Employee) –  London, ENG28 November 2014
* Creating schedules, managing budgets, PO raising/invoicing
* Assisting producers across many high profile campaigns daily and on set
* Booking crews, equipment & couriers, running casting sessions, tech recce's, Pre-lighting
* Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, full Microsoft Office, MPEG Streamclip, DVD Studio, various FTPs, PC and MAC
* Filming interviews, photographing exhibitions, producing short edits/promos
* Encoding/compressing files [broadcast/web/internal comms], file management and archiving

* Learnt a lot about how broadcast works in comparison to advertising.

* hardest part- managing 6+ projects all at once
* most enjoyable- seeing the final work delivered and received well
Pros
Working alongside some of the best creatives in business
Cons
Underpaid
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Great place to work
Assistant Producer (Former Employee) –  London31 December 2013
It's the BBC - it's an institution!

Who wouldn't want to work there at least once?
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