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11/23

Assistant Director

Burbank, CA

Social Media

Film (Short)

Starts Nov 30

Full Time

  • Title: Dhar Mann Studios
  • Job Requirements: Must be local to location (or willing to work as a local).

ABOUT DHAR MANN STUDIOS:
Dhar Mann Studios is a video production company aimed at creating positive content for the social media generation. These short, motivational videos focused on life, business, and relationships receive over 1 Billion views monthly and have garnered over 21 Billion views on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. The team is led by Dhar Mann, a mission-driven entrepreneur with a global audience of over 51 Million social media followers and currently the highest viewed inspirational content creator in the world. These compelling stories depict real life situations shown by actors that teach important life lessons, inspired by Dhar's personal experience of success and failure. The company is driven by one founding principle: We’re not just telling stories, we’re changing lives.

BIG PICTURE:
We are looking for an Assistant Director who can help us manage the production of our short cinematic viral videos! The ideal candidate will have experience handling the logistics of running an efficient set during production. This person will work hand in hand with the pre-production team and Director to manage the schedule on-set and ensure all necessary shots are completed on time. Strong organization and unwavering attention to detail is a must. This position often requires working long hours including nights and weekends. Since we are a mission-led company and all of the content we create inspires people, the right candidate will find the long hours to be exciting and highly satisfying!

HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME:
Supporting the crew to ensure they stay on time with the projected schedule
Breaking down the script and planning for efficiency on set
Creating solutions under pressure when unexpected things happen on set
Finding efficiencies on set that can help the crew stay on schedule
Acting as primary contact for actors
Communicating directors needs to team and ensure those needs are completed
Overseeing set resets
Ensuring equipment is returned following productions
Confirming late crew/actors and providing weekly lists to Production Sr Manager
Creating equipment lists with input from Director
Performing actors wrap procedure with crew Security
Advising Production Assistants when talent is needed
Ensuring the general safety on set

WHAT YOU HAVE:
2+ years of experience in pre-production cycle within the entertainment industry
Proficient with Excel, Google Sheets, and Docs; Monday.com and Skype experience a plus
Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team
Strong attention to detail, interpersonal, and communication skills
Flexibility to work extended hours and/or weekends to meet deadlines
Ability to enforce the schedule in a kind and professional manner

WHO OVERSEES YOU:
The Assistant Director will report directly to the Production Junior Manager.

WHO YOU OVERSEE:
Currently, the Assistant Director has no personnel reporting directly to him or her.

WHERE IT ALL GOES DOWN:
All the action takes place at our BRAND NEW studio in Burbank, CA!

WHEN THE MAGIC HAPPENS:
This is an on-call to full-time role that will require at times long hours, schedule flexibility will be discussed during the interview.

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US:
● We've kept our hiring bar really high - you will work with the best

WHEN WE’LL TALK ABOUT HOW AWESOME YOU ARE:
No formal cover letters, please. Instead include a few short paragraphs in your application explaining why you’d be a good fit for this particular position.
● Provide links to projects you’ve worked on
● Attach a resume

AN IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE APPLYING TO US:
All of Dhar Mann Studios' new hires will begin at the associate level, regardless of what position was applied for. This approach doesn’t affect any aspect of pay: you will still get compensated during your Discovery Period according to the position you are applying for and within the rate listed for this position. Our organization looks to hire the BEST of the best and we focus on finding candidates who are a strong cultural fit. We have a 3 month 'Discovery Period' in place that allows us to get to know each new hire better and assess their skill set. Management-level roles will be part of a different Discovery Period for each step of the ladder (but again this does not affect your pay or compensation package).

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