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Lead Assistant Editor

North Hollywood, CA
Reality/Doc (TV)
Starts Aug 10
For 5 Day(s)
  • Job Requirements: Must be local to location or willing to work as a local.

Leading Non-Scripted Television Production company is currently seeking an experienced and proficient Lead Assistant Editor. The ideal candidate will have experience working in Non-Scripted Programming. This position supports the editorial staff and works with the Editors to set up and maintain edit projects. The AE will be responsible for labeling, syncing, and grouping footage, exporting deliverables and outputting cuts to the network and lock for online. We are looking for a candidate with strong grouping skills, superb organizational skills, and an eye for detail who can accommodate quick turnaround.

Essential Functions:
• Sets up and organizes edit projects according to the specific needs of the production.
• Responsible for leading other assistant editors and prioritizing tasks.
• Accountable for all media including proper ingest, media location etc.
• Orchestrate proper labeling, syncing and grouping techniques required by each production's needs.
• Prepare the show offline sequences for delivery to online facility.
• Able to visually distinguish fine details and edits in order to maintain uniformity and consistency across various show elements, including all fonts, colors and graphics.
• Able to learn and master archiving protocols for shows and company media for future retrieval.
• Able to appropriately handle stress, respond to time-sensitive deadlines, and maintain overall composure.
• Adapt to changed situations or changing demands and adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate (including emergencies).

Other Duties & Responsibilities:
• Solid interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interface with staff, executives, and departments in a collaborative and tactful manner.
• Demonstrate reliability and diligence in setting and executing daily tasks and share a sense of urgency and determination to accomplish set goals.
• Capable of positively handling verbal, written, and social interactions with others on a regular basis, and positively accepting regular feedback, criticism or changing preferences regarding the work product related to a particular show or series.
• Exhibit professional composure and competency when regularly interacting with high-level executives.

Qualifications:
• High School Diploma.
• At least 1 year experience working as an assistant editor in Post-Production.
• Must be proficient in Avid Media composer.
• Must have working knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and Google Docs.

Physical Demands:
• This position requires occasional lifting of no more than 5 to 10lbs unassisted.
• Must be able to remain in a sedentary position for long time periods in order to watch footage, sit and type at a monitor during assigned shifts.

Work Environment:
• This position requires no travel.
• This position does not require the use of a company or personal vehicle for work related tasks.
• Very quiet and sometimes dark and solitary environment.
• This position does require moderate email and phone correspondence.
• This position is hourly with potential for overtime.
• The Assistant Editor works a night shift.

Additional Information:
This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, or other protected characteristics, and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, when and as required by law.

The company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, or other protected characteristics, and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, when and as required by law.

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