Creative Production Intern
Job Title: Creative Production Intern
Department: Elephant House Studios
Reporting To: Production Executive
Salary: £19,012 per annum
Contract: Fixed term, 12 months
Do you want to work in a fast-paced television production environment? Are you an excellent people person with first class problem solving skills?
We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join the Channel 5 in-house production arm, Elephant House Studios, to help us achieve our very ambitious goals. As Creative Production Intern, you will work as a runner on Production and assist the team with administrative and practical tasks, ranging from sourcing catering/props and assisting on shoots to research, data logging and other tasks.
- An ability to be proactive and find creative solutions to practical problems
- The ability to develop relationships quickly and professionally with a wide range of people
- A passion for television
- The ability to plan and organise efficiently
- Experience of cameras and other technical equipment is desirable
- General administrative skills and experience in using Microsoft Office
EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE:
- Strong organisational skills
- An interest in television production
- Customer service experience
- A technical interest in cameras
- Good attention to detail
- An excellent team player
Now part of Viacom’s global portfolio, Channel 5 launched as Britain's fifth public service broadcaster in March 1997 and reaches 4 in 5 of the UK viewing public each month with a broad mix of popular content; including quality factual programmes, entertainment, reality, sport, 5 News, acquired and original drama and pre-school children’s programming through its award winning Milkshake! strand. Sister channels 5* and 5USA complement Channel 5 with a mix of must-see entertainment and US drama, while My5 is a free Video on Demand service with the latest programmes from Channel 5, 5USA, 5*, Spike and Milkshake!. My5Online is available on Channel5.com, set top boxes, Smart TVs, games consoles and mobile devices.
This job description is a guide to the work you will be initially required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment and as your experience grows you will be expected to broaden your tasks, suggest improvements, solve problems and enhance the effectiveness of the role. This spec summaries the main aspects of the job but does not cover all the duties that the job holder may have to perform.