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  1. Tech Runner  Double Negative Visual Effects  Tech Support – Indeed.com

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  • Tasks:
    • Assisting the Technology Department in supporting the production staff
    • Workstation Support
    • Managing and fulfilling requests for peripherals such as monitors, keyboards, tablets and other workstation equipment. Storing, sourcing and delivering equipment to and from employees
    • Monitor calibrations, projector calibrations, maintaining viewing environments etc
    • Assisting the Technology Department with their day-to-day tasks
  • Ethic:
    • Needs to be enthusiastic about film
    • Work with a friendly demeanour and enjoy helping people
    • A pro-active Hard worker
  •  Attributes:
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Computer literacy, knowledge of how to dismantle and set up a basic workstation
    • A professional and friendly phone manner

For this job; over my two years at college I will need to build my confidence using technology as the majority of the tasks listed in this job are assisting and working with technology of some kind. This will include refining my efficiency skills which will develop the more practice I have using the equiptment.

  1. Event Photographer Volunteer Ealing half Marathon Event Photographer Volunteer – Indeed.comkevin-ahronson-photography-weddings-portraits-hampshire-surrey-41-960x541.jpg
  • Tasks:
    • Take photos of the runners and cheerers
  • Important Info:
    • 8.30am – 1pm
    • CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families
    • Located at the cheerpoint (located close to Broomfield Road and the marquee in the race village (located in Lammas Park, Ealing) capturing the runners in action

To be properly prepared for this job I will need understand the best way to photograph a moving object. This will be learnt as I continue to gain experience using photographic technology within my course.

  1. Post Production runner – @ Warner Bros. (London) Post Production Runner – MEDIARGHwarner-bros-creative-talent-season-one-2-jpg
    • Tasks:
      • First point of contact on behalf of WBDLL for all clients, providing kind, courteous, friendly and patient service at all times to each and every client and colleague
      • Update and complete all daily tasks as listed in the Runner Oracle
      • To provide the Stages with food and refreshments when required
      • To run any errands requested such as delivering packages, buying food and drink outside WBDLL and keeping an accurate record and receipts of all amounts purchased and for whom
      • Maintain a clean and tidy working environment at all times, ensuring, the reception, bar areas and studios are focal points and all should be kept clean and presentable.
      • Provide exceptional customer service and achieve high client and staff satisfaction when carrying out all tasks requested.
      • Ensure all packages follow correct despatch procedures in a timely fashion.
      • Produce any daily report sheets if required and produce a personal weekly timesheet.
      • Liaise with operational, managerial and financial staff to ensure the seamless delivery of services
      • Prioritise tasks and keep information regarding their completion current. Share task updates with other runners.
      • Work within a shift pattern that covers evening work.
      • Run the bar in the evenings.
      • Answer or redirect general queries
      • To assist in other departments as and when necessary
      • To cover reception on breaks and lunch hours
      • Adhere to the Health and Safety policy
      • Follow the staff schedule attending shifts when requested
      • To help with office and equipment moves as required
      • Ad hoc duties as required our clients to feel at home by providing a first class hospitality service
      • Ensure that our facilities are kept clean and tidy at all times and that all kitchen areas are maintained
      • Ad hoc administrative or building services duties as required
    • Skills:
      • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to create an immediate rapport with a range of clients.
      • Ability to understand client needs and priorities by questioning in a diplomatic manner
      • Ability to prioritise
      • Good organisational skills
      • Good general knowledge of production and post production techniques, in particular sound, or have a background which would enable the post holder to develop such knowledge rapidly
      • Numerate with good basic level maths, able to remain accurate under stress
      • Computer literate with experience of using basic level on computer packages
      • GCSE A*- C Maths + English
    • Attributes:
      • To be sensitive to the differing needs of clients and staff
      • To be a team builder and work efficiently as part of a team
      • Capacity to remain calm and effective in difficult situations
      • Flexible and adaptable to approach to ensure clients needs are met.
      • Able to work within a shift pattern, which covers evenings.
      • Willingness to work late nights or weekends as per client requirements.

To be qualified for this job I will need to improve my organisation skills as the list of tasks is very varied. This means I will have to set myself a schedule to follow so I can keep on top of all my duties. Fortunately as my college course is based on working within set deadlines, I will soon become accustomed to working within a time limit.

  1. Technology Runner – Framestore Technology Runner – Framestorestudios.co.ukframestore-how-special-effects-studio-made-gravity-guardians-galaxy
    • Responsibilities:
      • Workstation relocation and configuration.
      • Basic workstation troubleshooting (hardware and software).
      • Preventative maintenance.
      • Render Farm health monitoring.
      • Prepare documentation, asset management, manage loan equipment.
    • Skills – Essential:
      • A recent Computing (or related) qualification.
      • A strong passion for technology.
      • Technically hands-on.
      • A willingness to learn.
      • Demonstrable experience of working under pressure.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and a patient manner.
    • Skills – Desirable:
      • Experience in a customer facing role.
      • Experience with Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS.
      • Hands-on hardware experience; builds, upgrades, repair.
      • Understanding of networking.
      • Creating documentation and call logging.
      • Understanding or exposure to 3D application support would be an advantage.
    • Attributes:
      • Self-motivated with strong problem solving skills.
      • Attention to detail: can follow written procedures.
      • Proven ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
      • Thorough and methodical.
      • The ability to work well in a team.
      • Autonomous, resourceful, positive and calm in a production orientated environment.
      • Positive, with a “can do” attitude.
      • Some heavy lifting involved.
      • Ability to build your own computer.
      • A sense of humour is preferred.

This job is mainly tech orientated so hands on experience will definitely be necessary if I want to be a viable candidate in this role. I will need to become proficient using varied equipment and software, whist also showing that I am an asset to the team and an enjoyable person the work will. The additional list of attributes leads me to believe that your personality and conduct means a great deal to this company, so saying positive in all my tasks will be something i’ll have to improve upon.

  1. Runner – @ Sky (London) Runner – MEDIARGH110204904
    • Responsibilities:
      • Creating welcome packs for production companies coming in to use Sky Studios facilities and ensuring a pain-free working experience from start to finish on site
      • Setting up IT and Security passes
      • Submitting visitor requests
      • Meeting and greeting visitors and ensuring they are taken to their hosts in a timely manner
      • Checking edit suites and studios in-line with Client bookings and ensuring a great working environment for our Clients
      • Food and beverage runs for clients in edit and studio
      • Liaising with facilities where required
      • Creating and maintaining accurate media logs. Tracking material through post production and delivery
      • Audience handling for studio records, managing their safe movement on site and providing hospitality
      • A general knowledge of post-production terms/workflows and a basic understanding of studio production is required.
      • Initiative and a proactive attitude is a must as well as excellent client facing skills.
    •  Skills:
      • Ordering keys, supplies, creating signage, tidying facilities as required
      • Ensuring adequate stationary is in stores and highlighting shortfalls to
      • Operations Manager
      • Assisting Account Co-ordinators with phone calls and admin
      • Delivering / Collecting materials from VTT (On site tape library)
      • Goods In/Mailroom runs

This job requires a good approachable demeanour and communication skills as I will be meeting and greeting many people throughout the day; and I must make their experience is pleasant and memorable.

  1. T3 Trainee T3 Trainee – Turnerjobs.comScreen Shot 2016-09-14 at 21.03.23.png
    • Tasks:
      • Trainees will be selected to receive a hands-on learning experience for 11-18 months for Turner’s Corporate Communications divisions.
      • The Turner Trainee Team (T3) program is designed for recent college graduates who have a driving desire to succeed in the media industry.
      • The Corporate Communications T3 will be part of Turner’s Communication and Corporate Marketing team.
      • The T3 candidate will work closely with the executive assistant, Communications Specialist, Social and Digital Manager, and VP, GTO Communications.
      • Perform general administrative support for the Corporate Communications team with creating and preparing written materials for distribution.
      • Will work with the team to support media monitoring, digital and social content coordination.
      • Help create and publish social media content, monitor audience feedback, and evaluate content effectiveness.
    • Requirements:
      • All T3’s must be no more than 2 years post-graduation from an accredited university.
      • (0 – 2 years) of work experience or a relevant internship preferred.
      • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or English, or a related field.
      • Ability to master new software.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, as well as all other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint).
      • Must have strong written and communication skills.
      • Knowledge of, and interest in media, communications and PR is preferred.
      • Experience using social media and web publishing tools as well as a native understanding of emerging social media platforms.
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