Job Description

We are seeking an energetic Grip/Production Assistant. Must be self-motivated and willing to be a part of a small, highly-efficient team. Must be willing to jump in as a grip/utility whenever needed in order to accomplish TV show production on a tight schedule. Travel is required. This position will be a freelance contractor.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Assistant to the Camera A & B operators

  • Setting up lights/cameras and other production equipment

  • Coordinate with the Director, Director of Photography (DP), and Field Producer about equipment needs and maintenance

  • Ability to solve unexpected problems in a cool & collected manner in high-pressure environments



  • Carrying equipment to and from locations

  • Assemble and disassemble equipment; setting up and striking lights, cameras and other production equipment

  • Assist with blocking the set

  • May need to take notes for director

  • May need to pack and unpack parts of the set

  • Responsible for ordering meals for crew during production

  • Must be able to anticipate what is needed by the videographers, director, or field producer

What We Need:

  • 3+ years of grip experience in video production

  • Drone experience is a plus

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record

  • Must be able to lift and carry heavy objects

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in a team

  • Must be willing to travel; International travel may be required (passport is needed)

  • In-person work; Overtime on a case-by-case basis

  • Must be collaborative, have excellent communication skills, a team player attitude, patient, and work well under extreme pressure

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance

  • Creative and problem-solving skills

Pays & Perks:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits

  • The ability to impact the growth of the agency—we value employee feedback & suggestions!

Flying Cork is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing non‐discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. The Company also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities, pregnant individuals, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in accordance with applicable laws.

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