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29 Stanhope St

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compensation: Salary: $30,000 - $50,000
employment type: full-time

Planet Nutshell, a small animation studio that creates delightful visual stories for non-profits, education, and healthcare clients, seeks a dynamic, self-driven, and highly organized production assistant to help us keep the wheels turning and our clients happy. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in an agency or independent production studio environment.

Our new production assistant will:

Schedule projects as well as track and communicate project progress with clients

Assist with staffing and scheduling internal and external script writers, storyboard artists, illustrators/designers, animators, and sound designers.

Coordinate production tasks with our internal staff and network of freelancers

Assist with production tasks as needed including light video and audio editing with Adobe Premiere

Provide initial response to client inquiries

Set meetings between clients and our staff

Prepare, send and track invoices and work agreements and contracts

Assist with writing and preparing proposals

Keep project deliverables on track using our internal project management tools.

Maintain and update the Planet Nutshell web site as needed

Assist with planning, and writing blog posts, newsletters, and social media announcements

Maintain our client database

Research project proposal opportunities, as well as local, regional, and national networking opportunities

Conduct background research in support of ongoing animation projects


The successful candidate will have:

Demonstrated organizational and project management skills

The ability to work independently without direct supervision

The ability to prioritize and multitask

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written communication skills

Extreme proficiency in MS Office and Google Docs

Basic proficiency in Adobe Premiere

Familiarity with Wordpress or similar CMS, as well as basic HTML knowledge

A background in media production, preferably animation

A belief in our mission to create media with social and environmental impact.


This position is onsite with a 3-month trial period. Salary is dependent on experience.

You can learn more about Planet Nutshell at

Please reply with a resume and a statement about why you'd be great for this position.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6663894562


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