What does an Assistant Production Supervisor do?

A production assistant works under the supervision of the production manager and as part of the production team. Duties include general administrative and clerical tasks that may be requested by team members to complete projects efficiently and on time. Depending on the company, a production assistant may progress to a managerial position upon completion of further education in a related field.

While a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required, most companies prefer candidates to possess in-depth knowledge and a passion for the industry. Experience in the field is also preferred with the need for good verbal and written communication skills. Other valuable skills include the ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision and the physical ability to stand, walk and move around for long hours at a time.

What responsibilities are common for Assistant Production Supervisor jobs?
  • Manage digital graphics and metadata for the production team
  • Archive and sync datasets and files for optimal performance
  • Suggest improvements for all deliveries as identified
  • Answer queries and communications through phone or email
  • Carry out necessary administrative duties as required
  • Perform clerical tasks as requested by the production team
  • Make suggestions for improvements on elements within each project
  • Takes minutes of meetings for record and reference
What are the typical qualifications for Assistant Production Supervisor jobs?
  • Experience working as a production assistant is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry
  • Familiar with general clerical and administrative tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong passion for the industry
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Flexible to work long hours and weekends where necessary
  • Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Able to stand, walk and move around for long hours at a time
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Production Assistant Supervisor Salaries

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Assistant Production Supervisor Career Path

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L1
Production Assistant I
€28,018/yr
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Average Years of Experience

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48%
2 - 4
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“You get to work on some amazing projects all across the country which is really fun and interesting.”

University of Wisconsin-MadisonUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Production Assistant
6 Apr 2021

“I had freedom to do my work how i wanted and it was a good during college job”

Bstyle Studio
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12 Aug 2021

“It is the best place to start your career and you'll learn a lot from this place”

Gather Festival
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12 Apr 2021

“Gather exposed me to a lot of great people and I got to work with the best team of creatives”

LUSH North AmericaLUSH North America
Production Assistant
6 Apr 2021

“Easy to learn; I don't really like talking to customers so this job is good for introvertss like me”

Griffin FundingGriffin Funding
Mortgage Production Assistant/Account Manager
13 Feb 2021

“Training was a bit scattered but nothing you wouldn't be able to pick up.”

WTXF Fox 29WTXF Fox 29
Production Assistant
3 Feb 2021

“You learn a ton and work alongside of some of the best in the industry!”

Catalent PharmaCatalent Pharma
Manufacturing Associate I
1 Aug 2021

“This is my first industry job and I have learned a lot and there is room to grow”

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