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Job Vacancy: Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Application Deadline: 16th February 2021

Job Type: Full-time, Contract, initially 3 months

Salary: circa £21,000 per annum

Location: Glasgow – initially you will be required to work remotely from home – all necessary equipment and support will be provided.

Red Sky Productions is a Glasgow-based independent television production company focused on factual content. We strive to create an environment where creativity can flourish to sustain a successful business, where talent is encouraged and supported to grow and where honesty, respect and teamwork are explicitly valued. During 2020 Red Sky has continued to produce over 14 hours of television during the challenges of Covid-19 and we look forward to a dynamic and productive 2021.

Despite the challenges of Covid-19 the company has continued to grow, securing six series and two single films in 2020, as well as winning an RTS Scotland Award and picking up nominations from BAFTA Scotland and the Edinburgh TV Festival Awards.

Red Sky is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join the team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and self-motivated individual who is keen to embark on their first steps working in the television industry. The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support across company operations and will work closely with Senior Management and Programme Development Teams.

Red Sky Productions is committed to equal employment opportunities and to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of society, and we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and people with disabilities as they are under-represented in the creative industries. If you have a disability or a need that we can accommodate in our hiring process, please let us know.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team providing administrative support across the company and to the Development Team

  • Organise and manage Senior Management diaries

  • Arranging travel and accommodation for business trips

  • Provide all new staff a company induction package and necessary support

  • Oversee talent database

  • Oversee company social media platforms

  • Arrange and supervise all work experience placements

  • Overseeing office operations

  • Overseeing office inventory and organise maintenance of equipment

  • Oversee basic financial duties such as credit card and petty cash reconciliations

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Good communications skills to build effective relationships staff and freelance teams

  • Organisational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise a workload under pressure

  • Confidence to recognise and deal with arising problems/issues

  • Discretion when dealing with personal or information of a sensitive nature

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing situations

  • Ability to think on your feet, use your initiative

  • A good knowledge of standard software packages: Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is essential

  • Be a team player, diligent and have an eye for detail

  • A good sense of humour is very useful!

To apply please email a CV and covering note which clearly outlines your motivation for applying and your suitability for the position to

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