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Los Angeles    Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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The Role

BuzzFeed is seeking a Shop Assistant to work part time on our Hollywood campus coordinating construction & workshop order fulfillment. Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, you'll support operations techs & art dept personnel in workshop assignments as well as complete maintenance tasks on workshop equipment & production design elements. Youll also provide fulfillment support for props & flats & will be cross- trained with stage & asset technicians to cover all venue needs on our Hollywood lot.

This is a part time role, on-site, 25 hours/week, primarily M-F 9a-6p with occasional off hours per production need, for 13 weeks, with the potential to extend.

You Will

  • Assist the Art Director with the execution of designs, builds & workshop tasks
  • Understand & exhibit proper tool & equipment use for any users of workshop space
  • Coordinate material pickups & supply chain integrity
  • Manage inventory of tools, expendables, raw materials, paint, etc - circulation, usage, replenishing, & disposal / life-cycle
  • Manage flat & scenic inventory - rental, alteration approvals, usage, disposal, life-cycle, etc. in coordination with Properties Manager
  • Assemble orders for check-out & prep them for pickup/delivery
  • Receive returns & restock shelves for inventory reconciliation
  • Provide cross-functional support to other stage/venue teams
  • Input & catalog performance data as assigned by the Ops Supervisor
  • Perform daily rounds of the stages on the lot

You Have

  • Experience in a scene shop or prop rental house a plus
  • Mechanical skills in the use of hand & power tools
  • Ability to lift & carry materials, 35 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to read & understand floor plans, color renderings, & advanced construction blueprints preferred
  • Experience on set & willingness to occasionally assist on set
  • Adaptability to work in a fast paced production environment with changes in production plans / schedules
  • Excellent organizational skills, a team oriented approach, & a sense of humor

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion & is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal & professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, & more
  • An attractive & equitable compensation package
  • Plenty of snacks (healthy & indulgent), catered lunches, beverages, etc..

BuzzFeed is the worlds leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth & joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the worlds largest social food network; original reporting & investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing & product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; & original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film & digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, & will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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