Production Assistant

Lee Enterprises Inc   Buffalo, NY   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on May 30, 2024
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Amplified Buffalo, the sales and marketing division of The Buffalo News, is seeking a Production Assistant to join our content studio team. As a Production Assistant you will gather content for our sponsored series and work with clients to help them achieve their marketing goals. This role will involve shooting video for web and social as well as working with our clients to create video and photo marketing for multiple platforms.

The successful candidate will be able to work with a team and clients in order to shoot video, capture still images and design content that serves The Buffalo News audience and tells our clients' story.

  • Shooting and editing video for multiple platforms
  • Capturing still images
  • Creating visual concepts
  • Identifying areas and platforms of opportunity
  • Working with content team to achieve goals
  • Shooting video and taking photos for Buffalo Magazine
  • Working with clients on visual storytelling
  • Meeting production deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Some video and photo production related experience
  • Ability to capture still images and shoot video for various platforms
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Well organized, detail oriented and excellent follow-through, and must be able to work under deadlines
  • Have a dedicated and driven work ethic
  • Working knowledge of basic computer programs - Outlook, Excel, Word, Adobe suite
This position offers a starting salary of $40,000 based on experience. This full-time position will predominantly report in office Monday through Friday during standard business hours. Occasional work or special projects may be needed during evenings or weekends.

Please submit a resume and samples of photo/video work to be considered. All candidates will be required to complete a post-offer background check, physical and drug screen.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.