29 Jan 2019

Full-Time Locksmith Assistant

Locksmith Animation – Posted by adminAnywhere

Job Description

Formed in 2014, Locksmith is the UK’s only dedicated high-end CG feature animation studio. The Company aims to bring together experienced, world class creative leads, Europe’s animation and design talent and London’s premiere digital production facilities, Double Negative, to produce competitive quality family films for global commercial release every 12-18 months through their distribution partners 21st Century Fox.

LSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer who agrees not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, colour, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

About the job
General Assisting is the best way to get your foot in the door at Locksmith Animation. All our assistants join us with the aim of moving on in the business as production and office assistants. It is a Production Management route.

Reports To:    Head of Operations and Production Office Assistant

Key Purpose of the Job: 
Answering the telephone and manning the reception area for the building.
Assisting all employees with queries and helping to resolve any problems.
Dispatching and delivering documents both in house and out of house.
Managing stocks and supplies, arranging orders.
Assisting the Production Office Assistant with the smooth running of our offices.
Working effectively in a team and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely fashion with a can do attitude.

Needs to Do: 
Reception duties, including dealing with switchboard calls, welcoming clients, providing refreshments for meetings and clients, booking meeting rooms, cars, and couriers.
Dispatching and collecting items on request, both in house and out of house; delivering post and other items to staff.
Log and manage the distribution of keys/passes amongst staff.
Keeping reception, rest areas, and all offices, clean tidy and well presented.
Dealing with petty cash, banking and dispatching of post.
Daily coffee/tea runs and organising buying and circulating the daily lunch for the company, guests, and any board or lunchtime meetings.
Taking initiative to manage stocks and supplies, arranging orders where necessary; ensuring refreshments, kitchen, stationery, general office equipment, and toilets, are well stocked.
Assist and back up key talent/personnel with personal needs to enable them to work effectively.
Providing support to Producers and Managers, assisting Producers with document presentation where necessary, including adding images to layout, laminating, binding, scanning, photocopying and printing.

Needs to Know: 
Have good customer service skills.
Have a professional and friendly phone manner.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet and Email.

Needs to Be: 
Friendly! and even dog friendly too! Enthusiastic. Pro-active and flexible. Use Initiative. Enjoy helping people.
Hard worker.
Measures of Performance: 
Fast delivery. Continuous improvement. Ability to arrange and organize pro-actively and using own initiative.
Job remuneration and hours: rotating shift work of 8.30am-5.30pm or 10.30am-7.30pm. Salary is £422 p/week PAYE, 12 month Fixed Term contract with 3 month probation period.

​Please apply to Daphne Mather –Head of Operations – daph@locksmithanimation.com​ with a CV and covering letter.

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 6 days.

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