Production Assistant (Content Shared Services)
  • South Africa
  • MultiChoice Group
Job Description

Production Assistant (Content Shared Services)



Closing date:
25 Nov 2022

Position Type:

MultiChoice City

Job Description:

The MultiChoice Group is a multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and the Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security. Brands within the Group include DStv, GOtv, SuperSport, M-Net, DStv Media Sales, Showmax and European-based content security leader Irdeto. We’re proud to say we serve 20 million subscribers across more than 50 African markets, with a successful history of identifying and adapting to industry trends, allowing us to continuously deliver the best in entertainment.
By joining our passionate and creative team, you can help us achieve our objectives of expanding our pay-TV and SVOD (Subscription Video On demand) subscriber bases, improving advertising sales, spearheading cutting-edge technology, supporting local content and providing an exceptional customer experience.
Join Africa’s most loved storyteller!!
Reports to
Manager Production Logistics
Key Customers
Management, Production Team, Presenters, Studios, SuperSport Media Solutions, Studio Guests, Commentators, Subscribers, Sports Bodies, Production Companies
South Africa Johannesburg
Purpose of the Position:
To support the Executive producer, Senior Producer indelivering world-classcontent to a variety of MultiChoice Platforms and customers. The support includes administrative activities
Key Performance Objectives
Monitor correct Broadcasting Spec

  • Ensure keys are in the correct position
  • Ensure durations are correct according to natural breaks in the material
  • Clean video and audio in and out points
  • Ensure audio channels are correctly chosen and noted

Sponsorship Requirements Noted

  • Ensure sponsorship requirements are checked before they are executed i.e. they must correspond with Sponsorship Sheet
  • Implement sponsor requirements as per Sponsorship Sheets
  • Ensure sponsorship requirements are noted every time they are executed
  • Provide accurate records to Sponsors regarding their elements to the exact second that it occurs and ensure records are completed according to SuperSport requirements

Music Cue Sheets

  • Make sure all music originated within SuperSport premises has a music cue sheet.
  • Ensure music cue sheets are completed and filed as per SuperSport requirements

Running Order Assistance

  • Collect running orders from Producer and Assistant Producer, photocopied or emailed and distributed timeously
  • Type running orders and check durations
  • Assist producer / director in following of the running order i.e. provide running orders as required
  • Continually calculate to ensure that programme is on course to be completed within the correct duration.

File Management

  • File all relevant documents and copies thereof so that they can be accessed easily.
  • Ensure that the correct naming conventions have been used for stored resources
  • Ensure that the correct formats have been used for storage of projects

Comms / Info / Liaison

  • Ensure that the correct Comms and Studio etiquette is followed
  • Deliver required information accurately due to maintaining positive relationships with relevant parties e.g. ICR, Studio, Gallery, MCR and SCCR

Edited Material & Research

  • Perform segmentation of digital footage using correct naming conventions
  • Clip highlights, as per requirements of the sport and the producer
  • Ensure appropriate information is located and delivered as per sport and producer requirements


  • A Matric Certificate or Equivalent NQF Level 4 QualificationExperience
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in administrative, production assistant or similar role

Technical Competencies (List the key technical competencies)

  • Administration
  • Project Coordination
  • Filing Methodology
  • Compliance

Behavioral Competencies (List the key behavioral competencies)

  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Resilience
  • Ideas Generating

Job Type: Full-time

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