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Mercury Filmworks

Studio Assistant

Corporate – Ottawa, Ontario
Department Corporate
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Mercury Filmworks is currently looking for a professional and dynamic individual for the position of Studio Assistant (SA). The SA works directly with the Vice-President, Studio Operations and the Creative Director, Editorial & Brand and provides administrative and event management support to both. This is an entry level position and an excellent opportunity for bright, highly organized and motivated individuals with great attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. The successful applicants will be part of a dynamic team and will contribute meaningfully to the professional image of Mercury Filmworks.

Mercury Filmworks offers a fast paced, interesting, and collaborative work environment with lots of opportunities for growth and career advancement. This position is eligible for the company RRSP matching contribution program along with medical, dental, life and disability insurance – though please note that these benefits are not paid as part of this position compensation package. Mercury Filmworks welcomes and encourages applications from incredibly competent people with disabilities and of any gender. We are an equal opportunity workplace. 

We thank all those who show interest and apply for this opportunity, due to a high volume of interest we will only reach out to candidates who will be invited to interview.


Job Description:

Responsibilities vary widely and on a day to day basis depending on the projects and the priorities as dictated. However, the successful candidate should expect to do a lot of organizing, scheduling, liaising with various departments and stakeholders. The Studio Assistant must be very versatile, willing to roll up their sleeves and do everything from grabbing coffee, cleaning up after an event, and organizing catered working lunches to creating expense reports and updating quality cost reports for review. The successful candidate needs to be enthusiastic, a quick learner, and able to multi-task and communicate effectively.  Accuracy, efficiency and reliability are important requirements.

This is an onsite, part-time office position without a telecommuting provision. Work hours will generally correspond with normal office hours though the successful candidate will be expected to provide occasional support outside of these times. This role could expand to a full-time position in the future.

The SA must convey and inspire a professional and positive image and attitude regarding Mercury Filmworks, its subsidiaries, related parties, and business partners.

Job Requirements:

  • Highly organized
  • Proficient Windows computer skills with emphasis on MS Office, Word, Excel
  • Some Photoshop knowledge
  • Must be exceptionally responsive, reliable, highly organized, extremely detail oriented, and exhibit a strong work ethic
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and be comfortable talking to and working with executive level professionals both internally and externally
  • Must be naturally proactive with the ability to identify important tasks and prioritize them for completion without direction.
  • Must be able to work effectively alone or collaboratively.

How the successful candidates will contribute:

  • Will play a significant role in employee engagement and communication.
  • Will play a significant role in the company’s public relations.
  • Will be a positive organizational force in both studio operations and brand related initiatives.

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