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Production Internship - Ginkgo Agency

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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:13

Job Title: Production Intern
Job Family: Production Team
Reporting To: Production Manager
Location: De Waterkant, Cape Town
Type: 9 months
Salary: R3 500 per month reviewed quarterly based on performance

Purpose of the role

The Ginkgo Agency is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-orientated and driven Production Intern. The Production Intern provides the necessary support to the production team through the performance of various tasks that assist in the overall production process. This individual will work behind the scenes of Ginkgo Agency’s productions, and contribute towards the overall growth and success of the production team. Working in the production team will provide great experience starting from ideation all the way through to final delivery.

Key Areas of Responsibility

• Undertake research where required
• Create, maintain, co-ordinate and archive job bags
• Update and maintain production and post-production calendars
• Schedule pre-production meetings
• Create call sheets and shooting team packs
• Transcribe sound bytes from footage
• Co-ordinate couriers and perform general office administration duties as required
• Co-ordinate travel, accommodation, visas, work permits for cast and crew
• Work closely with and provide support to the Production Assistant
• Assist Production and Management Team as required

Key Performance Indicators

• Complete tasks diligently, accurately and with a sense of pride
• Ability to work well within a team environment and show initiative
• Willingness to learn and grow
• Act with integrity, respect and professionalism at all times
• Uphold the Ginkgo standard

Key Relationships

• Production Team
• Editorial Team
• Shooting Team
• Post Production Team
• Management Team


• Suppliers
• Freelance Crew
• Travel Agencies

Knowledge & Skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and email correspondence
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent grasp of the English language
• Strong decision making skills, problem solving skills and conflict management abilities
• Strong multi-tasking and organizational abilities
• Ability to uphold accuracy of work with a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced working environment
• Ability to work in a hands-on environment with a small, tight-knit team
• Proactive
• Driver’s license preferred


Relevant tertiary education (diploma/degree) is mandatory

Professional Experience

Applicants who have undertaken part-time employment while studying and have experienced a working environment will be given preference

Ginkgo Agency Values

Our company is built on a sense of purpose. Our thoughts, deeds and actions are underpinned by absolute clarity of reason. Before moving to actioning our roles and duties we are sure of the why, where and how of what we are setting out to achieve.

We are governed by an emphatic duty to integrity. We are committed to upholding the integrity of our narratives, characters and locations. Our relationship with clients, characters, one another and the environment is one of deep respect, empathy and understanding.

Craft is inherent. Pride in the consummate aesthetic, minute detail and mindful execution of our products is without exception.

We hold ourselves personally accountable. We acknowledge our personal responsibility for every role and duty we perform. And we cover each other at every turn.

We collaborate. We consider open conversation and constructive discussion as a source of high-level ideation, unique access and stellar execution of our work.

We shift the paradigm, break barriers and discover new frontiers by encouraging independent thought and listening without interruption to what is being expressed.

We are family of likeminded individuals with a common goal to uphold love, trust and respect of one another and the world that surrounds us.

“We are made for goodness” – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

Application Process

Please send via email:

1. A Letter of Motivation outlining why you would like the opportunity to work at the Ginkgo Agency, your interest in Production and what makes you the right candidate for the role
2. A copy of your CV
3. A written reference from a previous employer

To: Sandi Sokutu
Production Assistant