• Production Runner
  • Job Title: Production Runner
    Department: Facilities
    Location: Vancouver
    Reports To: Head of Facilities

    Running is the best way to get your foot in the door at Double Negative. All our runners join us with the aim of moving on in the business as VFX artists or production. Our production runners are looking to move into VFX production roles; starting as a production runner you would move into a production assistant role on your first show, then into show coordination, line producing and beyond.

    Key Purpose of the Job:
    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, dealing with reception.
    Assisting the office manager with the smooth running of our offices.

    Needs to Do:
    Dispatching and collecting items on request both in house and out of house; delivering post, faxes and other items to staff.
    Taking initiative to manage stocks and supplies, arranging orders where necessary; ensuring refreshments, stationary, general office equipment and loos are well stocked.
    Keeping reception, rest areas and offices clean tidy and well presented.
    Reception duties - including dealing with switch board calls, welcoming clients, providing refreshments for meetings and clients, booking meeting rooms, cars and couriers.
    Providing support to producers and managers, assisting producers with documents’ presentation where necessary, including adding images to layout, laminating, binding, scanning, photocopying.
    Dealing with banking and dispatching of post.

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

    Needs to Be:
    Friendly!
    Enthusiastic.
    Pro-active.
    Use Initiative.
    Enjoy helping people.
    Hard worker.

    Measures of Performance:
    Fast delivery.
    Continuous improvement.
    Ability to arrange and organise pro-actively and using own initiative.


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