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Production Assistant, Part-Time  


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active ‘partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Manager of Events, the Production Assistant will provide key project support to the Events and Talent Relations team related to operational logistics, planning, and execution, including set up and strike of meetings and events at the Academy Museum, Academy Headquarters, and the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study. You will assist with both internal and client events—serving as a liaison to the internal operating teams (Facilities, Engineering, Security, Theater Operations, and Visitor Experience). The position requires a positive attitude, as well as the ability to problem-solve and successfully communicate with internal teams, clients, and vendors.

You Will:

  • Provide on-site support for general production needs (including pre/post-event).
  • Serve as event team representative during installation and strike as scheduled.
  • Support communication between Events, Catering, Facilities, Engineering, Security, and Theater Operations via work orders and other internal systems.
  • Lead client/vendor walkthroughs and post-event walkthroughs.
  • Track RSVPs and guest lists; work event check-ins.
  • Assist with parking requests with partner garages and valets.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • 1+ years prior experience in live/special events, production, or hospitality.
  • A valid driver license with a reliable mode of transportation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace (e.g., calendars, spreadsheets).
  • Familiarity with layout, seating, and guest registration software a plus.
  • A friendly, professional, and enthusiastic attitude. Must enjoy working with event clients, vendors, and the public.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift/move objects (up to 30 lbs.)


Other Requirements:

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required, including any booster vaccinations as applicable.


Our Benefits:

  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)


The expected base hourly wage for this role is $18.00. The actual base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and other factors permitted by law. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis. 




Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Production Assistant, Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 1/9/2023  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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