Production Assistant Resume Templates & Examples

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Methodology

The goal of this guide is to give you real data what the “must haves” of production assistant resumes are.

To do that, we compiled and analyzed data from production assistant resumes and 37 production assistant job listings to get the data used for this our production assistant resume guide. 

In addition to production assistant-specific resume data, we built a database of nearly 1 million resumes and job listings, and we use a propriety machine learning model to understand the anatomy of the best resumes in general.

Quick note: using the data below can help you build a competitive resume, but it’s always important to be creative, unique, and personal to stand out.

If you want more info on our methodology, you can check it out here.

Production assistant resume objective data + production assistant objective examples

Pop quiz: do production assistant’s really need to use an objective? 

In general, whether or not you need an objective or professional summary can depend a lot on your personal career level (check out our article on resume objectives), but this is what our analysis found for production assistant’s specifically:

  • 37% of production assistant’s included an objective section
  • 26% of production assistant’s included a professional summary
  • 41% of production assistant’s included neither an objective nor a summary

Production assistant objective examples

To obtain a Production Assistant position in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, utilizing my strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask effectively to assist in the smooth and efficient operation of the production team.

To secure a position as a production assistant in a challenging and dynamic production environment, where I can utilize my organizational and multitasking skills, attention to detail, and ability to work under pressure to contribute to the success of the team.

Highly motivated Entertainment Professional with experience in Production and Writing seeking a position that values my skills and expertise while contributing to my continuing career development.

To obtain a position as a production assistant where I can utilize my strong organizational skills and attention to detail to assist in the smooth operation of film and television productions. I am eager to learn and grow within the industry and contribute to the success of the team.

To obtain a production assistant position in a dynamic and fast-paced media production company where I can utilize my organizational skills, attention to detail, and passion for the industry to support and assist the production team.


Skills for production assistant resumes

These are the skills that occurred most frequently in in production assistant resumes, which means they tend to be core competencies or highly desired skills. 

Of course, you should only list skills that you actually have, and you should prioritize skills most relevant to the job you're applying for. But these are good core skills to include on your resume.

To get more detail on building a powerful skills section, take a peek at our article on resume skills.

*Note: to find skills our machine learning model basically looks for common words, so take these with a grain of salt and use your best judgment. 

Most common production assistant resume skills

Most common hard skills for production assistant resumes: media production, film production, social media, research, and video production.


Most common soft skills for production assistant resumes: problem-solving skills, detail oriented, writing skills, communication skills, and organizational skills


Other good production assistant resume skills

  • Production scheduling
  • Operations management
  • Sound editing
  • Vendor management
  • Project management
  • Quality control
  • Television production
  • Video editing
  • Motion graphics
  • Pre-production
  • Audio equipment
  • Digital graphics
  • Film production
  • Final cut pro x
  • Equipment management
  • Inventory management

Production assistant skills section examples

Note: these examples are formatted the same here just because it’s simple, but we have more detailed formatting advice (and examples) in our guide to resume formatting.

Production assistant skills example 1

Production scheduling | management | sound editing | vendor management | microsoft access | project management

Production assistant skills example 2

Operations management | problem-solving skills | quality control | detail oriented | television production | writing skills | video editing

Production assistant skills example 3

Final cut pro x | motion graphics | organizational skills | communication skills | audio equipment | detail oriented | digital graphics

Work experience for production assistant resumes

Your work experience section is almost always the most important part of your resume. Because it’s difficult to pull trends from this kind of section, this section is mostly just examples. 

For some advanced strategies for writing about work experience on a resume, refer to our article on building a strong work experience resume section. We also have a guide on writing a resume with no experience if you’re just starting your career.

For now, it’s good to remember that the most important experience for any production assistant resume is the most relevant experience.

A couple examples for you:

Production assistant work experience examples

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sr. Associate Production Assistant

Olivia Pope & Associates, 2019-2022

Responsibilities

  • Supervise students outside of the classroom, such as between classes, during lunch and recess, and on field trips
  • Enter patient information into medical records
  • Hand instruments to dentists during procedures
  • Clean and bathe patients
  • Sort and deliver incoming mail and send outgoing mail

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate Production Assistant

Moxie Group, 2017-2022

Responsibilities

  • Conduct background research on survey topics
  • Help physicians with patient examinations
  • Assisted with preparations of lights, props, and camera equipment as well as engineering with Pro Tools software for a small, growing production company.
  • Created and edited Pro Tools audio and video files for music videos and songs.
  • Booked guest, supervised audience, props, wardrobe, rundowns and chyrons

WORK EXPERIENCE

Production Assistant Intern

Cheers, 2008-2012

Responsibilities

  • Pitch and analyze show ideas – research news articles on daily basis.
  • Write weekly promo clips, editing shows and obtaining footage.
  • Writing scripts and chyrons – screen guest, obtain all biographies of guest.
  • Consolidate all technical aspects of show
  • Researched news articles, accessing microfilm, drafting scripts and biographies.

Education for production assistant resumes

For most positions, work experience is more important than education, although it can be important for new grads or for fields in which specific classes are industry-standard. 

So it’s not a big section, but it’s still important, and often, production assistant job postings list a minimum education requirement. 

Check out our blueprint for education on resumes for our full playbook on education sections.

Data from our sample of 441 production assistant resumes

  • 13% production assistant resumes listed an associate’s degree
  • 61% production assistant resumes listed a bachelor’s degree
  • 16% production assistant resumes included a masters degree
  • 0% production assistant resumes mentioned a doctoral degree

Production assistant resume education examples

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Management Studies

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2019

Awards & Honors

  • The Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Cum Laude

EDUCATION

Associate of Arts

Erie Institute of Technology Inc, 2017

Certifications for production assistant resumes

Certifications aren’t a strict requirement for every job, but there are almost always certifications you can get to boost your chances of success. 

If you want to see how to build these sections, we have a guide about certifications on resumes.

We did a little research and found certifications can help production assistant’s specifically, according to CareerOneStop.

Production assistant certification examples

CERTIFICATIONS

Product Development Master Course Certificate

Udemy, 2019

Case Manager Certification

Commission for Case Manager Certification, 2017

CERTIFICATIONS

Planning & Scheduling Professional, Case Manager Certification, Product Development Master Course Certificate

Production assistant resume action verbs

Using our database of nearly 1,000,000 publicly available resumes, we compiled an index of action verbs and cross-referenced it with our sample of 441 production assistant resumes and job postings to uncover which action verbs are most commonly used by production assistant’s and production assistant employers.

The most common action verbs on production assistant resumes are: program, assist, prepare, counsel, and handle.

The most common action verbs on production assistant job postings are: review, process, perform, aid, and manage.

Other action verbs for production assistant resumes: 

  • Coordinate
  • Report
  • Direct
  • Drive
  • Track
  • Lead
  • Plan
  • Resolve
  • Field
  • Head

Full production assistant resume example

Lastly, we wanted to give you a couple full production assistant resume examples.. 

Please note: you can write a better resume than this. This is just a quick illustration to show you how these pieces might fit together. 

If you’d like to see “perfect” resumes, we have a showcase of resume examples.


Production assistant resume example

Angela Randolph
Production Assistant

2180 Blair Court, Brunswick, MO


To obtain a position with a company providing my experience and professional skills in the various areas I am highly qualified to perform.


WORK EXPERIENCE

Sr. Associate Production Assistant

Olivia Pope & Associates, 2019-2022

Responsibilities

  • Interview and book guest, draft questions & assist producers in the control room during taping of program.
  • Viewed and selected all incoming Public Service Announcements for technical and creative quality and edit them onto a master reel.
  • Examine documents, materials and products and monitor work processes in order to assess completeness accuracy and conformance to standards and specifications
  • Review documents such as production schedules, work orders and staffing tables to determine personnel and materials requirements and priorities

Associate Production Assistant

Moxie Group, 2017-2022

Responsibilities

  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials and quality control measures
  • Distribute productions schedules and work orders to departments
  • Compile information such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used, and customer information so that status reports can be completed
  • Maintain files such as maintenance records, bills of lading and cost reports

Production Assistant Intern

Cheers, 2008-2016

Responsibilities

  • Plan production commitments and timetables for business units, specific programs and jobs using sales forecasts
  • Complete all business operations related to work processes, data entry, scheduling, and inventory management
  • Conduct research related to news stories including background information, fact checking, and points of contact
  • Communicate regularly with departments regarding business operations, discrepancies in spending and sales, scheduling, and inventory requirements

CERTIFICATIONS

Planning & Scheduling Professional

AACE International, Inc., 2019

Meta Certified Media Planning Professional

Meta, 2017


SKILLS

Production scheduling | project management | nursing | writing skills | problem-solving skills | teaching | motion graphics


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Management Studies

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2019

Associate of Arts

Erie Institute of Technology Inc, 2017

That’s all we’ve got for you today—we hope this guide has helped you understand what exactly makes a great selenium tester resume. If you have any questions, please let us know!

Methodology

In addition to our own expertise as professional resume consultants, for every resume guide we write, we curate dozens of recent job postings and resumes to make sure all our recommendations align with current trends for each specific industry and career path. Learn more about our methodology here. 

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Michelle Reed | Sr. Resume Advisor

Michelle Reed | Sr. Resume Advisor

Michelle has worked in recruiting & HR for 10 years and has taught resume writing at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She has helped build teams at two large startups (Wyzant and, currently, Brilliant) in the last decade, which means she views hundreds of resumes per day. Michelle guides our overall resume value system, ensuring our recommendations are high-quality and effective in the current job market.

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