Real SFX is hiring a Production Office Apprentice to join their team in Cardiff. Please note that this is not a job involving prosthetics or makeup and Real SFX is not a CGI company but a special effects company that create a variety of physical special effects from scratch. As an SFX Production Apprentice the work is extremely varied and provides a good entry-level administrative role into the media industries.   

The minimum working week will be 30 hours but could increase, dependent on the production commitments. 

PLEASE NOTE this is not a job involving prosthetics, make up or making props. 

Typical duties you will undertake will include assisting the Production Manager with:   

  • Answering the telephone 
  • Creating and maintaining production paperwork 
  • Data entry 
  • Arranging crew, transportation and accommodation 
  • Photocopying and filling 
  • General office administration 
  • Attending events 
  • Social media and website management 
  • Distributing production paperwork 
  • Coordinating and liaising with multiple productions at the same time 

Essential Skills:   

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Ability to think on your feet 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft and Mac computers 
  • Full UK Driving License 
  • Can-do attitude 

Desirable but not Essential Skills: 

  • Fluent Welsh speaker 

The salary for this role is £5 an hour but is negotiable dependent on experience and expertise. 

Whilst working for Real SFX you will be completing a 12-month Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media through Cardiff-based training provider, Sgil Cymru.

Apply here.

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