Creative Production Assistant

New Zealand, Auckland /
ZURU Toys – Brand Marketing /
Full-Time
ZURU Toys make some of the globes most popular toys:
We broke records with our 5 Surprise range, with iconic brands made mini.
Our award-winning Rainbocorns have become a cult-favourite plush sitting in 23 million households across 70 countries.
Collectively, our Tiktok accounts have over 20 million likes, placing us as one of the most liked brands in the world.
Our team is made up of specialists in their field, coming together to create products that ignite imaginations across the world.

Get to know us a little better by checking out our company Instagram @lifeatzuru
We need people to come on board to not only be a part of the action, but to progress us with innovation, passion and bright ideas.

We are looking for a Production Assistant who will be assisting the Global Content Manager in the production of world class video and photographic content for our suite of brands.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Global Video Projects
    • Ensure internal briefs are competed and received in line with the Global Content planning calendar
    • Assist GCM with end to end project management for video and photography projects including:
    • Agency engagement and project communication
    • Manage internal stakeholder milestones seeking appropriate sign off as required
    • Manage localisation requests with internal teams and external suppliers where applicable

    • Global Photography Projects
    • Work closely with the design and marketing teams on photography shot lists and shoot requirements
    • Project manage NZ in-house shoots looking after prop, sample and talent requests and booking photographer and studio time
    • Assist agencies in managing on set shoots including talent and and time requirements are met for success on the day – working back with internal teams as required

Skills & Experience Required

    • 2 years’ + experience in Content Delivery in-house or with an agency. Video production experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of marketing and content principles with an understanding of content development for TV, YouTube, Social etc.
    • Proven stakeholder management skills with exemplary written and verbal communication.
    • Photography or visual design experience advantageous but not essential.
    • Ability to multi-task and be able to set priorities, stay focused, and set clear milestones.
    • A go-getter with energy and determination to continuously improve and push boundaries who love working in a fast paced, creative environment.
About ZURU & ZURU Edge
ZURU is a disruptive and award-winning company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative toys. Inspired by kids and imaginative play, ZURU is one of the fastest-growing toy companies and is known for their agility, creativity and new-age manufacturing techniques. The company now has 18 offices globally, with a team of young and incredibly driven individuals based in the Auckland office in New Zealand.

On the back of this success, ZURU has since started leveraging its core competencies in innovation and speed to market manufacturing in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) space. This has led to the establishment of ZURU Edge, with our mission being to create purpose-driven brands that are relevant to the new millennial and generation Z customers, using highly targeted social & digital advertising with big data.