Production Assistant/Researcher

Located in Hatfield, MA (near Northampton and Amherst)
Full-time (Mon through Fri) onsite with flexibility
Annual salary range: $36,000 to $39,000

We’re looking for a Production Assistant/Researcher with 1-3 years of relevant experience to join a creative team that designs, develops, and produces innovative and meaningful videos, immersive experiences, and digital interactive exhibits for museums and cultural centers.


  • Work closely with producers, creative director, and others to help determine the vision and goals of the productions
  • Research content (online and library/archive-based research)
  • Research stock images, footage, and audio
  • Brainstorm storylines for interactives and linear video productions
  • Assist in writing video and interactive treatments
  • Help coordinate and assist on location and studio shoots
  • Provide production and post-production support
  • Acquire and manage media assets (footage, images, audio)
  • Organize media assets using a media asset management system
  • Obtain licensing and clearances for stills, footage, music, etc.

Skills Required

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with research in libraries and archives
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good communication skills, including asking questions
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Familiarity with creating and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Ability to work as part of a larger team
  • Ability to synthesize and organize group research

Desired but Not Required

  • A working knowledge of editing software
  • A love of museums
  • A sense of humor is always welcome!

Perks & Benefits

  • Informal, dog-friendly work environment
  • Paid time off: Vacation, sick time, and 13 holidays (including your birthday!)
  • Health, dental, and vision with generous employer contribution towards costs
  • Employer contribution to your 401(k)
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • Aflac - Voluntary insurance coverage
  • Short Term Disability

If you'd enjoy being part of a dynamic and creative team in a mission-driven organization, please send a cover letter and resume to Roisin Quinn, [email protected].

Monadnock takes seriously our responsibility to build an environment where all people are welcomed and feel secure. Diversity of thought and experience is critical to creativity and innovation, and a central part of our mission is to pursue projects that contribute to social and racial justice. We strongly encourage people from historically underrepresented communities to apply.

Monadnock Media, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit and an Equal Opportunity Employer.