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Photography Production Assistant- Internship
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Marea Productions | Half Moon Bay, CA
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Job Description

We are seeking a Production Assistant Intern to join our Photography Production team. You must have great organizational, research and computer skills. You should be flexible, proactive, ambitious, a good communicator and a team player. This is a great opportunity for someone who is wanting to gain real world experience in the production side of the photography industry. At the completion of the internship you will have the skills and experience to work as a freelance Production Assistant on photoshoots as well as have a better understanding of how to run your own professional photoshoots if you are a photographer.


  • This is an non paid internship for school credit- with potential to become either a part time or freelance paid position after the internship has ended.

  • You must have transportation and will be required to work on location at our offices in the Half Moon Bay harbor when we are not on set. We will reimburse for travel.

  • The day-to-day work will vary from preparing/wrapping jobs at our studio, running errands, doing research or working on set- either in studio or on location.

  • The work can be physical in nature- you must be comfortable lifting, moving and carrying while always maintaining a safe work environment.



  • You will learn about every phase of running a professional photoshoot including, but not limited to:

    • PREP- How to prep and execute a job including planning / organizing / research, preparing for and working a casting and learning how to do location scouting.

    • ON SET- On set etiquette and supporting a set including: helping with load in/ load out and maintaining craft services and production supplies.

    • WRAP- How to wrap a job including preparing invoices and wrapping production supplies.

  • You will learn about and help execute marketing efforts (if applicable to skills and interest of student) including, but not limited to:

    • Queuing and scheduling instagram posts

    • Identifying marketing opportunities through research

    • Developing promotional materials and presentations



  • Superior organization skills and an eye for attention to detail.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally.

  • Enthusiastic self-starter who can remain calm and effective under pressure

  • Nice to have: Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite and G- Suite (Google Docs, Drive etc.)


WEBSITE: www.mareaproductions.com


TO APPLY: Please email us at hi@mareaproductions.com - tell us a little bit about yourself and your skills/experience.

About Marea Productions

Marea is a boutique, full-service photography and video production company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. From concept to execution, we pay close attention to every detail to provide a client experience that is not only excellent, but enjoyable too. We assemble hard-working, talented and dependable teams that thrive on quick-turnaround, high-profile assignments. Our creative partners span the globe – domestic or international. We deliver high-quality visual media that fits your budget and timeline. 

Serving some of the most respected brands in the world, Marea has built a reputation for thorough project planning, open communications, nimble problem solving and expert craftsmanship on projects ranging from editorial and commercial to full advertising campaigns. We believe that when we take good care of our clients, casts and crews, they produce their best, most innovative work.  We love what we do, welcome any challenge and strive to have fun in the process.