Production assistant

Do you like filmmaking from the initial idea to project completion? Do you want to be involved early on, prepare submissions and do research? Do you enjoy communicating with crews and project partners? Are you not afraid of numbers or terms in post-production, but keen to learn?

We are looking for a passionate collaborator who helps to explore, question and realize the vision of directors and their teams in the best possible way, while enjoying new ways of financing, communicating and working.

Ideal requirements are:

> Experience with funding submissions and/or processing

> Good research skills

> Work experience as a production assistant

Nice (but by no means necessary) additional qualifications are:

> Experience with film-specific programs such as Fuzzlecheck, Kosma, or similar.

> Previous knowledge and curiosity in the field of green producing

> Knowledge of recruiting with a view to diversity and equity

What we want from you:

> Independent, structured and precise work 

> Interest in film, art and culture 

> good communication skills 

> very good handling of MS-Office or MS365 

> very good knowledge of German and English (written and spoken) 

> Willingness to familiarize yourself with new programs

What we offer:

> a committed and reliable team that supports each other

> flexible working hours

> working in accordance with social and ecological standards, which we are constantly developing further

> access to film premieres, exhibition openings and other events

> POISON+ including various team events, streaming services, online courses, training opportunities and support for social engagement

> a beautiful office on the canal in Kreuzberg, with our Berlin wild plant garden, which invites you to harvest and linger


Diversity in our team is important to us and we welcome applications from all genders and would particularly like to encourage people from different professional and cultural backgrounds, origins, ages or sexual orientations to apply. We are particularly interested in meaningful letters of motivation and your future plans. Your knowledge and experience are important to us, degrees, certificates and other forms less so. Please send your application to


POISON is an independent Berlin-based family business. Since the company was founded in 2014, it has produced numerous short films, television productions and feature films that have been shown at a number of national and international festivals, won awards and reached a large audience.

When we realize projects, we do so out of conviction. We believe in long-term partnerships and rely on a growing international network. As a team, we believe in fairness, diversification, responsibility and sustainability. We print on thin paper, but only the most beautiful sentences. The end result is something we want to share with you.

We are a member of WIFT – Women in Film and Television, the producers’ association, as well as the German and European Film Academies.