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Production Assistant-Waco, TX



Waco, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2022
New to the market, fast-growing, incredibly innovative, and already recognized as one of the Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work, Hydrow is the Live Outdoor Reality (LOR)™ rowing machine that delivers on-water experiences at home with workouts led by world-class athletes. Engaging twice as many muscles as cycling (86%, in fact), Hydrow’s interactive technology delivers challenging virtual workouts, including On the Mat offerings like Yoga (Strength, Mobility) and Pilates from gorgeous locations around the world.
Hydrow connects members with an entire community of fellow rowers who experience the rivers and waterways of the world together in synchrony. You, too, can be part of that community. At Hydrow, you’ll have the chance to shape a company that is disrupting the fitness industry while creating engaging content unmatched in the marketplace today. Sound exciting? That’s because it is!
We are looking for talented, organized, production assistants who can also perform digital management. We broadcast live rowing workout episodes from a moving boat, on the water daily! Come join our crew and help to produce excellent content. This role is an independent contractor role for a specific time period.
We are also seeking a local in the Waco, TX area for approximately six weeks, five days a week Tuesday through Saturday, from March 6, 2023 to April 15, 2023.


  • Move cases from the boat house or vehicle to the launch and back. Must be able to lift up to 50lb cases.
  • Help set up cameras and equipment.
  • Help set up audio packs and mics for talent.
  • Recharge all batteries as needed.
  • Keep track of camera and audio media, copy and organize at the end of each day.
  • Monitor live broadcasts online and give producer feedback.
  • Work in a team setting and support the production how it is needed.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.


  • Highly organized
  • 2 + years production assistant or similar experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great team player
  • A can-do/positive attitude
  • An ability to be proactive and take the initiative
  • We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting exceptional candidates, for that reason if you don't meet 100% of the job description, that's okay! Please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.


  • Sound or switching experience.
REPORTS TO: 2nd Unit Technical Director
Hydrow is a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate individual differences and recognize that unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and more successful. Hydrow actively seeks applicants who can bring a variety of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to the team. Hydrow provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, qualified handicap, gender identity, results of genetic testing, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Our team values diversity in experience and backgrounds—we do our best work when we create space for different voices and perspectives. Whatever unique experiences or skill sets you bring, we look forward to learning from each other.
* COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Hydrow requires anyone working onsite to confirm they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is requested, reviewed, and approved.