Should I Become An Associate Producer (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Associate Producers

Associate Producers The main responsibility of the Associate Producer is to assist their employer, which is typically an above-the-line Producer. The job duties of the AP depend on the tasks delegated by the Producer.


Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you interested in helping with each stage of production?
Would you enjoy coordinating production activities on a set?
Are you interested in organizing, writing, and editing scripts?
Do you have the listening skills needed to follow directions?
Are you comfortable meeting new people and building relationships?
Do you think that you can work in a stressful environment?
Are you interested in a job that may require long-distance travel?
Would you like to work with Producers, Actors, and Writers?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Leader

People with this personality likes to start and work on projects. They also like leading people and making many decisions. You can read more about these career personality types here.

Associate Producers require good listening skills to understand and fulfill the tasks delegated by the Producer. Social skills are also important for Associate Producers as entering this field requires you to network and develop contacts.

Being able to remain cool under pressure also helps Associate Producers succeed as this job can be highly stressful at times. Time management skills are also useful due to the need to manage your time and work without direct supervision to complete your assigned tasks.

Pros and Cons


You get to become an active part of a film set

Associate Producers are directly involved in the daily activities of a film set, which can be a fun experience for fans of cinema and television.

You may get to work with famous Actors

As you gain experience and work on higher-profile projects, you may get the chance to work with your favorite Actors and Actresses.

Your job is often interesting and never dull

Associate Producers may work on a wide range of projects, from documentaries and reality TV programs to big-budget action films. The variety of productions keeps this job interesting and eventful.

You may use this job to advance your career in film or TV production

Working as an Associate Producer is a common path for those who want to become Producers. You get to perform many of the duties assigned to the Producer, giving you hands-on experience.


The long hours and workweeks may keep you from home

Finding a work/life balance is difficult due to the long hours. You may occasionally work six days a week and 12-hour workdays.

The demands of the job can be stressful

Associate Producers may occasionally experience stress when working on a project with a hectic production schedule.

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