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Production Coordinator (project based)
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Production Coordinator (project based)

• Emerging Level

Summary

BuzzFeed Video is looking for a resourceful production coordinator to bring their production and organizational skills to the live video team. We are looking for a smart, skilled, passionate self-starter that can work seamlessly across departments.

Category Production Coordinator 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

This position is Freelance at $300/day.

You Will
  • Support video productions throughout each project's lifespan
  • Support multiple productions simultaneously
  • Collaborate with creative, casting, prod tech, and studio ops teams throughout each project
  • Support creative producers and the production team on assigned tasks
  • Be the primary talent liaison on the day of production
  • Process, track, and report production actuals
  • Prepare and share start paperwork, call sheets, and releases
  • Process payroll, reimbursement, and check request paperwork for submission
  • Build and coordinate lifestream run-downs and production schedules
  • Help source and book freelance production crews
  • Research permits + associated fees
  • Book equipment and stages for assigned teams and projects
  • Manage, order, and ship props and products
  • Troubleshoot day-to-day production challenges and appropriately escalate as needed
  • Work with the Production team to reduce bottlenecks and increase efficiency.
You Have
  • Must have 2 years of production experience
  • Impeccable time management skills, ability to multi-task / prioritize projects with sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to work in high pressure, fast paced production environment
  • Knowledge of production and operations best practices
  • Proficient in budgeting and scheduling
  • Ability to adapt to last-minute changes in schedules/plans
  • Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously across multiple teams and projects.
  • Experience sourcing and hiring freelancers
  • Willingness to learn production management software/tools/databases
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience producing live and/or remote video productions
  • Experience with Movie Magic Budgeting, Smartstart, and Airtable
All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Job Type Contract 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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