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Production Coordinator (project based)

Production Coordinator (project based)

• Emerging Level


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
Posted Date Aug 30, 2021
Start Date N/A
End 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 (, 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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