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Production Coordinator (Project Based)

BuzzFeed, Los Angeles

The social news and entertainment company.


BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered, diversified media company that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally through its cross-platform news and entertainment network. The company produces articles, lists, quizzes, videos, and original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News and HuffPost; an industry-leading affiliate business, strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Commerce; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

The Role

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.

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.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe we benefit from the diverse perspectives within and across our teams. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment practices.

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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