Job Title: Production Coordinator
Reports to: SVP, Production & Development
The Production Coordinator will serve as a key partner by providing creative and administrative support, working closely with the programming and production teams to ensure deadlines, budgets and deliverables are met.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Work closely with and assist Network SVP of Production & Development in overall communication regarding program production and development for UP & Aspire.
•Provide administrative support to the SVP Production & Development. Arrange pitch meetings, manage submissions, conference calls, travel arrangements and handle travel and expense reports as requested.
•Review team production schedules, treatments, scripts, rough cuts, fine cuts, final screening copies, and other materials.
•Assist with coordination and communication with other internal departments. Including:
•Press/PR – Provide treatments, episode descriptions, cuts, production delivery dates and shoot locations. Coordinate with Press regarding promotable titles, Upfront programs, and TCA to include production personnel relations and presentation tape production.
•Programming – Provide episode descriptions, episode and show titles, program clips for ad sales reels, delivery updates, and Upfront information. Develop alternative program titles, facilitate title clearance process, provide parental ratings, and recommend viewer advisories.
•Program Editing/Shared Program Services – Notification of master deliveries, production schedules, suggested edits, viewer advisories.
•Production Management – Provide timely updates on production schedules, milestone payment confirmation and other deliverables information.
•Viewer Relations – Provide Viewer Relations representatives / viewers with airdates, contact information, and filed program content questions.
•Awards / Competition – Provide required information for selected award entries and/or materials (includes information such as clips, episode and segment selection, program descriptions, credits, contact info.)
•Marketing & Promotions – Assist in selecting and distributing tapes, scripts, and artwork for promo editing and consumer marketing campaigns.
•Business Affairs / Legal – Coordination and communication with Business Affairs and Legal as needed regarding business and contractual matters.
•Manage and distribute production delivery schedules, episode descriptions, shooting locations, production company information, and other relevant program updates using appropriate databases.
•Maintain constant communication with production companies to ascertain the most accurate and updated production information such as production schedule, shoot locations, episode descriptions, credits, scripts, graphics, etc.
•Assist SVP with communication between UP/Aspire Ad Sales, production executives, and the production companies as a conduit in information on integrations, trade-outs, and product participation process, as well as ad sales guidelines.
•Help manage internal projects from internal sizzler reels, compilation reels, or mini-presentation reels - that are for internal production/development departments that fall outside of marketing reels.
Preferably a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; at least one-year experience in television or film production; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills a must. Strong organizational ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient with Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
This job currently has no supervisory responsibilities.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
For information on our company, visit www.uptv.com