Production Coordinator (Los Angeles)
Production Coordinator (Los Angeles)
PragerU is the world's leading conservative nonprofit that is focused on changing minds through the creative use of digital media. Taking full advantage of today's technology and social media, we educate millions of Americans and young people about the values that make America great.
The Production Coordinator (Los Angeles-based) provides both production and administrative support for two very busy Production Managers. We are a dynamic, all-hands-on-deck team with a unique and fast-paced workflow. This is an assistant-type role for someone with long-term goals in Production Management. The right candidate will be energetic, helpful, detail-oriented, adaptive, and proactive. Strong organizational and communication skills are required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Be on set for filming days. Serve as a host for presenters/guests, and help with various set-based tasks such as slate, teleprompter, script supervision, talent releases, and other roles as needed.
Take content notes during filming for reference during post-production.
Assist with pre-production emails to presenters/guests to confirm logistics, assist with handling post-filming follow-up and release updates.
QC edits for picture or sound errors, or content concerns.
Create email and document drafts for other team members.
Prepare spaces for filming days, and clean up after filming.
Book travel for presenters/guests and crew.
Prepare & print documents for Table Reads, Production Meetings, etc.
Be at the ready for any miscellaneous tasks that might pop up.
Calendars, Databases, & Drives
Fill in database presenter/guest information, and track down contact information.
Collect & digitize presenter/guest paperwork, and process reimbursements.
Add scripts, video descriptions, final copy, and other information to database.
Create and organize digital folders for upcoming presenters/guests.
Keep release calendars up to date.
Create and post weekly production schedules around the building.
Track project statuses and update databases accordingly.
Other Administrative Tasks
Handle inquiry emails.
Sort & handle mail & letters.
Make purchases & handle returns.
Collect credit card receipts and handle reconciliation/accounting codes.
Laundry drop-offs and pick-ups.
Coffee & food pickups, and wash dishes.
1-2 years experience in a Production-based administrative role.
An established understanding of Video Production processes, terminology, and personnel.
A true Team Player, proactive, helpful, honest, and calm under pressure. This is a no-ego environment where no task is too small.
Flexible and able to “roll with the punches” within an ever-changing game plan, and able to problem-solve on the fly.
Top-notch organizational and time management skills. Able to juggle a wide variety of concurrent projects in different phases.
Imperative to be able to communicate, prioritize, and self-manage.
Highly professional and composed when engaging with a variety of people, and comfortable speaking with high-profile celebrities and personalities. Ready and able to positively represent the Production team and the company.
Adhere to established processes and structures, and able to think critically and make suggestions for improvements when required.
Willing and able to take direction from different leaders but also bring his/her ideas and thoughts to the table.
Quick to learn new processes, procedures, and technologies related to the job.
An eye for quality and a passion for excellence.
Willing to innovate and bring effective solutions to the team.
Some traveling may be required, including flying or driving for long stretches of time.
How to Apply
To apply, please first review our website at www.prageru.com. Please submit a resume and cover letter firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please include a section explaining how your values align with ours, and why you would want to work at PragerU specifically.