• Coordinator, Production Management- Comedy Central & Paramount Network

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Brand
    Comedy Central
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    iCIMS ID
    2019-13041
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    The Production Coordinator plays an integral part on the Comedy Central & Paramount Network Production team. The role includes supporting day to day communications and questions between show level production partners, and providing the appropriate network contacts for all series, specials, pilots, presentations, and clip shows while maintaining the overall department needs. The Coordinator is extremely detail oriented and comfortable working in a corporate setting.

     

    Responsibilities: 

    • Act as Production liaison between outside Coordinators and in-house Production Executives on select current and development projects as directed
    • Collaborate with various internal departments including BALA, MML, Post-production Operations, Development, Talent, Multi-Platform, Press, Special Events, Programming and Finance to assist with production related needs and logistics
    • Lead pre-production kick-off calls for Legal, M&ML, Production Risk/Safety and Production, guiding producers on network production policies on assigned shows
    • Build production budget approval packs, working closely with production executives throughout budget-locking process
    • Coordinate and maintain network contact and distribution lists provided to the shows, ensure that shows are following appropriate network protocol when distributing all creative and production documentation
    • Monitor the content vetting process, ensuring all network executives are receiving necessary script and cut updates and the show is receiving all network notes
    • Update and maintain all department documents including in-house and third-party production guidelines
    • Track and monitor all deliverables during production including call sheets, production reports, schedules, contract charts, etc. through SharePoint filing system
    • Coordinate the delivery and approval of all network wrap materials
    • Maintain detailed research documents for Production Management team for hiring of line producers, production managers, and production assistants and other key production personnel
    • Build resource databases including but not limited to venues and graphics companies

    Production Finance:

    • Collaborate with vendors and freelancers to facilitate set up in the Market A/P system
    • Maintain up to date master cashflow document for all third-party productions, informing from biweekly cost reports received from shows
    • Facilitate payments through Market/SWIM; working with production accountants to get shows funded in a timely manner, in accordance with previously agreed upon cashflow schedule
    • Work with Development and Finance to forecast and inform the development budget
    • Handle payments due on development contracts, and select management and talent contracts
    • Liaise with Production Finance on yearly accruals
    • Adhere to all finance procedures and guidelines, staying abreast of all changes and updates

    Basic Qualifications

    • 1-3 years production management experience
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook) 

    Additional Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Experience with production budgeting
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong attention to detail, time management skills and the ability to meet all deadlines
    • Extremely organized

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