Production Coordinator

Universal City, California | Freelance | Job ID #63989 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Production Coordinator to join the team.


  • Serve as a liaison between executives and internal departments and external business associates to ensure that all matters are attended to in an efficient and timely matter
  • Manage tax rebates for active productions including submitting applications, tracking production progress and following-up promptly, and managing at-a-glance grids
  • Maintain a database of above-the-line production personnel, including updating with historical data and gathering potential candidates from various talent agencies
  • Track COVID-19 insurance claims as a liaison between production companies and insurers
  • Train in and become proficient on Fine Cut
  • Review deliverables and communicate with third party production companies
  • Assist with the daily operation of the Production group, ensuring smooth and efficient workflow; including light scheduling
  • Assist in additional special projects as requested


  • 2-3 years of production experience, assisting multiple executives is a plus.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Media, TV/Film Production
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the television landscape, pop culture, and specific cable TV brands is a must. Passion for television & streaming content is strongly desired.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to coordinate with multiple different departments, including those based in Los Angeles as well as in New York.
  • Demonstrated an ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Technologically savvy enough to be able to operate and understand the latest software, internet / digital formats, and social media advancements. Does not need to be an expert, but must have an understanding and the flexibility to grow with the changing landscape.
  • Prior production experience is preferred, but not mandatory.
  • Attention to detail is key.
  • Flexibility when it comes to changing duties and re-focusing priorities.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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