Production Manager

Santa Monica, California | Freelance | Job ID #47262 |
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Onward Search's client, a premium streaming destination, is seeking a freelance Production Manager to join the Brand Marketing team. You will be working with internal teams to line produce any original marketing shoots for original content.


  • Align all team needs with internal photo producer and show line producer for original marketing shoots.
  • Creative Team contact for all shoot request.
  • Filters shoot request ask through talent relations team and work for hand in hand with PR.
  • Update shoot budget tracker weekly and provide up to date cost.
  • Attend all creative brainstorms, kick off shoots and set up shoot kick-off meetings.
  • Production Liaison for all legal clearances and on set risk assessment.
  • Manage live-action video promo shoots by hiring production staff, procuring lighting and grip equipment, coordinating insurance, securing locations, obtaining permits, and providing on-set production support.
  • Work with video producers to execute the creative vision and provide solutions.
  • Collect all post project wraps from production companies.
  • Oversee all OCP’s and extras paperwork.
  • Locate and negotiate all 3rd party video production vendors.
  • Manage internal/external agency, vendor, and freelancer relationships.
  • Oversee the music licensing process by negotiating as needed on behalf of the team to license music and keeping all expirations up to date.


  • 5+ years of experience line-producing and/or production manager.
  • 7-10 years of experience in film and TV production/post-production workflows, tools and software.
  • Experience working with a variety of production equipment and knowledge of production processes.
  • Experience working in post-production and understanding of post-production workflow.
  • Detailed, meticulous, and organized.
  • Pro-active and passionate about process improvement.
  • A passionate storyteller and media creator.
  • Resourceful and solution-oriented.
  • Great attitude and willing to collaborate continually.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interface with external clients.
  • Ability to give and receive critical feedback in a small team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and jump between projects easily.
  • Makes decisions that positively impact the creative department.
  • Proficient in Pro Tools, After Effects, and Photoshop is a plus.
Does this sound like you? Apply today!


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • 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.
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