• Production Coordinator, Short Form Production - Nickelodeon

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Job Type
    Full-Time Staff
    iCIMS ID
  • About The Brand

    Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

    Overview and Responsibilities

    The Short Form Production Group (SFPG) is a nimble team focused on the physical production management and close support to Brand Creative groups across Viacom Media Networks: Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TVLand. Types of content created: Promos, Image Campaigns, Still Photography (key art, gallery, press), Integrated Marketing, Show Opens, Corporate, Integrated Marketing, Consumer Products and/or any marketing project or initiative requiring production management expertise.

    The Production Coordinator will have a good amount of production experience and be a self-starter, motivated, quick thinking, flexible and thorough. This is a demanding and fast-paced environment requiring proactive and positive thinking and must exercise good judgment, show initiative and team player. He or she should be able to balance multiple responsibilities and projects with a laser focus on organization and attention to detail while being flexible and capable of prioritizing shifting priorities and deadlines. Be a continuous promoter and supporter of a multi-cultural diverse workplace, transparency and calculated risk taking.


    Specific Duties May Include But Not Limited To:

    • Support the LP and/or PM and SFP group at large
    • Manage and distribute call sheets, calendars, shoot schedules
    • Facilitate video conference calls, arrange meetings, guest lists for security
    • Work as production coordinator on-set in various locations and weather conditions
    • Contract routing: location agreements, guest releases, and contracts
    • Coordinate travel logistics with Viacom travel department
    • Facilitate vendor setup within ARIBA system and Submit/Confirm PO’s and invoices
    • Help Track cost reporting departmental cost tracker
    • Prepare and process paperwork including payroll for crew, talent, and freelancers
    • Assist in actualizing of budgets (PO logs, crew payroll logs, PC logs, etc.)
    • Prepare T&E reconciliations for p-cards and corporate cards
    • Field inquiries from vendors regarding invoices, payments, and/or vendor setup.
    • Maintain documentation on teams shared drive
    • Fulfill other duties and tasks as requested by the project lead or supervisor

    Basic Qualifications

    • Must be able to travel, mainly domestically
    • 2 Years + production management experience, preferably with on-set experience
    • Able to respond after business hours to urgent and timely issues
    • Proficiency in MS Office, and become proficient with OneDrive, Google Applications, Showbiz Budgeting, ShowMgr, ARIBA, Concur, etc.

    Additional Qualifications

    • BA/BS Degree preferred
    • Ability to work in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Professional, self-motivated, results-oriented with a “can do” attitude
    • Maintain confidential information
    • Inquisitive and willing to continue learning
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills


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