Full Time Job

Photo Production Coordinator


Remote / Virtual 03-05-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a resourceful Photo Production Coordinator to bring their production and organizational skills to either the LA/NY Office. We are looking for a smart, skilled, passionate self-starter that can work seamlessly with the various departments that touch our Photo Team.

This is a freelance position based in BuzzFeed's office in either Los Angeles or New York City starting with remote work until at least August 2021.

You Will
• Oversee and support production process for assigned internal creative teams
• Support various assigned photography processes within Branded, Partnerships, Licensing Editorial, and new initiatives
• Maintain and lead production aspects of assigned internal team meetings, kick offs, and check-ins
• Support Art Directors and Photographers through each project's lifespan: pre-production, production, and wrap
• Support sourcing and booking freelance production crews
• Book equipment and stages for assigned teams and projects
• Assist with research and negotiating rates for locations and studios
• Assist with booking production travel and accommodations
• Prepare and share start paperwork, production schedules, call sheets, and releases as needed
• Assist with tracking production budgets and updating actuals as needed
• Multitask on-set photoshoot coordination and on-set shoot support responsibilities as needed
• Collect and organize payroll, talent vouchers, reimbursement, and check request paperwork for submission
• Collaborate with accounts, creative, post, casting, and studio ops teams as needed
• Organizes production expenses and internal purchases
• Collaborate to develop and improve upon production resources, process, and responsibilities

You Have
• 2 years of production experience
• Impeccable time management skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize projects with sensitive deadlines
• Ability to work in high pressure, fast paced production environment
• Ability to adapt to last-minute changes in schedules and plans
• Interest in photo and media production
• Excellent written verbal communication skills
• Self-starter that is able to see a task through all stages until completion
• Ability to work independently with a team
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to work with a variety of personalities on both client and production side
• This position is approximately 40 hours a week
• Proficient in Google Drive

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Company Profile

BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally.