Contract Job

Production Manager


Los Angeles, CA 03-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Production Manager (project-based)


The Role

BuzzFeed Video is looking for a resourceful Production Manager to bring their production and organizational skills to upcoming BuzzFeed productions. Previous branded digital video experience is ideal. This is a freelance project-based position.

You Will
• Su pport Branded productions throughout each project's lifespan; from pre-production to wrap
• Collaborate with and support producer and supervising producer
• Attend internal kick-off and production meetings
• Assist in building video budgets and schedules
• Source freelance production crews
• Collaborate with internal creative resources, stage, post production, accounts, and creative departments
• Collaborate with project managers, creative, post, casting, and studio ops teams throughout each project
• Work with producers and accounting to process timecards, reimbursement, talent vouchers and check request paperwork for submission
• Collect and track legal releases, COI's, location permits, etc
• Build and submit production wrap binders

You Have
• Must have 4 years of production experience
• Self-identified logistics master
• Has experience with Movie Magic Budgeting, Scheduling, Scenechronize or comparable budgeting and scheduling software
• Impeccable time management skills, ability to multi-task / prioritize projects with sensitive deadlines
• This position is project-based
• Ability to work in high-pressure, fast-paced production environment
• Ability to adapt to last-minute changes in schedules / plans
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-starter that is able to see a task through all stages until completion
• Ability to work independently and with a team

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (, 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.