Contract Job

Production Manager

Buzzfeed

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

Production Manager (project-based)

BuzzFeed

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 (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.

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Buzzfeed

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.