Production Coordinator / Production Manager

Production Coordinator / Production Manager

Location: Venice, CA

 

The Position

Reporting to the Head of Artists in Residence (AIR) the Production Coordinator will organize

the business, finance and operation activities of a multi-pronged Artist Development program.

The Production Coordinator will ensure that productions and other AIR program activities run

smoothly, meet deadlines, and stay within budgets. Production Coordinator must be able to

originate project and production budgets and track actuals. Knowledge of independent and

documentary film production preferred but this position does not work in the field. This position

requires interface with Artist Fellows and Creative Advisors but is not a public facing position.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule and budget a suite of short film productions
  • Schedule and budget individual artist residencies
  • Organize annual program calendar and benchmarks
  • Program tracking and scheduling
  • Coordinate all aspects of residential artist workshops (scheduling, invites, catering,

travel/lodging, etc.)

  • Manage team of screeners
  • Support candidate tracking
  • Accounting on overall AIR annual budget, Reconcile cost reports
  • Ensure AIR productions comply with necessary filing, reporting, and legal requirements
  • Draft written AIR reports as requested
  • Provide administrative support for AIR director (calendar, travel, etc.)
  • Support artist “nurture execution” that is aligned to business outcomes
  • Conduct research
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skill Requirements

  • Superior organizational skills
  • Strong planning and project tracking skills
  • Production budgeting skills
  • Accounting skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Production knowledge
  • Presentation skills
  • Tech savvy—standard office software

 

Characteristics Requirements

  • Business sense
  • Problem solving skills
  • Judgement
  • Diplomacy
  • Caring / nurturing to artists and to documentary subjects
  • Discrete with personal and company information
  • Humor/Levity/Perspective/Resilience
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Attention to detail
  • Resourceful
  • Reliable/Stable/Integrity

Prior Experience

  • College degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple projects at once
  • Track record of delivering projects that achieve and exceed business goals
  • Previous work experience as Production Coordinator preferred
  • Ability to work in US

Work Conditions

  • Work hours—Typical office hours with some extended hours during labs, workshops,

and special events

  • Travel requirements— travel is not anticipated outside of Los Angeles

Full or Part time position on a contractual basis. Term is six months, with extension possible

based on production needs, at company discretion. Pay is commensurate with existing skills

and prior experience. Paid holidays.

Company Culture—The company produces and finances creative nonfiction. Light and airy

studio, pleasant, open floor plan design in a residential / multi-use neighborhood. Walking

distance to Abbott Kinney Boulevard.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer—Candidates of color and candidates with

disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply; we are interested in building a team that reflects

the diversity of the world around us.

How to Apply: To apply send cover letter and resume to: SSMITH@CONCORDIA.STUDIO

 

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