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Production Coordinator


London, GB, NW1 8TT


ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI),  a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB,  VIA),  is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands,  including MTV,  MTV LIVE HD,  Nickelodeon,  Nick Jr.,  Comedy Central,  Paramount Channel,  BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages.


Is this the role for you?


The Production Coordinator will be required to support and liaise with the Production Managers for daily production duties including planning of the day-to-day promo deliveries and creative workload.  

The Production Coordinator will ensure the budget, schedule and creative requirements are all met and the end product delivers on creative excellence. From booking voiceovers to offering production support on shoots, this role is incredibly varied and requires strong multi-tasking abilities. The Production Coordinator will also work closely with, and support, the Director of Production with day-to-day tasks and requests and general running of the department.


What will you be doing?


  • Assist the Production Managers with organising the creative weekly make list and production workflow to ensure delivery deadlines are met.
  • Assist Production Managers with shoot-based production as required – vendor set ups, contracts, PO raising, crew booking, travel arrangements, call sheet creation etc
  • Work closely with Production Managers to ensure legal procedures are followed and necessary contracts are raised for all suppliers and freelancers.
  • Support with budget management by raising Purchase Orders, processing invoices and assisting with vendor set up
  • Prepare simple cost estimates for new projects and campaigns
  • Ensure all projects are produced in cost- and time-effective manner while adhering to the creative ideals, negotiating fees and maintaining schedules where necessary.
  • Ability to adapt to the variable needs of different Creatives and drive projects forward
  • Flag any project overage to Production Managers and Director of Production
  • Plan and book all external post sessions and daily audio bookings.
  • Liaise daily with voiceover artists’ agencies to book relevant talent for sessions ensuring the correct clearances are agreed.
  • Maintain the departmental audio/edit schedules and calendars.
  • Monitor and ensure all promos/design are delivered according to makelist TX.
  • Support with Clearcast submissions & TVC delivery
  • Oversee delivery of on- and off-air assets, liaising with media planning and marketing teams about required deliverables
  • Raise all contracts and ensuring completed contracts are returned to legal.
  • Update contract log, contact files and freelance contract files.


What are we looking for?


  • A personable manner with the ability to communicate effectively with different kinds of people, from crew to talent.
  • Experience as a Production Coordinator, preferably in on-air environment or commercials.
  • Solid experience of shoot admin.
  • Experience of keeping accurate budgetary records/cost managers, reconciling budgets and using purchasing systems/raising POs.
  • Ability to produce a project schedule and simple cost estimate.
  • Experience of working within a department with a high turn-over of very varied short form content
  • Adaptable, resourceful and works well under pressure
  • Incredibly organised and planned approach to work
  • Highly numerate and great attention to detail
  • Collaborative and solution focussed





Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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