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Production Coordinator


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.


The video department at Simon & Schuster produces hundreds of videos per year, which are distributed across various social platforms and partners. Our content ranges from long form pieces to branded social media content to livestreams.

The production coordinator will help streamline multiple aspects of production from pre-production to distribution. This position will work in tandem with the director and the entire video / digital department to organize and execute unique content that helps market our books more effectively. This is NOT a TV role.


Please note that this is a one year full time assignment for 2022 and not a permanent position.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Maintain various departmental shoot calendars, spreadsheets, reports, and documents.
- Coordinate remote shoots and livestream logistics
- Document meetings and identify action items.
- Empower team members to complete their jobs well and on schedule by helping obtain the information and resources they need.
- Overseeing upkeep and maintenance of video archive
- Communicating with various departments within the company through various stages of production and projects
- track and report video performance/analytics
- coordinate timeline for deliverables

- Bachelor's degree in Television/Film/Media Production, Communications, or a related field
- Minimum 1 -2 years’ experience working in the digital/film/media production
- must be highly organized, extremely detail-oriented, and efficient
- understanding of Simon & Schuster brand identity
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Familiarity with YouTube, Instagram and Facebook content standards/trends
- must be able to manage multiple projects at once
- must work well under pressure to meet deadlines
- Must be computer savvy with skills in Outlook, Google docs, and excel
- Creative and enthusiastic solution-oriented team player




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


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City