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Discovery

Production Coordinator

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Our Team

Join Discovery, Animal Planet and Science Channel's award-winning Marketing team! We are trailblazers who create promo material for the entire line-up of Factual shows across all three networks and discovery+. Must be an energetic and innovative thinker with finely-tuned project management skills and a passion for production, post-production and marketing.

The Role

This position will assist in all production aspects of marketing and branded entertainment initiatives, with the overall goal of increasing viewership and subscriptions, and reinforcing brand presence. The Coordinator is the hub of raw media asset movement, deliverables tracking and final asset delivery, supporting the creative team with footage requests, project tracking and cost management, in addition to vendor management, contracts and payments, and shoot logistics support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate asset management across the Factual Marketing & Branded Entertainment team and with other internal departments and external vendors, from project inception to final delivery
  • Collaborate with key internal network divisions and business units to ensure consistency of key communicated messages
  • Organize and manage online file sharing and internal tracking systems
  • Manage footage and other asset requests and dissemination
  • Support the Senior Director, Production and Production Managers with process-enforcement, evolution and project management needs, including managing internal edit resources
  • Assist with tracking and managing all departmental costs, budgeting and accruals, PO creation and invoice processing, new vendor setup, and contract generation/processing
  • Manage music licensing, contracts and payments
  • Help coordinate production shoot logistics when necessary


Requirements

  • At least 2-3 years of experience in television or streaming content production and/or marketing
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training, and hands-on experience
  • Detail-oriented with proven project management skills and production/post-production experience
  • Understanding of budgeting and media asset management
  • Be a keen analytic thinker with a creative flare
  • Ability to multi-task at a fast pace, while prioritizing many projects in various stages of production/post-production
  • Must be a self-starter who anticipates the needs of the team and internal/external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners on all aspects of creative, both remotely (include across multiple offices) and in person
  • Proficiency with Google Drive and its associated apps, Adobe software, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Keynote
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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