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Viacom Inc Production Coordinator, Short Form Production - Nickelodeon in New York, New York

About The Brand

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

Overview and Responsibilities

The Short Form Production Group (SFPG) is a nimble team focused on the physical production management and close support to Brand Creative groups across Viacom Media Networks: Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TVLand. Types of content created: Promos, Image Campaigns, Still Photography (key art, gallery, press), Integrated Marketing, Show Opens, Corporate, Integrated Marketing, Consumer Products and/or any marketing project or initiative requiring production management expertise.

The Production Coordinator will have a good amount of production experience and be a self-starter, motivated, quick thinking, flexible and thorough. This is a demanding and fast-paced environment requiring proactive and positive thinking and must exercise good judgment, show initiative and team player. He or she should be able to balance multiple responsibilities and projects with a laser focus on organization and attention to detail while being flexible and capable of prioritizing shifting priorities and deadlines. Be a continuous promoter and supporter of a multi-cultural diverse workplace, transparency and calculated risk taking.

Specific Duties May Include But Not Limited To:

  • Support the LP and/or PM and SFP group at large

  • Manage and distribute call sheets, calendars, shoot schedules

  • Facilitate video conference calls, arrange meetings, guest lists for security

  • Work as production coordinator on-set in various locations and weather conditions

  • Contract routing: location agreements, guest releases, and contracts

  • Coordinate travel logistics with Viacom travel department

  • Facilitate vendor setup within ARIBA system and Submit/Confirm PO’s and invoices

  • Help Track cost reporting departmental cost tracker

  • Prepare and process paperwork including payroll for crew, talent, and freelancers

  • Assist in actualizing of budgets (PO logs, crew payroll logs, PC logs, etc.)

  • Prepare T&E reconciliations for p-cards and corporate cards

  • Field inquiries from vendors regarding invoices, payments, and/or vendor setup.

  • Maintain documentation on teams shared drive

  • Fulfill other duties and tasks as requested by the project lead or supervisor

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be able to travel, mainly domestically

  • 2 Years + production management experience, preferably with on-set experience

  • Able to respond after business hours to urgent and timely issues

  • Proficiency in MS Office, and become proficient with OneDrive, Google Applications, Showbiz Budgeting, ShowMgr, ARIBA, Concur, etc.

Additional Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree preferred

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Professional, self-motivated, results-oriented with a “can do” attitude

  • Maintain confidential information

  • Inquisitive and willing to continue learning

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY

Brand Nickelodeon

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2019-13414