Post Production Coordinator

Posted: 7/25/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Summary:
We’re seeking an organized self-starter with tremendous attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be a great communicator who is quick-thinking, with proven ability to juggle multiple projects and pivot as necessary. The Post Production Coordinator is responsible for the timely delivery of a large volume of video for distribution on social and digital platforms in support of NBC Entertainment programming. The position provides end to end operational support of the post production process, from project setup to edits in progress to final delivery and archiving of assets. This is a full-time, staff position; it is based on the Universal lot in Los Angeles and reports to the Director of Post Production.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with the Director of Post Production, producers, editors, creative directors, social media managers and other stakeholders, coordinating and communicating functional details including schedules, creative briefs, formats, deliverables, dates, etc.
  • Maintain and oversee the ongoing organization of video assets, including original shoot material, archival footage, stock footage and images, graphics, and episodic material
  • Work with the Director of Post Production to plan, schedule, and manage the assignments and daily workflow of the video editing staff (including staff and contract positions), to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality video assets.
  • Process and organize footage, including verifying files, renaming, transcoding, setting up projects and timelines, outputting and archiving files and timeline
  • Research and locate assets as necessary, including stock and in-house materials
  • Oversee support staff including interns, assistant editors, and junior editors
  • Provide meticulous final QC checks to deliverables, then oversee final delivery to all required destinations
  • Manage edit system workspaces, project setup, asset storage, network resources, and deliverable tracking. Respond to technical and logistical issues, working with engineering to solve any problems related to workflow and delivery
  • Generate weekly output reports, identifying projects in progress, editor assignments, and reports tracking deliverables
  • Be able and willing to personally take on projects to edit as needed


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 1 year as a post-production supervisor, post production coordinator, post production producer, or assistant editor
    • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite required, including Premiere, After Effects, and Media Encoder
    • Must have high level of understanding of video and audio workflows including HD and 4K, as well as a thorough conversancy with codecs, frame rates, and file types as well as file transfer systems such as Media Silo, Aspera, Dropbox, etc.
    • Bachelor’s Degree

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
    • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills
    • Superior oral and written communication skills
    • Basic competency in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel
    • Experience with project management systems such as JIRA, ScheduALL, Wryke, or Trello preferred

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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