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Senior Production coordinator


The Always On digital team is at the heart of MTV's digital studio, creating daily editorial, creative and video content published across numerous UK and International social channels and ONO platforms. From MTV Shows to Music, Movies, Lifestyle, MTV News and more, the Always On team is a creative powerhouse, responsible for producing engaging and entertaining content on the regular. Reporting into the Head of Video, the Senior Production Coordinator will be responsible for managing all departmental workflows, costs and budgets; working closely with Creative, Video and Editorial teams to ensure all output is compliant and delivered to deadline, as well as providing support to all editors and the production team. You will be responsible for managing multiple budgets, raising POs and filing invoices, and ensuring freelancers and contractors are paid regularly. You will manage the day-to-day workflows for all edit, shoot, creative and freelancer requests and bookings, and be integral in how this then feeds into the wider international business. You'll Need To... PRODUCTION Set up clear and achievable production schedules for multiple projects and make sure teams are on track Work with key stakeholders in the team to refine existing work processes, and to help develop and maintain a strong content distribution method with key regions Assist production teams with researching and booking locations and contributors for shoots Create call sheets for filming Prepare all Risk Assessments Book cabs for shoots and the production team when needed FINANCE Create and manage multiple budgets and cost trackers, monitoring spending closely, working alongside senior team members and the finance department Collate all invoices, raising Purchases Orders where necessary Set up new suppliers Work with accounts payable to ensure all external suppliers, freelancers and casual employees are paid correctly and on time. Manage the expenses process for senior team members LEGAL Manage music cue sheets, music sourcing and clearance Liaise with MML and compliance regarding clearance of short-form video content Work with colleagues to negotiate contract terms and fees for collaborating production companies, creative agencies and freelancers. Liaise with the legal, HR and finance departments for all contracts, NDAs, vendor selection, capex, payments, and implement new company policies effectively into the daily work routine e.g. freelancer employment guidelines, expenses and T&E, v/o contract negotiations, be aware of changes to accounts payable processes. Have knowledge of different freelancer/casual contract types and payment terms and employ as appropriate. Be responsible for raising all contracts and ensuring completed contracts are returned and returned to legal. Work closely with legal and HR teams to ensure legal procedures are followed and necessary contracts are raised for all suppliers and freelancers. Ensure relevant legal paperwork is completed for all shoots. DEPARTMENT Work closely with Producers across multiple projects Manage kit, props and stationery cupboards Attend idea sessions to discuss future projects Assist production team with Ad Hoc requests Must Have These Ninja Skills: Experience: Experience as a Production Coordinator, preferably in a digital or broadcast environment Ability to budget and forecast accurately and draw up all kinds of filming budgets from small location shoots to large studio filming. Experience of keeping accurate budgetary records/cost managers, reconciling budgets and using purchasing systems/raising POs Strong administration and organisational skills Experience of using productivity tools such as Trello Experience setting up a production schedule from scratch and successfully seeing it through to completion, ideally for short form content Adobe Premiere and camera knowledge preferable Ability to draw up risk assessments and in-depth knowledge of Health and Safety Solid experience of shoot prep and admin Experience of all genres of filming, particularly location and studio work Personality characteristics/innate qualities: Exceptional attention to detail Good time management, organisational and forward planning skills Ability to cope calmly and efficiently under pressure Pro-active nature and dedication to providing a first-class support service Flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of the department and MTV Ability to build strong relationships with key contacts within the company Possess a positive attitude and energetic approach to work Ability to work well in a team environment and help achieve departmental goals

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Senior Production coordinator






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