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Coordinator, Production (NatGeo)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10004977 Location Washington, DC, United States Business ABC Date posted Aug. 04, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

National Geographic’s Production Department is responsible for producing well over 100 hours of programming per year. The team is seeking a Coordinator to provide overall administrative support to Executives based in Washington D.C. and NY.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining busy calendars, phone support, updating databases, and collaborating with employees across NatGeo
  • Interact with a wide variety of internal executives and employees and external clients.
  • Coordinate business travel, including trip logistics and itinerary, meeting coordination and remote support
  • Compile and submit Travel & Expense reports
  • Schedule and set up conference calls, teleconferences, and web-based meetings
  • Familiar with video technology conferencing equipment
  • Prepare Power Point and/or Keynote presentations
  • Maintain call logs, contacts, and records of meetings
  • Provide editorial research as requested
  • Generating and distributing PNFs as well as agendas for meetings as needed
  • Mentoring department interns
  • Maintain production unit program lists, spreadsheets, and databases. 
  • Disseminating documentation on a weekly basis, provide data summaries as required and create presentations with the data as needed.
  • Coordinate with other departments to make sure they have the materials they need to support our programming

Basic Qualifications:

  • Skilled in PowerPoint and/or Keynote, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro or other non-linear video editing software, and Photoshop
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage calendar and travel arrangements
  • Ability to assume responsibility, function effectively in team environment or independently, with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Demonstrated proactive problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule with advanced notice, to accommodate overtime as needed
  • Ability to function in an environment with competing and changing priorities
    Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills
  • proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Experience with Final Cut Pro or other editing software, and Photoshop, a plus
  • Knowledge of production and post production process, and able to make editorial suggestions that improve quality of programming

Required Education:

  • B.A. or B.S.  Minimum of one year specific in a TV environment.

About ABC:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with National Geographic Partners PAY SVC, which is part of a business we call ABC.

National Geographic Partners PAY SVC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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