Senior Coordinating Producer (Contract)

Editorial/Content New York, New York


About the Role:

Dotdash is hiring a freelance contract
Senior Coordinating Producer - Web for 3-5 months with the ability to seamlessly shift from managing the many logistics of a video production to providing creative feedback in an edit.  As Senior Coordinating Producer, you’ll help producers, shooters and editors bring ideas to life in ways that are on-brand, connect with strategy, satisfy clients, and efficiently utilize resources. The Senior Coordinating Producer will be a natural leader who has an excellent eye for detail, an ability to manage multiple projects at once, experience on sets and producing edits, and a creative voice.


Responsibilities:

  • End to end management of video production, including developing production schedules, determining production approach and efficiencies, sourcing and collaborating with shooters and editors, and managing budgets.
  • Working with producers and experts to schedule shoot days; coordinating pre-production, including gear and props; managing shoots on location.
  • Coordinating post-production and overseeing and giving feedback on edits.
  • Foreseeing complications, making quick creative and logistical decisions, and troubleshooting on the fly.
  • Working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to ensure all projects are delivered on-time and meet expectations.
  • Overseeing asset management and maintaining project documentation.

Qualifications:

  • Developed sense of what makes good video and multifaceted experience producing videos. From negotiating with vendors to reviewing a script, you have experience in and enjoy all the pieces of making video.
  • Stellar organizational skills, attention to detail and multitasking skills. You are a master of logistical planning and don’t let things slip through the cracks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help you navigate the creative process.
  • Contemporary design/edit sensibility in terms of video pacing, music, graphics and text.
  • Earnest interest in and knowledge of short-form web video and popular web video publishers.
  • 5-6 years experience producing and/or coordinating video production professionally for a production house, digital content company, or publishing organization. Bonus points for experience with branded content.

About Us:
Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Recently awarded Publisher of the Year, Dotdash is among the fastest-growing publishers online, and its brands are the fastest-growing in their respective categories. Dotdash brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Lifewire, ThoughtCo, and TripSavvy.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.