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Festival Production Coordinator, Content

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Department: CR - Creative


The Festival Production Coordinator, Content is charged with coordinating content production needs such as scheduling shoots, renting equipment, and collecting invoices to ensure successful operations.

Working closely under the supervision of the Festival Production Manager, Content, the Coordinator supports Sundance Institute’s commitment to creating an engaging online and in-person Festival experience. The Coordinator will also work closely with and support the Content Producer.

This temporary position works full-time from Wednesday, November 8, 2023 through Tuesday, January 30, 2024 and will be required to work extended hours, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet key deadlines and respond to on-call needs as assigned. This position is based out of our Los Angeles office location in order to work onsite in a hybrid capacity throughout its employment. Additionally, this position may be required to travel and be lodged at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. A total of two (2) positions are available.

Top priorities include but are not limited to…

  • Coordinating various workflows to ensure deadlines are met for the Video Content team.

  • Scheduling flights and transportation, lodging, and other logistics for contractors, working with team members to ensure accurate information.

  • Setting up organized systems and templates for workflow and scheduling use for the Video Content team.

  • Creating daily run schedules for Festival coverage (written, video and photography creation) as directed.

  • Prepping team vehicles with appropriate equipment, including route directions, etc.

  • Scheduling equipment rentals, deliveries, shipments, office technical needs, etc. as directed.

  • Supporting field teams and managing volunteers, including providing direction and feedback, to ensure volunteers understand responsibilities and are effective in their roles.

  • Acting as a liaison between Festival vendors and the Video Content team.

  • During the Festival, ensuring the office area is clean and has all necessary supplies.

  • Completing a comprehensive Festival wrap report as directed.

You have the following direct or transferable skill sets:

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Valid driver’s license and successful completion of MVR background check preferred.

  • 2 years experience coordinating production logistics or related.

  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to work effectively with a variety of people.

  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize.

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.

  • Ability to lift, carry, and push items up to 50 lbs.

You will be successful in this role if you...

  • Help establish and maintain a successful workflow for the team and Festival tasks.

  • Build effective and productive relationships with all vendors.

  • Help contribute to the overall success of the team through support and collaboration.

In addition to an hourly pay of $20.32, this position is eligible for benefits & perks, highlights include:

  • Paid sick leave and Institute holidays

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee Wellness Initiatives

  • Sundance Film Festival passes and benefits (varies each year)





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