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Freelance Production Coordinator, International Social Impact

International Social Impact | New York, NY | Contract

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a Freelance Production Coordinator, International Social Impact. The position of Production Coordinator for Sesame Workshop’s International Social Impact involves:

  • Supporting internal and international production teams
  • Communicating with various departments within the company through various stages of production and projects
  • Administrative functions, including processing contracts and expense reports


Responsibilities could include (but are not limited to):

Creative Production Support

  • Engage in all aspects of the production process with the Producer’s oversight and supervision
  • Attend script reviews/rough cut reviews and write team comments/notes and meeting minutes
  • Review and write show evaluations
  • Create presentations, overview documents and graphs for meetings
  • Liaise between departments answering production queries
  • Assist with special projects as needed
  • Research products and media landscapes in specific countries
      Manage or support digital and social media needs (YouTube, Facebook, etc.)
  • Final Cut Pro and/or Adobe Premiere editing skills to assemble clip reels


Provide overall Administrative and Production Support to producers, such as:

  • Process contracts
  • Assist with daily operations and logistics
  • Review, tag, & log deliverables
  • Document information to calculate residuals
  • Arrange meetings, book production and catering services, as needed
  • Manage travel accommodations and process expense reports for producers

Desired Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Television/Film/Media Production, Communications, or a related field or equivalent experience
  • 2 years’ experience with TV/Digital/Film/Media production
  • Strong interest in children's media and education
  • Experience in curriculum-based children’s programming a plus
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong online research skills
  • Basic production, post-production, and social media experience
  • Moderate knowledge in production and editing software and tools
  • Capacity to work across multiple projects and with various teams
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and across various time zones
  • Must thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Foreign language skills a plus


Department Overview: International Social Impact is a division of the Social Impact and Philanthropy department that is responsible for growing Sesame Workshop’s global presence and initiating, implementing and strategically sustaining local brand adaptations to drive reach and impact. The team collaborates with a variety of international partners, stakeholders, and service providers to deliver educationally targeted, high-quality content through coalitions of local and global media, education, government, corporate, donor and civil society partners. International Impact must strategically connect and synchronize Sesame’s global networks at the regional and country level and align content development with global development goals and global themes.


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