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Development and Production Coordinator

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10002
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Discovery Inc

Location: New York City, New York, United States, 10002
Req ID: 857

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

Discovery, Inc., the new global leader in real life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel, is searching for a Development & Production Coordinator in our New York office. This organized multi-tasker will be general support for the department and help manage the flow of content deliverables through all phases of development and production for the programming team. Our ideal candidate is extremely organized and can thrive in a fast-paced environment.


1. Maintain multiple department databases, including master database of pitches, proof of concepts pilots with submissions and their status.
2. Assist Producers with any footage/asset requests
3. Create PowerPoint presentations, organize and pull clips from shows for various meetings.
4. Assist in initiating and tracking development and production contracts, overages, and approvals.
5. Partner with the digital team to help coordinate shared talent, pitches, and content while also helping to obtain programming/series assets to be shared.
6. Field requests from production companies and individuals seeking to pitch ideas and talent to the network.
7. Create, gather, update, distribute, and maintain weekly/monthly production and development documents.
8. Coordinate department calendars, meetings, and conference calls including booking catering, gathering and organizing materials, creating agendas, running video and taking notes.
9. Request media assets when needed.
10. Maintain in-office production and development boards.
11. Coordinate/Organize/Acquire/Gather/Distribute needed assets to internal and external producers.
12. Manage incoming project requests and work with executive team to assign projects to producers, freelance producers and production partners.
13. Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.


* BS/BA in Communications or related discipline and 1 - 2 years of experience at either a Network or Entertainment Company
* Strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills
* Self-starter, can work independently
* Knowledge of video codecs and platforms
* Positive attitude
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.



Posted: 2020-10-28 Expires: 2020-11-28

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