AV Production Supervisor

Hires remotely
Anywhere 🌎
Full Time
Opening date
Closing date
17 Jan 2022

Want to be part of a fast-paced creative team that works to save animals? Do you have an eye for detail? Are you the one who sees the flyaways? Hears the leaf blower in the background? Hates that yellow background that washes out the talent and brings out the dark circles under their eyes? Then you’re the one we’re looking for!

Major Responsibilities:

• Oversee assigned audio-visual shoots, signing off on production design including backgrounds, clothing selections, and overall appearance, as well as lighting and sound

• Attend all shoots (in person when possible/virtually when not) to maintain quality control of these elements throughout

• Oversee shoots with external talent, helping in early concept all the way through attending shoots to monitor and approve look and sound throughout

• Cultivate and maintain relationships with production teams and individuals who will assist in shoots focusing on the cities where we have offices and do the most shoots (LA, DC, NYC)


• Collaborate with other departments to assess the needs of each production and help brainstorm project concepts

• Develop shot lists as needed

• Work within budgets and time constraints to ensure all aspects of production run smoothly while looking and sounding as good as possible

• Manage location bookings, arrange for necessary permissions and/or permits, develop relationships with studios, and build a catalog of commonly used locations for future projects

• Negotiate costs and book other resources, including audio-visual equipment and suppliers, needed for each production

• Schedule pre-shoot tech rehearsals to ensure all elements are set for optimal quality at shoot time

• Ensure work is on schedule and deadlines are met for assigned projects

• Serve as key communication liaison between all parties relevant to your work, providing updates, priorities, reschedules, and status of all projects at any given moment

• Supervise crews and freelance personnel as assigned

• Anticipate and communicate issues to leadership team(s) to reach solutions in a timely manner

• Strategize creative solutions to production challenges to ensure vision and schedules are met

• Develop an approval workflow and ensure that the required work is reviewed by all relevant parties

• Act in an ethical and professional manner at all times, adhering to the PETA Foundation’s code of conduct policies

• Attend technical skill-building and professional development workshops on a regular basis

• Stay current with all relevant industry trends as they apply to the overall job responsibilities

• Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


• Minimum of 5 years “hands-on, on-site” experience with progressively increasing responsibility in production management roles in audio-visual production

• Previous experience creating, managing, and providing quality control on audio-visual productions

• Prior supervisory experience required. We’re looking for a manager to lead and delegate responsibilities appropriately and effectively, who’s able to manage conflict and give constructive feedback to all staff and collaborators. Most of all, your management style should help build teams, and reflect a calm confidence in any situation.

• Requires a non-traditional work schedule and travel as needed

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver’s license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• You must be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccination in order to be considered

• Experience negotiating terms and rates with vendors, suppliers, and personnel

• Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with personnel at all levels, from internal staff to outside production staff and vendors

• Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, have strong organization skills, and effectively and be able to troubleshoot production issues that may arise with diplomacy and professionalism

• Ability to maintain confidential information

• Proficient in Zoom, OpenReel or similar virtual shoot applications, Adobe Creative Cloud, MS Office (Word, Excel, One Drive, Power Point, Teams, etc.)

Report job · Embed widget

How to apply

Personalised job alerts

Set up personalised e-mail alerts about similar jobs.

See a few more

Related jobs in Product & Operations

Report this job

The employer won't know who reported this job. Contact your local law enforcement for immediate help if someone is in danger or the victim of a scam.
All Job Ads are subject to Jobicy's Job Posting Policies. We allow users to flag postings that may be in violation of those terms. Job Ads may also be flagged by Jobicy. However, no moderation system is perfect, and flagging a posting does not ensure that it will be removed.

Job Widget Code

Place this code wherever you want the widget to appear on your page.

<script src="//jobicy.com/api/widget.js?5XyPbk5QqyZg=9660" async></script>

Job Search Safety Tips

Here are some tips to help you search and apply for jobs safely:
Watch out for suspicious jobs Don't apply for jobs that offer high pay for little work or offer to hire you without an interview.
Check the employer's profile Make sure you're applying for a trustworthy job by visiting the employer's profile and learning more about them.
Protect your information Don't share personal details like your bank account or government-issued ID on suspicious websites or messengers.
Report jobs that feel unsafe If you see a job that seems misleading, inappropriate or discriminatory, report it for going against our policies and we'll review it.

Share this job