What does a Junior Production Coordinator do?

A production coordinator is responsible for ensuring quality assurance and the production team meets scheduled goals. This entails a range of oversight of work including planning, scheduling, directing and executing production activities for maximum performance of projects. Other duties include the development of cost-effective measures with the aim of achieving exceptional business practices. Typical job progression of this role involves adopting a managerial position or directorship.

Production coordinators typically require a bachelor's degree in business management or a related field as the minimum form of educational qualifications. In some instances, companies may accept certifications that act in place of a bachelor's degree. Employers often request prior experience working as a production coordinator or a related role in the industry and successful candidates often possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong familiarity with technical software.

  • Ensure quality assurance throughout the production process
  • Manage the production team so that scheduled goals are met
  • Plan, schedule, direct and execute production activities
  • Increase motivation and work efficiency by implementing reward systems
  • Develop cost-effective measurements to achieve exceptional business practices
  • Adapt to changes in the market and respond to customer demands
  • Maintain current knowledge on the market and industry trends
  • Conduct research to further understand competitors
  • Certifications may act in place of a bachelor's degree where applicable
  • Prior experience working as a production coordinator in the industry preferred
  • Strong understanding of industry market and conditions
  • Working knowledge of technical software that is specific to the industry
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sharp business acumen and financial projection
  • High regard for quality assurance
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
Work/Life Balance
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Junior Production Coordinator Salaries

Average Base Pay

$51,383 /yr
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Jordache EnterprisesJordache Enterprises
Production Coordinator
Nov. 11, 2021

“Coworkers that are really friendly and great to work with.”

Capital OneCapital One
Principal Operations Production Coordinator
May 9, 2021

“They do really value your work and also give you plenty of opportunities to grow.”

The Mill The Mill
Production Coordinator
Jul. 30, 2019

“You have the best employees but worst leadership.”

Production Coordinator
Nov. 2, 2021

“STEEZY's culture is one of the best I have been a part of in my career.”

Deluxe EntertainmentDeluxe Entertainment
Production Coordinator
Feb. 20, 2020

“had good 401k benefits and fun people to work with.”

FNA GroupFNA Group
Production Coordinator
Oct. 20, 2020

“only 3 people were even nice to me and I didn't get fully trained on my job I was supposed to do.”

Lead Production Coordinator
Jul. 6, 2021

“Insurance is not the best”

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Jul. 22, 2019

“pay was not great / minimal increase in salary annualy”

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