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Sesame Workshop Freelance Post Production Assistant in New York, New York

The Sesame Workshop is looking for a Freelance Post Production Assistant to assist in the day to day operations of the Post department for season 51.

Please note: This is a freelance position for 8 weeks with possible extension. Candidates must be local.


• During production: scan and copy PA scripts, label and track video/audio drives between the main office/studio/outside edit facilities. Assist the Post Coordinator with updating the audio looping chart. • Delivering to HBO: label paperwork deliverables documentation and organize in online drives. • Post Expense Reporting: track corporate card and PO form use, collect and maintain receipts. • Assist in creating Post deliverables: Lower Thirds Spotting List, Episode Rundowns • QC segments and files prior to delivery to HBOMax and PBS: operate Premiere for content and tech evaluations (check captions, DVI, DCS, etc) • Manage and Update trackers: log all segment run times, assist in creating scripts and cue sheets from Loop trackers. • Data Entry into Risetime • Keep track of Post equipment (traveling to and from the studio, purchased for talent for remote use, etc.) • Source footage and stock images for shoots and editing purposes. • Mail and Packages: place orders through B&H and Jason, create postage for express UPS orders. • Prepare PowerPoint and other visual presentations for meetings. • Tape library research, finding clips to support editing projects and runs • Build Calendar templates • Submit orders to the Tech Ops department • Maintain Post Team Morale

Basic Qualifications

• 2-3 years of work experience or comparable exercised passion in post-production • Adobe Premiere is a must • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite software with emphasis on Excel, Word, and PowerPoint • Experience using Google Drive, We Transfer, and other file-sharing programs • Detail-oriented with superior organizational skills • Excellent time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects at once • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines • Proactive self-starter able to anticipate and voice potential problems. • Forward-thinking, reliable, and respectful. Able to practice discretion and treat information with confidentiality. • Must work well within a group

Additional Qualifications

• Working knowledge and understanding of digital technologies, including CSS, XML, and codecs • Interest in children’s media, children’s content experience a plus

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