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Office Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Film (Feature-length)

Starts May 23

Full Time

  • Job Requirements: Must be local to location (or willing to work as a local).

Office Production Manager for Documentary Film Production Company
Black Valley Films Silver Lake CA

We are looking for an Office Manager to work alongside Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy at his Silver Lake based production company, Black Valley Films.

Black Valley Films is in need of an office manager who is highly organized, motivated and comfortable wearing multiple hats.

This position is perfect for someone with skills and experience as an executive assistant as well as an up and coming production coordinator/producer in training. Our hire will be in charge of running the office of Black Valley Films, and as such will require someone that exudes a strong creative mind in addition to great business sense.

An ideal candidate should be interested in DIY production, marketing and distribution of films, especially documentaries. With the right fit, there is the possibility to grow into a producer position on future projects.


Proficient using mac computers

Proficient using Google Calendar and Gmail, Google Drive (including spreadsheets)

Comfortable with the Adobe Suite

Familiar with task management software (i.e. Asana, OPC, Airtable)

Preferred Skills:

Web Marketing (Wordpress, social media, and mailchimp)

Production Coordinator/Manager or Producing experience

Familiarity with CRM software (i.e. OPC, Salesforce)

Comfortable with Quickbooks

Basic shooting production knowledge is a bonus (camera, sound, editorial)

Job Duties:

Maintaining daily calendar and scheduling calls, meetings and travel

Arranging travel

Coordinating with film festivals, broadcasters and public relations firms

Assisting on productions of Scott’s current film projects

Handling outreach/circulation of previously completed films

Handling bills and invoicing

Coordinating personal affairs

Hiring and Managing office interns

Location: Home office in Silver Lake CA, but also considering stellar remote applicants

Hours: Full-time; 5 days/week, 8 hours a day 9:30--6:00pm PT, (half hour off clock for lunch)

Salary: Hourly based on experience ($20 - $25) (Note: while the pay is negotiable based on experience, please do not apply if this range is not in your ballpark.)

Video Application:

To apply for this position, please make a simple smart phone video introducing yourself and answering the following 4 questions (see below). The video portion of this application is not optional. Upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo, and then include the link to your video and password in the application, and then submit.

1. In what specific ways are you ideally suited for this position?

2. Aside from income, what do you consider the specific benefits of this job for you - and how will working for Black Valley Films fit into and support your current schedule and career goals?

3. What's one of the most important lessons you've learned from a mistake that you've made in the past?

4. Describe the most complex project, product or event that you personally coordinated (for yourself or for someone else) - what were the 'moving parts' that you had to organize, track, and execute?

5. And, briefly, anything else you would like us to know about you: philosophy on life, hobbies, favorite films, etc.


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