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Production Coordinator/Traffic Controller

Remuneration:- R12500 Basic salary 
Benefits:Laptop and cellphone
Location:Cape Town, Airport Industria
Education level:Matric
Job level:Junior/Mid
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Content Lab

Job description

Content Lab (previously Cape Town Audio Post) is looking for a self-starter with impeccable organisation and communication skills. The English language subtitling and scripting team has grown rapidly in partnership with a US (Hollywood) based company. As a result we're looking for a young, energetic, independent, and motivated production coordinator to join our team. We service all the major Hollywood studios and keeping projects running smoothly and on schedule is our primary objective!

Tasks include the scheduling, tracking, and project coordination of all English department assignments for the scripting and subtitling teams. This position is designed to ensure the seamless completion of all English language job requests from creation to QC and ultimately post-processing and final delivery. This position requires acute attention to detail, time management and communication skills.  

This position is for weekend coordination, Friday through Monday. Required to work early mornings and into the evenings in order to ensure the smooth handover of scheduling responsibilities and tasks across multiple time zones. 

Work can be completed remotely, although, you will be expected to train and attend meetings at our offices located at the Airport City, Cape Town, on a weekly basis. 

Tasks and duties:
  • Training on Subtitling and Scripting workflows.
  • Training on the scheduling portal to assign and track projects to completion.
  • Providing daily, weekly, and monthly updates/reports on projects.
  • Attending training and weekly meetings at the Cape Town offices.
  • Attending scheduling calls with offices in Los Angeles, East Asia (Bangkok/Bangalore), Cairo, Cape Town and London. 
  • The assignment and tracking of all Subtitling and Scripting jobs. 
  • Tracking the completion and delivery of all English projects.
  • Working closely with staff, freelancers, and vendors to ensure instructions, assets, and style guides are delivered through the portal.
  • Troubleshooting any issues with project assignments. 
  • Reporting to the Cape Town Operations Manager.
  • Laptop and cell-phone.
  • Initially, a four-day week (Friday through Monday), then a three day week (Friday through Sunday).
  • Join a young team of creative, passionate, hard-working writers and editors.

Company Description

Content Lab is a production facility specialising in language localisation of multimedia content. Our goal is to be a world-class service provider and content creator. We are a start-up in our fifth year of business and our facility boasts multiple professional recording studios and editing suites. We are a young dynamic team with a strong company culture and a visionary leader. Our motto is 'Know your purpose, reach your potential, lead the way.'


  • Impeccable organisation
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills (phone and email)
  • Writing skills
  • Excellent grammar and command of the English language
  • Fast learner
  • Technologically savvy 
  • Excel, Outlook Ninja 
  • Black-belt in problem-solving
  • A true morning person
  • Matric

Posted on 05 Dec 13:38


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