Production Coordinator: MultiChoice Group -Johannesburg, Randburg

Full Job Description

Designation: Production Coordinator
Category: SuperSport
Level: Junior
Closing date: 26 Jun 2023
Position Type: Permanent
Location: MultiChoice City

Job Description:
Production Coordinator (Cricket)

The Organization

The MultiChoice Group is a multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and the Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security. Brands within the Group include DStv, GOtv, SuperSport, M-Net, DStv Media Sales, Showmax and European-based content security leader Irdeto. We’re proud to say we serve 20 million subscribers across more than 50 African markets, with a successful history of identifying and adapting to industry trends, allowing us to continuously deliver the best in entertainment.

By joining our passionate and creative team, you can help us achieve our objectives of expanding our pay-TV and SVOD (Subscription Video On demand) subscriber bases, improving advertising sales, spearheading cutting-edge technology, supporting local content and providing an exceptional customer experience.

Join Africa’s most loved storyteller!

Key Customers

Internal: Management, Production Team, Presenters, Studios, SuperSport Media Solutions

External: Studio Guests, Commentators, Subscribers, Sports Bodies, Production Companies


South Africa Johannesburg, Randburg

Purpose of the Position:
To plan and co-ordinate events related to the successful execution of sports productions.

Key Performance Objectives


Production Scheduling and Planning

Perform end to end scheduling activities of the content crew in every sports production, maintaining a balance between cost efficiency, business rules, scheduling guidelines and production requirement.
Ensure that bookings of a production event are done on the company systems (SOBER and Google drive) timeously.
Ensure travel & logistics are done timeously to manage costs effectively. (within MCG travel policy)
Distribution of schedules and call times effectively and timeously with the content crew.
Timeous reconciling of productions (on SOBER within SOP not affecting payroll and S&T)

Supplier PO’s and Onboarding

Processing of department invoices in line with budgets and within procurement policy (PO & Contract before work is done)
Onboarding of new suppliers for department
Manage supplier queries with the support of finance.

ISP and Freelancer invoicing

Ensure that all ISP and freelancer shifts are loaded / scheduled on SOBER.
Monthly submission of ISP and freelancer invoices ensuring completeness (all invoices vs SOBER shifts) and within finance deadline.
Ensure that all ISP claims are processed and paid within the finance deadlines.

A matric certificate or equivalent NQF Level 4 Qualification

Qualification Preferred:
A post matric certificate


A minimum 2-3 years’ experience in project or production coordination role

Technical Competencies

Production Coordination/Event Management
Planning and Coordinating
Problem solving
Record Keeping/Management
Effective Communication

Behavioral Competencies


Interpersonal Support
Analytical thinking

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