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River Road Films is looking to fill multiple positions on a new international documentary series shooting across six continents. The focus of the series is conservation and human-wildlife coexistence. 

Successful applicants need to be self-motivated and able to work independently when required, but also enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced office as part of a tight-knit team. 

Production Coordinator 


Role & Responsibilities
  • Assist the Production Manager and creative team in the logistical planning of film shoots in diverse locations around the world, including remote and challenging locations.

  • Plan and book accommodations and transportation for crew and equipment.

  • Participate in research such as identifying and securing filming locations.

  • Draft filming and drone permit applications.

  • Office tasks including answering the phone, door, and ordering supplies.

  • Organise and track administrative responsibilities, such as crew covid testing - with an emphasis on deadlines.

  • Assist with other administrative documentation such as carbon footprint impact assessments and risk assessments.


  • Exceptionally organised and detail-oriented.

  • Have superb written and verbal communication skills.

  • Comfortable and confident speaking to people on the phone. 

  • Calm under pressure and enjoys problem-solving.

  • 3+ years experience in documentary film production, travel or adventure tourism industry.

  • Basic computer fluency required. 

  • Beneficial: Background in biology or ecology 

  • Beneficial: Driver’s Licence, additional language skills



Application Process:

River Road Films is looking to recruit talent from diverse backgrounds. Those who self-identify as Indigenous, Black and/or People of Colour or persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be Canadian. preference will be given to those who are B.C. residents as of December, 2022. 

Please send a cover letter, CV and list of references (minimum 2) to

Successful applicants will be required to provide government-issued proof of vaccination for COVID-19 before beginning work.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing date for applications: December 1st, 2022