Production Coordinator Resume Templates & Examples

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Your resume is the first step in a long, drawn-out process.

You’re going to have to write it, send it, and then wait for a response from the company that hired you. You may have to do some interviews, too.

No matter how many steps there are before you actually get the job, your resume is always going to be the first thing they look at when they decide whether or not they want to meet with you. That’s why it’s so important that your production coordinator resume looks great!

Methodology

The goal of this guide is to give you real data what the “must haves” of production coordinator resumes are.

To do that, we compiled and analyzed data from production coordinator resumes and 13 production coordinator job listings to get the data used for this our production coordinator resume guide. 

In addition to production coordinator-specific resume data, we built a database of nearly 1 million resumes and job listings, and we use a propriety machine learning model to understand the anatomy of the best resumes in general.

Quick note: using the data below can help you build a competitive resume, but it’s always important to be creative, unique, and personal to stand out.

If you want more info on our methodology, you can check it out here.

Production coordinator resume objective data + production coordinator objective examples

Pop quiz: do production coordinator’s really need to use an objective? 

In general, whether or not you need an objective or professional summary can depend a lot on your personal career level (check out our article on resume objectives), but this is what our analysis found for production coordinator’s specifically:

  • 38% of production coordinator’s included an objective section
  • 24% of production coordinator’s included a professional summary
  • 44% of production coordinator’s included neither an objective nor a summary

Production coordinator objective examples

Upbeat production coordinator seeking a new employment. Strong record working collaborative and executing key initiatives to help meet company-wide targets .

Prolific and results-driven production professional able to win independently or collaboratively team. Seeking to join a reputable company as a production coordinator.

Seeking a production coordinator position where I can utilize my strong organizational and communication skills to coordinate and oversee the successful production of various projects. I am eager to contribute my expertise in project management and attention to detail to drive the company’s success and growth.

Seeking a position as a Production Coordinator where I can utilize my strong organizational and communication skills to successfully coordinate and oversee the production process from start to finish. I am highly detail-oriented and able to multitask in fast-paced environments, and I am eager to contribute to the success of a dynamic production team.

To obtain a position as a Production Coordinator where I can utilize my strong organizational and communication skills to successfully coordinate and oversee the production process, ensuring that projects are completed efficiently and effectively.


Skills for production coordinator resumes

These are the skills that occurred most frequently in in production coordinator resumes, which means they tend to be core competencies or highly desired skills. 

Of course, you should only list skills that you actually have, and you should prioritize skills most relevant to the job you're applying for. But these are good core skills to include on your resume.

To get more detail on building a powerful skills section, take a peek at our article on resume skills.

*Note: to find skills our machine learning model basically looks for common words, so take these with a grain of salt and use your best judgment. 

Most common production coordinator resume skills

Most common hard skills for production coordinator resumes: video production, production process, purchase orders, production schedules, and scheduling.


Most common soft skills for production coordinator resumes: innovation, vendor management, materials procurement, detail oriented, and scheduling


Other good production coordinator resume skills

  • Maintaining production budget
  • Organizing catering
  • Filing & paperwork
  • Drafting progress reports
  • Distributing crew lists
  • Organizing equipment, supplies & staff
  • Scheduling transportation
  • Managing production assistants
  • Time management
  • Multitasking
  • Anticipating problems
  • Communication
  • Creative thinking
  • Careful planning
  • MS Office
  • Detail oriented

Production coordinator skills section examples

Note: these examples are formatted the same here just because it’s simple, but we have more detailed formatting advice (and examples) in our guide to resume formatting.

Production coordinator skills example 1

Maintaining production budget | management | filing & paperwork | drafting progress reports | sales | leadership | distributing crew lists

Production coordinator skills example 2

Organizing catering | communication skills | organizing equipment, supplies & staff | customer-service skills | scheduling transportation | interpersonal skills | managing production assistants

Production coordinator skills example 3

Careful planning | time management | patience | listening skills | anticipating problems | customer-service skills | communication

Work experience for production coordinator resumes

Your work experience section is almost always the most important part of your resume. Because it’s difficult to pull trends from this kind of section, this section is mostly just examples. 

For some advanced strategies for writing about work experience on a resume, refer to our article on building a strong work experience resume section. We also have a guide on writing a resume with no experience if you’re just starting your career.

For now, it’s good to remember that the most important experience for any production coordinator resume is the most relevant experience.

A couple examples for you:

Production coordinator work experience examples

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sr. Associate Production Coordinator

Wayne Enterprises, 2020-2022

Responsibilities

  • Analyze production data
  • Assess whether production needs, such as for equipment upgrades or overtime work, are within budget 
  • Communicate with sales staff, customers, and suppliers
  • Decide how best to use a plant’s workers and equipment to meet production goals
  • Ensure that production stays on schedule and within budget

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate Production Coordinator

Moxie Group, 2016-2022

Responsibilities

  • Handle returns or complaints
  • Hire, train, and evaluate workers
  • Reading schedule of all transformers needed, using a computerized system to key in orders to complete and make sure team was on correct work flow to complete order.
  • Responsible for making sure all production orders were fulfilled by team.
  • Negotiation of pricing, ordering, and maintaining corrugate inventory to fulfill the customer’s orders.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Production Coordinator Intern

Gekko & Co, 2010-2012

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with vendors and secure contracts per the needs of touring crew.
  • Execute clients’ vision for events with practical budgetary decisions, proactive problem solving, and technical knowledge.
  • Manage event budgets, collect competitive bids, contract vendors and process orders and invoices; manage event components, including timetables, run-of-show, technical grids, and teams of labor to efficiently build out and execute necessary production elements.
  • Prepare reports and distribute work to employees to film check copies for credit card payments.
  • Keep log of incoming and outgoing of check requests for audit reasons.

Education for production coordinator resumes

For most positions, work experience is more important than education, although it can be important for new grads or for fields in which specific classes are industry-standard. 

So it’s not a big section, but it’s still important, and often, production coordinator job postings list a minimum education requirement. 

Check out our blueprint for education on resumes for our full playbook on education sections.

Data from our sample of 480 production coordinator resumes

  • 9% production coordinator resumes listed an associate’s degree
  • 56% production coordinator resumes listed a bachelor’s degree
  • 33% production coordinator resumes included a masters degree
  • 0% production coordinator resumes mentioned a doctoral degree

Production coordinator resume education examples

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Management Studies

FLS International – Las Vegas, 2020

Awards & Honors

  • AP Scholar
  • Salutatorian
  • Phi Beta Kappa

EDUCATION

Associate of Science

York College, 2016

Certifications for production coordinator resumes

Certifications aren’t a strict requirement for every job, but there are almost always certifications you can get to boost your chances of success. 

If you want to see how to build these sections, we have a guide about certifications on resumes.

We did a little research and found certifications can help production coordinator’s specifically, according to CareerOneStop.

Production coordinator certification examples

CERTIFICATIONS

Meta Certified Media Planning Professional

Meta, 2020

Certified Senior Technology Manager

Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 2016

CERTIFICATIONS

Meta Certified Media Planning Professional, Certified Senior Technology Manager, Professional Certification in Customer Service and Sales

Production coordinator resume action verbs

Using our database of nearly 1,000,000 publicly available resumes, we compiled an index of action verbs and cross-referenced it with our sample of 480 production coordinator resumes and job postings to uncover which action verbs are most commonly used by production coordinator’s and production coordinator employers.

The most common action verbs on production coordinator resumes are: program, assist, process, prepare, and manage.

The most common action verbs on production coordinator job postings are: lead, plan, review, perform, and handle.

Other action verbs for production coordinator resumes: 

  • Develop
  • Create
  • Direct
  • Design
  • Field
  • Track
  • Resolve
  • Monitor
  • Report
  • Organize

Full production coordinator resume example

Lastly, we wanted to give you a couple full production coordinator resume examples.. 

Please note: you can write a better resume than this. This is just a quick illustration to show you how these pieces might fit together. 

If you’d like to see “perfect” resumes, we have a showcase of resume examples.


Production coordinator resume example

Dana Martinez
Production Coordinator

4285 Franklin Street, Opelika, AL


Seeking a position as a Production Coordinator where I can utilize my strong organizational and communication skills to successfully coordinate and oversee the production process from start to finish. I am highly detail-oriented and able to multitask in fast-paced environments, and I am eager to contribute to the success of a dynamic production team.


WORK EXPERIENCE

Sr. Associate Production Coordinator

Wayne Enterprises, 2020-2022

Responsibilities

  • Collaborated and maintained relationships with outside organizations to manage events.
  • Independently managed projects to include follow-ups, evaluations and directing further needs to appropriate departments.
  • Interact collaboratively with the design and development team in order to yield successive results for all.
  • Examine WIP with meticulous care in order to specify latent errors thus correct in advance.

Associate Production Coordinator

Moxie Group, 2016-2022

Responsibilities

  • Managed working documents for all digital, print and branded merchandise production files. Ensured that production files are stored and updated properly. Maintained metadata for products and merchandise.
  • Created print materials according to design specifications including proofing and editing of text and images.
  • Closely followed production procedures to ensure that all production work met deadlines and quality standards.
  • Ensured that projects had sufficient logistical and operational support and that deliverables were confirmed to be in scope, on budget and on time.

Production Coordinator Intern

Gekko & Co, 2010-2016

Responsibilities

  • Arranged and conducted operational meetings with service providers.
  • Drove excellence with partner teams in fulfilment and customer service, decreasing costs and increasing satisfaction.
  • Managed SRM (supplier relationship management) and CRM (client relationship management) to ensure satisfaction from all involved stakeholders.
  • Managed sourcing, vendor/ supplier contract negotiation. Directed, optimized and coordinated full order cycle. Liaised and negotiated with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers. Tracked quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency.

CERTIFICATIONS

HDI Support Center Analyst

HDI, 2020

Certified Plant Maintenance Manager

Association for Facilities Engineering, 2016


SKILLS

Maintaining production budget | distributing crew lists | leadership | interpersonal skills | communication skills | research | time management


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Management Studies

FLS International – Las Vegas, 2020

Associate of Science

York College, 2016

What experts say about production coordinator resumes

Before we wrap it up, we want to leave you with some advice from other experts we admire.

“Keep your resume simple. List the production company, the name of the project, the town you filmed in, your position on it, the type of project, and the name you filmed it in. Do that for every job you are on, whether you are on for one day, or six months; no need to put descriptions beyond that because the person hiring you knows you what it all means.” – How to Write A Production Assistant Resume| Tips For You


“Keep your film production resume one-page long if you have a lot of experience, only include your best and most relevant work so that is how you create a simple clean straight to-the-point film production resume.” – Film Production Resume Tips (PLUS Template)


“You can mention that you always take a photo of your family events, or that you always put highlight keys to your favorite sport events; anything that will connect you to them a little more.” – How to Write A Production Assistant Resume| Tips For You

Want help with your production coordinator resume?

After reading this guide, you’ll understand exactly what you need to do to create a resume that will help you land production coordinator interviews. We hope you found our guide useful and that we’ve helped you make a great impression on any potential employers!

Methodology

In addition to our own expertise as professional resume consultants, for every resume guide we write, we curate dozens of recent job postings and resumes to make sure all our recommendations align with current trends for each specific industry and career path. Learn more about our methodology here. 

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Michelle Reed | Sr. Resume Advisor

Michelle Reed | Sr. Resume Advisor

Michelle has worked in recruiting & HR for 10 years and has taught resume writing at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She has helped build teams at two large startups (Wyzant and, currently, Brilliant) in the last decade, which means she views hundreds of resumes per day. Michelle guides our overall resume value system, ensuring our recommendations are high-quality and effective in the current job market.

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