Job Title:  Coordinator, COO MPG

Department:  Marketing & Publicity

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate is seeking experienced candidates for the role of Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Motion Picture Group (MPG). The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, resourceful, detail-oriented, great at multitasking and prioritizing in a very fast-paced and highly confidential environment.  The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills and feel comfortable communicating with high-level executives on a range of matters.

The Assistant will work across the entire MPG supporting the day to day needs of the COO as well as playing a critical role in supporting the Strategy & Innovation (S&I) Vertical (comprised of four distinct cross-functional departments: Data Strategy & Innovation, Inclusive Content, Business Strategy & Planning, and Workplace Innovation). This is an extremely exciting opportunity to be exposed to the highest levels of the industry’s largest independent motion picture studio as the business evolves rapidly.


  • Provide critical strategic and operational support to the COO, Motion Picture Group by handling all traditional executive assistant duties (i.e. scheduling both virtual & in-person meetings, rolling calls, booking travel, submitted expense reports & invoices, etc.).
  • Proactively protect and prioritize department head’s time by managing a complex and dynamic calendar.
  • Facilitate communication & collaboration within broader S&I vertical.
  • Create and maintain effective filing systems, databases, and project/timeline trackers to ensure the COO is knowledgeable of all priority workstreams & runs at the highest level of efficiency.
  • Prepare and disseminate supporting materials and agendas for priority internal meetings and external meetings.
  • Attend key internal and external meetings, taking notes and actively participating in brainstorms and problem solving where appropriate. Compile thorough meeting recaps upon request and proactively conduct follow-ups as needed.
  • Partner with the Office of the MPG Chairmen on quarterly board meeting prep as well as select business strategy projects/research.
  • Perform ad hoc duties & assignments as needed including MPG-wide initiatives, programs, and events to foster comradery & employee engagement.
  • Keep track of relevant trends in the broader entertainment industry and flag breaking news where relevant. Compile industry roundups for department or broader Motion Picture Group as applicable.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 2+ years of either entertainment industry or finance experience
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent organization skills, including ability to juggle multiple initiatives and prioritize based on urgency and impact
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to concisely and confidently interact with high-level executives
  • High level of integrity and discretion with the ability to work with sensitive information while maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment and work well under pressure without losing composure or professionalism
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and video conferencing; comfortable adopting to new technology
  • Passion for the business of entertainment and desire to drive change and innovation within the industry
  • Interest in a career in finance/strategy/operations

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide. 

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles