Prize Coordinator

Coordinate the use of assorted merchandises for prizes on game shows.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Prize Coordinators do?

Coordinates use of assorted merchandise for prizes on television game shows: Verifies receipt and accuracy of manufacturer’s contract guaranteeing availability of promised merchandise. Sends contract to network for approval. Prepares and sends details of contract, with mounted pictures of manufacturer’s products, to production company for approval. Inspects flip cards and display merchandise before show is taped to verify their match with prepared script. Views taping of shows to verify promotional use of merchandise and records each episode’s winners. Writes status reports for all merchandise used on shows, including amount of contestants’ gratuitous awards and type and retail value of merchandise advertised and won during each episode. Obtains contestants’ signatures on contestant prize forms after each show and gives written rules and instructions to winners for receiving and using prizes. Notifies manufacturers, or their representatives, of date taped show will be telecast, including names of winners and prizes awarded. Contacts manufacturers to assist winners in resolving complaints about prizes. May solicit use of manufacturer’s product. May assist production company in selecting prizes for each taped episode.

Should I be a Prize Coordinator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Document Coordinator

    How to become a Prize Coordinator

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