Video Voter Guide Production Manager

New York
May 16, 2013
Jun 15, 2013
Ms. Elizabeth Bauer
The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Production Manager to join an energetic team of professionals to increase citywide nonpartisan engagement to the voting public. This is a seasonal (16 weeks), full-time position.
The Production Manager will be the producer of the 2013 Video Voter Guide (VVG). This position reports to the Director of Voter Assistance and liaises closely with other CFB Unit Heads and media partners to ensure that production runs on schedule, meets deadlines, and stays within the rules and regulations of the VVG.

•Oversee all aspects of producing and delivering Final VVG to CFB on time
•Closely monitor studio and candidate schedules throughout VVG shoot
•Prepare daily report sheets for CFB Unit Heads, detailing all aspects of each day’s shoot
•Able to deal with any contingencies during pre-production, shooting and post-production; prepare workable, alternative plans if needed
•Prepare production schedule breakdowns to confirm that sufficient time has been allocated for all aspects of production process; verify and meet budget and schedule
•Take charge of how candidate schedules are managed making sure that everything runs smoothly during filming
•Supervise scheduled candidates on-set and oversee physical production needs of shoot
•Generate internal production calendar
•Chief liaison between CFB , media, and other major partners
•Interface with CFB on candidate status
•Manage internal creatives to ensure project is delivered on schedule and on budget
•Track overall live action shoot and meet weekly with CFB team to review details and progress
•Supervise and manage team members
•Conduct weekly meetings with updated reports

Pre- production duties:
•Meet with production company, media partner, and other senior level staff to develop VVG workflow
•Create production schedule
•Work with team to develop intros, wraparounds, and promos

Production duties:
•Ensure that production runs on schedule, and report progress to CFB
•Manage production schedule and production team
•Ensure that rules and regulations are followed

Post- production duties:
•Oversee work with CFB on VVG distribution online, social media, print and video

Essential Skills:

•Excellent project management skills, with heavy emphasis on timeline management and client communication
•Ability to troubleshoot
•Must be based in New York, NY through 2013
•Strong sense of urgency with sensitivity to time pressures
•Able to work with teams and meet tight deadlines under pressure

•BA/BS degree or higher, with 3-5 years of production and management experience
•Editing and production/shooting abilities
•Must be based in New York through 2013

While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

TO APPLY FOR CONSIDERATION, Please email, fax or mail your resume and cover letter, including current salary and salary requirements to:

Ms. Elizabeth A. Bauer
NYC Campaign Finance Board
40 Rector Street, 7th Floor
New York, New York 10006
Fax #212-306-7143

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