Unit Manager

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 25, 2013
Closes
Nov 24, 2013
Contact
Viacom Media Networks
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
MTV News is seeking a Unit Manager. The successful incumbent will:

•Create and manage smaller scale budgets, schedules/show calendars and daily production reports
•Support Production Manager and Line Producer by managing specific areas within larger-scale budgets
•Act as liaison between outside production companies and department heads
•Hire ENG crews, makeup artists, DPs, LDs, Stage Managers, Directors etc. as needed
•Handle deal memos/timesheets, contracts, vendor agreements, invoice payments
•Interface with Business and Legal Affairs on contracts, risk management, labor & employment issues, Union requirements
•Monitor Rights & Clearances and Insurance needs
•Interface with Production Accountant regarding narrative/cost report
•Demonstrate working knowledge of MTVN T&E policy
•Ensure all Internal Policies and Procedures are communicated to support staff and external production companies

Basic Qualifications:

•4-5 years experience within Production Management
•Bachelor degree
•Fluent in Movie Magic Budgeting and Microsoft Office
•Understanding of Studio-based and multi-camera production as well as reality and field production
•Highly organized and detailed oriented
•Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks to completion
•Strong written and oral communication skills
•Solid problem solving skills
•Resourceful and able to work independently
•Strong team player
•Working knowledge of all general accounting procedures and terms

Desired Qualifications:

•Knowledge of unions budgeting and staffing is strongly desired

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