Associate Production Manager

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Nov 07, 2013
Closes
Dec 07, 2013
Contact
Ms. Melly Sawatdee
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
SUMMARY:

The Associate Production Manager will be responsible for all logistical, financial and technical needs to ensure productions proceed smoothly including budgeting, scheduling and resource needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

To effectively manage all staffing/resource matters for a specific production / assignment in line with Al Jazeera’s objectives. To liaise with the Unit Manager as appropriate and communicate effectively with all members of the production team and independent Producers
To balance creative aspirations with financial and resource constraints, in conjunction with the Unit Manager and production team
Provide timely, accurate financial forecasts and progress reports, identifying problems/risks in time to deliver workable solutions and managing these as soon as they are identified
To identify and set up location requirements for the production and liaise with all the relevant bodies regarding permissions and other logistical factors
To contribute to the production review process, analyzing effectiveness of schedules and negotiated deals
To produce production paperwork accurately and in line with requirements as requested
To ensure that all team cash advances are reconciled quickly and accurately by team members
To undertake any other ad-hoc requests/tasks as advised by the Unit Manager
EDUCATION:

An undergraduate degree is required.
EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience in television production management
Work experience should include in-house production independent commission, co-production and acquisitions process.
Demonstrate experience in drafting and working with budgets and production schedules
SKILLS:

Computer proficient with MS Office, Database, Internet and Windows applications.
Multitasking skills
Communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Follow up skills
Organizational skills
KNOWLEDGE:

Local and International knowledge in business affairs
Basic finance and legal knowledge
Time zones, scheduling , currency exchange, international travel requirements
Knowledge of English is required, Arabic would be advantageous.
ABILITIES:

Leadership abilities
Strong Interpersonal and negotiation abilities
Able to work under pressure
Able to work long hours and be accessible during of office hours
Able to work on more projects simultaneously and meet deadlines

More jobs like this