Manager, Current Programming

Posted: 1/12/2018

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Purpose
The Manager, Current Programming will oversee the day to day on current series that he/she is assigned to and support broader Current Programming departmental initiatives. He/She will report to the SVP, Current Programming.

  • Provide notes on outlines, scripts and rough cuts for the shows he/she is responsible for
  • Watch dailies and provide notes when necessary
  • Approve episodic directors and guest cast
  • Staff writers and approve key below-the-line personnel
  • Participate in all inter-departmental activities with marketing, publicity, consumer product and online divisions
  • Additional duties as assigne

  • Basic Qualifications
    Bachelor’s Degree or other equivalent experience.
    Minimum of 3 years of experience in the television industry.
    Minimum of 2 years of administrative experience in television studio, network or production company setting

    Eligibility Requirements
    Interested candidates must submit a resume through to be considered
  • Willingness to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must be willing to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

    Passion for scripted content
    The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years of work experience in the television market with hands-on experience in development and production
    Must exhibit flexibility, excellent communication skills and relationship building ability.
    Self-starters who are assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated.
    A willingness and ability to travel, as required.
    Proven skills in program scheduling and knowledge of network operations.
    Computer proficiency in Excel and Word a must.
    Candidate must have strong relationships throughout the agent and creative community
    Experience working with writers
    Design/Keynote and editing skills are a bonus

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    Uniiversal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Falling Water,” “Playing House,” “Shooter,” “The Sinner” and “Suits” on USA Network; “12 Monkeys,” “Killjoys” and “The Magicians” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” and “Imposters” on Bravo; “The Arrangement” and “The Royals” on E!; “Difficult People” on Hulu; and "HarmonQuest" on Seeso. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

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