Manager, Production & Operations

Posted: 3/31/2018

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

Role Purpose
The Manager, Production & Operations provides essential support to the Production & Operations team and Programming and Development Executives on Development and Series 3rd party projects of various scale. For each project, this individual will work with the teams and production companies on driving the production process forward with an emphasis on communication, documentation, and financial accountability. This role reports to the VP, Production & Operations for the Oxygen network.

· Review the cash flow payment schedules submitted by 3rd party production companies and make recommendations to senior management

· Explain production and technical standards, show formatting, deal memos, contracts, financial reporting, insurance, production and safety policies, and wrap requirements to various 3rd party production companies and answer questions regarding network requirements

· Act as liaison between 3rd party production companies and all internal departments (i.e. Business & Legal, Standards & Practices, Rights & Clearances, On-Air Design, Promos, etc.)

· Review 3rd party cost reports with production accountants and report any issues to senior management

· Ensure all deliverables are completed accurately and on time and report any issues to senior management

· Facilitate delivery of Airmasters through QC process and broadcast facility

· Coordinate and track all matters of rights restrictions and licensed materials

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

• Minimum 2-3 years TV production management experience required

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Eligibility Requirements
- Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #40152BR)
- Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

Desired Characteristics
• Has solid understanding of production workflow and hands-on experience in reality/studio-based productions, including post production workflows

• Has general understanding of accounting principles and procedures, including general ledger, journal entries, account reconciliation, month-end, and cost reporting

• Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Is an extremely organized and dependable team player, who works well under pressure while handling multiple responsibilities

• Is self-motivated, proactive, flexible, resourceful, and diplomatic

• Can be trusted to keep sensitive information secure

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