HBO Production Manager

New York City, New York
HBO Production Manager
Sep 12, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Reports to Director, East Coast Production Sports


  • Coordinate all ENG shoots for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, both domestic and international
    • Hiring of camera crews, audio, lighting and other necessary labor.
    • Must be available 24/7 to manage several productions at once, around the globe.
    • Coordinate logistics, travel visas, carnets and equipment rental for international shoots
  • Create, manage, forecast and reconcile the below-the-line budget.
  • Handle all aspects and scheduling of post-production, i.e. editing, audio mixing, voice-overs, ingest, graphics
  • Manage all aspects of studio shoots, i.e.: hire crew, set builds, lighting
  • Keep abreast of potentially useful technologies & equipment
  • Research and vet promising freelance technicians and production facilities.
  • Supervise and motivate teams


  • Bachelor’s degree.  7+ years of Production management experience in digital video production.
  • 5+ years’ experience in show budgeting and reconciliation
  • Experience in production managing and coordinating studio shows in a broadcast television facility.
  • Experience with hiring freelance staff in both production and post-production fields with an understanding of all post production environments.
  • Proven ability in negotiation
  • Thorough technical background and understanding related to field & studio camera and production equipment including lights and POV equipment
  • Candidate must be: Self-directed, proactive, organized, efficient, detail-oriented, accountable, enthusiastic, dedicated, compromising, meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A team player with an ability to balance and manage multiple projects, which may be going in competing directions.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, File Maker Pro, and using Internet tools for research
  • Strong research skills both online and off
  • Candidate must be available for nights and weekends

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