Production Manager, CNBC

Posted: 1/4/2019

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Production Manager reports to the Director, Production Management and is responsible for forecasting, planning, and coordinating all remote production related issues and projects.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:

  • Remote production management for network. Conduct sight surveys, vendor hiring, travel arrangements, assemble crew, and coordination with technical department. Must be available to travel with production team for surveys and remote shoots as needed.
  • Liaising with show EPs on planning and coordinating future production needs such as events, remote productions, road shows, specials, etc.
  • Provide production support to network producers and management on breaking news or special one time programming projects.
  • Works with finance team on budgeting launches, special projects and remotes including controlling/negotiating/tracking actual expenditures on these events.


  • • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or other related field or equivalent experience
    • At least 5 years of experience in broadcast and/or cable television
    • At least 3 years of experience in various production roles; experience with digital technology desired
    • Must have some knowledge of transmission and Master Control operations
    • Experience coordinating and planning off-site remotes

    • Experience managing remote production crews a plus
    • Experience working with outside vendors and freelance crews
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Self-starter with excellent follow-through ability
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
    • Solid financial acumen; experience with creating and maintaining production budgets
    • Available to work nights and weekends
    • Available to travel as needed
    • Available at all times to coordinate programming and schedule changes with Master Control

    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.

    About CNBC:

    With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

    CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

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