Production Manager, Real Sports

Employer
HBO
Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Production Manager, Real Sports
Posted
Feb 15, 2019
Function
Production
Specialty
Project Management
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

HBO Production Manager

OVERALL SUMMARY:

Reports to Director, East Coast Production Sports

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.
  • Track and report show budgets monthly. 
  • Responsible for show delivery to the network
  • 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