Staging Operations Manager

Posted: 3/13/2019

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


Successful candidate will oversee studio and staging productions for news studios which include Today Show, Nightly News, MSNBC and WNBC (Studios 1A, 3A, and 3K). He/ she will coordinate with directors, producers, designers and stage crew to execute various productions and special events.

  • Direct management oversight of the stagehand crews.

  • Coordinate daily operations of service, including: lighting, props, carpentry, scenic and design needs.

  • Partner with technical, finance, facilities teams to plan, prepare and execute production requirements.

  • Provide cost effective solutions to improve day to day workflow.

  • Manage weekly / annual show budgets.

  • Update weekly schedule according to production changes

  • Coordinate purchases, maintain studio production inventories.

  • Lead Studio team on project builds and assignments.



  • 5 years of experience working in television studios.
  • 2-3 years of experience working in a union environment.
  • Strong client service and interpersonal skills, effective leadership style desired.
  • Able to effectively manage crews in a union environment.
  • Ability to think quickly and communicate well.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere and handle pressure.
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Extensive computer experience using Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.



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