Director, Production

Posted: 5/10/2019

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

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Programming, the Director of Production is responsible for supervising the daytime productions. He/She will also oversee third party producers, partners and co-productions in order to streamline and optimize productions to assure they come in on-time and on-budget.

Purpose: To participate in the oversight and management of the morning show, Un Nuevo Dia, as well as Suelta la Sopa. The goal is to manage productions to make sure they are delivered on time and on budget, that the content is innovative and relevant to the audience while complying with corporate rules and regulations. Ultimately, the Director of Production will work with programming department with a mutual goal of generating increased ratings for the Network.
Strategize with senior Telemundo management to develop production goals and objectives.Oversee production of Un Nuevo Dia, Suelta La Sopa, and other properties.Day to day administration of budgets and timelines; including control of resources and CAPEX.Ensure that productions are in line with company’s standards and procedures.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

  • o 8+ years of experience in the development and production
    o Strong ability to initiate, develop, and supervise production of multi-platform content
    o Hands-on production expertise for unscripted informational and entertainment content
    o Prior experience with financial budgeting, forecasting and management of budgets
    o Strong ability to work in collaboration with creative people including writers, producers and talent
    o Structured financial mind with creative abilities
    o Strong interpersonal and communications skills with ability to deal with all levels of management
    o Thorough understanding of new delivery platforms, business development and repurposing of content
    o Must be fluent in Spanish language
    o Strong written and spoken English and Spanish language
    o Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    o Must submit to drug screen and background check
    o Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    o Must be 18 years or older
    o Must have ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings
    o Must be willing to work in Miami, Florida
    o Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
    o Must have a valid driver’s license
    o Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
    o Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment.
    o Must be available to work (whenever necessary for show production) early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, and natural disaster emergencies.
    o Must be willing to travel, as needed and on weekends, with short notice.
    o Ability to work regular hours.
    o Must be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, late breaking news and hurricane emergencies.
    o Strong candidate identified; qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

    o Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment
    o Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills
    o Strong attention to detail
    o Team player

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