Director, Studio & Technical Operations

Posted: 7/16/2019

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


The Director, Studio & Technical Operations position requires an individual who can efficiently maximize all operational aspects of Network News, Sports, Entertainment, and Corporate Events consistent with the overall strategic plan. The candidate must possess a variety of competencies including, meticulous follow-through, comprehensive organizational skills, acute attention to detail, client focus, superior judgment, project management, event operations and a reliable business sense.

Job Duties:
  • Manage all FTEs for Network Studio Operations, supporting News, Sports, & Entertainment in Studios, Control Rooms, and Hair, Make-Up and Wardrobe
  • Cultivate client relationships for customer success
  • Maintain fiscal management of labor budgets for NABET, IATSE, DGA & Technical Managers
  • Develop and maintain departmental operating budget
  • Streamline processes to increase reliability
  • Increase talent pipeline
  • Strengthen the organization by fostering growth and culture with frontline managers and technical staff
  • Provide on-air supportDevelop, execute and maintain disaster recovery plans for all network brands

    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 7+ years of experience in a live television operations environment
  • Experience with deadline driven environment
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in MS Office 365 tools such as Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York, New York
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, especially with emerging media companies
  • Excellent organizational and management skills
  • Strong analytics and business acumen
  • Expert ability in multitasking on air and business needs
  • Demonstrate strong influencing skills

    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.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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