Remote Production Manager (Studio Technical Operations)

Posted: 8/6/2019

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

The Remote Production Manager will be responsible for providing reliable studio operations services to our news, sports and entertainment partners. This role will manage the technical preparation and real-time execution of various broadcasts and segments for NBCU on air and digital platforms.The RPM will also navigate high volume production facilities at NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, ensuring constant communications and supporting Directors’ and producers’ vision.

Job Duties:Schedule, manage and assist with execution of all 30 Rockefeller remote shoots. Client contact prior, during and after shoot to ensure flawless execution from scheduling to shoot wrap up. Create a clear path to technical services and resources for our show clients in a shared facility, maintaining expected production value while maximizing efficiencyPartner with show clients and collaborate with Studio Operations, Facilities and Engineering teams to plan technical and logistical requirements for shoots across 30 Rockefeller PlazaManage bi-weekly meetings to keep team up to date and discuss best practicesOversee technical setup and testing for productions assuring producers needs are met while staying in alignment with production rules at 30 Rockefeller PlazaSupervise set location crew, equipment and connectivity requirements, finding immediate solutions to problems, keeping production on track and uninterruptedManage expectations for gardens shoots and work with clients on weather contingenciesEnsure production requests have been submitted and are up to dateResponsible for budgeting and making clients aware of all expected and potential charges for remote shootsUse proper judgement to escalate issues affecting production workflow to leadership and additional supportAct as Technical Manager for studio events when neededProvide backup for Technical Production Manager of Plaza ProductionsWork closely with Audience Operations Coordinator to assist during high volume days

Basic Qualifications
  • College degree in area related to responsibilities described or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years live television production experience

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a CV/resume through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York City
  • Must be available for all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be willing to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice

  • Experience working in a technical capacity in a live on-air environment
  • Experience working with talent
  • Proven computer skills to quickly adapt to specialty applications, forms, file systems and tools
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and databases
  • Strong administrative, organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project/Product Management experience
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Exceptional prioritization skills
  • Strong client service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to handle pressure

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