Technical Manager

Posted: 11/5/2019

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

The Technical Manager will provide front-line management of personnel, facilities, equipment, operations and technology for a customer driven production operations group. This individual will coordinate all technical and logistical requirements prior to air and then in the control rooms to ensure that all technical aspects of the production go as planned.

Job Duties:
  • For assigned program(s), work closely with all show personnel in planning programs and scheduling manpower resources including field crews, edit rooms, control rooms and production studios.
  • Coordinate and communicate with remote origination locations to ensure technical quality and readiness for air.
  • Ensure efficient utilization of company resources within a fast paced rapidly changing environment.
  • Work with other NBC entities, outside broadcasters and vendors to identify, negotiate for and secure required resources.
  • Assist in the strategic financial planning process and the development and tracking of short and long term budgets.
  • Maintain technical and broadcast quality.
  • Work closely with engineering to insure all equipment meets client expectations.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable company policies.

  • Basic Qualifications
  • 7+ years experience in live, studio television production experience
  • 7+ years experience in engineering support and operational experience in broadcast studio and production control room
  • 5+ years experience with field/remote production processes and equipment (including satellite/telco and communications) experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Must understand digital production and file based workflows in FCP environment
  • Must have proficient computer skills, including Apple, Outlook, MS Word, Excel
  • Must have strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Must have managerial skills

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York City
  • Must be willing to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications, Engineering or equivalent field
  • Work well under pressure, including tight deadlines
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to be effective across diverse groups throughout the company and external vendors
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Success in management of represented personnel and knowledge of relevant collective bargaining agreements with NABET, IATSE, and DGA
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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