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Director, Production, USA & Syfy


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Production, USA & Syfy

Jobid 23768-364883

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 32940BR

**Job Title** Director, Production, USA & Syfy

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** Syfy

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is 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. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


The Director of Production will be responsible for managing all details associated with projects in pre-production, production and post-production. He/She will interface with every department at the network as well as third party production companies. This position reports directly to the SVP, Production.


•Works closely with Creative Executives to manage every aspect of production from development to series.

•Responsible for managing series budgets, production schedules and post schedules to ensure series stay on budget and hit their premiere dates.

•Knowledge of post-production, setting up and facilitating all aspects of digital air master deliveries, QCs and electronic wrap binder deliverables.

•Manages internal financial tracker on the West Coast, reviews cost reports, approves payments to prod co’s, keeps track of option dates for financial planning.

•Responsible for regular written communication with the Finance Dept regarding pay schedules and invoices.

•Works closely with Business Affairs, Risk Management, Insurance, Diligence and Legal Affairs to make sure that each show is complying with network requirements.

•Manages the credits approval process from Creative, Legal, Business Affairs, and Labor to make sure that all contractual guidelines are accurate.

•Works with all other network departments who need materials from production to market shows such as On-Air Promos, Social, Digital, Press, etc.

•Maintains network tech specs by regularly communicating with each department who requires materials from third party prod cos and makes sure the info is up to date.


•Bachelor’s Degree required

•Minimum 7-10 years experience in production, with specific experience in unscripted programming including field, in-studio, docu, game, talk, etc.

•Knowledge of Movie Magic Budgeting, Microsoft Office and Calendar Program.

•Must have previous experience with at least two out of three of the following production jobs; network experience, in field production experience or production company experience.

**Desired Characteristics**

•Proactive, problem solver with the ability to anticipate and avoid potential production issues

•Excellent attention to detail

•Excellent multi-tasking skills

•Strong verbal and written communication skills

•Positive attitude and team player

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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