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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager of Technical Operations

Jobid 23768-379798

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35768BR

**Job Title** Manager of Technical Operations

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Rockefeller Center Ops

**Posting Category** Studio Technical Operations

**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. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


NBC Universal Rockefeller Center Technical Operations provides support for NBC News, Sports, Entertainment, and MSNBC Studios and Control Rooms. This role will be responsible for managing the crew and production team to execute shows, as well as day-to-day operations. Specifically:

+ Oversee all 30 Rock Network Control room production, assuring performance standards.

+ Maintain and create new processes to improve workflow and job performance.

+ Manage projects related to control room builds for the Network.

+ Technical Manage shows as necessary.

+ Manage represented and non-represented direct reports consisting of Technical Directors, Video Operators, Audio Operators, Audio Transmission, Music Mix, Prompter Operators and Assistant Directors.

+ Work closely with scheduling to ensure proper crew assignments and implement new strategies.

+ Liaison with NBCU operations & executive leadership.

+ Oversee facilities, IT, and maintenance services for assigned control room in unison with the needs for NBC News, Sports, Entertainment, MSNBC and Cable Programming.

+ Responsible for customer relationships within NBC brands.

+ Must balance creative demands of various properties with outstanding operational management skills.

+ Develop & motivate talent, creating standards and expectations for excellence in broadcasting.

+ Execute business strategies and cost initiatives while maintaining day to day operations tasks.

+ Manage demands during breaking & unplanned news, sports, and entertainment events.

+ Implement unified operational strategy across NBCU show units.

+ Work in compliance with Integrity, Health and Safety Policies, and NBC Standards and Practices.


+ 10+ years experience in broadcast television

+ Strong on air operations and technical background

+ Ability to work days, overnights, weekends and holidays

+ Deep working knowledge with control room technology

+ Solid leadership, clear communication, excellent interpersonal, and team building skills required.

+ Demonstrated management experience and customer focused.

+ Work well under pressure.

+ Excellent team facilitation and knowledge of team problem solving techniques

+ Ability to Facilitate change, serve as a change agent in the organization

+ Excellent ability to manage multiple tasks and challenges at the same time

+ Excellent written and verbal communication

+ Bachelor/Masters Degree

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Experienced in working with DGA, NABET, IATSE, as well as non-represented.

+ Digital production experience

+ Journalist/producer/newsroom experience

+ Entertainment Control Room experience

+ On-Air live experience

+ Ability to operate within a budget.

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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