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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Production Manager

Jobid 23768-380776

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 35947BR

**Job Title** Production Manager

**Business Segment** NBC Entertainment

**Sub-Business** NBC Ent Marketing & Digital

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**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** California

**City** Universal City


Job Summary

NBC Entertainment Digital Marketing is looking for an experienced Production Manager to join our team in creating best in class digital videos in support of NBC's primetime programming.

This position will report to the Vice President, Creative Content Production and is located at NBC's facilities on the Universal Lot in Universal City. This is an NBC staff position, with full benefits, including health, paid time-off and more.

The ideal candidate is a proven self-starter, able to juggle multiple projects, with an exceptional eye for detail, and strong collaboration and communication skills. This person should be equally at home whether overseeing a shoot, leading a production meeting, or at a desk knocking out call sheets and schedules.

This role will also work with variety of stakeholders (including creative directors, producers, executive producers, writers, social managers) to define the vision, scope and deliverables needed for a wide range of digital projects--from simple edits to large multi-camera physical shoots.

Essential Responsibilities

+ Prepare production plans including budgets, schedules, deliverable lists, and equipment/technology recommendations.

+ Ensure that the highest standards of quality are maintained throughout each project's life cycle.

+ Coordinate across internal departments (such as Legal, Business Affairs, Rights and Clearances, Design, Video post-production, Brand Strategy, Social Marketing) and producers to ensure all stakeholders are informed and engaged.

+ Coordinate with line producers of broadcast shows to arrange shoots, schedules, and asset delivery.

+ Arrange and negotiate vendors, crew, locations, and equipment rental.

+ Assist with simple field shoots. Should possess basic to intermediate shooting, lighting, and sound recording skills.

+ Oversee pre-production planning and coordination for video shoots. Line produce small-scale shoots, including all aspects of physical production. Handle releases, agreements, licenses and contract tracking.

+ Interface with NBC financial departments to make sure costs are tracked, vendors are processed, and that invoices are received, reviewed, and paid.

+ Generate timely production reports and identify any threats to a project's established budget and delivery deadline.

+ Manage a small inventory of field equipment such as cameras, light kits.

+ Additional projects and duties as assigned.

+ Able to create budgets, schedules, and production plans for a variety of program types (i.e. daily shows, series, specials, live events, etc.) and for a variety of platforms including Facebook, YouTube, VOD, Snapchat, etc.


Basic Qualifications:

+ 1 - 3 years of production management experience for a broadcast network, cable network, digital agency, or television production company.

+ Hands-on experience in clip/field/studio-based productions as a director, producer, line producer, or coordinating producer.

+ Solid understanding of digital production workflows.

+ Basic shooting, lighting, and sound recording skills.

+ Self-motivated and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.Eligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

+ Willingness to work nights and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Must have work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics:

+ Strong existing relationships, including below the line crew, locations, and equipment vendors.

+ Familiarity with project management, budgeting and production scheduling software and systems.

+ Basic editing skills

+ Live producing experience a plus, including producing or directing for Facebook Live, Twitch or YouTube Live.

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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