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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Technical Production Manager - Plaza Productions

Jobid 23768-382757

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 36328BR

**Job Title** Technical Production Manager - Plaza Productions

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Rockefeller Center Ops

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**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


About the Opportunity

NBC Universal has an opening for a Technical Production Manager for Plaza Productions. This is an Operations and Technology facility servicing various NBCU productions.

Job Purpose

The Technical Production Manager will provide front-line management of operational, technical and production support for Plaza Productions facility. Coordinate all technical and logistical requirements from room bookings, staffing, client relationships to technical support.

Essential Functions

+ Booking and scheduling of facility and manpower resources for four insert studios.

+ Deal directly with various clients to facilitate their requests. Coordinate and communicate with remote locations to ensure technical quality and readiness for air.

+ Ensure efficient utilization of company resources within a fast paced rapidly changing news environment

+ Work closely with finance managers for billing and budget preparation

+ Development strategic financial planning process and tracking of short and long term budgets.

+ Coordinate with other NBC entities, including NBC News, NBC Entertainment, CNBC and broadcast and cable affiliates live shots and taped productions

+ Maintain technical and broadcast quality

+ Work closely with engineering to insure all equipment is meeting client’s expectations.

+ Responsible for compliance with all applicable company policies.


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience in live, studio television production.

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a News environment

+ Minimum of 2 years experience in engineering support and operational experience in broadcast studio and production control room.

+ Must understand digital production and file based workflows.

+ Must have proficient computer skills, including Apple, Outlook, MS Word, Excel.

+ Must have strong administrative and organizational skillsEligibility Requirements

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

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in New York

+ Must be willing to work all shifts, including weekends and overnights

+ Must be willing to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Bachelor’s Degree.

+ 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.

+ Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.

+ Ability to work in fast-paced, team oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

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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