Full Time Job

Production Manager, Digital

NBC News

New York, NY 1 day ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NBC News Digital is looking for an experienced Production Manager to join the Digital Video Operations team. The ideal candidate is an extraordinary communicator, planner and project executor with a wealth of digital video production experience. This role will collaborate across Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production and Editorial to track projects through their lifecycles from conception to archive. Acting as a liaison between operations logistics and creative editorial to facilitate the production of a variety of digital assets. They will serve as the administrative backbone of production units managing logistics, documentation, production schedules, deliverables, budgets, and transparent communication with stakeholders.

Job Duties:
• Coordinate resources, equipment and elements to support an efficient production pipeline
• Oversee remote field production planning, implementation, project and budgets
• Project budgets for potential series, shows, and specials
• Vet budgets for stories with producers and track overall budget
• Track deliverables, manage project requests, and scheduling through all phases of production
• Help build and maintain production timelines for each story, series or special produced
• Oversee asset and metadata delivery to platforms and manage all portions of the delivery process
• Maintain production and post-production schedules to deliver all assets on deadline
• Plan, organize and communicate production timelines to align with designated deadlines and work with producers to meet them
• Establish and maintain relationships with internal partners in support of their production efforts
• Help procure and archive documentation (certificate of insurance, releases, and licenses, etc.)
• Oversee cue sheets and rights and clearances process for proper submission, accuracy and organization
• Ensure that archiving of projects occurs in accordance with our processes
• Help source and hire freelance producers, associate producers, production associates, and production staff as needed
• Source locations for shoots when required
• Organize details for shoots as needed: hair, make-up, lighting and set design, etc.
• Anticipate, react to, and resolve operational issues with urgency
• Troubleshoot potential pitfalls in the production process

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years of experience in Production Management, Post-

Production, Media or a related field
• Experience coordinating teams across verticals with

planning-related duties in the digital space
• Knowledge of Adobe Suite, Final Cut, Avid Media

Composer and transcoding variety of codecs
• Experience with Production clearances, licensing and

• Proven interpersonal, organizational, written and oral

communications skills
• Ability to manage multiple, competing workstreams and

priorities simultaneously
• Ability to notice inefficiencies, come up with new ways to

solve them and being confident in presenting those ideas

to team and partners.
• On-Set production and remote experience
• Meticulous attention to detail with ability to be a pro-
active problem solver

Additional Job Requirements:
Desired Characteristics
• Social media, OTT, and/or data savvy, with a passion for

hybrid production environments
• Experience or exposure to news or documentary field

production or stories a plus
• Hands-on experience with Sony, Canon and other

Cinema cameras and DSLRs
• Knowledge of organizational software like Smartsheet a

• Production industry contacts a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkk9z8-3-227-0-150-42 in your application.