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Associate Manager, Production Management - Live


Los Angeles, CA 04-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
We are seeking an experienced Production Manager to help manage both internal and third party productions. This person must be able to support a wide range of Live programming with a strong sports background. In addition, the role will cover large tent-pole variety events, award shows, comedy formats, and unscripted This role will serve from a network touch point ensuring our external producing partners are effectively onboarded, supported, and managed. Responsibilities include supporting the Production, Post and Tech leads, establishing and curating vendor & staff/crew relations, managing document distribution & communication flow, liaising with internal cross-functional teams, and supporting/suggesting best practices from pre-production through delivery while working with production companies and within the Netflix ecosystem. This position will report to the Director of Live Production in Los Angeles, CA. Together, the Netflix Live team is responsible for supervising all aspects of production through delivery with our global original LIVE programming. Based in office, Los Angeles.

The Role

A successful candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about Live production management, logistics and must have LIVE production experience, ideally in Sports. They will be self-motivated, flexible, thorough, and capable of juggling multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization, communication, and unwavering attention to detail at all times. A priority to learn is key, as the LIVE slate is ever-changing and requires the education of new technologies and practices within production and post-production.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Support the production through various processes during the setup and execution of the project such as guidance on binding insurance, disseminating information to the studio, and uploading deliverable materials, creating and communicating complex information both internally and externally
• Liaise with the production company to ensure they are on-boarded and trained to lean on our various tools and Netflix workflows
• Audit completion/delivery of production materials during pre, production, and wrap from call sheets, schedules, set designs, camera plots, etc
• Gather, track and enter various production data among multiple platforms
• Build agendas, participate in or lead production kick-offs and ongoing production meetings for all Live productions
• Collaborate and lead discussions with internal cross-functional teams such as Marketing, Publicity, Photo/AV Studio, Safety, Sustainability, and Events regarding on-location activities taking place during a Live broadcast
• Create and design studio decks, build spreadsheets, dive into financial budget analysis
• Collaborate effectively with internal operations & technical teams as well as other production associate managers to streamline workflows across all apps and content teams within Netflix
• Assist with identification and curation of experienced, high-quality production staff and crew
• Participate in beta testing proprietary apps while offering constructive feedback about the end user experience
• Any other duties as necessary to support production and the Live department

• 7+ years experience working in production management, in the field, at a network, or production company and must have LIVE production experience. Candidates will need to be a Sr Production Coordinator or Production Manager level equivalent or above outside of Netflix
• Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and a high volume of responsibilities and projects (from evaluation to production through delivery) and courage to take educated risks while thinking outside the box and always responding in a timely manner
• Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multitask
• Must be highly organized with strong proficiency in Google Workspace (including Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Mail and Drive) as well as Slack.
• Able to build presentation decks, and speak on Live production workflows within various internal and external forums
• Well-informed and curious about all aspects of production and post-production
• Team player who operates in a fast-paced setting
• Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
• Understanding of how to prioritize and respond accordingly
• A keen eye and interest in Live technology and innovation
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $50,000 - $245,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6y1b0-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $50,000 to $245,000 Per Year ($ USD)