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Pre-Production Senior Manager

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Pre-Production Senior Manager

• Intermediate Level

Summary

We are looking for a highly organized and team oriented Pre-Production Senior Manager who can help us create short cinematic viral videos! The ideal candidate will oversee all aspects of scheduling, casting, locations, and props for 7+ productions a week.

Category Pre Production  Production Manager  Video Producer 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 27, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Deep experience producing multiple simultaneous productions is required. The right person knows how to plan highly efficient productions to minimize any downtime and can support all aspects to ensure things run smoothly and effectively. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and critical thinker, able to exercise good judgment and has outstanding communication. Strong organization and unwavering attention to detail is a must. Since we are a mission-led company and all of the content we create inspires people, the right candidate will find the hours to be exciting and highly satisfying!

HOW YOU’LL SPEND YOUR TIME:
  • Directly overseeing the pre production processes and workflows while collaborating with the team on branding and quality standards
  • Ensuring scheduling of entire productions are organized and highly efficient to the needs of the team 
  • Overseeing the main production schedule, call sheets and triage the logistics for execution of creative assets from development to delivery
  • Understanding scripts and breaking them down to plan all necessary aspects of production
  • Execute multiple video productions in the same day with multiple crews and actors
  • Overseeing all props and designs for production
  • Supporting our casting and locations team to ensure quality and diversity
  • Maintaining internal databases for production schedules, crew, and contacts
  • Setting expectations and managing production timelines to ensure seamless turnover for both production and post-production teams
  • Planning ahead to ensure company production goals are met
WHAT YOU HAVE:
  • 5+ years of experience in a pre-production management role within the entertainment industry 
  • Proficient with Excel, Google Sheets, and Docs; Monday.com and Skype experience a plus 
  • Thorough understanding of budgets, schedules, and full-scale production plans for a variety of program types, specials, pilots, and presentations
  • Experience running multiple concurrent productions
  • Proven ability leading a team and ensuring accuracy of work
  • Proficiency in all phases of video production
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with a high level of initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, with confidence to multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Strong attention to detail, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure
  • A desire to lead
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and/or weekends to meet deadlines
WHO OVERSEES YOU:
The Pre-Production Senior Manager will report directly to the Director of Production

WHO YOU OVERSEE:
Currently, the Pre-Production Senior Manager oversees the Pre-Production Team

WHERE IT ALL GOES DOWN:
All the action takes place at our BRAND NEW studio in Burbank, CA

WHEN THE MAGIC HAPPENS:
The typical work schedule is 40 hours a week, specific times will be discussed during the interview

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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