- Production Manager, Live Action

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Production Manager, Live Action


Production Manager, Live Action

• Intermediate Level


A+E Networks is seeking an experienced Production Manager to join a team of dedicated, passionate production folks. The ideal candidate will be organized and have strong communications skills and work meticulously in a fast-paced environment.

Category Production Services 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 27, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description


Production Manager, Live Action:
  • Work side by side with the Director of Production & in-house Executive Producers on all shoots in relation to marketing and multiplatform departments
  • Ability to multitask and take on several marketing/multiplatform projects in different phases of production
  • Partner with Director of Production to ensure proper protocols are implemented (Legal & Risk Management). This includes extensive vetting of Covid Safety Protocols with our Vendors and getting them approved by our Risk Department
  • Advise Director of Production and in-house Executive Producers of any potential problems/issues, particularly those impacting budget, schedule, and come prepared with proposed solutions
  • Vetting production company’s bids, creating budgets, and tracking production costs
  • Act as lead production point with external production companies and assist them however needed - this includes but not limited to - obtaining covid protocols, getting costs approved, making sure invoices get paid in a timely fashion
  • Book crew, equipment, studio and obtain film permits when necessary
  • Create call sheets and send to Director of Production for approval
  • Work with post-production by submitting shoot requests, managing hard drive deliveries & assure footage adheres to specifications
  • Update production calendar via Airtable for current/upcoming projects
  • Manage Production Coordinator and reassure duties are completed
  • Be available when shoots require travel, including weekends
  • BA/BS Degree
  • At least 3-5 years of Production Manager experience, in the field and on set
  • Have strong passion for television production
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills needed and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of equipment/gear
  • Experience with Airtable, Slack, Movie Magic/Hot Budgets
  • Detailed-oriented and extremely organized
  • Must have the ability to work independently, efficiently and be able to meet deadlines under strict time constraints
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to negotiate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaboration with others
  • Maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations
  • Must be able to handle confidential information
  • Must be able to travel when necessary
  • Valid Driver’s License

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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