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Crewing Manager

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Tennis Channel is searching for a Crewing Manager to become part of its tennis-loving team in its new, state-of-the-art facility in Santa Monica, California. - This is a groundbreaking opportunity for the right candidate to manage and develop a growing pool of talented and dedicated technicians who make the Tennis Channel a great place to work.

The Crewing Manager will source, negotiate, book, hire, and schedule crew and provide crewing related services for both Studio and Remote Field Operations (both domestic and international). - -This position will report to the Executive Director of Studio and Remote Operations and work closely with HR, Finance, Production and Operations.

At Tennis Channel we love what we do, live what we do, and embrace what we do.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Search, recruit, and develop a highly motivated, passionate and diverse pool of technicians regardless of race, sex, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, handicap, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law

Source, negotiate rates and terms, booking, and scheduling all crew (staff and freelancers) for both Studio and Remote Field Productions

Demonstrate knowledge of technical crew positions, ENG/EFP crew positions, and crew duties for Studio and Remote TV Productions

Create and maintaining weekly and monthly show crew templates and trackers for multiple shows produced from various control rooms

Send out crew offer emails and keep track of offer status to final execution

Work with Finance for onboarding new hires

Schedule Pre and Post Editors and Preditors

Review, correct, and approve crew sign in sheets and timecards; work with Finance to troubleshoot payroll issues

Manage and maintain ongoing required HR employee compliance training

Assist with the preparation of crewing materials and show books for distribution

Assist in the deployment of a new crew digital database and scheduling tool


Bachelor's Degree

Minimum 2 years' experience in a live sports broadcast environment, preferably in a crewing capacity

Good knowledge of current crew contacts in the Los Angeles area, U.S. and international is a plus

Very strong verbal and written communication skills, able to manage strong personalities, and act with discretion

Must be solution based, detail-oriented, organized, and able to work in a fast-paced environment with weekly and monthly deadlines

Computer literacy to include Excel, MS Word, Outlook, TEAMS; experience with Hours Plus, ProCrews/XLT, ShowMgr, Concur, is a plus

Knowledge of current COVID-19 protocols for employment

Experience with non-union production and guidelines in various formats

Able to work nights, weekends, and holidays

A passion and enjoyment of Tennis is a plus

Tennis Channel is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel is a twenty-four-hour television network, online streaming service and national print magazine circulation dedicated to the sport and its unique lifestyle. The tennis-media hub is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. Tennis Channel is carried nationwide by every one of the top ten pay-TV service providers.

About Sinclair

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Santa Monica , Crewing Manager, Executive , Santa Monica, California

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