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Production Manager, Remote & Studio

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

This Production Manager will manage all aspects of planning a full production for LIVE remote events and studio shows. The Production Manager is a direct report to the Executive Director, Production & Operations (Studio & Remotes) and oversees the Production Coordinator. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Remote Responsibilities

  • Serves as key resource for all production teams in the field and primary liaison between a wide variety of entities (e.g. Facility Management, Production Crews, Talent, Site Operations, Vendors, Tournament Directors and other TV Network Representatives).
  • Supervises and coordinates facilities with host broadcaster, both foreign & domestic to include the following: VandA bookings, office space, credentials and access, power, venue coordination, logistics and shipping.
  • Supervises and coordinates staff requirements and needs on remotes both foreign & domestic.
  • Hires crews for remote ATP 1000 productions foreign & domestic.
  • Trains new hires on production departmental processes and procedures.
  • Plans and coordinate hotel needs both foreign and domestic (along with Prod Coordinator).
  • Plans and coordinates rental equipment tracking, logistics, and shipping (both foreign and domestic).
  • Develops and ensures quality control of all production books.
  • Manages and maintains planning documents: schedules, trackers & planning spreadsheets.
  • Works closely with the team to create daily crew call times and schedules. -
  • Maintain and coordinate current COVID-19 standards of operation and policies. -
  • Works closely with the Director of Finance on managing cost, coordination of crew, and show requirements to ensure timely processing of crew timecards and contracts/deal memos.
  • Upholds a professional appearance and demeanor that reflects the role's status as an ambassador and network representative for the Tennis Channel at an international level. - Studio Responsibilities
    • Assists in supervising and maintaining studio coordination, staff and facilities, along with Production Coordinator. -
    • Primary liaison between wide variety of entities during world feed production.
    • Trains new hires on production departmental processes and procedures.
    • Works closely with the Manager, Production Accountant on coordination of crew and technical show requirements to ensure timely processing of crew time cards and contracts/deal memos.
    • Works with production teams to ensure assigned productions meet network creative and technical objectives.
    • Develops and ensures quality control of all production books and daily schedules. - Requirements:
      • Domestic and International travel. Traveling between the United States and Europe to attend as needed Grand Slams & tournaments; total travel time averages 4 months per year
      • Willingness to work 50+ hours/week on a flexible schedule that includes Day, Night and Weekend shifts (Tennis season is Jan-Nov; heaviest workloads occur in the Summer months May-Sept)
      • Ability to adapt and thrive in constantly changing environments, filled with unpredictable challenges and interaction with all personality types
      • Enthusiasm for managing hands-on projects and the resourcefulness to 'get your hands dirty' and make things happen
      • Proven and strong ability to multi-task, adapt to fast-pace environment and manage several productions start-to-finish Qualifications:
        • Minimum of 3 years in Production Management role, or a similar position within the Sports or Entertainment Production Industry
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; organized, proactive, and quick-thinking.
        • Previous experience overseeing all aspects of travel for up to 150 people, including: flights, hotels, car rentals, food, etc.
        • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Experience with Smartsheet. 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. #tennis

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Santa Monica , Production Manager, Remote & Studio, Executive , Santa Monica, California

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