Director, Production Management
Employer: NBC Entertainment Job Posted: 1/22/2020
Location: Universal City, CA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:


• Point person for all third-party production budgets
• Vet all budgets for accuracy
• Identify areas of potential overage or savings
• Work with Live Events SVP to mold budget to creative requests

Financial responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Regularly meet with Finance to review budget pacing and forecast
• Anticipate potential overages and report to senior management
• Prepare annual production plans, assumptions and budget in concert with Finance
• Approve invoices, check requests, expense reports, and petty cash reports for projects
• Business unit approver for expenses, ensure management is aware of costs coming through
• Consistently evaluate workflow and needs to increase cost efficiencies
• Work with Finance to ensure expenses are being captured appropriately
• Manage and supervise direct reports including Production Manager and other in-house team members including project freelancers as needed
• Generate budgets for in-house production as needed
• Prepare or review production plans, schedules and assumptions, schedules
• Point person for questions regarding policies such as union rules, travel rules, insurance, safety, legal concerns and risk management
• Liaise between producers and internal departments as needed (e.g. Business & Legal, Standards & Practices, Rights & Clearances, Art, Studio, Field, Post, Network, etc.)
• Work with HR and facilities for short-term hiring and onboarding, ensure new hires have locations to be placed as needed
• Working with Executive Management to provide additional areas of support
• Provide strategic eye to future production & workflow impacts. Recommend new production methods as appropriate.
• Liaise with legal for production-related questions and needs, such as Independent Contractor Agreements. Make sure productions are obtaining appropriate legal documentation (e.g. Certificates of Engagement, location agreements)


• Knowledge of live and event production process and workflows.
• Heavy experience in budgeting live shows.
• Knowledge of applicable union rules.
• Experience in production finance is a must.
• Minimum five years of related experience preferred.

Desired Characteristics

• Strong attention to detail.
• Team player.

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