Req ID: 171003
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This is a project role ending February 2021. Production coordinates events across multiple platforms including but not limited to political conventions, election nights, debate & town halls, international Presidential travel, deaths of notables and big breaking news.
The position will be responsible for supporting producers and technical staff daily in multiple cities as well as in the field as needed
Must have understanding of production workflow and budgeting
Main responsibilities will include producing budgets for events, researching and acquiring vendors, travel & expense management, liaison with risk management, Legal, Finance and Accounting as needed
Must be organized with experience creating and managing media budgets
Will actively participate in pre-production by building event budgets with producers, researching vendors, coordinating deposits and seeking competitive vendor bids
Book and oversee travel, hotel and transport of staff
Post event you must process vendor payments (knowledge of ARIBA a plus) and approve employee expenses (CONCUR) following the budget
Communication is key in this role so excellent verbal and written communication skills are required along with a strong attention to detail
Must work well in groups and in fast paced environments as well as be good at handling multiple assignments at one time and have ability to prioritize
Field support : As needed for events and breaking news
Could include but not limited to surveys, pre-event budget preparations, negotiations with vendors & venues, fixer & runner management, setup workspace, order & manage credentials and catering, supplies and other event support logistics as required
Support Director of Business Operation SpEv: Contribute to budget discussions and have a clear understanding of entire production process (all elements from start to finish) and internal billing/allocations
Negotiate contracts as needed
Experienced and comfortable with excel to manage budgets and actual costs as well as pull relevant data for analysis
Support staff and event personnel on international travel, booking flights, visas, passports
Support organizing staff and gear needs for unilateral coverage. Understand the USTV Pool and CNN's role and responsibilities
Paid time off every year to volunteer
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