Production Manager, Podcasts (Remote)

A & E Television Networks Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 2 months ago

Employees

The majority of our employees will have flexibility that allows them to choose a predominantly remote, predominantly in-office, or hybrid setup. Our official in-office locations in the United States includes LA, NYC, Stamford, and Chicago, and we have several other states in which employees may work remotely if their role isn't one that requires them to be in or near the office. We value the health and safety of our people above all else, and our onsite attendance policies reflect that. If there is an on-site requirement for a role, it will be listed in the job description.

For those employees who would like to utilize our offices, full vaccination for COVID-19 is required for physical presence in A+E Networks workplaces. While A+E Networks will consider reasonable

accommodation requests regarding this policy in accordance with applicable law, such requests will not be considered until a conditional offer of employment is extended to a candidate. Applicants should not submit any medical or health information in connection with their application for employment.

THE DIVISON'S STORY

Creative Marketing is more than just a team of specialist creatives. We are a quirky, diverse collective of tattooed collaborators and boundary-breakers. Known for pushing the limits of brave storytelling, we strive to develop fresh, distinctive ideas and award-winning campaigns that inspire loyalty and love for A&E, HISTORY and Lifetime. You see a twisted challenge in joining our creative rant sessions while maintaining your own point of view, and you aren't shy about sharing your more "out there" ideas that will bring in new audiences.

THE ROLE: Production Manager, Podcasts (Remote)

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.

MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:

Production Manager, Podcasts:

  • Work side by side with the Sr. Director of Production & Producers on all podcast recordings/shoots and ensure all projects are supported

  • Manage and track all production costs, process invoices and 3rd party payroll

  • Partner with Legal & Business Affairs/Risk Management to ensure all new series titles are cleared and production/E&O insurance are implemented

  • Onboard all contract vendors and ensure proper legal agreements are in place

  • Ability to multitask and take on several projects in different phases of production

  • Support/Partner with Post Production team to ensure proper delivery of podcasts, as needed

  • Inform Sr. Director of Production of any potential problems/issues, particularly those impacting budget, schedule, and come prepared with proposed solutions

  • Extensive vetting of Covid Safety Protocols with our Vendors and getting them approved by our Risk Department, when needed

  • Book crew, equipment, studio and obtain permits when necessary

  • 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

YOUR STORY:

  • At least 3-5 years of Production Manager experience

  • Advanced knowledge of both audio and podcast pre-production, production and post-production including processes, equipment/gear, and software

  • Have a strong passion for television/radio production and podcasts

  • Must be able to create/vet budgets and have a strong knowledge of industry standard production costs

  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills needed and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • 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

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