Manager, Post Production
A+E NetworksLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
THE ROLE: Manager, Post Production – LA
The Post Production Manager will oversee day to day post production operations of our boutique editing facility in A+E networks LA office. This Manager will oversee the scheduling of our Editors and other technical and creative personnel, along with management of projects, priorities, and deliveries to the A+E NY post facility and Stamford Broadcast Center.
MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:
A+E Networks Post Production Manager manages all Production Operations in our LA office, overseeing a small team of Editors and crewing freelance post production talent as needed.
This manager will partner with the NY Executive Producer, and NY / LA Marketing brand Creative Directors & Production Managers on creative crewing, priorities, scheduling, and volume
Creatively support client needs within facility and exceed brand partner expectations
Recruit, manage, guide a team of Editors and Assistant Editors.
Stay informed on all facility technical processes to advise Editors + AE's on facility updates
Address and act on emergencies and challenges while also implementing long-term workflow strategies to enhance current operations and productivity.
Train and mentor Editorial team on all administrative workflows, creative support services, and client relationships
Laisse with larger NY Post Production teams on project priorities, media content sharing, and best practices.
Collaborate with Executive Producer of Production Operations and creative brand partners on crewing creative talent project to project.
Laisse with EP on producing special content, outside of standard LA business partners.
Maintain daily dialogue with crew, Engineering, Office Services, and creative team partners to assure facility and personnel maximization and output efficiencies.
Source external artistic / creative vendors; sound mixing, color correcting, visual effects, etc.
Evoke new business opportunities with other LA content creation groups in order to keep work in-house and save money.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
On our team, you'll have the opportunity to innovate and learn. You will learn the creative realm of post-production and creative resource management.
You will not be alone. You'll have an opportunity to build transformational technology solutions & supporting core areas of business.
Also, you'll be able to seek out new technologies and implement them where they make sense. Finally, you'll be exposed to various A+E departments and stakeholders to learn the goals, needs and direction so you can become a trusted partner.
YOUR STORY: [+BEHAVIORS] (what you need to have):
• Must have 6-7 years' experience in a post-production environment for a high-volume facility
• Ability to manage multiple projects at once, both short and long term, and with varying deadlines
• Must be highly personable and a strong communicator; to obtain and speak to associates' and partners' scheduling needs, and convey schedule info (and resolve discrepancies) to post crew
THAT SOMETHING EXTRA:
If you've read this far, you're likely a great fit for us…and maybe you're fluent in sign language, have studied the circus arts or are currently writing a screenplay. If you have a special skill or backstory that might directly or indirectly help you succeed in this role, we'd love to hear about it in your cover letter.
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A+E Networks is proud to uphold an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. This policy also applies to all employees, consultants, and third-party workers.
A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.
THE DIVISION'S STORY
Production Operations and Engineering consists of a wide range of media centric roles. We are responsible for managing the entire life cycle of A E's programming. This is where we produce, transform, broadcast and distribute content as well as run the tech infrastructure for the Media Supply chain. We are an energetic team that fulfills the business objectives within a thriving dynamic industry. Developing new solutions to continually improve the user experience of our customers, consumers and colleagues is our mandate. If you have the determination and aptitude we are seeking for a role in this challenging and rewarding business and are eager to work for a department that sets the standard for our industry, then we look forward to speaking with you!