Jukin MediaLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
The Production Manager is responsible for overseeing the production management aspects at Jukin Media. In this role, the Production Manager will lead the strategic planning, financial, logistics and operational aspects of production, from pre-production to delivery of final assets. This position interfaces with the internal stakeholders including production, brands, sales and business development teams, finance, legal, HR, and external partners including talent, crew, producers, content distributors and payroll service providers.
Manage all production and post-production schedules in accordance with approved budgets and platform delivery deadlines
Track and report production spend, evaluate overage requests, propose recommendations for budget changes to meet internal targets
Complete project actualizations for all completed projects
Interface with internal stakeholders and external partners to evaluate projects from a production perspective and provide internal budget forecasting and target budgets
Access production risk and advise on locations, insurance, crew, etc.
Negotiate and set all production staff rates
Proactively track delivery milestones and identify and resolve production complications in a timely manner
Lead communications regarding production matters throughout project lifecycle to ensure internal partners are always aligned
Manage production support staff
5+ years of experience as a production manager/line producer
Strong knowledge of all aspects of physical production, from pre-production through post and delivery
Strong experience of production budgets, crew rates, union rates and rules, production locations, and market trends
Software experience including Excel and Showbiz budgeting is mandatory
Meticulous attention to detail and overall product quality
Great business judgment, proven critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal communication skills - you're able to articulate the creative vision to the production staff
Excellent interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, and the ability to thrive in a collaborative work environment with multi-disciplinary teams
Jukin Media is a global entertainment company that produces content for television and emerging digital platforms. Jukin is the owner/ operator of a portfolio of social video properties that includes FailArmy, People Are Awesome, The Pet Collective, and This is Happening; the properties combine for more than 180 million fans and several billion monthly video views via online and OTT distribution. Additionally, Jukin provides a wide range of content licensing solutions that allow premium brands, publishers, and media networks to commercially utilize user-generated video content.