Production Manager, Alternative at Quibi

| Greater LA Area
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 The Production Manager will collaboratively support physical production of Alternative content for Quibi. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Serve as liaison between Quibi Production and internal stakeholders (Creative, Finance, Legal, Business and Legal Affairs, Product, Strategy, Post etc.) as well as external partners to ensure all parties receive necessary production information in a timely fashion

  • Vet budgets and schedules 

  • Develop, build and implement systems of communication with internal and external partners to facilitate efficient and timely distribution of information

  • Create, maintain and update internal and external facing documents related to production resources, calendars, contacts and various other production documents 

  • Ensure ongoing productions are running smoothly, adhere to schedule, and maintain status reports for ongoing daily productions 

  • Serve as primary production contact for Production Managers and Production Coordinators with external partners; facilitate a smooth, communicative, professional and positive working experience 

  • Communicate procedures and requirements to external partners to ensure adherence to policy, particularly as it relates to production paperwork (call sheets, PR’s, contact sheets etc.) and production processes

  • Set up, schedule and coordinate internal and external meetings related to productions 

  • Track and review deliverables as needed

  • Flexibility to work with the Daily Essentials team, volume contingent 

  • Any other duties as necessary to support the productions and the department 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: 

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

  • Must have 5+ years of hands-on experience production managing all genres of unscripted programming (documentaries, docu-follow, competition, music, daily, live) for Networks and/or Streaming Platforms

  • Animation experience is a plus

  • Experience on the buyer and seller side of production (i.e. Production Company and Studio, Network or Streaming Platform etc.) is preferred

  • Excellent production and project management abilities; with a healthy mix of both technical and logistical skills and the competence to see the bigger picture while managing the details

  • Experience tracking status of projects using project management software a plus

  • Self-motivated, proficient multi-tasker, able to stay organized with a high volume of projects in simultaneous phases of production

  • Adept at anticipating potential issues, identifying problems, recommending and implementing solutions 

  • Enthusiastic team player, able to communicate succinctly, emanate calm and remain focused in a high pressure, ambiguous environment 

  • Ability to nurture and maintain strong industry relationships; foster and build new relationships 

  • Understanding of industry standards as it relates to production processes and practices

  • Must be proficient with Movie Magic Budgeting, Google sheets and Docs, Gdrive, Google Slides, Airtable, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and familiar with messaging software

  • Ability to travel to productions domestically and abroad as needed Ability to work across multiple time zones  

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