NBC Universal Rockefeller Center Technical Operations provides support for NBC News, Sports, Entertainment, and MSNBC Studios and Control Rooms. This role will be responsible for managing the crew and production team to execute shows, as well as day-to-day operations. Specifically:
Oversee all 30 Rock Network Control room production, assuring performance standards.
Maintain and create new processes to improve workflow and job performance.
Manage projects related to control room builds for the Network.
Technical Manage shows as necessary.
Manage represented and non-represented direct reports consisting of Technical Directors, Video Operators, Audio Operators, Audio Transmission, Music Mix, Prompter Operators and Assistant Directors.
Work closely with scheduling to ensure proper crew assignments and implement new strategies.
Liaison with NBCU operations & executive leadership.
Oversee facilities, IT, and maintenance services for assigned control room in unison with the needs for NBC News, Sports, Entertainment, MSNBC and Cable Programming.
Responsible for customer relationships within NBC brands.
Must balance creative demands of various properties with outstanding operational management skills.
Develop & motivate talent, creating standards and expectations for excellence in broadcasting.
Execute business strategies and cost initiatives while maintaining day to day operations tasks.
Manage demands during breaking & unplanned news, sports, and entertainment events.
Implement unified operational strategy across NBCU show units.
Work in compliance with Integrity, Health and Safety Policies, and NBC Standards and Practices.
Experience / Skills
10+ years experience in broadcast television
Strong on air operations and technical background
Ability to work days, overnights, weekends and holidays
Deep working knowledge with control room technology
Solid leadership, clear communication, excellent interpersonal, and team building skills required.
Demonstrated management experience and customer focused.
Work well under pressure.
Excellent team facilitation and knowledge of team problem solving techniques
Ability to Facilitate change, serve as a change agent in the organization
Excellent ability to manage multiple tasks and challenges at the same time
Excellent written and verbal communication
Experienced in working with DGA, NABET, IATSE, as well as non-represented.
Digital production experience
Entertainment Control Room experience
On-Air live experience
Ability to operate within a budget.
About NBC Universal
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.