The Sr Manager, Remote Operations will work closely with our remote operations leadership in coordinating facilities and crew for successful live-operations. Responsibilities include facilitating logistics and technical packets for remote events, maintaining remote schedules, over-seeing & booking travel, and tracking crew needs to ensure successful on-air product. The Sr Manager, Remote Operations will be responsible for setting up Remote Events independently for the assigned network.
Essential Job Functions:
-Collaborates with Director, Remote Operations and Coordinating Producer to ensure remote productions meet all the requirements for event production; handles equipment rentals with various vendors, works closely with local crewers, communicates with Producers, Directors, team partners and vendors regarding various show details.
-Builds and maintains several remote schedules and budgets.
-Facilitates equipment runs and coordinates use of shared resources.
-Books travel and tracks costs for budgeting and reconciliation purposes.
-Strong knowledge of technical equipment and remote crew roles and responsibilities.
-Must be available as needed to manage problems as they arise, and ensure proper communication
Experience / Skills
Operations (Tactical Responsibilities)
-Assists with coordinating trucks, crew, transmission and equipment for remote productions.
-Collaborate with Operations Director to secure trusted vendors and develop strong working relationships.
-Act as liaison between production departments, venue contacts and team partners.
-Works closely with finance department and vendors on invoicing and insurance certificates as requested
-Other duties as assigned.
-Magnitude & Autonomy of Decision Making
-Trouble-shoot day-to-day operational issues and present solutions.
-Determine most cost effective choices when booking travel.
-Knowledge & Experience (Technical Responsibilities)
-Strong technical knowledge of remote television operations.
-Hands-on experience with sports production at both the production and supervisory level.
-Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
-Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends, and holidays.
-Maintain a positive and friendly attitude while being able to work under pressure.
-Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
-Strong leadership skills.
-Able to prioritize and execute tasks while handling several projects.
-Adept at working without direct supervision and making decisions without the help of others.
-Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through problem-solving capabilities.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills.
-Effectively manages change.
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business.
-Some travel depending upon project needs.
-Proactive communication with freelance crew and vendors
-Ability to manage staff and present to upper level management
Education & Experience:
-College diploma or university degree in the field of Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film
-2-3 years leadership experience
-5+ years equivalent work experience