The Crewing Manager position is responsible for oversight in production staffing, including, but not limited to virtual productions, hybrid productions, and in-person productions. The work involves handling administrative details, updating databases, sourcing staff, organizing schedules, building crew sheets and informational documents, coordinating logistics, and disseminating critical details on a daily basis.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Communicates with producers, technical directors, and production coordinators to review production details, labor requirements, and schedules
Utilizes company-preferred staff lists to build production crews with the most qualified personnel
Contacts external labor vendors to source and book additional production personnel
Surveys personnel availability every month to maintain availability spreadsheets
Resolves crew issues, verifying requirements for each day, confirming availability and bookings of the crew, and increasing or decreasing staff size as necessary
Communicates recommendations to leadership on present/future production needs and personnel needed to meet production objectives
Other duties as assigned
This position requires long hours of sitting and using computers, which can cause eye and muscle strain
This position primarily functions in a remote capacity, however, some productions may require the Crewing Manager to be present in-person to oversee personnel and manage operations
This position requires long hours of intense concentration. This position must also spend long hours on the computer entering thorough information which requires attention to detail and high levels of accuracy
Efficiently multitasking, managing high workflows, and prioritizing deadlines associated with this position may cause significant stress
Ability to work "on-call" as needed including some nights and weekends
Experience / Skills
Required Skills & Qualifications
Two (2) years working experience in the entertainment industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate, expressing requirements and expectations to a wide range of individuals
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Proficient in Mac or Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, and Slack
Availability to work "on-call" as needed to address changes in production schedules, labor positionings, and emergencies
Desired Skills & Qualifications
Experience with labor coordination software, such as Lasso, Mertz Crew, When2Work, InitLive, PARim
Experience with labor databases, such as ProductionHub and Staff Me Up
About Junket Productions
We’re passionate about crafting promotional experiences that mirror the personality and style of every blockbuster film we work on. Our talented team takes great care to build a seamless, unified production for audiences worldwide. We offer a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the movie magic crafted by the best actors, directors, producers and screenwriters of our time. It requires a personal touch, collaboration and ingenuity. That’s our specialty.
At Junket Productions, Inc. (JPI) we create effective, engaging press material. From scheduling to set design to sound mixing, our full-service team works around the clock, around the globe, to produce your next Electronic Press Kit (EPK), DVD Added-Value, Media Set Visit or Satellite Media Tour (SMT).
Domestic or international, no location is too difficult or too remote. To maintain our reputation among major studios, we’ve built a vast network of creative professionals on both coasts as well as an excellent rapport with “junket-friendly” hotels in LA & NYC. Whether in a remote castle in the French Riviera or the shores of a raging Montana river, we’ve got you covered.