Production Manager for Video Production Company (Bellevue)

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

An experienced Production Manager (broadcast, webcast, and live action) with a minimum of 5 years of experience in live studio and narrative projects. You excel at all aspects of managing a production including budgeting, development, and requests for proposals. You have strong writing and oral communications skills, experience managing a show and relevant departments from prep to post.
This is not an entry-level position. Please apply only if you have the ability to self-direct, make independent judgment calls, and meet the qualifications outlined below.

JOB TITLE: Production Manager
REPORTS TO: Executive in Charge of Production
FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt, Salary

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Serves as main liaison between our company and clients to ensure projects are tracked and staffed efficiently;
• Manage the production of live multi-camera studio shows, case studies, and narrative project;
• Collaborate with core production team to ensure technical specs compliment creative elements;
• Interact with clients directly and generate new business relationships;
• Oversee creation and maintenance of production schedules;
• Supervise production crews of approx. 80 plus people;
• Able to problem solve for issues that arise during the course of a production;
• Create project status updates as needed;
• Use discretion and good judgement in representing the company while interfacing with clients, talent, and crew members;
• 'Self-motivate and work effectively under deadline pressure while coordinating multiple tasks;
• Excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong understanding of how to run an efficient production;
• Knowledge of budgets and constraints.
• Work with designated COVID Safety Officer to ensure productions comply with health and safety regulation; and
• Other duties as assigned.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Work Environment:
o Employee is generally required to work at our office in Bellevue or in an office-equipped client production location. Currently, this person will be working from home, unless on site for a specific production. If allowed by current government orders, an essential job function of this role is to be physically on location, as determined by the production. All productions will be run in accordance with governmental orders and COVID-19 safety protocols.
o This role routinely requires the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and printers;
o This position routinely requires one to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or run and to do so outside, occasionally in inclement weather;
o The ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; and
o Must be able to operate various electronic devices including recording, video and photography equipment; and
o Must be able to work at a computer or audio equipment for long periods of time.

• Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
o This is a full-time position. The office generally operates 9am-5pm, but days and hours of this position may vary week-to-week. A willingness to work different schedules including weekends, nights, holidays, long shifts (10+ hours), and/or travel as needed is required for individual productions.

• Other Duties:
o Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may be added as necessary.

BENEFITS:

• Salary commensurate with experience
• Medical / Vision / Dental plan
• 401(k) savings opportunity
• Discretionary time off
• Paid holidays
• Cell phone allowance
• Friendly and fun office environment

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• All applicants MUST submit a cover letter outlining qualifications and job experience as well as a resume to be considered for this position.
• We receive a high volume of applicants and are unable to respond to all of them. Please know that we will be in touch with candidates moving forward in the interview process.
• If you are determined to be qualified and offered a position, please note that employment with the company is contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
• Mighty Media Studios is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment with the Mightiest employees. We hire qualified applicants and treat employees equally without regard to race, religion, gender, color, age, disability, pregnancy, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, military status, or any other category protected by law. If you require an accommodation in interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please note that in your application. We are committed to ensuring that everyone has an excellent interview experience!

Experience / Skills

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 5 years documented production management experience in live broadcast, multi-camera studio shoots, and narrative projects;
• Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills;
• Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail;
• Track record of creative problem-solving skills;
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite;
• Positive can-do attitude; and
• Strong references.

About Mighty Media Studios

WHO ARE WE?

We are a successful, rangy, video production company serving leading technology brands with global live productions and marketing videos.